[REDACTED]: Australia’s Fight for Press Freedom

On October 21st 2019, newspapers from across Australia and spanning the ideological divide, ran front-pages featuring blacked out stories and the sentence “When the government keeps the truth from you, what are they covering up?”. Part of a broader campaign…

Australian Government Chickens Out on Gay Marriage

I’m not sure quite how to say this. The Australian Government has decided that the ability of same-sex couples to marry will be determined by a nationwide survey. Forms will shortly be sent to registered voters and on Wednesday 15…

Patronising People: Why is Plain Packaging Plainly Wrong? – Charlie Kingsbury

More and more countries have begun contemplating whether or not to introduce plain packaging for products containing tobacco. Not only does such a policy fail to produce the outcomes governments intend, but it also fails to respect the intellect and…