David Shoebridge MLC and the NSW Greens support evidence-based firearms legislation – it might not make everyone happy, but it will keep everyone safe
Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Anthony Albanese fears Australia will be left behind in the urban policy stakes if the Abbott government doesn’t lift its game.
The unveiling of three new major works of public art for the City of Sydney has caused a heated discussion about art, and Lord Mayor Clover Moore couldn’t be happier.
PM Tony Abbott and his government might have danced on the grave of the Carbon Tax, but Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon still sees a bright future for renewables in Australia.
The Hon. Gabrielle Upton, MP and State Minister for Family and Community Services argues the case for evidence-based funding of homelessness services.
Derryn Hinch may be dubbing Rolf Harris “Jake the Ped” but he doesn’t believe the disgraced entertainer should be wiped from Jamie Cooper’s Queen Vic Market mural.
In response to John Preston, City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore puts forward her case for trigeneration as “what the community wants and what the science says we need to do.”
In a world where those living with HIV/AIDS face injustice, David Buchanan SC shines a light into how such occurs and the work of the HALC to right these wrongs.
Focusing on the real matter at hand, ethics, Greens Higher Education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon weighs into the debate about Frances Abbott’s Whitehouse Scholarship.
Rob Oakeshott shares an excerpt with TBS readers of his newly-released book detailing the turbulent but exciting times during his period as the Independent Member for Lyne…
In a TBS scoop, Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon explains the benefits of proposed electoral reforms from a report just released by the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore looks out over Sydney and its current major urban development to see a city on the edge of ground-breaking excellence.
Republican Franca Arena AM loves that the Prince William and the family are here – she just wishes our own Head of State was in place to welcome them…
Julian Burnside QC challenges both major parties to stop behaving badly when it comes to boat people, offering a policy solution that puts humanity first.
The failing on both sides of politics to see the link between foreign aid spending and climate change sounds a death knell to Senator Lee Rhiannon.
Labor trooper “Albo”, The Hon Anthony Albanese MP, mans the policy “Battlelines” as he calls for real leadership over public transport investment.
Dispelling the clichéd idea of “homelessness”, Rabbi Mendel Kastel warns that your seemingly safe world could become less so in the blink of an eye.
Paul Capsis’ shares some cherished childhood memories of his Grandmother and the magnificent food – and love – she filled his life with.
Feeling reflective with the passing of the New Year, Gretel Killeen ponders the getting, losing and getting again of wisdom that comes with growing older…
On Christmas Eve, the Rev Bill Crews shines a light on some deeply personal yet simply applied philosophy to finding meaning to our lives…
With all due respect to Kings and Queens, present and past, Franca Arena AM makes an impassioned plea for Australians to unite and make a Republic a reality.