Sebastian Vettel is worried that a raft of changes to Formula One will render the motorsport boring. Not on your life, writes Yassmin Abdel-Magied.
Scott Morrison wants to reduce the number of protection visas he issues by scrapping Complementary Protection. That’s an unwise decision, writes Mark Fletcher.
There is a fundamental disconnect between how many Australians perceive our country on the world stage, and the reality of our regional relations, writes Alison...
At the core of the glamour photography business is creating images that make the everyday person feel extraordinary, writes P. David Marshall.
Sometimes sport really does make a difference in society. At least Nelson Mandela thought so, writes John Nauright.
It is difficult to write about Nelson Mandela without sounding sycophantic or as if engaged in uncritical hero worship, writes Thandika Mkandawire.
Space exploration can be one of the main drivers to revolutionise sustainable agriculture on Earth for many reasons, writes Nikolaus Correll.
There has been much coverage of Thailand’s protests, with stories of the Yellow Shirt (PAD) and Red Shirt (UDD) saga popping up around the globe. Yet there is a...
Before 1997 there was a huge stigma attached to HIV/AIDS in Iran. Policy-makers said it was only concentrated in people with blood transfusions, HIV was a western...
Expect to hear a lot about the Trans Pacific Partnership in the next few days. As it moves into final stages of negotiations, outrage over some of its more...
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's anti-Apartheid fighter and statesman, has left an indelible mark on history. His loss cannot be overstated, writes Anton Enus.
Several issues of international law arise from Timor Leste’s dispute with Australia over the negotiations of a 2006 treaty regulating the exploitation of...
Media attention and public squabbles led to an air of indignity around Mandela's final years which was truly undeserved, writes Adam Habib.
Now that Mandela is gone, we must emulate that same sense of justice, while understanding, as he did, that violence is the truly desperate last resort, writes...
Political negotiation often means playing hardball. This week we saw two of our politicians roll over - but still get exactly what they want, writes Greg Jericho.
The Qantas guidance of a first-half loss of up to A$300 million is a continuation of poor financial performance which began in 2009.
Nelson Mandela's death will prompt a period of introspection among South Africans as they ponder what the future holds for the country.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela has died, but it will take the nation he united - South Africa - some time to come to terms with his passing.
Fifty years ago, intelligent machines were everywhere, at least in fiction. Yet here we are decades later, still doing our own chores. What went wrong?
Qantas has flagged deteriorating trading conditions and a potential A$300 million half-year loss in a statement to the market that has sent its share price tumbling.
When it comes to evaluating public policy, most people start and end with the price tag. They're often looking in the wrong place, writes Mark Fletcher.
The summer holidays is the perfect opportunity to take a break, unwind and catch up with that book you've been meaning to read, writes Anne Treasure.
It's the role of government to fund the public school system, not to fund for-profit schools at the expense of the rest of our students, writes Simon Copland.
After years in opposition, the Coalition knows the attack playbook by heart - and it's determined to avoid the same tactics being used against it, writes Simon...
There are no obvious solutions to Ukraine's political dilemma, writes Joshua Keating.
When it comes to putting an end to rape and violence against women, you can’t understand bad men by only making exhortations to good ones, writes Ben Pobjie.
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As Tropfest begins at a new home and a new channel, SBS reporter Manny Tsigas looks back at the the world's largest short-film festival.
The balls determining the group stages for the 2014 FIFA World Cup have finally been drawn. Now the real excitement begins, writes Andrew Reid.
Armed with extra Australian funds, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has visited typhoon-devastated communities in the Philippines, pledging another $10 million to...
'Tis the season to be jolly - but why are we stressed out? Perhaps it's because we forget to add the presence of mind to our Christmas shopping list, writes Sol...
As French troops were welcomed in the Central African Republic, its president announced a three-day mourning period for the 300 victims of local violence.
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