Dr Veronica Sheen provides insights from her research into the rise of precarious, insecure jobs in Australia and the effects of digitalisation on the future of work Song: Alone by Workhorse Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Canberra_Hospital_Walk-in_centre_staff_at_work._(5567032944).jpg
Thomas Mayor, participant in the Uluru Convention, explains how consideration of the historical struggle for Indigenous Australians led to the demand for a constitutionally enshrined political Voice Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pierre_pouliquin/110827632/
Kylie Walker, CEO of Science and Technology Australia, speaks about the opportunities to improve conditions and output for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Music: Klein by Tetrahedra(SOMA EP) Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Australian_contributions_to_science_-_Melbourne_-MarchforScience_on_-Earthday_(34051080622).jpg
Independent journalist Gillian Terzis on the political motivations behind the robo-debt scandal and how an algorithm can be ideological Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Centrelink-onlineservices-reasonforbeingdown-withlink.png
Jana Favero, director for advocacy and campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, on working to change attitudes towards asylum seekers and refugees through conversations, mobilisation and challenging restrictive rhetoric. Image Credit: John Englart https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/9377515138 Music: Jarabi by The Senegambian Jazz Band https://thesenegambianjazzband.bandcamp.com/track/jarabi
Economist Saul Eslake on the policies that have led to the decline in homeownership in Australia and what can be done to improve housing affordability. Image Credit: Saul Eslake http://www.saul-eslake.com/housing-affordability-2030/#sthash.5AnE5Frr.PV17pfKc.dpbs
Klaus Neumann, professor of history at Deakin University, and Anne McNevin, associate professor for politics at the New School for Social Research, on the costs of Australia’s response to asylum seekers and why we can’t rely on short-term fixes. – Overview of Australia’s refugee and asylum policies https://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/publications/recent-changes-australian-refugee-policy/ – Robert Manne’s take on the asylum debate...
Klaus Neumann, professor of history at Deakin University, and Anne McNevin, associate professor for politics at the New School for Social Research, on the flaws in Australia’s response to asylum seekers. Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/5918017660