An older Asian couple laughing outdoors

Rethinking aged care: emphasising the rights of older Australians


by Stephen Duckett

Australia’s aged care system is failing older Australians and their families and needs to be comprehensively overhauled.


26 October 2020

At zero new cases, Victoria is on top of the world

No other place in the world has tamed a COVID-19 second wave this large. Few have even come close.


20 October 2020

The Government is shrinking Australia’s accountability agencies

The Audit Office brought us the sports rorts affair. Now its funding has been cut. It seems accountability is not high on this Government’s priority list.


19 October 2020

No snapback: Australia is heading for an unreasonably slow recovery

The Government hasn’t done enough, and it is withdrawing economic supports too quickly. Without more stimulus, too many Australians will remain jobless for too long.


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