As from September 2002, On Line Opinion has been publishing continuously. Before that it published monthly. This page has links to the home pages for each of the monthly editions up until September, 2002. After that it has links only to the features for each month. All other articles can only be accessed using our search facility, or under the various sections featured in our navigation.
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May 2013 - Hard cuts
Are state and federal budget deficits inevitable, and does that matter? Can, or should, we pull back into surplus, and who should bear the cost?
March 2013 - The reality of Australian governance
Political scientists and commentators often reminisce about a past when politics was supposed to be more heroic. Is nostalgia justified, and what are the real prospects for governance in the present and the future?
February 2013 - 'Young' but how 'free'?
This topic looks at the state of civil liberties in Australia. How do we feel about them, how do we create and police them, and how do we rate against the rest of the world?
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December 2012 - Keeping the viewership afloat
As the balance sheets of Nine and Ten attest, free-to-air television is not a bountiful business at the moment. This month we take a broad look at the future of television in Australia.
October 2012 - Social media and its discontents
Social media allows us to communicate more directly and immediately, blurring the lines between reporters, citizens and activists and leaving established institutions from the courts to the media struggling to cope. October’s feature investigates the issues around the new media.