Indonesia's large business cooperatives claim their success is due to a focus on caring for their members: but fraud is rife.
Fraudulent financing and investment activities have cost Indonesia around AUS$ 13.2 billion in the last ten years.
With the notable exception of Fiji where democracy was sadly derailed by military coups, parliamentary democracy has largely survived, with imperfections.
Throughout Australia's longest war, locally engaged Afghans including interpreters, aid workers and other staff, were crucial to every aspect of what we set out to achieve.
If Ridd loses, then, without remedial action by the government, academics become mere cyphers of their universities, unable to strenuously critique the work of their colleagues.
It is time for all Australians to 'Reclaim the Rainbow' and for all of us to call out the inconvenient truth about LGBTQIA+ (Alphabet) activism.
Whistle-blowers become scapegoats for mismanagement, misdeeds, and vested interests.
Does the principle of academic freedom protect Australian academics who engage in pointed public criticism of their academic colleagues, and university governance?
The surveillance of Timor-Leste's negotiators was an act of economic espionage and fraud.
One of the most peculiar characteristics of contemporary Australia is that opponents of religious expression often assume that Christian beliefs are irremediably divisive, bigoted, and irrational.
Places such as Victoria have brought in laws that will effectively penalise Christian teaching around sexuality and gender.
It was only a matter of time before the quasi-religious contemporary ideology of identity politics began to collapse under the weight of its inherent authoritarianism, contradictions and absurdities.