• 28 September 2023

    Australia’s referendum on the Voice has highlighted the need for better regulation of social media platforms to prevent falsehoods corroding our democratic discourse.

    Alice Dawkins & Rys Farthing

  • 25 September 2023

    Revenue-contingent loans for research-based start-ups could provide a sustainable model for boosting Australia’s R&D output.

    Ken Baldwin, Bruce Chapman & Glenn Withers

  • 18 September 2023

    A well-informed policy debate around legalisation should consider evidence from around the world on regulatory options for the supply, retail and consumption of currently illicit drugs.

    Paul Kelaita & Alison Ritter

  • 4 September 2023

    The path to optimal collaboration between policymakers and researchers is long and winding – but innovative new institutions are helping accelerate the journey.

    Peter Shergold

  • 25 August 2023

    Australia has joined the race to regulate AI – but we aren’t paying enough attention to the gender-related challenges generated by these systems. Here’s how we can start to fix that.

    Ramona Vijeyarasa

  • 16 August 2023

    Breaking down the barriers to collaboration between researchers and policy practitioners takes relationships of trust, innovative knowledge-brokering institutions and better mutual understanding.

    Brian Head

  • 15 August 2023

    Generative AI is here to stay. But with a nuanced understanding of the technology, sophisticated regulation and a long-term view, we can minimise its harms and capitalise on its transformative potential.

    Ian Oppermann

  • 2 August 2023

    As Australia embraces a broader definition of national progress, we should use metrics that prioritise the wellbeing of the economy and society together.

    Jo-An Occhipinti