australian politics

Federal MPs should have known their time was up: law lecturer

May 11th, 2018

The Australian people are entitled to feel more than a little frustrated with the 10-month-long citizenship saga, according to Murdoch University constitutional law lecturer Lorraine Finlay. She says the High Court’s decision on Wednesday to rule that Labor Senator Katy Gallagher was ineligible to sit in the Federal Parliament was unsurprising. The ruling triggered the resignation […]

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Public lecture series: Mixing religion and politics in Australia

April 30th, 2018

The place of Christian religion in Australian politics will be among the topics addressed by a leading Australian scholar in a public lecture series at Murdoch University in May. Professor Marion Maddox will also discuss secular education and religious freedom in the three events, which form the 10th annual Murdoch University International Theologian public lecture series.

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Experts available for media commentary

February 26th, 2015

A range of Murdoch experts are available for media commentary in March

A range of Murdoch academics are available for commentary in March on topical subjects including the Bali Nine, the significance of Labour Day in Australian Politics, the effect of heat on athlete performance and much more.

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Opinion: How Australia became the ‘odd man in’

November 11th, 2014

As the G20 summit in Brisbane nears, Professor Benjamin Reilly traces the history of Australia’s rise as a major world power and urges Australian politicians to make the most of the opportunity.

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