What can the PM do right now to address issues impacting women? Eliza Littleton, research economist at the Australia Institute, takes a look.

1 // Address the Superannuation Gap for Women


Jean-Eric Vergne (DS TECHEETAH) and Antonio Felix da Costa (DS TECHEETAH), Diriyah E-Prix — Credit: Courtesy of Formula E

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Inflation has been outside the Reserve Bank’s target range of 2–3 percent, has the RBA lost control?

Governor of the RBA, Philip Lowe at the National Press Club

A Secret Australia: Revealed By Wikileaks Exposés


Matt Kean, NSW Minister for Energy and Environment joined the Australia Institute to launch their Climate of the Nation 2020 report — the longest continuous survey of community attitudes towards climate change in Australia.

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In her gripping Quarterly Essay, Guardian Australia’s political editor Katharine Murphy goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the response to the crisis.

James Ross/AFP

“I Don’t Hold A Hose, Mate”


In this episode of Follow the Money, Laura Tingle, chief political correspondent for the ABC’s 7.30 discusses what Australia can learn from New Zealand; how both countries have been governed and the different way each has dealt with its colonial legacy.

New Zealand has been held up as a model for everything from privatisation, to the conduct of politics, to the response to COVID-19.


Here’s a list of apps that Australia Institute staff and our friends have been using and recommend.

Radio Paradise


As the year draws to a close, the Australia Institute team has compiled a list of essential reads looking at the big issues and big ideas that helped shape 2020

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