Britain's decision to leave the European Union on Friday has being described as momentous and far-reaching.
Exclusion zones around abortion clinics may be justified, but they do have a price.
When it comes to placing women in senior public sector roles, Australia is second only to Canada among the G20 group of nations. That said, the debate about how women can play a more significant role in government must continue.
It might be assumed Andrew Barr's devotion to equity and social justice is unimpeachable – these being central to the Labor Party's ethos. However, the chief minister's commitment to such concepts, particularly as they pertain to housing affordability, appears noticeably insubstantial at times.
The question of why an agency whose core business is developing and selling land on behalf of the government should be involved in key planning matters has no clear answer.
Disturbing new data about food businesses failing health inspections have ramifications for the government.
The ACT government is failing to get its message across about the overarching goal of the Civic to Gungahlin light rail project.
The pall that Jo Cox’s murder has cast over next Thursday’s referendum to decide on whether Britain remains in or leaves the European Union is considerable.
That the government would countenance higher school capacity figures while at the same time championing smaller class sizes and encouraging the integration of special-needs students into mainstream schools is concerning.
In a sure sign we've reached the business end of the federal election campaign, the major parties have begun to "go negative".
Hillary Clinton made an unexpected but nonetheless pertinent observation on Monday. Speaking in Cleveland, Ohio, after the Orlando atrocity, Mrs Clinton referred to the pressing need to prevent radicalisation in the US and Europe and to counter IS recruitment efforts on the two continents.
America’s worst mass shooting in Orlando, Florida early on Sunday morning may prove to be its most troubling and divisive.
As a nation, we need good role models more than Olympic gold medals. We have lots of medals. Respectful Australian sportsmen are rare.
It's been a long time coming but the ACT government has finally delivered on its promise to protect Albert Hall.
Barnaby Joyce was a mix of irascibility and defensiveness when he announced on Thursday that the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority would be moving from Canberra to Armidale.
Existing police powers are perfectly adequate to cope with bikie-related crime and the Barr government should resist calls for it to enact consorting laws.
It's not hard to fathom why the Safer Families package Andrew Barr unveiled in Tuesday's budget has being so well received.
Andrew Barr has accomplished that most demanding of fiscal goals: a conscientious budget that enhances Labor's pre-election prospects without obvious resort to the pork barrel.
Convenience, efficiency, affordability and reliability: it's the public transport gold standard to which all governments and oppositions aspire, particularly those about to face the electorate.
Concerns over the sales process for remediated blocks show another flaw in the buy-back scheme.
Residents of Murrumbateman and Yass who work in the ACT but live beyond its borders are hoping that this federal election could be the one to finally deliver on a long-sought funding request: the duplication of the Barton Highway.
Andrew Barr, one of Australia's longer-serving Treasurers, is too much of an old hand and a buttoned-down personality to indulge in the kind of shameless self-promotion peddled by the likes of Joe Hockey.
Gender inequality within the managerial ranks of public and private sector organisations, and how it might be improved, is one of the knottier issues that confronts employers.
Having set the ACT on the course of major tax reform, Andrew Barr looks to be having second thougts.
In what many people will regard as a welcome display of independence and autonomy, the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment this week queried the legitimacy of the government's public consultations over a proposed development along the Murrumbidgee river corridor.
Coalition's silence and complacency about global warming is holding us back from taking the action needed.
The backdown over a third green bin by ACT Labor is good news for residents.
Lifting the cap on Medicare rebates will grow bulk-billing and encourage Canberrans to have a potentially life-changing health chat with their GP more often.
In the small and interconnected world that is Canberra town planning and development, nothing is as straightforward as it seems – not the government's adherence to rigorous design principles and certainly not its commitment to administrative propriety, planning integrity, and process.
Fines and taxes are two sides of the same revenue coin, and failure to deal appropriately with obstinate or rebellious payers undermines the notion of a collective obligation to financing the provision of government services.