Last month in Sydney a 37-year-old Malaysian man, whose name has not yet been disclosed, was riding his bike to deliver a meal for UberEats when he was hit by a truck and killed. His death is the most recent of five delivery drivers killed on Australian roads in the last three months, further intensifying the scrutiny of working conditions within the gig economy.
There is no manual for how to practice criminal law, or how to manage the day-to-day stresses, how to manage your clients, their family, or their friends.
You learn a lot about yourself when you are gifted the opportunity to see the human condition stripped of any defining anchors, writes the former army captain.
Emma Hartley argues that a democratic deficit at Australian universities is stalling progress on addressing systemic issues like sexual violence and placing the onus of action on students rather than administration.
How will automation and globalisation affect the way we work in the future?
A Free Flame: Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century Ann-Marie Priest When a voice speaks from a burning bush, you do what it says. So I imagine, anyway – I’ve never heard a voice in a burning bush. Ruth Park probably never did either, but it was her way of conveying that […]
On the day I see The Bridge, at the Substation in Newport, there’s a State election in Victoria. I hadn’t planned it that way, but by election day, I’m glad to be seeing some theatre with its roots in the social realist Melbourne Workers Theatre, a (now-defunct) company that formed in Melbourne in 1987 out […]
The conversation around human rights comes in all forms, in this six-part series we explore that conversation through the lens of film.
An inside look at Australia’s path to introducing a Modern Slavery Act – what would this mean for Australians, and how does it compare to other nations?
Monash University will soon implement a policy of “trigger warnings” for sensitive course content, but is making trigger warnings mandatory a sensible move?
We like to pay cheap prices at the supermarket, but do we care how our fresh produce got there?