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Sir John Graham Lecture 2017 | Polls Apart


Reclaiming respect in a time of polarised politics Now the initial jolt has worn off from “shock” election results around…

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Ever heard of Jackie Robinson?

Ever heard of Jackie Robinson?

By Alex Penk


In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball since the 1880s. One of the most…

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Who are you reserving a seat in Parliament for?

Who are you reserving a seat in Parliament for?

By Jeremy Vargo


Have you heard of Paul Foster-Bell? Could you pick which party Barbara Stewart belongs to? And is Raymond Huo a…

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Defeating loneliness

Defeating loneliness

By Jeremy Vargo


When was the last time you called or spent some time with an elderly relative or friend? The very real…

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The locals matter too

The locals matter too

By Jeremy Vargo


In the recent local body elections, a friend of mine ran for—and won—a seat on our local community board. This…

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What does a prison system say about a society?

What does a prison system say about a society?

By Jeremy Vargo


Over at Slate, Justin Peters’ “Solitary Confinement is Horrible and Inhumane. Why Is It Still Legal?” provides an excellent critique…

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The why, how, and “what the heck?” of the US Government shutdown

The why, how, and “what the heck?” of the US Government shutdown

By Jeremy Vargo


You may be reading the news of the US Government shutdown of all non-essential government services with a mixture of…

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What I didn’t know about Syria

What I didn’t know about Syria

By Jeremy Vargo


“Isn’t it terrible what’s going on in Syria?” Until yesterday, my answer to that inevitable question was simply to nod,…

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Lobbying Disclosure Bill rejected

Lobbying Disclosure Bill rejected

By Jeremy Vargo


In October last year, Maxim Institute made a submission to the Lobbying Disclosure Bill. You can read the executive summary…

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In good conscience

In good conscience

By Jeremy Vargo


No matter what you think about the proposed gambling legislation currently being considered by Parliament, the Prime Minister’s seeming dismissal…

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Generational realities

Generational realities

By Jeremy Vargo


Last month my mum had to meet with her sisters to have a difficult discussion. My grandma has reached the…

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