Opinion Pieces

Not Dead Yet - Response to Mark Latham's Quarterly Essay

30 October 2013

Originally published in the Quarterly Essay.

Election night on 7 September 2013 brought devastation for the federal parliamentary Labor Party and its supporters. It saw some very talented representatives defeated by a big national swing that put a full stop on the Rudd-Gillard era.

Labor Should Fight for Economic Mobility

11 October 2013

Originally published by the Chifley Research Centre

Two things will happen this Sunday in Australia. A new leader of the federal parliamentary Labor Party will be elected. And approximately eight hundred and fifty children will be born into families of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds.