Explainer: Domestic Violence in Queensland

Monique Mita Queensland’s next Premier is all but guaranteed to be a woman, but where do the major parties stand on an issue that disproportionately affects women? The brutal murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children in the Brisbane … [Read more...]

Explainer: Private vs public prisons

Jasmine Camp In July 2020, the Queensland Government completed the transition of the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre from private to public control. The State’s last privatised prison, the Southern Queensland Correctional Centre, is scheduled for … [Read more...]

Exhibition to capture emotion of KP120 protests

Portraits of Protest project

HARLLY A LEWIS Two Brisbane-based journalists are working on plans for an immersive photographic exhibition about the Kangaroo Point protests, and the detained refugees known as the KP120.   The project, dubbed “Portraits of Protest”, … [Read more...]

Locals fight to make Kirra a formal suburb

Currumbin MP Laura Gerber and Kirra local Piers Booth

COURTNEY THOMAS Kirra locals are petitioning for the iconic surfing hotspot to become an official suburb in its own right rather than just a part of Coolangatta.   Kirra has not been legally gazetted under the Place Names Act 1994 as a … [Read more...]

Kangaroo Point protests inspire local spirit

Kangaroo Point protests

HARLLY LEWIS Members of the local community have been protesting since April after finding out about the ongoing detention of 120 refugees, known as the KP120, in a repurposed apartment block in the Brisbane suburb of Kangaroo … [Read more...]

China will rule the world, it’s inevitable.

by Faith Stolz Peter van Onselen led a panel of experts on the rising power of China, "When China Rules The World", featuring Linda Jaivin, Richard Mcgregor and Dr Yi Wang at Griffith University’s Integrity 20. The political editor at Network Ten and … [Read more...]

Tara Tiba shares her song

Tara Tiba - photo by Rhett Kleine by Athena Zelandonii It’s hard to believe that Tara Tiba is banned from singing in public, in her home country of Iran. Despite laws banning women from recording or performing with their voices, Tara honed … [Read more...]

Kerry O’Brien’s rallying call for press freedom

Press Freedom is again making headlines with national media organisations joining forces for Australia’s Right to Know campaign. Veteran journalist Kerry O Brien has echoed calls for a strong and independent press at Integrity 20 in … [Read more...]

Integrity 20: When China Rules the World

BY MONIQUE PUEBLOS  Yi Wang - photo by Faith Stolz If someone asked you right now, which country is the world’s dominant economic power, what would your answer be?   The United States of America? For a very long … [Read more...]

Why are governments putting democracy at risk by whittling away the rights of the Fourth Estate

Jodie Ginsberg pondering press freedom photos by Kasun Ubayasiri The ramifications of press freedoms coming under threat and the direct implications for democracy, were hotly debated at Integrity 20 today. Australian author and journalist Matt … [Read more...]