Fear and security swing Sri Lanka vote
Voters in Sri Lanka’s presidential election chose an authoritarian leader; a University of Melbourne expert says that could impact on the country's democracy.
What history can really teach us
History is too intricate to teach simple lessons, but studying it helps in understanding the complexities of the present says a University of Melbourne expert
Australia, it’s time to sing a new song
Australia's national anthem needs to change in order to truly represent the rich and sophisticated culture of our country's past, writes Deborah Cheetham.