Associate Professor Joo-Cheong Tham comments on new NSW legislation that prevents political donations by corporations, unions and third party campaigners. The Associate Professor says that the legislation is discriminatory as the elimination of trade union donations could undermine the structure of the NSW ALP.
Nick Sharman from the Media and Communications program at the University of Melbourne is an expert in the intersection of US politics and the media. He spoke to ABC News 24 just as candidates were addressing the crowd after the Iowa Caucus. The Caucus is the first test of Reblican candidates hoping for nomination to contest the US Presidency in the general election later this year.
More than 100 artefacts from the First World War have been uncovered in an archaeological fieldwork survey on the Gallipoli battlefield, leading to some interesting theories about life on the frontline according to University of Melbourne survey archaeologist Professor Antonio Sagona.
Stories from survivors interviewed by media after Black Saturday – including those who used interviews to let loved ones know they were safe - form part two of a study into Black Saturday media coverage, to be launched at the University of Melbourne this Thursday, 25 August.