Professor Tim Lindsey tells the ABC that early results from polling companies suggest that Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has won the presidency of Indonesia, beating his rival Prabowo Subianto by a margin of about 4 per cent.
This episode explores the changing way Australian women's magazines portray lesbian issues.New research argues lesbianism is now more common in these magazines, but lesbian sexuality is often trivialised and portrayed as a type of self-objectification designed to garner male attention.
Australian workplaces and households have changed dramatically over the past decade. This episode of VISIONS looks at the latest data from Australia's largest nationally representative survey, HILDA. Since 2001 economists from the Melbourne Institute have collected data from the same group of several thousands Australians to develop a 'moving picture' of how their lives are changing. Read more here.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.