Stories about Australia from January, 2016
Journalist Claims Australian Broadcasting Corporation Barred Him From Reporting on National Broadband Network
Journalist Tony Ross claims that he was barred by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from writing about the controversial National Broadband Network .
"The global condemnation of Chris Gayle’s flirting seems over the top [but] the controversy is a welcome reminder that there are lines of propriety that should not be crossed."
"Sexism is part of how our society was structured [but] culture and language systems evolve and change. There is no reason we cannot."
Angkety map is a new report highlighting digital resources available to Australia's indigenous communities interested in using technology for language preservation and revitalization.
"The problem for us in the Caribbean is not Chris Gayle and his outlook per se. It’s the casual sexism of Caribbean masculinity in general that needs taking in hand."
Gayle "dropped the ball when he could have shown an example of ideal manhood as more than hyper-sexuality, as also self-reflection and responsibility."
Three Australian government ministers have been caught up in controversies of their own making.
West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has landed himself in a firestorm of criticism after he hit on Australian sports reporter Melanie McLaughlin during a live television interview.