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September 2012

Lockouts Should Be Considered in the Cross Osman Faruqi’s column “Alcohol & Violence” (Vol. 58, No. 10) makes some good points about Kings Cross and alcohol-related violence, especially in regard to drinking culture, venues and the availability of late-night transport. However it appears Faruqi has misinterpreted

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While it is widely accepted that the print newspaper industry is in decline, with profits and circulation waning all over the world, most are hesitant to predict, with any certainty, what the future will hold for journalists or publishers.

PANPA, the Pacific Area Newspaper and Publishing Association, hosted the Future Forum, Australasia’s annual industry conference for publishers, on the 6th and 7th of September 2012.

One of the most intriguing things about the current state of politics, both in Australia and worldwide, is the reconfiguring of people’s policy priorities from, say, five years ago.

In Australia, as around the world, the last decade was dominated by debates over what leading policymakers have called a “diabolical policy problem” and “the most significant crisis humanity has ever faced” – climate change.