Barry Maley

War, death and courage

22 April 2020 5:00 am

Among the victims of coronavirus is our habit of annual pilgrimage to Anzac Cove in Turkey. And, tied to our…

Doing the Right Thing

10 April 2018 2:43 pm

As calm settles over the cricket ball-tampering crisis and the extraordinary public reaction to it, and as the game’s authorities…

Marriage a la mode and how infidelity became everyday

2 March 2018 1:59 pm

Marriage as an institution has changed greatly since the introduction of no-fault divorce in 1975. Quite apart from the recent…

Michael Kirby underestimates Australians on marriage equality

9 August 2016 5:50 am

Michael Kirby’s anxiety to see same-sex marriage quickly legalised by parliament reveals a pessimistic view of democracy and the capacity…

Innovator’s delight

13 February 2016 9:00 am

There is a role for government in innovation, but it’s not in picking winners

Kangaroos and Fertility

6 December 2014 9:00 am

Australia has a serious aging problem: our fertility rate is below the level needed just to keep the population steady…