Millennials shunned by state election promises and policies
People under 35 have been largely overlooked during the Queensland state election campaign, according to a Griffith University expert on millennials and youth affairs. Jerath Head, a research assistant with Griffith’s Policy Innovation Hub and the assistant editor of the Griffith Review, says the key issues that matter to younger voters haven’t received due attention […]
Lecture looks forward in post-Fitzgerald state
One of the nation’s most distinguished legal minds has called on the public not to be seduced and taken in by the growing push to destabilise the judicial process by campaigning against the courts. This was one of many points touched on by the Honourable Margaret McMurdo who delivered the 2017 Tony Fitzgerald Lecture at […]
Griffith experts ready for Queensland election
Griffith Uni will look beyond the slogans to provide voters with the insights they need to be informed and active participants.
A Bias in Disaster Management Policy
by Lex Drennan
Government disaster management policy is premised on an objective approach to risk assessment and mitigation. A very simple equation shows the factors that inform this assessment:
Risk = Likelihood (p) x Consequence
This may not seem like a particularly new or important observation. Yet this almost...
A Middle Ground
A podcast for ideas and reasoned argument
A Middle Ground stands firmly in the shadow of Samuel Griffith, Minister and Premier of Queensland, the first Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia following federation.
Griffith was renowned for his capacity to see both...