The footy is over, so we bring you some serious writing from The Conversation to pore over this week.
And the first piece concerns the history of Aussie Rules and AFL – yes, footy – in Queensland after covid
The Gabba Grand Final: how Queensland fell in love with Australian Rules football again
Followed by, a piece on the establishment of an effective Integrity Commission in Canberra.
Grattan on Friday: Morrison’s promised integrity commission can’t hide behind COVID much longer – can it?
And then there is the current focus on University Campuses moving to central city digs everywhere. Is it sensible?
A fad, not a solution: ‘city deals’ are pushing universities into high-rise buildings
And then one on the Editor’s second favourite topic – the need to focus on Population numbers
Bob Brown is right – it’s time environmentalists talked about the population problem
And then here’s this really useful piece on Google – a monopoly or something just hugely big and large and enormous?
Vital Signs: Google’s huge market share doesn’t automatically make it a monopoly
And finally, perhaps counter to one’s intuitive thinking, maybe e-prescriptions from your GP aren’t the way of the future
E-prescriptions are coming. But what are they? And is this the end of paper ones?