These articles are exclusive to my blog and cover a range of topics including the role played by open data in political and financial transparency and accountability, privacy, social justice and human rights.
Most of the debate about housing is framed around the recent realisation that younger middle class people are now worried they may not be able to afford to buy their own houses, shock horror! Contrasted with this view is the story of what the poor (who have never had access to the property market) are faring.
In the wake of Julia Baird's attack on viewers for their opinions regarding panel and guest appearances of the IPA on The Drum, I wrote this article including data on ABC panellists, their affiliations and number of appearances to provide context to the debate.
Every year the government releases totals of the revenue 'foregone' to the budget of tax concessions. Early in 2018 I made the first ever open interactive data project using this data. this article explains the data and what it means for the budget and inequality.