We’ve come a long way on gender diversity but what about class?

In 2021, the coach of the Perth-based West Coast Eagles Australian rules football team said recruits who attended public schools and came from single-parent families are too costly to manage off-field and the club might be better off concentrating on private school boys from stable families. His comments came a year after a Western Australian parliamentary inquiry found elite […]

How privileged school students avoided the Covid-19 lockdown

Clive Hamilton & Myra Hamilton In the game of privilege, we are all complicit. And if we are to write about privilege, we should declare our own. We have had many advantages in life. We are both white, well-educated and well-paid, and we hail from culturally, although not materially, rich families. One of us is […]