Online Articles


Mayes, C. “The Politics of (Not) Listening” in “The Uluru Statement from Heart, One Year On: Can a First Nations Voice Yet be Heard?” ed. Scott Stephens, ABC Religion & Ethics, May 26, 2018

Mayes, C. “The Politics of Fat: Restraint and the Good LifeABC Religion & Ethics, May 25, 2018.


Mayes, C and M. Thompson “Australia’s History of Racialized Border Control and Weaponized ValuesABC Religion & Ethics, May 12, 2017.


Mayes, C. ‘You are what you eat: The place of food in caring for the self and othersABC Religion & Ethics, October 12, 2016.

Mayes, C. and J. Kaldor ‘‘Headless Fatty’ pics don’t protect people, they dehumanise themHuffington Post, September 22, 2016.

Mayes, C. ‘The limits of labels: ethical food is more than consumer choice.The Conversation, September 8, 2016.


Mayes, C and J. Kaldor. ‘Don’t be surprised by Abbott’s comments about “lifestyle choices”.’ The Conversation, March 13, 2015.


Mayes, C and J. Kaldor. ‘Big Food with a regional flavour: how Australia’s food lobby works.’ The Conversation, September 11, 2014.

Mayes, C. ‘Officialese and sovereign borders.’ Overland Literary Journal. July 18, 2014.

Mayes, C. ‘Because we can, does it mean we should? The ethics of GM foods.’ The Conversation. June 27, 2014.

Mayes, C., J. Kaldor, S. M. Carter, M. Little and I. H. Kerridge. ‘Joe Hockey’s medical research fund is nothing more than a distraction.’ The Guardian, May 23, 2014.

Mayes, C. ‘Should the food industry resign from the health department too?The Conversation. February 18, 2014.


Mayes, C. ‘Slurs Aside, Let’s Talk About the Ethics of Public Health Measures.The Conversation, August 8, 2013.