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09 November 2020

Biden says the US will rejoin the Paris climate agreement in 77 days. Then Australia will really feel the heat

When the US formally left the Paris climate agreement, Joe Biden tweeted that “in exactly 77 days, a Biden...

04 November 2020

Thailand heading for either a Tiananmen Square or Berlin Wall moment

Thailand appears to be heading towards either a Tiananmen Square–type bloody putdown or a rapid political shift like the collapse...

02 November 2020

As lockdown lifts, rates should stay put

Despite Victoria’s success in containing COVID-19 and lifting stage-four restrictions, interest rates should stay at the historically low of 0.25...

28 October 2020

New polling shows 79% of Aussies care about climate change. So why doesn't the government listen?

We will remember 2020 as a year of crisis. COVID-19 hit Australia just as we were beginning to make sense...

22 October 2020

The lost Australian stories etched in iconic ancient trees

Archaeologists have launched a project to find Australia’s lost stories carved into iconic centuries-old trees in the Kimberley in Western...

16 October 2020

In search of an alternative future

How Malaysia can move on from the turmoil of 2020 will be a focus of The Australian National University’s (ANU)...

15 October 2020

We need to restart immigration quickly to drive economic growth. Here's one way to do it safely

Faced with a difficult economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia needs to act quickly with creative solutions to reestablish...

08 October 2020

It's not the size of the budget deficit that counts; it's how you use it

In putting together his unprecedented pandemic budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg had two big tasks: to support the economy now, and...

07 October 2020

Budget 2020: promising tax breaks, but relying on hope

Tax cuts aren’t the half of it. The personal income tax cuts promised in the budget will cost A$17.8 billion...

02 October 2020

Humans were adapting to sea-level change 40,000 years ago: study

Early people were rapidly adapting to climate change as they made their way towards Australia tens of thousands of years...

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