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17 April 2020
 Murray Darling Basin report reveals states' climate gamble

No water, no leadership: new Murray Darling Basin report reveals states' climate gamble

A report released today investigating how states share water in the Murray Darling Basin describes a fascinating contrast between...

17 April 2020
Reversing spending benefits will be difficult.

Government spending so easy - repair so difficult

The federal government has loosened its purse strings and boosted spending in an attempt to soften the economic impact of...

17 April 2020
The COVID-19 crisis is the perfect time for a building boom.

COVID-19 is the time to double down on Australia’s big build

The COVID-19 crisis is the perfect time for a building boom, according to an expert from The Australian National University...

16 April 2020
COVID-19 may be the making of this generation’s Great Depression.

COVID-19 may hit the poor hardest with a Great Depression

COVID-19 may be the making of this generation’s Great Depression, which would have profound long-term health implications for the socially...

16 April 2020

China's dreams could be shattered by COVID-19

China's bold aspirations are being tested by the outbreak of COVID-19, according to Professor Jane Golley, who leads the Australian Centre on China in the World at the ANU.

15 April 2020
Health and environmental protections at risk.

Health and environmental protections at risk during COVID-19

Health and environmental standards are at risk of manipulation by governments during the global coronavirus crisis, new research from The Australian National University (ANU) warns.

15 April 2020
Tax system

Tax system means young Australians will pay COVID-19 bill

Australia’s tax system will mean young people will be left to pay the bill for the Government’s economic response to...

15 April 2020
Cotton extracts

While towns run dry, cotton extracts 5 Sydney Harbours' worth of Murray Darling water a year. It's time to reset the balance

The rains have finally arrived in the Northern Murray Darling Basin. Hopefully, this drought-easing water will flow all the way...

15 April 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 to push half a billion people into poverty

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could increase global poverty by as much as half a billion people or...

15 April 2020
Bushfires

From the bushfires to coronavirus, our old ‘normal’ is gone forever. So what’s next?

The world faces profound disruption. For Australians who lived through the most horrific fire season on record, there has been...

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