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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...

01 October 2020

Meet the Liveable Income Guarantee: a budget-ready proposal that would prevent unemployment benefits falling off a cliff

The economic crises that have punctuated the 21st century, most notably the global financial crisis and the COVID-19 crisis,...

28 September 2020

Australia must ensure water justice for all: expert

A leading water expert from The Australian National University (ANU) is calling for greater water justice, especially for Indigenous Australians....

24 September 2020

‘The good, the bad and the ugly’: here's the lowdown on Australia’s low-emissions roadmap

“Picking winners” has been anathema to Australian policy-making for decades. The federal government’s technology investment roadmap bucks the trend,...


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