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22 September 2020

The Pacific has the lowest rate of women in parliament. Dr Kerryn Baker is trying to change that

Increasing women’s political representation in the Pacific is a slow process, but seeing her research have an impact at a...

22 September 2020

'This country belongs to the people': why young Thais are no longer afraid to take on the monarchy

Thousands of Thai students turned out over the weekend to protest in Bangkok — the latest gathering in...

22 September 2020

Pro-China nationalists are using intimidation to silence critics. Can they be countered without stifling free speech?

Last month, the University of New South Wales came under harsh criticism after its media team deleted an...

17 September 2020

‘A dose of reality’: Morrison government’s new $1.9 billion techno-fix for climate change is a small step

The Morrison government today announced A$1.9 billion over ten years to develop clean technology in industry, agriculture and transport. In some...

14 September 2020

Chinese investment in Australia plummets to $2.5 billion

Chinese investment in Australia dropped by over 47 per cent, from $4.8 billion in 2018 to $2.5 billion in 2019,...

07 September 2020

Fighting for Indigenous water justice

Dr Virginia Marshall has built a strong reputation as a champion for Indigenous water justice, but it was while working as a criminal defence lawyer that she encountered the case that would set her on this path.

04 September 2020

Morrison government plan to scrap water buybacks will hurt taxpayers and the environment

The Morrison government today declared it will axe buybacks of water entitlements from irrigators, placating farmers who say the...

03 September 2020

Six graphs that explain Australia's recession

Australia’s recession is the deepest since the Great Depression of the early 1930s. Nothing else comes close.

The economy shrank...

27 August 2020

Australia to ‘bounce back better’ if COVID policies stay

Experts are calling for many of the 156 government policy measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic to stay...

24 August 2020

Japan is closing its old, dirty power plants – and that's bad news for Australia's coal exports

Last month, the Japanese government announced a plan to retire its fleet of old, inefficient coal-fired generation by 2030. And...

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