Detail from Alex Seton’s A Durable Solution? - a series of memorial plaques naming the 12 men who have died under our ‘care’.
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Alex Seton's sculpture A Durable Solution? dominates the protest exhibition at the forthcoming ALP national conference. He has also created an official memorial to Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Scotch pines on a Christmas tree farm in northern Michigan.
Both natural and artificial Christmas trees have environmental impacts, but they're not major. What matters most is what happens to the trees after the holidays.
The extra load.
A new meta-analysis of 39 studies from around the world reveals a major disadvantage.
with first ministers on Tuesday night.
The health program was unveiled as the federal, state and territories meet in Adelaide on Wednesday for the Council of Australian Governments with health one of the items on the agenda.
These two have failed to come up with a solution to this problem.
We can't agree what the 'will of the people' was in 2016, but these are the representatives they elected in 2017.
Australians drink more than nine litres of pure alcohol a year.
It may not be popular, but an increase in the cost of alcohol would make us drink less and consume fewer kilojoules.
It’s a long way from most places, but it is about to host a bigger battery than the world’s biggest, molten salt solar and pumped hydro generation, and a much bigger steelworks.
Far from being wiped off the map as was once predicted, Whyalla is coming back in an unlikely way, as potentially Australia's biggest steel producer powered almost entirely by renewable energy.
Jason Momoa as Aquaman in the forthcoming film.
With his beard, trident, and status as Atlantean ruler, the superhero Aquaman borrows many traits from the sea gods of mythology.
Editing just one gene in an embryo could create many unanticipated side-effects once the baby is born.
Genome editing technology has, and will always have, limits. Limits that are related not to the technology itself but to the intrinsic complexity of the human genome.
Outgoing Victorian opposition leader Matthew Guy and wife Renae as Guy acknowledges defeat in the recent Victorian state election in which he had tried to appeal to voters’
fears over street crime, race and terrorism.
At one time, law and order was seen by some as a sure-fire voter winner in elections - but that's changing after a concerted effort by Victoria's opposition appeared to backfire badly.
Victorian Reason Party MP Fiona Patten and supporters react as she’s re-elected to the Victorian upper house.
The final results post-election Victorian upper house are not a ringing endorsement for democracy - and provide a strong case for reform.
A young girl protesting at a rally to bring refugees on Nauru and Manus Island to Australia.
The refugee and migration compacts are not perfect, but they offer the chance for countries to do better by people on the move, and should be joined.
ACCC Chair Rod Sims released the preliminary report of the Digital Platforms Inquiry into Google, Facebook and Australian media on December 10 2018.
The ACCC would like closer scrutiny of digital platforms such as Facebook and Google – in particular with regards to user privacy, market power and operational algorithms.
Teenagers should try to include a combination of aerobic activities (swimming or walking), strength training (sit ups or weight training) and flexibility training (yoga or stretching).
All Australians aged 13-17 are encouraged to do 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
Around 5% of children are diagnosed with ADHD.
Rates of ADHD medications prescribed for children have gone up by 30% in three years. But our research found only one in four children who meet ADHD criteria are taking medication.
Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni announced a $2b housing scheme he said would create more affordable housing in the state.
Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni made the claim while announcing a $2 billion housing investment scheme. But is the claim correct?
Lin-Manuel Miranda (centre), Emily Blunt, Julie Walters, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, and Joel Dawson in Mary Poppins Returns (2018).
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Disney's 1964 classic film had a suffragette theme, but it remains to be seen if the new version will celebrate votes for women.
Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s extradition to the US is being sought, and carries highly charged politics with it.
Meng Wanzhou's arrest in Canada has caused further tensions in the strained relationship between China and the US.
The Competition and Consumer Commission is worried about the ability of the platforms we use to determine the news we read.
Australia might become the first country in the world to submit Google and Facebook's algorithms to a public interest test.
It is a national shame that Indigenous people make up 2% of the general population, but 28% of the prison population.
Indigenous Australians are vastly over-represented in the prison population, but the success of a new program is offering hope that it can be turned around.