Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen was Queensland's longest-serving premier, but an inquiry into corruption brought his hopes of becoming the next prime minister of Australia to a sudden end.
There is a growing sense that the British authorities would rather forget their weapons testing history.
The story of Australia has been studied and explored many times by researchers. Look what they've revealed, so far.
While citizens of both countries will choose their representatives in their respective elections, they have different ways of carrying out elections.
Firearms policy is more complex than people often allow, and evidence about what works to reduce gun violence is also not clear-cut.
Evidence from Australia shows the Ardern government's moves to eliminate certain firearms from New Zealand will improve community safety.
The problems with housing systems in Australia and similar countries run deep. Solutions depend on a fundamental rethink of our approach to housing and its central place in our lives and the economy.
No longer do the world economic figures contradict the former US Treasury Secretary's theory.
The #MeToo movement brought to light the extent of sexual violence in the community, largely through the media. But there is still a long way to go to overturn stereotypes and shut down online abuse.
To move towards a knowledge-based economy, Indonesia needs to invest its research funds strategically.
Progress, in historical terms, has so often meant clearing places of their native inhabitants – both human and non-human.
Australia's Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act is at least a step in the right direction.
Cyber attacks are a real and increasing threat to Australia, and the law lags a long way behind in both protection and recourse.
Polar bears 'invading' a Russian village have renewed concern over climate change in the Arctic, but human-wildlife conflicts are flaring up everywhere.
Migrants are no more at risk of drowning than Australian-born swimmers but you'd never know from media reports.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
Data from hydrophones in the Indian ocean has raised new questions about what happened to MH370.
The irukandji jellyfish can be deadly and particularly hard to trace. However, emerging technology offers a solution.
Don't let your dog's poo go to landfill and contribute to our waste problem - compost it instead.
Native cherries are everywhere, but we know surprisingly little about them.