Politicians assume that voters cannot face the financial truth. To democracy experts this is just wrong. Involving voters results in better budgets as shows history from ancient Greece.
Debates around changing the date of Australia Day tend to run afoul of our sense of social identity, but there are ways to cut through and have a good conversation.
A century and a half after the last convict ship docked in Australia, new research is uncovering what happened to those who were transported.
Families are changing, and our political leaders should reflect on this diversity to ensure social policies reflect these differences, so that all families are well supported.
As Australia increasingly looks to Beijing for economic opportunities, questions must be asked about the true extent of China's economic strength
Australia's national obsession with prescribed burning won't be enough to manage the growing risk of devastating bushfires.
New research reveals that about half of opinion pieces in mainstream newspapers and television are so racist they potentially breach industry codes of conduct.
Canberra's attitude to nuclear weapons has always been riddled with contradictions. Homegrown nuclear campaigners winning the Nobel prize have put the cat among the pigeons.
Lucky Bay on WA's south coast has been scientifically declared to have the whitest sand in Australia. But if you think your local beach can take the title, we want to hear from you.
The experiences of a migrant district in Scotland's biggest city could be the shape of things to come.
The rules favour the few.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal. It's laughable for Canada to believe it can negotiate a "progressive" trade agenda with the Chinese.
Concerns about foreign investors driving up housing prices have been growing. Australia was first to bar foreign purchases of existing residential property, but New Zealand is set to go further.
The world's oldest known material is from Western Australia. But for much of Australia's geological past, the eastern states simply didn't exist. They're relative newcomers to our ancient continent.
The proposed exemption for civil marriage celebrants undermines the aims and nature of Australia’s flourishing civil celebrant program.
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
Australia came in for some harsh criticism from the UN Human Right Committee in regard to its treatment of Indigenous issues – a problem that must now seriously be addressed.
5G will provide convenient broadband access for some internet users. But as demand grows for ultra-high-definition video streaming, the NBN will remain the network of choice for most customers
A new method has been developed to find objects that land at sea using underwater sounds.
Across Canada and around the world, thousands of students are paying cash for good grades - in tests, essays and even PhD theses. On Oct. 18, 2017, universities globally are fighting back.