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With a federal election looming within a year, our panel looks at what each state and territory has been handed in the budget - and why it matters.
Fallen trees and power lines are two of the main hazards that could have been reduced with better planning for cyclones.
After Cyclone Tracy, you'd expect Darwin of all cities to be ready for the next one. But as the clean-up after Cyclone Marcus continues, it's clear more must be done to increase the city's resilience.
Military working in the area where the poisoning took place wear protective clothing to reduce risk to their own health.
Even if they do eventually wake up, Sergei and Julia Skripal could suffer permanent damage as a result of their exposure to a Novichok nerve agent.
Accountants and other tax professionals can be sued for releasing their client’s information.
Accounts and other tax professionals might face some awkward conflicts of interest thanks to the federal government's proposed whistleblower laws.
Life’s not such a beach for Galapagos native species these days.
More than 1,500 introduced species have been recorded on the Galapagos Islands, and most have arrived since the archipelago's tourism industry was expanded in the 1970s.
Pada 1980-an, kampanye menghapus hukuman mati terhadap tahanan politik menyatukan beberapa warga Indonesia dan warga negara lain di dunia.
Kisah Gatot Lestario, tahanan politik di zaman rezim Soeharto, yang mendorong kampanye transnasional untuk menghapus hukuman mati.
On the prowl in the outback.
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For the first time, researchers have estimated the toll taken by feral and pet cats on Australia's bird life - and the numbers are high enough to push several species towards extinction.
Early years settings, like preschools and kindergarten, are often the first place social difficulties are identified.
Parents need support from early childhood educators to build capacity to claim for NDIS services.
Inflexible online assessment policies are inappropriate for working students.
Universities need to better accommodate student employment to improve the retention of online students.
Even without immigration, new data reveals Australia’s population would continue to grow.
The latest statistics show Australia's population growth in the last decade has been significantly higher than in other developed countries.
The sun rises above Uluru in outback Australia.
'Australian values' have been mangled into meaninglessness by countless politicians. But there is an national character, shaped by the Australian land. New research investigates Outback values.
Indigenous children can benefit greatly from learning in a language they understand.
Research shows many concepts are best learned in the language that the learner understands.
Is it fair to make students pay more?
Students who take longer to complete their degree will be hit hard by fee hikes.
Little protection against the deadly VX nerve agent.
Malaysian police have identified a chemical the could have led to the death of the North Korean leader's half brother as the deadly VX nerve agent.
Was Barnaby Joyce’s international comparison correct?
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Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said backpackers would be better off working in Australia with a 19% tax than in New Zealand, England and Canada. Is that true? And what would a 15% or 10.5% tax mean?
Michael Gunner is the NT’s new chief minister following a landslide election win.
The Country Liberal Party really was the victim of the times in its landslide loss in Saturday's Northern Territory election.
Storm season in the Australian tropical savanna.
Australia's Great Northern Savannas are the largest and most intact ecosystem of their kind on Earth. But they still face pressure from grazing, mining and agricultural expansion.
Adam Giles’ Country Liberal Party expected at least two terms in government in the Northern Territory when it won office in 2012.
The Country Liberal Party government in the Northern Territory faces near-certain defeat on August 27.
It’s not easy to find wildlife in a country as vast as Australia.
Scientists are calling for your help this National Science Week to identify Australian wildlife.
How well did our experts’ predictions match the results at the ballot box?
We reconvened our State of the states experts to respond to the results of the 2016 federal election.