A marathon round of amendments and parliamentary debate will likely see voluntary assisted dying implemented in WA in around 18 months. It's time to start preparing.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
Prison rehabilitation programs are difficult, but to give up and do nothing would be not merely cynical, but self-defeating.
Big cities are seen as the centre of everything, which creates an attitude that often devalues the work and skills of rural professionals. And sometimes even they subconsciously buy into this.
Elon Musk's latest venture has been met with confusion and ridicule. But drawing inspiration from science fiction for new technology should go beyond simplistic futurist fantasies.
In the face of growing anti-Muslim sentiment, young Muslim Australians believe the power of contact and exchange can transform prejudice.
Casting James Dean in a new movie points to a bigger problem for us all: protecting the digital dead from the living.
Media companies are mad as hell at tech giants and don’t want to take it anymore. But what choice do they have?
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No wonder that, according to a new international survey, media companies are increasingly unhappy with their lot. In this episode we hear from the survey's author, Robert Whitehead.
The notion that a respected publishing house can be replaced by open access publishing is disproved by examining other recent examples, such as the now-closed University of Adelaide Press.
Yes, there are pros and cons of this new reproductive technology. But there are many other issues about maternal and child health we need to tackle first.
The politics of the war continue to resonate in our discussions of national identity and purpose.
An inconclusive COAG meeting comes after years of inquiries, announcements, initiatives, investigations and reviews. Australia is no closer to actually tackling our waste problems.
Every one of the 13 economists surveyed by The Conversation thinks more stimulus is needed. None think it should all come from the Reserve Bank. Most think the budget surplus can wait.
Kekuatan ISIS, baik di Irak dan Suriah, dan di seluruh dunia, tidak akan berhenti hanya karena dua pemimpinnya tewas.
We found that evidence cited by three organisations - a big corporate and two industry lobby groups - was either not evidence at all, or had been twisted to suit the industry’s narrative.
Après la mort de Baghdadi, la question est de savoir comment on pourra neutraliser les prochains leaders de Daech, afin d’éviter la réémergence du mouvement.
How much the leader's death might hinder the reemergence of IS greatly depends on how quickly its next leaders can be tracked down and dealt with.
Huge gum tree plantations shelter big koala populations, but when the trees are cut down the koalas flood into nearby habitat.
You've probably heard of 'attachment styles' when it comes to relationships. They begin to develop as part of your early experiences with parents, and affect your relationships throughout life.
We cannot underestimate the capacity for reinvention, resilience and the enduring appeal of IS.