There are calls for Australia to focus on early intervention strategies to steer young people away from the path to radicalisation in the wake of events like the Nice attack.
The UK’s experience with its Prevent strategy over nearly a decade urges caution in how Australia should approach its own efforts to counter the threat of radicalisation.
Billboard hacktivism in Toronto, Canada.
In Australia, a small but growing cadre of residents is experimenting with hacktivism in planning. Giving a voice to real people living in everyday places can help ensure planning meets public needs.
Five crossbench members of the House of Representatives will take their seats in the 45th parliament, including Bob Katter, Andrew Wilkie, and the Nick Xenophon Team’s Rebekha Sharkie.
After a slim victory, how the Coalition works with the crossbench MPs will prove important to the success and stability of the Turnbull government.
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.
Lost in translation. Australia will have to try harder to attract Chinese tourists.
Australia will have to adapt its tourism offerings to attract of growing market with changing expectations.
The budget repair necessary to keep Australia’s AAA credit rating seems even less likely after the election.
Budget repair seems even less plausible after this election and this is the main risk to Australia's AAA credit rating.
Austrian Freedom Party presidential candidate Norbert Hofer took the far right to the brink of victory in the recent election.
Radical right populists are on the brink of power in Austria and making gains across the region. And the European leaders who once were willing to publicly condemn them are silent now.
Did Greens leader Richard Di Natale quote the right cost for offshore detention in his National Press Club speech?
Was Greens leader Richard Di Natale right to say the government spends $3 billion each year on the "offshore detention centre regime"?
A plague, or just an artefact?
How flawed citation practices can perpetuate scientific ideas even before they've been fully established as true.
A gauche, image d'un fragment de mâchoire inférieure en surimpressions sur le crâne d' Homo floresiensis, comparé avec un crâne d'homme moderne, à droite.
La découverte dans une île indonésienne d’une espèce du genre Homo, Homo florensiensis, dit le Hobbit, rebondit aujourd’hui avec la mise au jour de fossiles qui nous éclairent sur leurs ancêtres.
Incoming RBA governor Philip Lowe
Incoming Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe will face the challenges of rapid credit and asset prices growth.
Bruce Beresford’s expansive art collection grew from flea-markets.
Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956). Exodus (Study for a mural). Photo: Jenni Carter
Bruce Beresford can't draw, but he has wept in an art gallery. A lifelong delight in a wide range of art – from paintings to opera – has influenced his craft from a young age.
A market that lets sugar cane farmers trade ‘nitrogen permits’ could help keep a cap on fertiliser use.
You've heard of cap-and-trade schemes for greenhouse gases. Perhaps we also need one to limit the amount of fertiliser runoff onto the Great Barrier Reef.
Reform to Australia’s bankruptcy period seeks to wipe its stigma.
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The majority of bankruptcies occur due to unemployment and excessive credit, rather than business failure.
India is the world’s third-largest coal producer, but also the second-largest importer.
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India is at a crossroads: how to bring electricity to millions of people without power, while also dealing with climate change?
Flanked by local MP Ewen Jones and Greg Hunt, Malcolm Turnbull announced funding for a new stadium in Townsville and the Great Barrier Reef.
To win government, Labor needs a net gain of 19 seats nationally – and that's the exact number of marginal seats being fought over in Queensland this election.
Many voters feel the major parties aren’t listening, which can be part of the appeal of populist candidates such as One Nation’s Pauline Hanson.
Watch Anne Tiernan and Duncan McDonnell discuss the popularity of minor parties and independents in this election – including what the Nick Xenophon Team learnt from the Palmer United Party.
Image (left) of the Mata Menge lower jaw fragment (SOA-MM4) superimposed on the Homo floresiensis skull (LB1) from Liang Bua, and compared with a modern human skull from the Jomon Period of Japan.
Fossil finds on another dig on an Indonesian Island show the Hobbits may have been around for much longer than first thought.
The original excavation of Mungo Man, found near Lake Mungo in southwestern New South Wales, Australia.
Research first published in 2001 has been used to question of whether Aboriginal People were the First Australians. So why not re-test those results with improved techniques and equipment?
The temporary deficit levy is a tempting revenue raiser for any political party.
Labor is arguing that Australia should keep the temporary deficit levy, a tax introduced by the Coalition government to help reduce the budget deficit.