Waves in Australia’s southern coasts are likely to get bigger and faster under a warming climate.
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A warming climate will affect the way waves hit over 50% of the world's coastlines, increasing erosion and the risk of flooding.
If you’re depressed, the headlines might tempt you to reach out for a chocolate bar. But don’t believe the hype.
Depression is a serious, common and sometimes debilitating condition. And no, chocolate won't help, whatever the headlines tell you.
Witness K’s lawyer Bernard Collaery addresses outside the Supreme Court. Australia’s laws have shown they don’t do much to protect whistleblowers acting in the public interest.
Australian laws make it inevitable for whistleblowers to be charged whenever national security might be involved, even when the information is in the public interest.
The view from the back verandah of the house where the city met the bush.
When Matthew Condon began writing about corruption in Queensland he discovered that members of his own family had cameos in the narrative.
Interviews from a range of sensitive research topics may be at risk. These include immigration, crime and corruption.
Australia's metadata laws offer weak protection to journalists, but they don’t offer any to academics conducting confidential interviews.
Di Indonesia, kelompok berpenghasilan tinggi menghabiskan sekitar 27 kali lebih banyak minuman manis daripada kelompok berpenghasilan rendah.
Penelitian kami memperkirakan berapa banyak manfaat pajak minuman manis di Indonesia.
In Indonesia, the highest-income group spends about 27 times as much on sugary drinks as the lowest.
Our research estimates how much benefit taxing sugary drinks could bring to Indonesia.
The Australian dollar has already slipped, falling to its lowest point against the US since the global financial crisis.
President Trump's decision to slap tariffs on US$300 billion of China's exports has set up a currency war that has engulfed Australia.
Natural forest systems are far better at adapting to change conditions than young, degraded or plantation forests.
Forget eyecatching headlines about planting millions of new trees – natural mature forests are far better at storing carbon.
The government’s slogan is ‘putting veterans and their families first’, but on the problem of veteran suicide, it has fallen short.
A recent study found that male veterans under 30 have a suicide rate more than two times the national average. Yet, support for a royal commission into the problem is lacking.
Democrats are frustrated that Robert Mueller did not make a clear-cut case for impeaching President Donald Trump.
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While some have seen Mueller's testimony as a disappointment, Democrats may still initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump in the House of Representatives.
The Adelaide City Deal signed in March is one of nine announced so far.
The seemingly ad hoc collection of nine City Deals announced so far falls short of a national settlement strategy that finally gets to grips with where our growing population might live and live well.
Ben Quilty, Australia, born 1973. Margaret Olley 2011. Oil on linen / 170.0 x 150.0 cm.
Collection of the artist. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Mim Stirling
Margaret Olley was known not only for her paintings, but her generosity. An exhibition of her work is currently on in Brisbane, alongside a survey of the work of Ben Quilty, her mentee and friend.
Financial abuse can be misinterpreted as ‘sharing finances’, which can indicate a relationship in the criteria of the couple rule.
Tying Centrelink payments to a partner can trap women in violent relationships.
Dingo puppers. A small levy on dog costs could help create more ethical management of dingoes.
A small surcharge on dog food could massively improve conservation for Australia's native dingos and wild dogs.
Dalian is an emerging city and tourist destination in China, but its urban spaces could be improved in many ways.
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Australia has well established urban design guidelines, whereas many Chinese cities don't have any – and it shows. But Australia can also learn from China.
Un atelier citoyen autour de la végétalisation dans les jardins de Kaloupilé au coeur du quartier urbain de Ravine Blanche au Tampon, la Réunion. L'Ile expérimente des concepts de ville plus inclusive et plus sociale.
Ecole du Jardin Planétaire
Comment rendre une ville « heureuse » ? Les exemples pris sur l’île de la Réunion montrent que la démocratie participative peut contribuer à améliorer le quotidien des habitants.
In his first major policy address, Ken Wyatt noted how previous governments have failed Indigenous Australians with a ‘top-down, command and control approach.’
Ken Wyatt's promise of a referendum on constitutional recognition within three years marks a dramatic shift from the Turnbull government's rejection of the Uluru Statement of the Heart.
Julie Bishop and Marise Payne have risen to the top in foreign affairs, but their successes may be masking more systemic issues preventing women from advancement.
A new report has found a major gender gap persists in Australia's diplomatic, defence and intelligence fields. Australia needs good ideas, and we cannot assume they will all come from the same place.
Are the celebrities onto something with their IV vitamin cocktails? Let’s look at the evidence before rushing to the therapy lounge.
If their social media accounts were anything to go by, celebrities can't get enough of vitamin and mineral infusions, or vitamin drips. Now therapy lounges are popping up for everyone else to try.