Donald Trump has announced import tariffs on steel and aluminium.
Trump's tariffs will have only a small impact on the Australian economy, as Australia isn't a large exporter of steel or aluminium.
Seven Gold Coast students overdosed on anti-anxiety drug Phenibut last month.
The increasing availability of drugs online raises questions about policing methods that were developed to deal with more traditional drug markets.
Older and poorer Australians aren’t benefiting from negative gearing.
New modelling shows negative gearing and capital gains taxes can be reformed in a way that doesn't impact poorer investors.
Some of the firearms handed in during Tasmania’s second gun amnesty in 2017.
Whenever gun control enters public debate, the high emotions and moralising tend to take over rational, evidence-based debate.
The glum business sentiment is in sectors related to consumer spending.
Business leaders some sectors are feeling less positive about the year ahead because consumers are spending less, according to our analysis of the outlook of leaders of Australia’s ASX 200 companies.
Gisement de Porto Maior en Galice (Espagne).
Que peut nous dire un site archéologique sur les origines de notre espèce et des néanderthaliens ?
Researchers work on the archaeological site in Spain, known as Porto Maior, where the tool deposits were found.
Eduardo Méndez Quintas
New tools add to an emerging view of the past as a turbulent “Game of Thrones” style scenario, with distinct early human ancestors living in Eurasia before Homo sapiens arrived.
While current interventions offer broad protocols for children and young people, specific guidelines for teenage girls are missing.
Because teenage boys and girls behave differently online, girls are more at risk for cyberbullying, and intervention needs to take this into account.
The arguments being made for corporate tax cuts lack solid empirical or theoretical backing.
Research on the impact of corporate tax cuts reaches different conclusions, depending on the time and place it looks at.
Poker machine reform is at the centre of the upcoming Tasmanian state election.
The Tasmanian Liberal party is promoting gaming industry estimates that 'around 5,000 jobs' would be at risk if poker machines were removed from pubs and clubs in Tasmania. Are the estimates correct?
Humans and robots can work together to create jobs for the future.
Predicted job losses from the rise of the robots vary widely. So rather than worry about robots taking over, we should learn to work with them and use them as intelligent tools.
No other government redress scheme has included children who were abused both in care and not in care.
Australia's proposed redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is more complex, bigger, and includes more sites than any other.
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson, speaking on Q&A.
On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
Under the proposed changes to the Criminal Code, anybody could face up to 20 years in jail for communicating unauthorised information.
The government has a lot of work to do on it's proposed foreign influence and official secrets laws to ensure they don't prosecute whistleblowers.
Practices for a redress scheme should follow what the royal commission did when working with survivors.
There are considerable political and policy hurdles ahead if Australia is to move toward a national redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse.
Vice-chancellors often benchmark their salaries against comparable positions in other corporate sectors, a symptom of the trend towards the corporatisation of universities in Australia.
Cabinet confidentiality is important to ensure ministers are able to debate ideas before a decision is made public.
We need to balance a legitimate desire for transparency in politics with the need for free and thoughtful debate.
An Instagram post from Gerhard Richter’s exhibition at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art.
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
Unification flags hang on a military fence near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea.
Whichever way you cut it, a US first strike against North Korea would almost certainly trigger major war on the Korean peninsula, with a high risk of escalation to full-scale nuclear conflict.
The Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast will set the scene for a year of challenges for this grouping of nations.
We are so accustomed to hearing about American exceptionalism that British exceptionalism is rarely discussed.