Most homes are not as cyclone-ready as they could be. It seems lower insurance premiums aren't enough of an incentive for owners to upgrade their homes, but a new study points to some solutions.
The ‘New Bradfield’ scheme seeks to revive a nation-building ethos supposedly stifled by bureaucratic inertia. But there are good reasons the scheme never became a reality.
Seeking ways to engage students with Shakespeare's Scottish play in far north Queensland, highlights disjunctions and surprising correlations between play and place.
Nutritious fish are being diverted away from countries that could benefit from them the most.
Few feel the pain of the Great Barrier Reef's decline more acutely than the scientists trying to save it. Ahead of a UN climate summit, two researchers write of their grief, and hope.
Despite calls for climate change to be part of our education, Australia has not designed, implemented nor funded a coherent, educational approach to our climate emergency.
Lucy is a millennial having a quarter-life crisis. In Content, a new kind of TV using the selfie as a camera technique, we view her life as it is reflected back at her through her phone screen.
We all know that climate change is hurting the Great Barrier Reef. But scores of other less-publicised threats also threaten the future of the natural wonder.
The world's fastest-growing cities are in the tropics. They are highly exposed to climate change, especially as urban heat island effects and humidity magnify the impacts of increasing heatwaves.
It’s official. The outlook for the Great Barrier Reef has been downgraded to “very poor”, and the window to act is closing.
Perburuan paus secara tradisional di Lamalera sudah berlangsung selama 500 tahun lamanya. Perlu ada peraturan agar perburuan ini mengikuti praktik-praktik yang lestari.
Six months after huge floods swept Queensland we can start to appreciate the huge effect they had on native species.
The Victorian government plans to destroy trees and sites sacred to Djab Warrung people to make way for the Western Highway at the same time as it seeks heritage listing for the Eastern Freeway.
A woman with a disability has won the right to have a sex therapist funded under the NDIS. This sets a positive precedent, but the NDIS should go further and fund sex worker services, too.
World Heritage globally is threatened by climate change, in all sorts of ways. A new tool identifies the key risks and best strategies for both natural and cultural wonders.
Severe coral bleaching may have been the crucial factor in bringing home the reality of climate change for many people.
New research shows just how many first people were needed to create a viable population in what is now Australia.
Good urban design and walkability boost local economic activity by increasing public activity, but cities need to pay more attention to the effects of microclimates on streets and public spaces.
From Bill Shorten to Kristina Keneally, our experts break down Labor's new shadow ministry – who's in, who's been promoted, and who faces the greatest challenges in their new roles
Scott Morrison's new ministry includes a few new faces and several new roles for familiar cabinet members. Our experts take a closer look at each portfolio.