Heterosexual couples who believe in marriage equality, and the civil celebrants who marry them, are using wedding ceremonies to protest marriage law in Australia.
Given the ubiquity of civil marriage and support for marriage equality, how do heterosexual brides and grooms who support marriage equality manage legal requirements at their weddings?
Many businesses are committing to sourcing all of their energy from renewable sources.
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A swell of business action is continuing following the Paris climate agreement.
Patients report not being effectively anaesthetised during liposuction procedures to extract stem cells from fat.
Due to a lack of effective regulations, there is little oversight of "stem cell treatments" and the businesses that provide them.
Carbon dioxide standards for cars are the cheapest way to cut emissions.
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Carbon standards for cars are the cheapest way to cut emissions, and will save drivers money.
Governments will have to take into account the rights of migrant workers if they want to benefit from the free movement of labour.
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In an increasingly mobile society and economy, the international governance of migrant labour lags way behind the forces of globalisation.
Can and should Australia be doing more to resettle refugees?
Should Australia stick with its current model of state-controlled refugee resettlement schemes? Or are there other models we can learn from?
Melbourne is being transformed by high-rise apartments, with some even being purpose-built for the Airbnb market.
If the sharing economy is here to stay, planners and designers must respond with imagination to spread the positive effects of the tourism economy for the benefit of residents as well as tourists.
Apple didn’t know about the vulnerability until the iPhone hack.
Rich rewards are on offer to people who can help private companies develop software to exploit vulnerabilities in technology such as smartphones. It might be legal but is it ethical?
Freedom of speech is valuable, but we should always be mindful of how words can wound.
If we're serious about freedom of speech, we need a more open and respectful discussion about words that cause insult and offence.
In 2015, one in five Australians aged between 16 and 24 spent at least a year out of employment, education or training.
Working life is becoming more fluid, if not precarious. We need to look at how our education systems are preparing young people for a changing workplace.
The advertising industry has a long and chequered history of objectifying women.
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When the inevitable backlash happens, little changes.
Drug analysis would be a safe, ethical and cost-effective way to reduce harm to young people.
Drug analysis would allow young people to make more informed choices about what they are consuming and save lives.
Great teachers are those who have an impact on each student.
Public perception of teachers influences not only those who may be considering entering teaching, but also how those in this profession perceive themselves.
Personal care attendants are responsible for residents’ personal hygiene – they’re not trained to undertake more complex assessments.
Nursing home providers looking to cut costs are bypassing registered nurses and employing less-skilled personal care attendants (PCAs) who aren't trained for the job.
Malcolm Turnbull has suggested the political donations issue is complex.
Every reform politicians suggest for Australia's political donations regime needs to be motivated solely by the desire to enhance the public interest.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says China has more freedom to invest in Australia than almost any other country.
Evidence suggests our foreign investment policy has changed over time, but to what end?
Pokémon Go a mauvaise presse, mais les élèves peuvent s’en servir pour apprendre.
Les applications et les jeux qui font appel à la réalité augmentée – comme Pokémon Go – peuvent se révéler de précieux outils pédagogiques, à condition de dépasser certains préjugés.
If leaves can do it, why can’t we?
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By taking a leaf out of how plants produce energy, we've already created hydrogen fuels. But what if we take things further.
The ABC’s Four Corners program revealed dismaying scenes of detainee abuse from the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre.
What’s shocking about the treatment of detainees in youth detention is not so much the treatment of those vulnerable people, but that it is happening in a wealthy country like Australia.
We need to invest much more into those who teach the teachers.
Australia needs a new approach to solve the rural staffing churn. The solution might be found in better preparing those who teach the teachers.