Research shows young people are passionate about issues like marriage equality, but many do not understand how governments are formed and prime ministers elected.
Young people have a poor understanding of Australian democracy, which must be redressed by the education system if they are to become full citizens.
Polisi menyiram air pada massa di depan kantor Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Jakarta. Minggu malam 17 September massa mengepung LBH Jakarta setelah termakan hoaks bahwa ada “seminar PKI”.
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Jawabnya: bila sudah ada alat lain yang bisa dimanfaatkan para politikus untuk ambisi politiknya.
Australia is one of the largest producers of natural gas.
Australia's prime location and Asia's growing demand make it unlikely that there will be less foreign demand for our gas.
A recent Monash University study of TV weather presenters has found a strong interest from free-to-air presenters in including climate change information in their bulletins. The strongest trends in the…
High-voltage power lines stand near an electricity substation on the outskirts of Sydney.
The energy debate in Australia is making daily headlines. This glossary of the energy debate is our attempt to decipher the language behind the debate in simple terms.
The Yarra River has been legally recognised as an indivisible living entity which deserves protection.
New legislation has recognised the Yarra River as a single, living entity. But what does that mean in practice?
Reports of Buruli ulcer cases are on the rise on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.
The hallmark of a Buruli ulcer is a sore, usually on the legs or arms, which slowly enlarges over weeks to months.
Older people are most at risk during and after natural disasters like Hurricane Irma, which slammed into the coast of Florida last week.
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Evacuating nursing home residents during a disaster can be even more dangerous than staying put.
As the opinion polls continue to show the government flagging, Malcolm Turnbull has slid into the ‘beleaguered’ column.
The Australian prime ministership has never been easy, but the most successful tenures have been those in which the person has matched the circumstances.
Des migrants attendent d'être secourus par l'Aquarius, le navire affrêté par MSF et SOS Méditerranée, à 30 miles nautiques des côtes libyennes, août 2017.
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Loin d'arrêter les flux, les centres d’accueil proposés par Emmanuel Macron et l’Union européenne en Afrique du Nord risquent de mettre encore davantage en danger les migrants.
Refugees continue to make the journey between Libya and Italy, despite the risk of being turned back or sent to a detention centre.
Like Australia and the US before it, Europe is now flirting with the idea of processing centres for refugees in transit countries.
Melting Antarctic ice can trigger effects on the other side of the globe.
The climate secrets contained in an ancient tree that lived through abrupt global change reveal how Antarctica can trigger rapid warming in the north by dumping cold water into the Southern Ocean.
When looking out of a train window, things close by seem to move past faster than things that are far away.
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Ada, 7, wants to know why things close to the train windows zoom by really fast, while things further away seem to go by much slower.
Kerendah hatian yang autentik mungkin langka diantara calon untuk posisi CEO.
Kesuksesan bisa jadi berkat sekaligus kutukan. Daftar kesuksesan yang panjang dapat membuat seorang CEO menakar kelebihan mereka terlalu tinggi tanpa mengakui peran faktor-faktor lain.
As hurricanes terrorise large parts of the world, many are trying to make mileage out of their destruction.
Serious injury rates are rising in cyclists, and are associated with significant disability and economic costs.
More cyclists are suffering from serious injuries than ever before. Here's what we can do to provide a safer environment.
Migrants from Myanmar at the gate of an immigration detention center in Medan on 5 April 2013.
Relevant government officials in Indonesia acknowledge that immigration detention facilities should not be used for housing refugees and asylum seekers. But finding alternatives to detention to accommodate asylum seekers has been difficult.
A new decree states that local administrations may be asked to provide shelter for asylum seekers and refugees. In reality, this may be rather challenging.
Imigran dari Myanmar di rumah detensi imigrasi di Medan, 5 April 2013.
Banyak pejabat pemerintah mengakui bahwa rumah detensi imigrasi seharusnya tidak digunakan untuk menampung pengungsi dan pencari suaka. Selain terlalu penuh, tempat detensi didirikan bukan untuk tujuan itu.
Pemerintah daerah bisa saja diminta menyediakan penampungan bagi pencari suaka dan pengungsi menurut peraturan presiden tentang pengungsi. Ini mungkin akan menemui tantangan dalam pelaksanaannya.
Shopping centre and retailers need to give shoppers a reason to go to physical stores.
Retailers and shopping centre operators need to entice customers to stores, leading to some interesting experiments.
Education is recognised in a number of the SDGs, particularly SDG 4 which calls for “inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all”.
Universities can contribute to the goals through education, research, innovation and leadership, but they need to get started now.