Australia ranks 134 out of 138 nations in terms of access to foreign markets.
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Australia's relatively small market size means it must rely more heavily on international markets to innovate.
Politicians and those who wish to preserve the progressive achievements of the past must make their own pivot to a better understanding of the real world concerns of ordinary, hard working folk.
Ping-pong balls pour from the ceiling onto a dancer.
Renowned American choreographer Jonah Bokaer's show Rules of the Game is an adventurous collaboration that doesn't quite meet expectations.
As day-to-day politics returns, Australian Internet users' interest in the news declines from its election-driven heights.
A Hanjin Shipping Co ship stranded outside the Port of Long Beach, California, one of many around the world.
South Korean Hanjin Shipping has ships and crews stranded in ports around the world as creditors and customers wait to see if the company can be saved.
Then editor-in-chief of The Australian Chris Mitchell, right, deep in conversation with the Australian Financial Review’s Michael Stutchbury in 2015.
The Australian's former editor-in-chief has written a sometimes thrilling book. But it raises profound questions about relations between media executives and the politically powerful and the trust between journalists and their sources.
Last night ABC’s Q&A scored its usual high ratings. Not for the first time, the ABC’s flagship public access current affairs program gave primetime commercial TV a run for its money. It’s not without…
Students with autism often need to take a break from the demands of the classroom.
Teachers' lack of confidence in supporting students with autism calls for a better understanding of the disorder and how it may affect learning.
When should we be warned about drug side effects, and when would it just be deterring us from taking a beneficial medicine for little risk?
Media reports have emerged of psychotic episodes in children brought about by a common asthma medication.
Bangarra Dance Theatre has been very successful at building relationships with donors.
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From crowdfunding to giving circles, the arts philanthropy landscape is rapidly changing. But could governments be doing more to emulate overseas policies that foster a culture of giving?
In a landmark decision, the EU ruled that Apple should pay tax to Ireland.
A landmark decision by the European Commission ordering Apple to pay €13 billion in tax sends a tough message to other multinationals.
Chinese are starting to question government control of the terms of public debate, as conveyed by this propoganda banner in Hangzhou in 2010.
Hangzhou is hosting the G20 summit and China is anxious to present a positive picture of the country to the world, but the official attitude to non-compliant citizens isn't helping.
Minister for Communications and Arts, Mitch Fifield, speaking on Q&A on August 23, 2016.
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield told Q&A that the Children’s eSafety Commissioner has investigated 11,000 cases of cyberbullying and can fine social media firms $17,000 a day. Is that true?
Taking the drive out of the car will change the transportation industry.
It's a race that's pitting the motor industry against tech giants and even the ridesharing company Uber. But what will be the impact when driverless cars take to the roads?
The practice of looking up a future employees’ social media account is widespread but the use of such profiling is blurring the lines between private and public life.
Employers are increasingly using potential employees' social media accounts to determine their suitability for jobs. A new study finds employees are uncomfortable with this but accept the practice.
Tackling entrenched sexualised mistreatment in a large organisation such as the Australian Federal Police is far more than a numbers game.
To say a workplace problem is systemic means that its underlying causes are deeply embedded in the structures and everyday practices of an organisation.
Authorities need to do more when people try to report they’re a victim of online fraud.
Victims of online fraud say they're passed from one authority to another when they try to report it, and they're still made to feel they are to blame for being caught out by a scam.
Mark Mangini (left) and David White hold this year’s Oscar for Sound Editing for Mad Max: Fury Road.
Amid the hand-wringing about the price of an Olympic medal, our experts crunched the numbers on the cost of success in the arts. And at A$8 million per international award, it turns out that elite culture is a lot better value than sport.
A 2009 flood, worsened by a high tide, in Miami.
With little state and federal leadership, regional planners in southern Florida try to prepare for the effects of climate change.
Two media events dominate the Australian Twitter News Index for June/July: the election drives visitors to Australian news sites, but the Don Dale scandal boosts social media sharing for the ABC.