Longer-term interest rates influence households’ and businesses’ spending and investment plans.
While the RBA might not be able to influence the current cash rate, it can still influence longer-term rates by offering guidance about its future policy decisions.
Steven Marshall will become the next South Australian premier after defeating Jay Weatherill’s Labor government.
After 16 years in government, the Liberals oust Labor in South Australia – but the biggest disasters of the night were Nick Xenophon and SA-BEST, with Xenophon not even winning his seat.
Australian military personnel during a counter-terrorism training exercise in 2014.
Research partnerships between Australian universities, the Department of Defence and weapons manufacturers may not be ethically justifiable.
Economist, author and MP Andrew Leigh spoke to Fiona Fidler about how we should be using randomised trials more to drive decisions and policy in public life.
For the first time in decades, there is now a real possibility that some gun controls might be implemented.
Student activists are presenting important, emotionally powerful counter-narratives to those of the gun lobby. Their success will depend on whether they can sustain these efforts.
If we examine the proportion of people employed in Australia, as compared to the US, it tells a very different story.
Unemployment rates have risen in Australia while falling in the US. But Australia has experienced a much smaller decline in the proportion of its population who are in work.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill, SA Liberal leader Steven Marshall and SA Best leader Nick Xenophon at a leaders’ debate hosted by the ABC.
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SA Liberal Party leader Steven Marshall said that state Labor policy had left South Australians with 'the highest energy prices in Australia' and 'the least reliable grid'. Is that right?
Most parents will tell you their kids love juice. It tastes good and often comes in convenient and child-friendly packaging. Is the occasional juice OK?
Computer scientist and Computing Education Specialist Dr Nicky Ringland meets with Burwood Girls students.
An ambassador needs to do more than just encourage young girls to enter STEMM, the role must address structural and cultural issues that push women out of the pipeline mid-career.
Polls indicate a swing back in favour of the Andrews government in the lead-up to the November state election.
The polls seem to be swinging back in favour of the Andrews Labor government in Victoria, while in New South Wales it's neck-and-neck.
Australia’s Prime Minister and Minister for Jobs and Innovation meet with scientists at the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
Plato suggested we leave complex things to experts and Aristotle suggested we leave them to the people. That tension has carried through to modern debates about where expertise belongs.
Ruth and Maurie Crow with a plan of their linear city.
Image courtesy of SEARCH Foundation
Ruth and Maurie Crow were early advocates of the compact city. They also warned 50 years ago that a clear justice intent was needed to shape cities for their citizens rather than vested interests.
Schooling should be about individual student needs and their pipelines to success, within a whole school approach to challenge sexism.
Australia is held back not only socially, but also economically by gender inequality, and it needs to be addressed in the classroom.
Deadly Woman Blues by Clinton Walker was pulled from circulation after various factual errors were revealed.
Clinton Walker's Deadly Woman Blues was a missed opportunity and a lesson in how not to tell other people's stories.
MiMA: an open source way to model the climate.
The creation of climate models with open source code, available for anyone to use, has improved scientific collaboration and helped research get more efficient.
Early dental visits are essential to help parents keep their children’s teeth and gums healthy.
The latest poll on children's oral health shows many parents have misconceptions about how to prevent tooth decay in their children and don't know of the free dental services available.
Although SA-BEST is averaging 27% in seats it is contesting, the major parties are less vulnerable to losing seats to SA-BEST than it may appear from primary votes.
Nick Xenophon's SA-Best slumps while Labor fights the 'It's time' factor in the lead-up to the South Australian election.
Phone calls create an opportunity for genuine exchange that written communication lacks.
The internet has revolutionised communication, but voice calls are declining in some demographics. And that means we may be losing out on a powerful part of what connects us to each other.
The Hodgman government has been returned for a second term.
The Liberals went from a losing position in Tasmanian polls months ago to a comfortable victory on election day.
Museum Pengkhianatan PKI (Komunis)
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Tentara Nasional Indonesia baru-baru ini mengumumkan bahwa peneliti asing harus meminta izin untuk mengunjungi museum-museum demi kepentingan riset.