Annastacia Palasczuk will be able to form majority government after the final results of the Queensland election were announced.
With 45 seats held by parties other than Labor, Labor has won a three-seat majority in Queensland.
RMIT University transformed the look and function of its city campus as part of its New Academic Street project.
European ideas of the campus as a place apart shaped Australia's "sandstone" universities. Now universities are adopting urban regeneration strategies, bringing the city to the campus and vice versa.
The Russian flag will not fly at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
The ban on Russia competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics is unique: it is directly linked to the country’s lack of sporting integrity.
Simple living in a complex time – is a return to frugality the key to happiness?
William Isdale speaks with Emrys Westacott about how living simply can bring happiness in an increasingly complex world.
University students clash with policemen during a protest about university fee hikes in Chandigarh, India.
The Indian higher education system faces challenges like underfunding, lack of research work and poor curricula.
A wide view of the battery station at the launch of Tesla’s 100 megawatt lithium-ion battery at Jamestown, north of Adelaide.
Last week in SA the "world's largest" lithium ion battery was launched. Will its storage capacity and versatility be a game-changer for Australia's energy market?
Barnaby Joyce’s big win in the New England byelection had little to do with recent political developments.
Unlike Tony Windsor in 2016, none of Barnaby Joyce's New England byelection opponents had the resources to run a strong campaign.
Young job seekers are more likely to be registered with Centrelink than older job seekers, while those aged 25 and over tended to rely more on social networks and employment agencies when looking for work.
Young and old job seekers use the same methods to look for work, but young people have the highest unemployment rates.
Wages are low among hospitality workers, who are disproportionately female.
Women in minimum wage jobs earn 10% less than their male peers. Wages are systematically lower in jobs more commonly held by women.
Cities like Melbourne are a store for such huge amounts of resources that they could be used as urban mines.
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With an ever-increasing cost to extract dwindling raw materials, it's time to look at cities as urban mines. We're developing the tools to do that.
Australia needs policies that capitalise on the strengths of people with disability.
Instead of trying to help people with disability overcome their limitations, we should be harnessing their strengths in the workplace. This will improve their health and mental well-being.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (second from left) with winning Labor election candidates.
Labor looks set to win the Queensland election with a bare majority. And while same-sex marriage has passed the Senate, the strong support in regional areas has surprised some commentators.
The Rolling Stones performing in Hamburg during the ‘No Filter’ European tour: the band’s legacy is entwined with the pioneers of black American music.
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Pinching musical phrases and stylistic approaches has always been a part of art making and can be a respectful exchange. But shallow, ill-informed appropriation only perpetuates tired stereotypes.
The banks have themselves called for an inquiry into banking and financial services.
Appearing to co-operate is the best way to try to influence the terms of an inquiry and manage the bad press.
Post-war Australia experienced a boom with full employment and falling inequality.
State Library of Queensland
The federal government could restore its commitment to creating full employment in Australia, using its spending power to make up for any shortfall in private jobs as it did during the post-war boom.
The allegations of sexual harassment against Don Burke have exposed a wider culture of misogyny in the Australian media.
The allegations of sexual harassment against Don Burke have exposed a media culture rife with misogyny. But what will it take to change?
A couple of years ago while writing about autism and Asperger’s in film and TV, I came across a quote from a psychologist. I’m paraphrasing, but the gist was that there isn’t a woman alive who hasn’t…
We need to rethink how we frame discourse about Chinese students who speak out at universities – we seem to have forgotten that argument is a normal part of university study.
Computer-based technologies in the workplace are suggested to be causing a reduction in the total amount of work available.
Despite evidence to the contrary, we still view technological change today as being more rapid and dramatic in its consequences than ever before.
Queensland voters have punished the major parties, but Annastacia Palaszczuk is most likely to be returned as premier.
Labor is still shy of the 47 seats it needs to form government in Queensland, but it is best placed to do so in the coming days.