Rural primary health care, including patient evacuation services, general practice and mental health care deliver more than just health. There are economic benefits too.
Providing health care to the bush not only benefits people's health but the local economy.
While Chevron is happy to have the prime minister visit its Australian projects, the company isn’t paying its fair share of tax.
The Australian Tax Office had a superb win against Chevron in the Federal Court last week, but there is something everyone is missing, something that will turn the art of tax avoidance on its head; a game-changer…
Queen Elizabeth II meets with Australian Defence Force personnel and veterans at the Australian War Memorial in 2011.
As Australians once found spiritual communion through allegiance to the British monarch, they find similar virtues in Anzac today. Can the republican movement connect with a large enough number of people in a similar way?
Despite a huge apartment boom in inner Sydney, Airbnb may make house affordability worse.
Without proper planning, legalising Airbnb may make housing even more unavailable and unaffordable in high-demand suburbs.
Here's why I'm supporting this weekend's March for Science.
Gough Whitlam speaks to reporters after being dismissed as prime minister.
National Archives of Australia
The Dismissal soured politicians’ taste for brinkmanship. It revealed the likely consequence of a loss of political legitimacy.
As public angst over the prospective A$1 billion subsidy to coal magnate Guatam Adani hits fever pitch, a small company is modestly beavering away on another – more worthy – energy project in Far North…
Franz Liszt in his home in Weimar, 1884.
Bergen Public Library Norway/Flickr
Whoever finds it beautiful is beyond help, quipped critic Eduard Hanslick upon hearing Franz Liszt’s Sonata in B minor for the first time. Fortunately, posterity did not agree with him.
With the 457 visa scrapped, the new visa work program will have tightened work experience and English language requirements.
The Turnbull government is axing the 457 visa program and replacing it with a new Temporary Skill Shortage Visa but it might not have the desired affect on the labour market.
Turtle hatchlings could be released into the Murray River to manage the sudden influx of dead carp.
Millions of dead carp will fill the Murray-Darling Basin after the government releases a targeted virus. Scavengers like turtles and crayfish might help – as long as we protect them.
A blockchain’s ability to move assets from one owner to another allows less dependence on intermediaries.
There are many hidden costs and inefficiencies in housing markets. Blockchain is poised to transform that.
Yes, it makes the world go ‘round.
There are economic arguments to be had for ensuring an appropriate rate of growth of real wages.
While the flu vaccine cuts your chance of coming down with influenza, that’s not the whole story.
As we head towards flu season, many people are wondering if it's worth getting vaccinated against influenza and if so, when. Here's what you need to know.
Nothing you say will shock or embarrass us during your next sexual health check.
Many people find the idea of a sexual health check awkward or embarrassing. But there are simple things you can do, or be aware of, to make your next check up more comfortable.
Why were so few complaints about wind farms investigated further? And who made these complaints anyway?
Have the hordes of wind farm complainers all gone shy?
Creating a bitcoin ETF won’t suddenly make it safe.
Money is pouring into exchange traded funds, but making a bitcoin one isn't necessarily a good idea.
Bowen’s market gardens supply some 13% of Australia’s perishable vegetables.
Sydney, Melbourne and many other areas can expect to pay more for veg from next month, after widespread crop losses in Bowen, a major source of winter vegetables such as tomatoes, beans and capsicum.
Just five more minutes … can a coffee before a nap really help you pay back your sleep debt?
Can drinking a cup of coffee before taking a short nap really give you the energy you need to see you through the day?
A diet rich in fruit and vegetables is more than just a sum of its individual nutrients.
History shows us it's simplistic to believe we can stay healthy by taking pills rather than eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables. So, why do people keep buying vitamin and mineral supplements?
Reducing wages of Australia’s lowest-paid workers will only worsen the existing economic situation.
Employer groups are calling for a cut in real wages for low paid workers, but this would only exacerbate current problems.