Junjeiri Ballun – Gurul Gaureima, part of The Unconformity festival, performed Indigenous history in Queenstown’s Queen River.
The Unconformity festival
The Unconformity takes advantage of its unique location in the mining town of Queenstown to create a provocative, thoughtful arts festival.
In Antarctica, many countries want a piece of the action.
There are some limits on what countries can do in the Antarctic, but not when it comes to science.
With the imminent visit of Canadian YouTuber Gavin McInnes, Australia could witness an acceleration of organised alt-right activity.
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Gavin McInnes will be the latest in a string of provocative, right-wing speakers to visit Australia. Each tour pushes the public debate further to the right, with more scope for conflict.
A Boxing Day Test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Our research project sought to investigate the capacity of professional sport to communicate environmental issues and awareness.
Did the minister or any of his staff read our application or any of the other ten he chose to reject?
Aerial shot shot of the rectangular iceberg found off the Larsen 3 ice shelf.
Geometric icebergs can form around Antarctica, although such a perfect rectangle is unusual.
The Aurora lying at anchor in Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica in 1913.
National Library of Australia
Sidney Jeffryes achieved a world first by establishing wireless contact between Antarctica and Australia. But his mental illness meant he gradually vanished from history - until now.
At least 30 tourism developments have been proposed for Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed wilderness.
Newly revealed documents show the Commonwealth government approved a controversial tourism plan for Tasmania's World Heritage wilderness without assessing it against federal conservation legislation.
Many younger seachangers are moving to less populated places like Carlton Beach, Tasmania.
Once seen as being driven mainly by retirees, migration out of of our biggest cities to less crowded coastal regions is now being led by younger Australians.
This pin cushion made from the jawbone of a thylacine won second prize in the handicraft section of the Glamorgan Show in 1900.
Courtesy Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
A new book connects disparate objects and texts to tell the story of Tasmania. It is an inspired enterprise.
The Ruddock report recommends the existing right of religious schools to turn away LGBT+ students and teachers be maintained, but that further constraints be added.
The report affirms that religious freedom is not to be legally entrenched as superior to rights to equality and freedom from discrimination.
People with dementia experience a range of psychological symptoms and behaviour changes.
With an ageing population, dementia is becoming more and more prevalent. But what does dementia actually do to the brain to cause changes in behaviour?
A river in Van Diemen’s Land, charted during Nicolas Baudin’s 1802 journey.
National Library of Australia
Today, many Australian urbanites see rivers as little more than picturesque places for a paddle. But in the colonial era, rivers served as highways, drinking sources, sewers, and routes to discovery.
History shows the targets of product tampering bounce back, often with sales stronger than before.
The culture of science is premised on the idea that there are no barriers; that everybody is treated equally as long as they put in the effort.
Parliament has a problem retaining experienced women – and so does science. Working in STEMM places women in an ideological dilemma that is exhausting to confront, and feels impossible to change.
People with dementia often experience a range of psychological symptoms and behaviour changes.
Because of their sedative effect, antipsychotic medications are often used – in fact they are over-used – to "manage" people with dementia. This is against clinical guidelines.
Jeremy Renner as US journalist Gary Webb in the 2014 film Kill The Messenger. The film is an account of Webb’s role in uncovering CIA links to cocaine importation to the US.
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Ever since the philosopher Karl Popper popularised the expression in the 1950s, conspiracy theories have had a bad reputation. But is it justified?
More Australians are turning to social media as a source of news.
Teaching media literacy to students can curb the impact of false news, but teachers need more support from their schools and community to do this.
Scott Morrison as treasurer during the May 2018 budget lockup.
The promised budget surplus depends on everything going right, and much more income tax says the Parliamentary Budget Office.
Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann.
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Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann said corporate tax cuts in the US had led to 'stronger investment, stronger growth, a lower unemployment rate and higher wages'. Let's take a closer look.
The first Sydney Mardi Gras in 1978 was a defining moment in the history of LGBTIQ rights in Australia.
Research shows awareness-raising days can have long-term impact if they have a clear call to action, leverage the passion of those involved, or target policy-makers.