In March 2015, Karmichael Hunt pleaded guilty to four counts of cocaine possession. This coincided with the end of his career at the Gold Coast Suns AFL club. At the close of the court case, a colleague…
Threats of legal action may force schools to take action on bullying, but this should not be their main driver.
A former pupil is suing her school for the psychiatric harm she allegedly suffered from bullying.
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum’s interactive pen.
Cooper Hewitt's Pen is designed to be more interactive for visitors by allowing users to draw and play on the spot – keeping people engaged in the physical museum environment.
Bush tucker is part of the connectedness with the land and each other that nourishes body and soul in Indigenous communities.
In Indigenous communities beset by tragedy and social problems, the connection to each other and to the land remains a powerful source of shared contentment and happiness.
A labour ruling in the home state of ride-sharing group Uber has grappled with a vexed labour issue.
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A ruling by the Californian Labor Commission that Uber drivers are employees, not individual contractors, might have much wider implications for the ride-sharing group.
Hepburn Wind in Victoria is Australia’s largest community renewable energy project.
Australia, like much of the rest of the world, is in the midst of an energy transition, driven by falling demand and uptake of renewables. Community energy is one way we can mange this transition to the benefit of all Australians.
New write-off rules may be too good to be true for some small businesses.
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The $20,000 immediate write-off for small business has been broadly welcomed, but modelling shows there will be losers.
Indigenous young people are 25 times more likely to be detained than non-Indigenous young people.
A new generation of Indigenous youth is being separated from their families and culture – this time by the force of criminal law that ignores the proven alternative of community-based justice.
Conventional forecasts have consistently overestimated energy use, leading to increased investment in energy infrastructure.
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Electricity forecasts just 4 years ago predicted strong, uninterrupted growth in electricity demand. In reality, demand has fallen for the past four years. Why?
There are a lot fewer workers on the assembly line today. And it’s not just car manufacturing that has seen jobs lost to automation.
If you leaving school today to embark on a career, what should you study to protect your job from automation and outsourcing?
The sharing economy is moving rapidly but we haven’t yet figured out how it will impact traditional workplace norms.
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With the momentum of the sharing economy growing, we're only just starting to come to grips with what it means for the future of work.
Generic medicines may have a different colour, shape, size and taste than the original brand.
Generic medicine contains the same active ingredient in the same dose as the original brand.
The study found most residents have positive attitudes toward local government.
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A new study of more than 2000 Australians has found we care deeply about local councils, and overwhelmingly want governments -- not private contractors -- to deliver local services.
Immediate tax deductions for small business are designed to boost investment and confidence.
The small business package allowing firms to depreciate up to $20,000 of assets comes with a hefty upfront cost - but the government collects later.
BHP Billiton’s Andrew Mackenzie said his firm has an effective tax rate of 45%.
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BHP Billiton's Andrew Mackenzie says his firm is Australia's largest taxpayer, pays an average of $8 - $10 billion of tax in Australia every year and has an effective tax rate of 45%. Is that right?
Kenneth Branagh stars as the much-loved detective Wallander in the British TV adaptation of Henning Mankell’s crime novels.
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Nordic Noir fans are currently indulging in a prolonged festival of Scandinavian culture. The SBS and the ABC are both broadcasting Wallander, the Swedish and British television series based on crime novelist…
The Northern Territory’s ‘paperless arrest’ powers are at odds with recommendations by the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
Northern Territory police powers to make 'paperless arrests' are completely contrary to recommendations by the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, and now the inevitable has happened.
The Nash bargaining solution was a seminal contribution to Game Theory.
Mathematician John Nash, who died on Saturday, May 24, left a lasting contribution to our understanding of Game Theory.
Nobel Prize winner John Nash in 2007.
The award-winning mathematician gave his name to a concept in game theory that has many applications, from economics to the survival of meerkat colonies.
Jubilant scenes from Ireland’s ‘Yes’ cohort after a referendum victory that is echoing around the world.
The impact of Ireland's affirmative vote on marriage equality is getting attention from all around the world. Will the result create a "social revolution" as some are suggesting?