There’s no guarantee Australia will always be the land of the fair go.
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The new level of inequality that is emerging in Australia is not only a challenge to our morality but a serious threat to our future economic growth.
Iris van Herpen’s exhibition featuring 3D-printing technology, computer modeling, and engraving constructed in collaboration with architects, engineers and digital design specialists.
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The fashion industry attracts creative young minds. But to succeed as a designer in a time of rapid technological change, knowledge of maths and science is invaluable.
Australia’s beef exports to China have been falling despite a reduction in tariffs.
Australia is not mustering the exports of beef it should under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, a new report finds.
A paramilitary policeman stands guard under a giant portrait of Chairman Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate in Beijing.
In China, art is called upon to promote the Communist Party's agenda. But the staging of concerts here commemorating Mao Zedong's death poses thorny questions about artistic freedom.
Caster Semenya’s gold medal in the women’s 800 metres track event at the Rio Olympics may be supplemented, in coming months, by an upgrade from silver to gold for the same event at the London Games. Re-testing…
The Nine Network’s Here Come The Habibs is one of very few Australian TV programs not dominated by Anglo-Australian faces.
A generation on from revelations about the lack of diversity in the Australian media at the dawn of the digital era, what is pushing this concern now? And what’s changed since then?
There’s little evidence relevant government bodies are able to leverage hosting the Olympics to develop a sport participation legacy for the wider population.
The commonly believed mechanism for increasing sport participation assumes that elite sport performances result in a greater number of people taking up sport.
Deliveroo couriers scored a win this week after strike action helped them get their old pay rate back.
The Deliveroo strike shows even gig workers can find ways to push back if they feel they are being underpaid.
Australia is becoming more unequal. And Australia’s wealthiest people don’t seem to want to do anything about it.
There is a view that philanthropy from super-wealthy individuals, rather than government policy, will be the force that changes the world for the better. But this seems unlikely in Australia.
Unions campaigned on Sunday penalty rates during the federal election.
Are penalty rates no longer relevant in the retail industry — and do they cost jobs? Recent research compared two neighbouring states where one raised rates to the other's level to find the answer.
Design for upgrades to the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.
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The Sydney Opera House is getting an A $200 million upgrade. It's a chance to rectify some glaring faults, but in our risk-averse times, the outcome will be decided by committees.
Communal area and classrooms of the Intensive Learning Centre facility, Mid North Coast Correctional Centre, NSW.
Innovative design could be key to improving prisoners' chances of rehabilitation and reducing their likelihood of re-offending.
Australia will likely have to close more coal power stations to meet climate targets.
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Australia's energy watchdog has warned that closing coal power stations could leave us vulnerable to supply problems. But not if we help take the pressure off the grid.
Arthur Bolkas and David Woods in The Chat, in which the fate of a prisoner who has breached parole is decided.
When former prisoners – and audience members – come together in a play examining our justice system, the result is unruly, uncomfortable and worthwhile.
Rugby Sevens serves as the perfect example of how lifelong dedication to a single sport might not be the only pathway to Olympic success.
The gold medal-winning Australian women's rugby Sevens team is a shining example of talent transfer from other sports.
Promotional messages are everywhere.
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As customers gain more control of their media environment, advertisers have to go to greater lengths to get their brand name seen, known and remembered.
Across Australia, Indigenous children constitute at least 54% of children in juvenile detention centres.
What the Northern Territory's experience with state interventions reveals is that rather than protecting young people, it has placed them at greater risk of mistreatment and trauma.
Australia has had enough reports on innovation. It’s time for NSW to “do innovation”.
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Here are five ways to strengthen innovation in NSW, so that all the talk of "being innovative" translates to actually "doing innovation" into the future.
How can we get Australian electricity heading down the right road?
The electricity market that covers most of Australia is designed to have periods of high prices, to attract new generators. But there may be better ways to encourage electricity investment.
Public protests forced a backdown on a proposed merger of university art schools, but their value to cities is still being underestimated.
Art schools are emerging globally as very powerful instruments of urban renewal. In a time of transformation, Sydney must learn to tap into the value of having multiple art colleges.