Leigh Sales at a memorial service of journalist Mark Colvin in 2017. In her recent book, Sales demonstrates the importance of journalistic empathy and disclosure.
Part memoir, part investigation, Leigh Sales's recent book Any Ordinary Day provides rare insight into the journalistic craft.
Global supply chains have struggled to deal with poor working conditions including child labour, forced labour and debt slavery.
Blockchain is a promising tool to fight modern slavery by making global supply chains more accountable. But there a few kinks to be worked out.
Podcasters can introduce new voices to the conversations about the cities we live in.
Podcasters are creating new conversations about who and what the city is for. But even in the podcasting world, powerful interests can make it hard for new and previously excluded voices to be heard.
Timah berasal dari bijih timah (kasiterit).
Jika berdiri sendiri, unsur ini hanyalah timah. Tetapi jika dicampur dengan unsur lain timah dapat membantu pembentukan peradaban kuno.
Easter eggs with coloured foil might look pretty at Easter, but it can contaminate your recycling if it’s not dealt with correctly.
Navigating Australia's recycling crisis is even harder during festive seasons. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't try.
Electric vehicles and renewable energy must mine more responsibly.
More electric vehicles and renewable energy means more mining for resources. Unless industry adopts cleaner habits urgently, the environment faces more damage.
Mukurtu is a Warumungu word meaning “dilly bag” or a safe keeping place for sacred materials.
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Mukurtu: an online dilly bag for keeping Indigenous digital archives safe.
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Mukurtu - Warumungu word meaning 'dilly bag' or a safe keeping place for sacred materials - is an online system helping Indigenous people conserve photos, songs and other digital archives.
The Coalition government has rejected the Uluru Statement’s call for an Indigenous voice to Parliament, just one of many disappointments for Indigenous peoples.
Some of the Coalition government's initiatives on women and Indigenous issues have been more successful than others. Labor is promising much more.
In handing Geoffrey Rush a victory in his defamation case against The Daily Telegraph, the judge said the actor’s reputation was harmed by a “recklessly irresponsible piece of sensational journalism.”
The judgement is a personal and legal vindication for the actor, but it may have unintended side effects for the #MeToo movement and the reporting of sexual harassment allegations.
While Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton boast about border protection, just quietly the numbers of asylum seekers have increased to a record 27,931 in 2017-18.
Immigration has featured as an issue in every Australian election since 2001. But the numbers often tell a different story from the political posturing.
The Melbourne vegan protests prompted a social media backlash.
Animal-rights protesters have grabbed headlines this week, but research shows antagonism is not always effective.
A report has found the causes of mass fish deaths in the Darling river.
Fish deaths at the lower Darling can happen again. Here's what we can do about it.
Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten and Prime Minister Scott Morrison attending an ovarian cancer event at Parliament House in February.
Knowledge is important to produce informed policy, but an understanding of people is also vital in a democracy. And that requires listening – to all sectors of society, not only elites and lobbyists.
Dari alun-alun kota ke hubungan privat: apakah itu masa depan Facebook?
Facebook menghasilkan uang dengan mengetahui penggunanya dan kemudian menarik pengiklan. Apakah mereka mau mengubah model bisnisnya?
The median out-of-pocket expenses for breast cancer treatment is A$4,192.
It's important that the proposed reforms do not just fund more care, but support more of the best care.
An Aboriginal flag planted on the riverbed in front of the last stagnant pools of water that are now the Darling River at Wilcannia.
For the Barkandji people, the crisis on the Barwon-Darling represents the biggest threat to their continued survival on country since the sheep invaded.
Mungkin untuk membatasi keterpaparan Anda dengan gambar tubuh yang terasa jauh dari jangkauan - jadi pilihlah dengan bijak siapa yang Anda ikuti.
Positivitas tubuh bertujuan untuk menantang standar kecantikan yang dangkal dan menganjurkan penerimaan dan apresiasi tubuh dalam segala bentuk, ukuran, dan penampilan.
Although there’s evidence yoga may be helpful for some medical conditions, it can no longer be claimed under private health insurance.
From this week, private health insurers are unable to provide rebates for 16 natural therapies. But these changes may have unintended consequences.
The budget points to weaker times ahead unless wages and spending pick up.
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Booming global commodity prices have masked the impacts of a weakening economy. With luck, the budget will be the shot it needs.
Bill Shorten and his colleagues are offering a broad suite of policies, but little explicit mention of cutting out fossil fuels.
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Labor has ditched its reliance on a single economy-wide climate policy, in favour of a range of different measures that will all help drive down emissions. But some crucial issues remain unaddressed.