Serious problems may loom. And not just from a possible vote from the Brits to leave the European Union.
Hepburn Wind is one of Australia’s largest community renewable energy schemes.
The federal election campaign has highlighted the very different visions of Australia’s renewable energy future held by the major parties.
Malcolm Turnbull’s criticism of Bill Shorten’s remarks on a treaty with Indigenous Australians reflects genuine anxiety that support for recognition is cooling.
If we are to have a mature and sensible debate on Indigenous recognition, we must be more willing to embrace difficult issues and diverse perspectives.
Research shows independent directors required by the ASX are not acting in shareholders best interest.
Research shows that having experienced shareholders that use swing trading on boards is better for business, than the independent directors required by the ASX.
Various scandals have forced the major parties in this election campaign to tackle policy on business and finance regulation.
How would each of the major parties better regulate the finance and business sectors?
CSIRO has received significant cuts to its budget over the past several years.
How does Australia fare in science and research funding? Where have recent cuts been made? This infographic shows the state of science funding in Australia.
Australia has rejected self-determination as being fundamental to Indigenous humanness and development.
Public policy no longer requires the imprimatur of the Aboriginal people; Aboriginal participation in the decisions taken about their lives is negligible.
Many Indigenous communities have been enduring family violence crises with inadequate government support.
Political parties should commit to supporting the evidence-based recommendations of decades worth of reports into family violence.
Le Lac des cygnes ballet - Jean-Paul Andreani and Claire Motte performing on stage at Opera de Paris, France, 1960. Photograph by Christjeudi10 Wikimedia Commons.
Un petit noir peut-il accroître le risque de cancer ? Pour l’OMS, la réponse était « peut-être » jusqu’à récemment. Les études ont dédouané le café, mais pointent le risque de boire trop chaud.
Kim Carr (left) and Christopher Pyne (right) debating on innovation at the National Press Club.
Pyne talked more about changing taxes and incentives to stimulate growth and industry, whereas Carr had clear plans for government investment.
Private equity IPOs can over-perform for investors.
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Private equity-backed floats may not deserve the bad reputation they have.
Parliamentary budget offices are considered international best practice – they are intended to bring more honesty to the budget process.
The scandal at Uganda's Parliamentary Budget Office shows that figuring out the proper roles, functions, internal controls, and capacities is more pressing than ever.
The cracks are starting to show.
Reinforced concrete is everywhere. But unlike plain concrete, which can last for centuries, reinforced concrete can deteriorate in decades as the reinforcing bars succumb to rust.
Global uncertainties are unlikely to be resolved for some time.
The US has held off on raising rates, as the world waits to see which way the Brexit vote will go.
Whether or not coffee causes cancer has been under question since 1991.
Scalding injury to body tissue is not known to cause cancer. But experimental data suggest cancer may arise when injured tissue then comes into contact with carcinogens.
The Iraqi people continue to call for government reforms cracking down on corruption.
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Why is it that we want strong democracies for ourselves, but "economic czars" for others?
On Orange is the New Black, the many female bodies are simultaneously powerful, transgressive, marginalised and desirable.
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Since Orange is the New Black was released in 2013, it has redefined images of femininity on screen and paved the way for a host of new woman-centred TV shows.
If it’s an election, you can bet that our cash-strapped publishing industry is preparing to unleash another volley of those hardy perennials known as the election campaign diaries. Penned by seasoned political…
Plenty of young Aboriginal people play football. Why aren’t they moving into professional coaching?
Coaches are mentors, community leaders and educators who can change lives. But Aboriginal coaches find it hard to step up to the next level - is a form of racism at play?