Free space optical communication will allow the same connectivity in space we already have on Earth. And this will provide benefits across a number of sectors.
Now that medevac has been repealed, people will once again rely on ministerial discretion for a medical transfer.
Yes, Jacinda Ardern is an intelligent, compassionate prime minister, but governing is difficult – and problems have inevitably arisen, or never gone away.
When visa services are run in the interests of profit rather than border governance, corrupt tactics can be used to benefit the providers’ bottom line.
Insects are vital to sustaining life on Earth – and their numbers are falling fast. So consider ditching the fly spray and see what you can do to help.
Kant's philosophies include ideas on faith, the sublime, and the enlightenment. But what do these ideas mean? And how can we use them today?
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Spending growth has fallen to financial crisis lows. Per person, economic growth and spending has gone backwards. Josh Frydenberg isn't ruling out action in the pre-Christmas budget update.
After securing a condition which she cannot disclose "due to national security concerns", Jacqui Lambie has voted with the government on the repeal of the medevac laws.
The design of children's hospitals and other health facilities for young people have come a long way from the institutions of the past. Now, they're a place to reduce stress and support mental health.
Governments and regulators assume compliance with building regulations will restore public confidence. But complying with the National Construction Code won't fix many common defects.
The humanities can supply wisdom to guide our galloping technological progress.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
Australian education is still going backwards from where we started in 2000 – new PISA results show.
High performing systems focus on the same things Australian governments do, but they work much more intensively on making these things happen.
While the data from a fingerprint is very hard to retrieve, cybercriminals can get around biometric technology in various ways. And having a weak passcode is like giving them a hall pass.
Young people don't see the value in private health insurance and are dropping their cover in droves. Allowing under 55s to pay lower premiums, based on their lower risk, could keep them in the system.
The new Netflix film Two Popes focuses on the different outlooks of Popes Benedict and Francis.
It's time veterans were given the support they need to transition back to civilian life.