In the wake of the conviction of the police officer who killed George Floyd, recent court decisions against what's known as "qualified immunity" are promising.
While skilled migration can help fill short-term gaps, Australia needs a more sustainable, long-term approach to skills matching and development to make the most of the people who are already here.
The Chinese president has used a major address to reassert China's role as a rising superpower and its willingness to be front and centre on major global issues, including climate change.
Some flood dangers can be hard to spot initially – to planners, developers and home-buyers. Sometimes, the danger comes from underground.
We have a long tradition of royal commissions in Australia — dating back to before federation. But we know from bitter experience they can fail to generate change.
The prime minister calls it "our most sacred day", but numbers at Anzac Day dawn services fell by 70% from 2015-2019.
Washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds is the best way to prevent yourself getting sick. And don't use hand sanitiser.
From Emmeline Pankhurst's Women’s Social and Political Union, to Christine Holgate and Brittany Higgins, suffragette white has a long history.
Australia's tax relief rules are outdated. Here are three key points for reform.
Although most border workers are now vaccinated, regular testing remains essential to guard against the risk of a major outbreak in the community.
Flying the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars is the equivalent of flying one at about 100,000 feet on Earth. Tricky, considering the highest helicopter flight ever recorded maxed out at 42,000 feet.
Yellow crazy ants are one of the world's worst invasive species. And it turns out they have unique systems of reproduction that make life in the queendom more complicated than we realised.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced next month's budget will include a further $539.2 million government investment in new clean hydrogen and carbon capture, use and storage projects.
The recession was pinked-tinged, but so has been the recovery.
The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody made recommendations to ensure ethical reporting of these deaths. Despite this, harmful and inaccurate reporting still abounds.
Side effects generally indicate a natural immune response and will resolve in a few days.
During 2020, we saw the traditional classroom all but disappear. We can expect education to face other types of disruption. In an uncertain future, teachers need more than classroom-readiness.
A gender-justice researcher reviewed the entire newly released government sexuality education resource for teachers. She found several significant problems.
Losing archives has significant implications in a country like South Africa with a fraught and contested history because voices from the past, which may carry alternative histories, are lost.
Everyone seems united against the new proposals, but can they really be stopped?