With current social distancing measures, Australia's sporting bodies can't rely on physical attendance for revenue. Not turning to esports at such a time would be a missed opportunity.
No continent is more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most vulnerable people pay the highest price, and this time Africa will struggle to get help as other nations fight their own battles.
Education Minister Dan Tehan has warned non-government schools that if they fail to open for the next term they will face losing funding. He said on Thursday that “as part of the funding requirement” a…
Yes, there'll probably be fewer flu cases this year. But getting your flu jab anyway will limit transmission further, and may result in fewer flu cases ending up in our already strained hospitals.
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Scientific models can help us understand the important features of complex systems, but they need good data.
Michelle Grattan talks about the week in politics, including the parliament's action and analysis of the coronavirus crisis.
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Many people are unaware of their rights and options if they receive a penalty notice, especially if they think they've done nothing wrong.
MPs Tim Watts, Fiona Martin, Clare O'Neil and Helen Haines discuss serving their electorates during the coronavirus crisis.
Michelle Grattan discusses how the coronavirus is affecting a range of MPs abilities to serve their constituents, operate their offices, and partake in parliament.
Backyard Easter egg hunts can be a joy for all the family and a great way to lift the spirits in isolation. They can also provide insight into how different children manage treat foods.
Teachers have the data from past exams and assessments and can reliably predict how their student would do.
Helping international students is in Australia's best interest. Universities rely on them to stay afloat, and in 2018, Australian universities contributed $41 billion to the economy.
The COVID-19 lockdown will affect people differently depending on their personality.
There aren't enough international and domestic laws to address how the interests of humans and the needs of wildlife overlap.
A hospital worker at a COVID-19 assessment centre for staff at Lions Gate Hospital, in North Vancouver, on March 19, 2020.
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This fifth weekly column by our team of international health editors highlights more of the recently published articles from The Conversation’s global network.
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This year's twin crises have left Australians reeling. The concept of 'rupture' can help us understand what's happening.
To understand what is going on, it helps to look back at past leaders and their first secretaries.
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Controlled coughing can help people with cystic fibrosis, under supervision and in hospital. But when done at home, it could help spread the coronavirus.
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April 8, 2020
From the editor
Now is the time to get behind the experts: debate them, critique them, respect them, value them.
Representatives of tenants and agents agree that leaving individuals to try to sort out rent reductions has created a mess. It calls for government to step in to look after both renters and landlords.