A new review has examined the research on vaping. It found Australia is in need of a pragmatic harm reduction approach.
Tens of thousands of satellites orbiting Earth will hamper astronomers’ efforts to study the Universe and spot dangerous asteroids, as well as brightening the sky and hiding stars from the rest of us.
Despite being in power for 12 years, Dominic Perrottet’s government is making an unusual pitch for re-election and giving Chris Minns’ Labor opposition a run for its money.
A child born now is likely to suffer, on average, three to four times as many climate extreme events in their lifetime as their grandparents did.
The arrest follows a joint investigation between the Office of the Special Investigator and the Australian Federal Police
Spread by the wind, the fungal rusts are among the most feared of all plant diseases. A 2016 myrtle rust outbreak on Lord Howe Island was contained, but now its unique plants are again under threat.
Crime fiction’s place-specific exploration of justice seems ideally suited to Indigenous authors wanting to explore historical and contemporary issues.
A new proposal aims to prevent SMS scams by introducing a national SMS sender ID registry.
Fear and Wonder is a new climate podcast, brought to you by The Conversation, and sponsored by the Climate Council.
A sports law expert and ex-Victorian WorkCover Authority general counsel explains why Australia’s professional players aren’t covered by the same injury rules as other workers – unlike in New Zealand.
For the second time in five years, millions of fish suffocated in the Darling River. This was not a natural disaster – it’s our doing
Pride (R)evolution at the State Library of New South Wales is an astonishing survey of the importance of difference.
Brisbane rents are up nearly 50% more than the national average and homelessness in Queensland is increasing at the fastest rate in the country. The state can take several steps to turn things around.
Polls show the race to form the next state government in NSW has tightened in recent weeks.
In a controversial move in 2021, drug-funding agency Pharmac fully subsidised new diabetes drugs for Māori and Pacific patients. Could the result help set a precedent?
Ozempic uses semaglutide to mimic the role of a hormone naturally produced by the body to create feelings of fullness. Certain foods can do the same thing.
Australia still feels the thylacine’s presence in its landscape, wildlife and culture. A new book explores everything we know about the thylacine and the hope of a return.
Workers in Australia didn’t resign from their jobs in the wake of COVID, but they did burn out. A new survey found some solutions.
An annual survey of Australian school leaders has discovered a worrying shift in threats to their health and wellbeing.
The beginnings of Iraq’s sectarian civil war, the failures of its US-built political system, and the struggle for civilians attempting to survive chaos and violence are here in these 2004 interviews.
The Genocide Convention says the forced transfer of children could constitute genocide if the intent was to destroy a national, ethnic, racial or religious group.
The Albanese government’s attempt to sell the AUKUS nuclear submarine plan as a job-creation program is bad economics.
As the world waits with bated breath for the release of the latest UN climate report, let’s take a fresh look at the IPCC. What can we expect from the Synthesis Report on Monday evening?
We may have an autumn surge in flu cases. So best start planning for your flu shot soon.
Iain Grandage’s fourth Perth Festival continued his focus on First Nations performance, together with an exhilarating dose of Black Futurism as well as demanding post-classical music.