In this podcast, we talk with Professor Bruce Mountain about this power price crisis and what the federal government is doing to give families cost of living relief.
Federal Labor made an election promise to criminalise wage theft. But there are better reforms more urgently needed.
The Albanese government has changed visa conditions for international graduates. But this alone won’t help students stay in Australia.
Women artists from a non-English-speaking background suffer a triple earnings penalty. But there is no gender pay gap among remote Indigenous artists.
The threat of fire and burning as a tool of family violence isn’t routinely assessed and addressed in Australia.
Starry-eyed claims such as “the World Cup brings down cultural barriers” simply do not stand up to scrutiny.
Fining and jailing Indonesian fishers taking shark fin is a knee-jerk solution. As long as sharks keep vanishing and demand for shark fin soup remains high, illegal fishing will continue.
Blue Marble is the last photograph of the whole Earth taken by an actual human using analogue film: developed in a darkroom when the crew returned to Earth.
The full effects of the eight consecutive increases in the Reserve Bank’s cash rate are yet to become apparent, and there are signs inflation is on the way down.
Players can optimise their energy resources by adopting different styles when running in short bursts or longer periods.
Listen to Discovery, a series via The Conversation Weekly podcast, telling the stories of fascinating research discoveries from around the world.
Changing your eating, exercising, socialising and engagement with nature can help treat depression. Now mental health professionals have some guidelines to shape treatment around lifestyle therapies.
Research shows we make better judgements about music when hearing and seeing it, and classical music was designed to be experienced live.
Denmark, despite its cold and gloomy winters, is full of people who consistently rank among the happiest in the world.
A Pandoravirus has been revived after remaining dormant in the Siberian permafrost for nearly 50,000 years.
A fusion of public and private investment appears to herald a new push towards developing the ultimate clean, limitless energy source.
The oldest person in the world, Kane Tanaka of Japan, died in April 2022 at 119 years. The record of Jeanne Calment of France, who died at 122, has stood for almost 25 years. Will it be beaten?
After participation in the Literacy for Life Foundation adult literacy campaign, serious offences by students dropped by almost 65%.
The Albanese government wants to change the way referendums work ahead of the Voice to Parliament vote. There are still flaws, but it is a step in the right direction.
Critic Greil Marcus sees Bob Dylan as constantly rewriting the national songbook. And in his weird, funny new book, Dylan does just that.