PR exercise, elaborate purchasing agreement or genuine security pact? The new AUKUS agreement raises plenty of questions about why New Zealand missed out.
Australian fatherhood remains closely tied to ‘breadwinning’. History helps us to understand why.
Australians’ mental health has suffered terribly during COVID. They need to know what the plan is for a future pandemic.
Here are some ways to support people from Afghanistan locally, nationally and overseas.
Indonesia, as well as many other countries that will see an increase in Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, will be put to a test of humanity and will have to act quickly.
Biological control strategies curb pests using other species that attack the invader. A biologist explains why it can take more than a decade to develop an effective biological control program.
The Afghans people surveyed were optimistic and positive about their lives in Australia — and felt welcome in their communities.
A 70-year-old Cold War-era treaty among the three nations is finding renewed importance in response to the global rise of Chinese power and influence.
Australian retirees can keep stashing away more superannuation, unused, for another year, even though the crisis prompting the concession has passed. The big winners? Rich retirees and their kids.
As New Zealand enters another lockdown after detecting a single COVID case, it’s time to consider whether stringent zero COVID strategies are feasible in the long term.
The growth of online and space activity make traditional ideas of national security increasingly outdated.
The world faces a galloping climate emergency. Yet Australia has carved out a name for itself as a global laggard.
Australia may warm by 4℃ or more this century, the IPCC has found. As these IPCC authors explain, there is no going back from some changes in the climate system.
Young people were blamed for a low voter turnout in 2019. But it’s hasty to conclude they don’t care about democracy.
The US is wrestling with the rest of the world for control of the internet. The ‘net as we know it could be a victim of the struggle.
My new research shows Australia has spent more subsidising fossil fuel research indirectly via research and development tax credits than directly via grants.
Australia likes to talk about itself as an egalitarian society but class, of course, exists. And it can have an impact on our romantic relationships, bringing both rewards and conflict.
Our latest research recommends that Indonesia build a partnership with Australia to develop resilient and responsive healthcare supply chains using modern digital technologies.
Legislative reforms may be needed to help the adjustment and adaptation processes of migrants.
JobKeeper and the Coronavirus Supplement ended earlier this year. But the last few months in have shown the COVID crisis is far from over in Australia.