National significance: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk with fellow premiers and prime minister Anthony Albanese.
With one exception, it offers refreshing guidance to jurisdictions across Australia showing signs of complacency about integrity.
A Pacific island woman with a child planting sugar cane in a field, Bingara, Queensland, c 1897.
John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.
In 1881, a Pacific Islander woman brought here to work on a sugar cane plantation ran away. She was violently retrieved by her employer. Her story sheds moving light on a dark history of exploitation.
If anything, Brisbane has long-mirrored the broader Queensland rebellious streak when it comes to politics.
The aftershocks of the 2022 federal election are likely to reverberate around the nation’s party system for years to come.
In the first week of the campaign we journeyed around the country with a team of politics experts. Now we retrace our steps to look at what’s happened since.
Flinders Beach has been growing since the 1950s.
This goes against the general understanding of how climate change impacts the coast. So what’s going on?
What are the key seats and issues affecting Australians? Six experts tell us what to expect in Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and New South Wales.
While it has often elected state Labor governments, Queensland has more often than not leaned to the Coalition on a federal level. And this year it may have a significant effect on the outcome.
The best way to experience a rainforest canopy is by crane - and researchers have made full use of Australia’s first canopy crane.
Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame at the National Press Club last month.
Australia’s political economy was built on the primacy of (white) male labor, male power and male control, writes Julianne Schultz. Women have changed this culture - but still risk abuse when speaking out.
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How does this compare to Australia’s previous floods? And can we expect more frequent floods at this scale under climate change? The answers aren’t straightforward.
Latest results show Labor ahead of the Coalition federally as well as in South Australia, Queensland and possibly NSW.
Two newly discovered species of quokka-sized kangaroos, which lived 18 million years ago in the Queensland rainforest, show evolution in the act of giving kangaroos a taste for leaves.
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Treaties with First Nations people are being developed across Australia. However, without a history of treaty law in Australia, serious questions arise about the best approach.
The ‘SharkSmart’ approach, adopted by the Queensland government, aims to educate people to take responsibility for reducing shark bite risk by changing their own behaviour. But can humans change?
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How can we improve the management of Queensland’s heritage sites? Can farming and the conservation of Aboriginal heritage co-exist?
Research shows that hosting sport and other events rarely deliver the economic and tourism benefits commonly attributed to them.
Barnaby Joyce’s pro-mining stance is at odds with the more progressive quarters of the party, and puts the Nationals in a difficult position on global carbon tariffs.
Under the Commonwealth Criminal Code, it’s an offence to use a ‘carriage service’ — which includes phone, videoconferencing or email —for the purposes of conveying ‘suicide related material’.
Annie, centre, with her children in the town of Halifax, circa 1910, forged a rich life in difficult circumstances.
Brought out to work on the sugar plantations, Annie was a woman of colour who defied all odds to participate in a predominantly white community.