We need to rigorously analyse data from recent lockdowns, so we can respond better to future outbreaks.
Queensland was a smoking ruin for federal Labor in 2019. As we head towards a possible election later this year, the sunshine state presents a big challenge — and opportunity — for Anthony Albanese.
Each state has responded differently to the latest outbreaks. But all have mounted effective responses.
Greater Brisbane will spend the next three days in lockdown, although this time around it's to ensure no further spread from a single known case, rather than to suppress an existing outbreak.
DNA from the humble sea sponge is shedding light on the "dark matter" that makes up much of our genomes.
Queenslanders head to the polls tomorrow. The Palaszczuk Labor government has vocally backed the resources industry – but our research suggests the issue will not decide the election result.
Thanks to COVID-19, state governments matter now, in ways they haven't for decades.
Neither Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk, nor the Liberal National Party's Deb Frecklington appear to be interested in highlighting the needs and perspectives of women ahead of October 31.
Australian rules football was actually played before rugby union in Queensland — and it was only a quirk of history that caused Queenslanders to switch allegiances.
The Queensland opposition wants an 8pm curfew for children under 14 and 10pm for those under 17, in Townsville and Cairns.
As Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk and the LNP's Deb Frecklington vie for Queenslanders' votes, leadership, COVID and economic recovery are set to dominate debate.
A new study of how stinging tree venom causes intense agony may help uncover new ways to manage pain.
Queensland's 120-year-old mistake of fact excuse allows defendants to argue they honestly and reasonably believed the other person consented to sex — even if they did not.
Three young women attracted backlash this week after failing to quarantine and bringing COVID-19 into Queensland. But public shaming could discourage people from following public health advice.
A crowd can exhilarate the ephemeral power within us. Whether a packed stadium or a mosh pit, crowds brought us together in ways that were more than physical.
My analysis suggests when COVID-19 cases reach 100 over 14 days, an outbreak gets very difficult to control — as we saw in Victoria. Over the last fortnight, NSW has recorded at least 154 new cases.
States should only open their borders once they have eliminated coronavirus – and should only open them to states which have similarly achieved disease elimination.
Smoke from the bushfires has impacted air quality in affected and surrounding areas. To minimise any health risks, people with pre-existing medical conditions should take extra care.
While the post-mortem is oddly silent on some issues and clearly struggling with others, it nonetheless provides a thoughtful analysis of where the party went wrong in the 2019 election.
A 'game-changing' fossil pterosaur suggests these species could easily fly between continents, helping to explain why similar specimens have been found all over the world.