The problem is that extra savings cut the pension, it isn’t the idea of extra savings.
There is a case for not proceeding with, or at least deferring, the legislated increase in employers’ compulsory super contributions, but it isn't the one the Grattan Institute makes.
Scott Morrison and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack. The next fortnight will revert to the usual combination of substantive legislation and the inevitable Question Time theatrics.
Rightly or wrongly, the Coalition views its election reprieve as a blunt rejection of Shorten’s big-spending, big taxing approach.
The participants in the eight-week yoga trial program in Canberra’s Alexander Maconochie Centre prison.
Prisoners who took part in an eight-week yoga trial in a Canberra prison showed improvements in their levels of depression, anxiety and stress, as well as an increase in self-esteem.
Terduga teroris, Abu Bakar Bashir, tiba di Pengadilan Negeri Jakarta Selatan pada 10 Maret 2011.
Jaringan terorisme menggunakan cara legal dan ilegal untuk mendanai kegiatan mereka. Nampaknya, penggunaan bisnis legal mereka sedang meningkat.
Alleged terrorist Abu Bakar Bashir arrives at the South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, amid heavy security on March 10, 2011.
Terrorism networks employ both legal and illegal ways to fund their activities. Their use of legal businesses seems to be on the rise.
Field camp on the East Antarctic ice sheet.
Some 58 metres of sea level rise is locked up in Antartica's ice sheets, and it's melting faster than expected.
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How does China go about winning back the hearts and minds of the world? Its obsession with control and misplaced soft power efforts are clearly not doing it any favours.
Calibra has little to do with the ideals behind blockchain. The digital wallet is more like a traditional bank account.
Facebook's cryptocurrency and digital wallet will give it unprecedented access to personal data, with the power to take on Amazon and eBay.
Melting on top of sea ice off northwestern Greenland, June 2019.
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Greenland's ice made headlines in June, as warm weather made for unseasonably widespread melting. And though this summer is still unfolding, the human fingerprint on Greenland's ice can't be denied.
China has always had a formidable army, but only since 1996 has it begun to develop as a maritime power.
China's naval strategy has been to prevent America from ever projecting its power by sea in the Asia-Pacific region again. Now that it's worked, the region needs to take notice.
With so much research, data and evidence in the world, it’s tough to pull it together in a useful way.
With accessible software tools and workflows, machines can be left to do the laborious work so that people can focus on planning, thinking and doing.
In Romania, wolves live in the same landscapes as shepherds.
Academia can play an important role by helping institutions break out of their silos to improve large carnivore conservation.
Meninggalnya seorang teman dekat adalah kehilangan yang sering terabaikan.
‘Larry, I have to confess. I’m not a wasp. I’m an orchid.’
You can barely communicate with your kids, but these creatures are sending complex interspecies instructions.
Australia’s LNG exports aren’t as good for the planet as the government seems to think.
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The federal government claims that Australia's rising emissions are offset by savings around the globe when Australian gas exports replace other fossil fuels. But the numbers don't stack up like that.
ParentsNext requires places like libraries and public pools to monitor parents' attendance at activities. This undermines their role as spaces of inclusion and support.
It seems safe to assume One Nation and Greens voters might have differing views on climate change. But can they change their minds in the face of new evidence?
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We asked 252 Australian Greens party supporters and 252 One Nation party supporters to do some simple maths. Their answers changed when we told them it was climate change data.
Many high school students are politically engaged. But how would they change the preamble to the Constitution?
At a recent constitutional convention, high school students from across the country designed a new preamble to the Constitution to bring it into line with their idea of how Australia should be.
Rupert O’Flynn with Rudolf Marcuse’s bronze bust of Douglas Grant, December 2016.
Photograph courtesy Tom Murray.
In 1918, in Wünsdorf prisoner-of-war camp, a German sculptor created a bust of Indigenous soldier Douglas Grant. For decades, the whereabouts of this nationally significant sculpture were unknown - until now.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese’s new shadow ministry includes a few surprises, though many of the faces remain the same.
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From Bill Shorten to Kristina Keneally, our experts break down Labor's new shadow ministry – who's in, who's been promoted, and who faces the greatest challenges in their new roles