The new closing the gap targets are ambitious, especially in the area of early childhood education. But this doesn't mean they can't be met, with the right approach.
Many international students choose Australian universities due to a visa that allows them to work here for up to four years after they graduate.
A brush-tailed rabbit-rat, one of the small mammals disappearing in northern Australia.
Small mammals in northern Australia have been rapidly vanishing for the last 30 years, and scientists weren't sure why. Now, a major new study found feral livestock are largely to blame.
A public debate recently erupted among global taxonomists. Strongly-worded ripostes were exchanged. A comparison to Stalin was floated. But eventually, they worked it out.
The sugar glider is an icon of the Australian bush. But discovering it's actually three distinct species has big consequences for its conservation.
AAP Image/Supplied by WWF-Australia
The Kangaroo Island dunnart was listed as critically endangered before fires ripped through 95% of its habitat. Those that survived the fires now face the threat of feral cats.
Un león marino descansa sobre un banco en las islas Galápagos.
Las famosas islas en las que Darwin elaboró su teoría de la evolución también sufren el sobreturismo. La pandemia de COVID-19 puede empeorar su situación.
Australian national Karm Gilespie, who has been sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling.
The death sentence handed down to Australian Karm Gilespie in China sends a clear message: Beijing will use its legal system to warn off other nations from challenging its government.
How fast can an animal run? How intense was the fire? Picking which species to help after a bushfire tragedy is no easy task.
Crystal Bulumbara, Esther Bulumbara, Claire Smith and Nell Brown. Barunga community, Northern Territory. July 2019.
Researchers report on how COVID-19 is affecting isolated Indigenous communities. Their voices bridge the urban divide, reveal challenges and describe some unexpected bonuses.
Roaming pet cats kill 390 million animals per year in Australia. Most of the animals are native to Australia.
Expanding numbers of feral horses roaming the Australian Alps threaten the alp's ecosystems, soils and unique species.
Sebuah pembeli menggunakan Rp 1,000 untuk membeli barang di sebuah pasar di desa Lenek, distrik Lombok Timur, Indonesia.
Dalam situasi darurat, waktu adalah kunci. Kegagalan memberikan penghasilan dasar bagi masyarakat dapat menyebabkan malapetaka yang lebih besar.
A consumer pays for her purchase with 1000 rupiah at a market in Lenek Village, East Lombok District, Indonesia.
In emergencies, time is a currency. If the government fails to deliver basic income to the people, the consequences could be catastrophic.
Indonesia adalah negara yang rawan bencana alam, terutama gempa bumi, erupsi gunung berapi, dan tsunami.
Mengapa kehendak politik penting dan bagaimana mengukur kehendak politik untuk pengurangan risiko bencana di masa depan?
Located on the Ring of Fire, Indonesia is prone to natural disasters, particularly earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis.
What is political will or political commitment to disaster risk reduction? Why is it important to measure political commitment? And how to measure it?
Populist Ahmad Yusni EPA.
Mereka tidak mampu memimpin dalam situasi krisis karena sifat bias optimisme dan rasa puas diri, ambigu, dan anti-sains.
Populist leaders can be a liability. Their optimistic bias and complacency, ambiguity, and ignorance of science undermine crisis management and put all at risk.
We asked legal experts in the Northern Territory and Tasmania to help shed some light on what the new rules might mean for residents of their territory and state.
Indigenous people suffered greatly during the last global pandemic – the Spanish flu in 1918-19. They are vulnerable again because we still haven't addressed inequalities in our public health system.