People are alarmed about Airbnb’s impacts, but these are far from uniform across the city.
The patterns of Airbnb listings in Australia's biggest cities suggest impacts on rental housing are likely to be biggest in high-end areas that appeal to tourists. Low-income areas are less affected.
Rio Tinto executive Kellie Parker said that in traditionally male dominated blue collar industries like mining, the types of jobs on offer have changed due to automation.
Women have less to fear than men, and probably more to benefit, from the advent of robots.
You can see koalas at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, but the city council has won a planning battle to preserve their wild population too.
Local planning rules have prevailed in a long-running dispute over a proposed Gold Coast quarry that threatened the amenity of nearby residents and koalas.
Getting rid of NAPLAN would remove a distraction from the classroom and allow teachers more time to understand and address the needs of the students.
Getting rid of NAPLAN would allow teachers more time to respond to and address the needs of their students, rather than teaching to the test.
Fruits and vegetables are wonderful for our bodes in many ways.
Research shows eating foods with a lower glycaemic load, and more fruits and vegetables, will improve your complexion.
There still isn’t clear research showing company tax cuts will increase employment or wages.
Comparing companies that receive a tax cut with those that don't isn't the right methodology to conclude that tax cuts create more employment or higher wages.
Traditional owners on the Wimmera River, western Victoria, conducting Aboriginal waterways assessment.
Indigenous water rights have been overlooked for a very long time. A bipartisan agreement on the Murray Darling Basin Plan may change that.
‘The Block’ in Redfern has been a site of struggle and activism for Indigenous inclusion in planning processes.
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While planning policies and practices have contributed to marginalising Indigenous people, planners can now work with them to ensure they have their rightful say in shaping Australian communities.
We need to plan for electric cars, but at this stage we need incentives - not extra taxes.
Warnings that a tide of electric vehicles will cut Australia's tax income put the cart well before the (low-emissions) horse.
Lake Mungo and the surrounding Willandra Lakes of NSW were established around 150,000 years ago.
New techniques for genetic analysis are helping us build more detailed and accurate stories about the ancient histories of the first Australians.
Excavations at Kalinga in Luzon’s Cagayan Valley (Philippines).
G.D. van den Bergh
Humans butchered a rhino in a remote part of the Philippines 700,000 years ago, but who were they and how did they get there?
The Murrumbidgee River is one of several sites in the Murray-Darling Basin where improvements are being detected.
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan has been politically fraught and mired in scandal. But environmental monitoring suggests that the health of the rivers is indeed improving – even if it will take decades.
Un symbole fort: les athlètes, handicapés ou non, disputent les épreuves en parallèle.
Lutte contre les discriminations, infrastructures éprouvées, formation des bénévoles et du personnel : les Commonwealth Games pourraient bien inspirer les JO de Paris 2024.
The robot ED-209 from the movie RoboCop didn’t perform as expected.
AI has a role to play in trying to prevent crime, but how much control should we give our robo cops?
Should trade in ivory be banned or not? There may be a solution.
Twenty five percent of student loans are unlikely to be paid.
With HELP debt likely to increase to A$75 billion in 2020, research from the US shows offering students financial literacy courses may be a gentler way to combat student debt.
It’s not the leading cause but it is the leading contributor.
Are claims that intimate partner violence is the leading cause of death for Australian women aged 18-44 substantiated?
‘Menara’ batu kapur di Maros, Sulawesi Selatan di mana Leang Burung 2 berada.
Arkeolog menggali sebuah situs lama di Sulawesi dan menemukan peralatan batu kuno yang dibuat oleh penghuni masa pra-sejarah pulau tersebut. Siapa mereka masih jadi misteri.
The study showed that boosting the office temperature a little can save energy and keep office workers comfortable without sacrificing their cognitive performance.
Mami Kempe / The Conversation
Our study found that office workers performed just the same, whether the air conditioning was set at 22°C or 25°C. But making that tweak can cut energy use by 18%.
Limestone ‘tower’ karst region of Maros in the south of Sulawesi, where Leang Burung 2 is located.
Archaeologists have dug deeper at an old dig site on an Indonesian island, revealing more stone tools made by the ancient inhabitants of the place. But who they were remains a mystery.