The Northern Territory is the only Australian jurisdiction where the media can identify juvenile offenders. The government now wants to end the practice.
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Open justice is in contest with other rights as the Northern Territory considers a bill to ban the media from juvenile court cases.
Police cordon off an area of Darwin where an alleged gunman, reportedly wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet, was apprehended.
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Electronic monitoring can help deter people from committing further crimes, but it needs to be used along with other crime prevention methods.
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
Women who have had pre-eclampsia have twice the risk of heart disease throughout their lifetime than their peers.
Symptoms of pre-eclampsia, including high blood pressure, usually resolve by about two months after the birth. But some health problems can develop later.
The appointment of Ken Wyatt as the first Indigenous minister for Indigenous Australians is a significant moment in the nation’s history.
While the new minister has the chance to make a real difference, unrealistic expectations of him should be tempered- real change will take not just the whole government, but the nation.
He’s won again: Narendra Modi.
Despite branding himself India's 'watchman', Modi has a mixed record when it comes to keeping India secure.
Progressive voices have lit up social media with memes blaming Queensland for Labor’s loss in the federal election. But characterising the state as regressive and redneck is misplaced.
Queensland has a proud place in Labor history. But the 2019 election shows the federal Labor Party no longer understands the issues that matter to Queensland voters.
The gunman in the mosque attacks had already faced 50 murder charges before a new terrorism charge was brought against him this week.
New Zealand's terrorism law has never been prosecuted successfully since it was enacted nearly 20 years ago. So, why are prosecutors bringing a terrorism charge against the Christchurch shooter?
Three simple lessons from behavioural economics would have helped the Labor Party sell its economic credentials.
The Australian Labor Party's economic agenda seems to have overlooked three fundamental principles of behavioural economics.
A pair of blacktip reef shark neonates (Carcharhinus melanopterus) gently cruise among the roots in the mangrove forest of Surin Archipelago during high tide in Mu Koh Surin national park, Thailand.
Far more megafauna species use coastal wetlands than we thought. And it affects the way we need to address the extinction crisis.
Children who love reading generally score higher on literacy tests than those who are ambivalent about it.
It would be wiser to spend money on policies that allow teachers to teach in ways that nurture children’s sense of belonging and making sure children are not hungry when they are trying to learn.
Kenyan schoolgirls looking at a friend who is getting vaccinated against HPV which causes cervical cancer.
Empowering young women with information in high school can help ensure that certain cancers are caught early.
Union campaigning could be the difference between a Labor and Coalition government at this election.
Unions and Labor have a long history of working together, but if the ALP wins office, unions will have to compete with many other groups to get what they want.
First, change the constitution. Then, negotiate the detailed design of the First Nations voice to parliament: this is the only way to bring about meaningful reform.
Amber held high value in past human cultures, and it may have been lucrative to create fake beads for trade.
Archaeologists have uncovered a 2,000-year-old amber bead scam. But humans have been making fake jewels and icons for much longer than that.
Labor wants higher minimum pay for temporary visa holders, but most are already being paid much more.
Bill Shorten's promise to tighten the visa system for short-term skilled migrants won't do anything for local jobs or wages.
Today we’re asking: what Queensland seats are the ones to watch on election night? How to give Indigenous Australians a true voice in politics? And how can we improve trust in the political system?
The myth of ‘the Queensland voter’, Australia’s trust deficit, and the path to Indigenous recognition.
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Today, an election-themed episode about some of the biggest policy questions Australia faces, featuring Indigenous academic lawyer Eddie Synot and political scientist Anne Tiernan.
All sorts of data is collected on Australian farms, such as stock numbers and crop details.
Farming data collected by governments, agribusinesses and banks is regulated in a piecemeal fashion, and ends up beyond the reach of farmers.
Un vendeur de cerf-volants s'est mis au rythme des élections législatives qui démarrent le 11 avril en Inde, ici à Bangalore.
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De nombreux hommes et femmes politiques pèsent sur l’équilibre de l’Union indienne et défient l’hégémonie politique et idéologique de Narendra Modi, premier ministre indien sortant. Qui sont-ils ?
A report has found the causes of mass fish deaths in the Darling river.
Fish deaths at the lower Darling can happen again. Here's what we can do about it.