A ‘no’ result in the vote could compromise Australia’s moral authority when it seeks to advocate or pressure other states on human rights issues.
The rising climate crisis presents an existential threat to humanity yet our government and political system are on a go-slow response. Is this issue too hard for humans to solve?
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The disability royal commission’s final report makes 222 recommendations, including ensuring people with disability are considered in national housing and homelessness plans.
The answer might surprise you.
Child coal miners, Pennsylvania, 1911.
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You might look at the task ahead of weaning ourselves off fossil fuels and despair. But we’ve changed energy sources many times before – and it’s never a straightforward process.
Yes23 is blanketing the nation in hundreds of ads, while Fair Australia is sticking with a singular message and targeting specific states that will ensure a ‘no’ victory.
Dorothy Cottrell pictured in the Saturday Evening Post, 10 June 1950.
Was international bestselling author Dorothy Cottrell too female, too popular, too ‘unAustralian’ and perhaps, too disabled, for the local literary establishment?
The ‘no’ side is successfully engaging young people on TikTok by combining volume (posting multiple TikToks a day) with authenticity, use of personal narratives and humour.
James Henry Augustus Murray in his Scriptorium.
An irresistible history of the OED reveals that English is a global language in its sources, its reach and its ownership.
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China is seeking not merely to resist but to dismantle a foundational idea of the post-Cold War international order – the universality of human rights.
An infrared image of a home shows the heat loss from windows.
Compared to roughly 80% in the US, UK and NZ, only 11% of Australian homes have high-performance windows. Installing them can transform a household’s comfort, energy use and emissions.
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This year’s Burning Man Festival in Nevada has been washed out and 70,000 attendees are stuck in the mud.
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Alien invaders are penetrating the borders of every country in the world. Now the full extent of the problems and potential solutions have been exposed, in a new United Nations report.
Our experts bring you the best new shows, films and seasons. From comedy to reality television to crime drama, we hope you’ll find your new streaming favourite here.
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Three political scientists update us on the Voice campaign and how it’s tracking in the news, on social media and in the polls.
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is often assumed to be a disease which develops later in life, but a new study clearly shows it can start early in the brains of young athletes.
DNA of the male-determining Y chromosome has been completely sequenced end-to-end, and it’s just as weird as we expected. Will we finally be able to understand how it works?
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Modernising facilities can provide a short-term excitement, but it’s their management over the long term that will influence whether women and girls participate.
El Tres de Mayo by Francisco de Goya.
It’s often implied that violent art means something sinister about its creator – most recently, in news stories about ‘scary’ kids’ drawings of death. But the history of modern art suggests otherwise.
Beberapa ahli mengkhawatirkan terciptanya ekspektasi yang tidak realistis yang berkaitan dengan kekerasan berbasis gender dan potensi kecanduan. Yang lain mengatakan bahwa pendidikan dapat membantu mengimbangi bahaya-bahaya ini.