Victoria’s Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance Mr Daniel Mulino voted against the state’s assisted dying bill.
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The main arguments used by those who voted against assisted dying – including that the bill has insufficient safeguards – in Victoria's upper house, deserve further scrutiny.
Annastacia Palaszczuk appears to have neutralised the Adani coal mine as a campaign issue.
Twitter activity over the first two weeks of the Queensland election campaign shows good support for Labor and a slowdown of the Adani debate.
Different people have very different chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
There is usually no one factor that causes breast cancer. It's likely a combination of the effects of a person's risks combined with an element of bad luck.
The Australian superannuation system was never meant to be privatised.
The Australian superannuation system was originally meant to be government-run, and so many necessary protections weren't included.
Hay fever sufferers should have access to an asthma puffer every spring, even if they’ve never had asthma symptoms.
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The first daigou retailer recently listed on the ASX, AuMake.
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Including community members as participants and co-creators of the Dragon of Shandon is central to the festival’s success.
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There is a huge appetite for science and other research - so why aren’t more academic publications truly ‘open access’?
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Emissions from real-life urban driving can be much higher than advertised.
Australian vehicles have been accused of creating more emissions than their manufacturers advertise. But are Australian testing standards up to scratch?
Thor: Ragnarok sees Thor do battle with Hulk.
The new Thor: Ragnarok movie out today tackles some of the superhero issues fans have long questioned. But how does the science stack up?
The ageing population is one factor in increasing numbers of people living alone, and innovative and inclusive responses are needed.
Living and dying alone presents many challenges for cities, and we'll need more than technology to meet these. Only an inclusive, innovative response can deliver the essential element of human care.
Craft brewing is a small segment but growing incredibly fast.
Craft beer is exploding in popularity, but it's big corporations that are taking the bulk of the market.
Living in a single-storey unit can lead to much higher air conditioning costs.
Aged-care units can be a lottery of comfortable versus uncomfortable temperatures, depending on the building's construction and where you live within it. That needs to improve.
Not all young children want – or are able – to sleep at the same time.
Mandatory sleep times in early childhood settings do not work for children, educators or parents, and need to change.
The first autonomous vehicles are already upon us, but once their use becomes widespread they will change cities as surely as the original cars did.
It's clear autonomous vehicles will disrupt our cities, their land use and planning. Whether they make urban life better or worse depends on how well we anticipate and adapt to their impacts.
Eric McCormack and Debra Messing as Will and Grace.
While many people may see the term "fag hag" a slur, women have long been allies of gay men, and it now might be time to reclaim the word.
Melbourne Victory may be the most successful on the field, but not on Twitter.
The A-League has embraced social media. But analysis shows success online doesn't correspond to success on the field.
Compared to extraverts, introverts tend to be relatively passive, quiet and reserved.
Introverts might think they will not make good leaders but with some encouragement research shows they make capable leaders.
Victorian MPs are about to debate an assisted dying bill. How can they sift through competing claims?
There is now a reputable body of research evidence from places that have introduced assisted dying, and MPs must examine that evidence before deciding how they will vote.