Australia’s National Electricity Market brings power to millions of people.
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Australia's electricity and climate agendas aren't on the same page.
A painted bus sculpture entitled ‘Punk'ed’ by artist Valerie Osment at Trafalgar Square in 2014.
In March this year, Joe Corré announced that on November 26 he would burn his collection of punk memorabilia. As the son of Malcolm McLaren (manager of the Sex Pistols) and renowned fashion designer Vivienne…
Flume comes out on top, taking home five ARIA awards.
It was the 30th ARIA awards last night in Sydney, an anniversary that saw some reminiscing on past glories included throughout the show. The event was top and tailed by some dead-set Aussie legends (mate…
Facebook has committed to remedial action over its ‘fake news’ problem.
Our democratic edifice rests on the informed voter. Fake news is the concrete cancer gnawing away at the structural integrity of our society.
The mitotic spindle inside a living cell, magnified x 80,000, captured by biomedical animator Drew Berry.
Drew Barry/Morbis Artis: Diseases of the Arts
When art meets the biological sciences, living matter becomes the medium. From the chaotic beauty of smallpox to poems implanted in bacteria, Bio-art investigates the boundaries of life and death.
Australian businesses should learn from the example of Brexit and wait to act.
Australian businesses should wait and rethink long term strategies in response to Trump's election in the US.
Could there soon be Trump TV?
Highly polarised media, be it on the left or the right, are a threat to democracy.
Early voting is underway in the US presidential election. Will the outcome reflect the polls?
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Given the failure of British polls to predict the outcome of Brexit, is it possible Donald Trump could produce a surprise result of even greater proportions?
David Bowie was the master of reinvention. Can the arts sector follow suit?
A culture of 'managerialism' has bled the arts of originality and purpose. We need a changed mindset and an arts and culture think-tank that is separate from the Australia Council.
Cramming does’t help you retain information, so the effect of a long night on the books may not be for much.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
Constant sugar hits in a developing brain can change the reward centres for life, leading to behavioural and mood issues later in life.
Teenage rats that drank sugary beverages were less able than adult rats who drank the same to remember a specific location leading to an escape hatch.
Installation view of Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Photo: Wayne Taylor
Paintings that turn into frocks; a model dressed in nine outfits like a Russian doll. A new exhibition by Dutch designers Viktor & Rolf is truly fashion as performance art.
Scott Morrison spoke to the Urban Development Institute of Australia on housing affordability.
A panel of experts on housing respond to Treasurer Scott Morrison's speech on improving the supply of housing in Australia.
In the unregulated Australian rental housing market, rental leases are almost always short term.
The need for new housing solutions for these low-income groups is clearly a pressing requirement.
Best Classical Album winners Flight Facilities, playing at the ARIA award ceremony last year.
High-profile awards ceremonies are often only as interesting as the controversies they create. The 2016 ARIA Awards has started strongly in this area. Although the main ceremony is still a month away…
The exact composition of each person’s microbiota is as unique as their finger prints.
The make-up of our gut is constantly changing and affects everything from our immune system and digestion, to our brain function.
There are several possible ways your gut bacteria could affect your brain.
Links have been made between the community of bacteria in your gut and depression, pain, stress and sleep. So what does the science say?
There are high rates of non-payment, partial payment and late payment of child support.
Any reforms must move beyond a focus on administrative processes to acknowledge the lived experiences of child support which can be disguised by formal policy.
A spontaneous memorial shrine to an overdose victim in Celestial Lane, Melbourne.
Public memorials to overdose victims might not only shift who we consider worth grieving, but also encourage us to reflect on the nature of memory and mourning, inclusion and exclusion.
The digital revolution is great, until it’s time to upgrade.
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Digital devices are ubiquitous. A new film looks at where they come from, who makes them, and where they end up when they're discarded.