The foundations of Australian house prices could shift at any time.
Australia's central bank is still trying to walk a delicate tightrope.
The uncertainties about the new Badgerys Creek airport in Western Sydney are raising many questions that only good governance can resolve.
Building a second Sydney airport will be a demanding engineering project. But the real challenge will be one of governance needed to choreograph the mix of old and new city that will surround it.
The federal government released its National Science Statement today, reinforcing its commitment to science and innovation. But does it do enough?
Will equity crowdfunding work in Australia?
Investors will soon be able to invest A$10,000 in a start-up through a crowdfunding platform. But parts of the law are still too restrictive.
Pollution and debris off the Sri Lankan coast.
A new documentary highlights the plight of marine animals living among the estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic rubbish generated by humans.
We often hide behind a mask of wellness when we’re really sick. Maybe it’s time to be more open about our health.
Why are we so shocked when we, or someone we know, becomes ill? It's time to reclaim sickness as a normal part of life.
Today’s advertising executives must get familiar with new technology like Bitcoin and blockchain before they are left behind.
The blockchain isn't just for Bitcoin transactions. Advertisers can no longer ignore blockchain's huge implications for the world of marketing.
Only about one-third of all registered charities are eligible for tax-deductible donations.
The current system of determining which organisations can receive tax-deductible donations and which cannot is overly complex and ad hoc.
There are better ways to boost vaccination rates than excluding kids from child care.
A push for all unvaccinated kids to be excluded from day care is coercive, punishes families and has no evidence to back it. Here's what we can do instead to boost vaccination rates.
How is apartment living changing the way we get to know our increasingly diverse neighbourhoods?
As increasing diversity and density come to characterise our cities, how can we build harmonious communities within apartment complexes?
Incomplete skulls from Xuchang archaeological site in China are dated to between 125,000 and 105,000 years old. (Credit: Xiu-Jie Wu, IVPP)
Xiu-Jie Wu, IVPP
Just a decade ago we thought we had solved the mystery of mysteries. We were confident we had finally puzzled out the evolutionary origins of modern humans. Two hundred thousand years ago our species evolved…
Deciphering non-standard metrics can be hard work.
Australian companies are increasingly using non-standard metrics in their financial reports. It would be better for investors if they didn't.
Changes to the way some organisations must reveal a data breach on personal information.
New legislation will soon require organisations to disclose any data breaches involving your private details. But the legislation still has some gaps in it.
Detail of a production still from Baden Pailthorpe ‘s MQ-9 Reaper III (Skyquest) 2015
Courtesy of the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
Video games such as Battlefield I encourage players to find purpose and meaning in war. But a new generation of artists and gamers is starting to question the messages they propagate.
Women are confused about what changes to the cervical screening program will mean for their sexual health.
There is a lot of misinformation about the government's new cervical cancer screening program that involves less frequent tests. Here are the facts.
The March for Science will build on other rallies that encourage the use of scientific evidence in forming policy.
AAP Image/Mal Fairclough
March for Science rallies will take place in cities around Australia on Saturday 22 April. A volunteer organiser explains why he and others are participating.
Female traders are better at buying cheap and selling high.
U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine/Flickr
New research reveals not only why female traders buy and sell less than men, but that they may be better at it.
How to cut rates of liver cancer? Reducing hepatitis C rates would be a good start.
The newer drugs for hepatitis C might mean fewer people are diagnosed with liver cancer.
A large proportion of incarcerated women are there for violent offences.
The majority of women in prison have committed minor, non-violent crimes. But a large number have committed violent offences such as assault, homicide and robbery.
Visitors look at the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet at the Avalon Airshow 2017, Victoria.
AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy
The new Joint Strike Fighter will make its first appearance before an Australian crowd this weekend. But how close to being operational is the new fighter aircraft?