Governments should tell us everything they know about infections, hospitalisations and deaths. So why aren’t they?
With Australia now in the worst stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, there could hardly be a worse time for Australian government to cut and restrict its Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.
The airborne nature of COVID supports routine use of respirators by the public. Here, experts explain the science behind this recommendation.
Hydrogen production is among the core processes in P2X technology. Hydrogen can be used as an alternative source of clean energy and industrial feedstock for fertiliser manufacturing.
While it may be possible to teach young infants basic motor skills in water, infants cannot, and should not, be expected to know how to swim or to be able to react appropriately in emergencies.
The NSW government’s announcement of a $1,000 fine for failing to report a positive voluntary rapid antigen test will likely achieve the opposite of its intention.
In this era of mega-fires, diverse strategies are urgently needed so we can safely live with fire.
Researchers have sequenced the genome of the waratah, using a plant that was burned in the Black Summer fires but has since resprouted, offering an emblem of hope for future conservation.
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Basic research is best when it’s allowed to proceed on merit, rather than with political interference, says an open letter from 63 leading researchers protesting government interference in ARC grants.
Anthony Albanese’s plan for high-speed rail between Sydney and Newcastle could well be worth the cost, so long as he doesn’t muddy it with 1970s-style industry policy.
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Conflicts at recess, averaging one every three minutes, greatly disrupt children’s play activities. However, a well-designed school layout can reduce the problem.
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The public has been left to their own devices as all our previous safeguards collapse around us. We urgently need a “vaccines-plus” strategy to flatten the curve.
Australia’s coastline spans more than 33,000km – and there are myriad marvellous marine animals we share this space with.
What if we could help threatened marsupials evolve to survive foxes and feral cats?
Protesters rally against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Los Angeles in December.
China has been unfazed by diplomatic boycotts by the west. In Beijing’s eyes, the Olympics still have broad support by many nations and, importantly, corporate sponsors.
A trip to the beach is a perfect opportunity to explore the peculiar properties of some fascinating fluids.
Four secessionist delegates holding the proposed flag for Western Australia in 1934.
State Library of WA
WA Premier Mark McGowan’s strong stance on borders has reminded many of the long streak of separateness that has defined Western Australia throughout history.
P2X dapat menjadi teknologi untuk memproduksi bahan bakar alternatif ataupun bahan baku industri – sekaligus mengurangi emisi karbon.
Australians are entering our most dangerous time of year for fatal drownings. So what can you do to keep yourself and loved ones safer this summer?
The dominant forces in the Coalition seem to have learnt their lesson: Australia’s economy still needs serious budget support.