The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, in its final report tabled on Monday recommended the number of senators from each territory be doubled to four.
With the support of the Greens, there’s a chance the ‘Restoring Our Rivers’ Bill will pass. Will it be enough to put the Murray-Darling Basin Plan back on track?
Coalition talks can now start in earnest after the final results for the 2023 election were released.
From a legal standpoint, there is a difference between a state and a territory, and for some that justifies giving territory voters less say over changes to the national constitution.
Cannabis growers in the capital report many obstacles, from laws banning the purchase of seeds and artificial lights to the lack of information on growing conditions.
Knowing the ‘next drought is just around the corner’, Australia’s Water Minister Tanya Plibersek is striking a new agreement to return water and health to the Murray-Darling Basin.
The decision-making capacity of people under 18 would be assessed on a case-by-case basis by medical practitioners.
This year sees three more states introduce voluntary assisted dying. But there are still several barriers to overcome.
An increasing number of colleges aren’t interested in seeing applicants’ standardized test results.
It’s been a long time coming. But this latest news means the ACT and NT could draw up their own voluntary assisted dying laws, bringing them into line with the states.
There are many reasons that malaria is so persistent in Africa. Four of them are poverty, human movement, resistance and climate change.
Tony Burke once worked hard to stop euthanasia becoming law in the Northern Territory. Now, he must usher through a new bill to allow the territories to debate the issue.
Early surgeries can cause lifelong harm, including impaired sexual function and sensation, shame, and a need for ongoing interventions or treatment.
Treatments for uncomplicated malaria remain mostly robust. But the arsenal against severe malaria and deaths is rapidly weakening. New options are urgently required.
Stealthing is not a new issue in the community but it has only recently come to the attention of lawmakers in many countries.
While writing can be a challenge, so can finding the motivation to revise one’s work. A motivation specialist explains how to overcome the reluctance to take the first draft to the next level.
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated a growing shift to test-optional admissions policies or scrapping entrance tests altogether.
With more colleges and universities than ever making the SAT or ACT optional for admission, two scholars weigh in on what that means for students and their families.
An admissions dean seeks to take the worry out of applying for college when traditional things like grades, standardized tests and extracurricular activities have been disrupted by COVID-19.
College entrance exams haven’t always been the most fair. But will getting rid of them lead to more diversity on campus?