Australia’s approach is welcome but doesn’t go far enough. New Zealand’s plans are much bolder. Here’s how they compare.
Black corals provide critical habitat for many creatures that live in the dark, often barren, deep sea, and researchers are learning more about these rare corals with every dive.
Atmospheric dust storms often follow wildfires and have serious impacts on human health and ecology.
We have relatively strict, but not infallible, gun laws in Australia. So to stop 3D guns becoming more available, we need to look at stopping the digital design files.
A new list of 404 Australian mammal species is a crucial conservation step in the face of the ongoing extinction crisis.
The prime minister’s visit comes after a fractious year between the two countries, including tensions over China’s role in the Pacific and the postponed election in Solomon Islands.
Young women lack voice and visibility in discussions about family violence in Australia, and particularly intimate partner violence. This must change, urgently.
New research has found that since the mid-1980s, the economic impact of invasive reptiles and amphibians totals more than US$17 billion.
We’ve heard all the concerns about switching to electric cars before. But California, a market with many similarities, shows why Australia is well placed to accelerate its transition.
Australia has a great story to tell about its democracy – recent events have shown the importance of understanding and celebrating that.
When public services don’t work for Indigenous peoples, it’s more than just a case of policy failure. As long as colonial assumptions are embedded in the system, there can never be real progress.
A UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.
Seven key recommendations for mitigating the impacts of learning loss during the pandemic
Summer heat may be far from people’s minds here in Australia. But Europe’s ordeal is yet another sign changes in Earth’s climate have already reached dangerous levels.
China is posing many challenges to the Indo-Pacific region in 2022. How should Canada and Australia respond?
A government review, now in train, is crucial in preparing Australia for the climate dangers ahead. But we must get it right.
A growing, more diverse population, less religion, more First Nations people and a picture of the long-term health of Australians. But who’s doing the housework?
Hugh White warns of a potential war between the US and China, drawing lessons from the first and second world wars to explore how Australia might respond to such a conflict – and where to draw a line.
These are ferociously intelligent books by two young female writers addressing the problems of gender, race and migration in Australia today.
Australians should accept that Pacific island countries will engage with other countries, and instead recognise the gaps in our defence, development and diplomatic relationships with the region.