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7 Feb 2018

Pacific Island states are planning a new resilience fund to pay for retrofitting vital infrastructure in the face of extreme weather and climate impacts.

And their peak body, the Pacific Islands Forum, is getting advice from Australia's treasury and finance officials on how to...

Audio interview

3 Jan 2018

There are calls for changes to the nation's building code to ensure homes are heat stress resistant in summer.

A study has found new 'energy efficient' homes can actually be less resistant to heat than older double-brick homes.

As a result, Australian's are...

Audio program

10 Nov 2017

The longest running cohort study of aboriginal health will be continued thanks to $12 million dollar cash injection by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Audio program

1 Nov 2017

Australian research is set to come under tougher assessment criteria, to ensure it delivers economic and social benefits.

Audio program

21 Sep 2017

Support is growing for better recognition of Australian South Sea Islanders.

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