Commentary

Submission
17 January 2017

This submission argues that government investment in first class research infrastructure is vital to the long-term sustainability of Australia’s research program, driving innovation, economic...

Article
17 January 2017

There’s one aspect of the draft South East Queensland Regional which goes to some of the fundamental assumptions in the draft and that’s the balance between jobs growth (where people are expected...

Article
16 January 2017

When it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than cure.

Submission
13 January 2017

This submission is based on a series of consultations with Victorian Salvation Army services that highlighted three key groups of people who, without adequate supports, are likely to remain in...

Article
13 January 2017

The SCOAP initiative aims to make work previously only available to paying subscribers of academic journals freely and immediately available to everyone.

Article
9 January 2017

The city is overhauling its archaic zoning regulations, but does the move help its citizens as much as it helps developers?

Article
9 January 2017

This article explores how economic productivity and growth are enhanced by infrastructure, how government investors can generate revenue infrastructure projects and how communities build the...

Article
5 January 2017

Do you know where and how you want to be buried?

Will you choose an elaborate Victorian-style headstone, or do you prefer a “green” burial, with only a GPS tracking signal indicating your...

Article
3 January 2017

The ancient Roman world is littered with examples of architectural recycling, writes Candace Richards.

Article
2 January 2017

Relying on air conditioners to stay cool on hot summer days affects the price of electricity for everyone, all year round, writes Wendy Miller.