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27 Nov 2019
8

Rural communities are facing a shrinking volunteer base, as people either leave for better opportunities in cities or can no longer perform strenuous volunteering roles, writes Blythe McLennan.

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26 Nov 2019
24

There’s still a case for better tertiary funding in Australia, writes Geoff Sharrock.

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22 Nov 2019
11

Our immigration success story didn’t happen by accident — but is it under threat?

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19 Nov 2019
27

As climate change makes bushfires more ferocious and extreme, now is the time to better understand how our First Peoples used fire.

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18 Nov 2019
18

Recently leaked internal documents confirm Xi Jinping’s high level of personal involvement in driving the campaign of repression in Xinjiang.

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18 Nov 2019
8

The lure of suburbia clearly remains strong for people around the world. If planners are to deal with the problems of sprawl, they need to increase urban density in a way that resonates with the leafy green qualities of suburbia that most people desire (at...

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15 Nov 2019
7

Receiving a grant can be the difference between whether a project goes ahead or not, and – if you’re a researcher – whether you have a job or not.

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14 Nov 2019
3

The IEA’s annual flagship review, World Energy Outlook 2019, puts it bluntly. On current policies, the world is on track for a “relentless upward march in energy-related emissions."

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13 Nov 2019
3

Firearm deaths occur in heated situations because police carry guns as standard issue. This article explores the imperatives for firearm training for Australian police officers.

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12 Nov 2019
30

Though the federal government emphasises partnerships, accountability and evidence-based policies, Morrison is actually taking a selective and top-down approach. He is also ignoring key Indigenous advice and evidence.