Cathy Van Extel


Can AI predict crime?

Should we trust AI to decide who is a criminal and what defines a crime?
Audio interview

Concerns raised over the future of community based mental health nurses

There's concern that community based mental health nurses could disappear under a new national model to improve mental health services in regional communities. From July 1, mental health programs will be commissioned by the nation's 31 Primary Health Networks in an effort to move away...

Science and society

Professor Brian Schmidt, a Nobel Prize winning astronomer and physicist, addresses a number of key issues confronting Australian scientists and researchers. To what extent should science be directed and the outcomes tailored to meet the commercial needs of industry and business or are there better...