Half of respondents in a recent poll said they were in favour of Australia becoming a republic. But there are still lots of hurdles in the path of those who wish to make such an historic break with the British monarchy.
Improving our understanding of severe storms requires a lot of data but research resources are limited and spread across many different storm types. Christopher J. White, Jason Evans and Kevin Walsh think citizen scientists could help fill the gaps.
If Australia is to effectively manage e-waste, it needs to expand its National Waste Policy to include the recovery and recycling of a much wider range of electrical products, writes Graciela Metternicht.