A lower Aussie dollar is good news for exporters. But it’s bad news for home owners, and consumers and business that source inputs from abroad, writes Richard Holden.
Juvenile crime rates in the NSW town of Armidale have been halved over the past seven years, thanks to an innovative, community-based skills program aimed at 14- to 17-year-olds.
International climate change talks will not save the planet by themselves, but they put important pressure on nations to do their part, writes Christian Downie.
It's time to hold a judicial inquiry to come to terms with Australia's involvement in the use of torture after September 11, writes George Williams.
UNSW Medicine celebrated a milestone today with the graduation of six Indigenous doctors – the highest number in a single year.
Rates of intracerebral haemorrhage, a common type of stroke, are in decline overall, but men, the elderly and people living in socio-economic disadvantage remain at risk, research shows.
David Murray’s Financial System Inquiry may call for the removal of superannuation tax breaks but the government’s tax discussion paper, due to be released next week, is unlikely to do the same, writes Gordon Mackenzie.
The Murray Report lacks a coherent framework for thinking about interconnected issues, and nowhere is that more evident than in the inquiry’s tax recommendations, writes Richard Holden.
Engineering students in UNSW’s solar racing team Sunswift have been left “shocked” and “incredibly surprised” after beating a crowd-funding target of $30,000 in just 10 days.
Why does the Financial System Inquiry report focus so much on the property boom rather than setting up ideas on how to get more competition in the sector, asks Michael Peters.