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6 March 14

There are many reasons why people get involved in yarn bombing, but the common thread is the desire to share a message political or otherwise – with the community, writes Alyce McGovern.

5 March 14

Aboriginal Australians are nearly 18 times more likely to end up in prison than other Australians, new research by Adjunct Professor Don Weatherburn has found.

5 March 14

How does the Sydney Opera House measure up in terms of sustainability? This is one of the presentations at a major international symposium to be held this week entitled “What would Utzon do now?" 

4 March 14

What’s next for Qantas? A great deal of uncertainty about its ownership, operational structure and the possibility of support from government. The only certainty is that 5,000 staff will lose their jobs, writes Richard Holden. 

4 March 14

The Oscars are supposed to be definitive, the grown-up verdict bestowed by the biggest film industry on Earth. But do they deliver, asks Julien Murphet. 

4 March 14

The 2014 Adelaide Biennial is a tightly controlled, heart-wrenching, thoughtful critique of the change in Australian sensibility, and is well worth the price of an airfare to see it, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.  

3 March 14

The unique partnership between Professor Peter Gunning and The Kids’ Cancer Project is leading to a new treatment for children fighting childhood cancer, as featured on ABC TV’s Australian Story. VIDEO

3 March 14

Does the decision by China's Twitter-like internet giant Weibo, to list on the New York Stock Exchange, mean Hong Kong has lost its competitive edge, asks Laurie Pearcey. 

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3 March 14

As educators, we need to ask ourselves what we can deliver beyond the academic so our students graduate not just with professional qualifications, but with core life skills, writes Professor Wai Fong Chua. 

3 March 14

Three UNSW students will spend their first semester studying in Japan under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan, which aims to enhance students’ cultural connections in Asia.