Opinion

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Belvoir's production of Barbara and the Camp Dogs is a timely reminder of the need for all Australians to listen to Indigenous voices, writes Caroline Wake.

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Losing weight is an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes but beliefs that it's harder to shed kilos when diabetic are unfounded, write Andrew Brown, Mike Lean and Wilma Leslie.

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Adding just 20 cents to the price of a T-shirt in Australia would lift all Indian workers in the garment supply chain out of poverty, write Murray Ross Hall and Thomas Wiedmann.

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The discovery of a new species of marsupial lion in north-west Queensland provides important insight into what habitats were like in the past, writes Anna Gillespie.

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Australians can see the impact of dockless bike sharing on the streets of their cities. The data collected about user journeys is less visible but just as important, writes Christopher Pettit.

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Amelia Thorpe looks at the increasing popularity of parklets in urban spaces and the role that businesses can play in their development.

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The complexity of the foreign citizenship laws of other nations and flaws in the declaration process mean uncertainty and political dysfunction will run for some time, writes George Williams.

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With Human Rights Day and the UN's year-long Stand Up 4 Human Rights campaign imminent, here are 10 steps the government can take to improve human rights protection in Australia. 

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The government guarantee on affordable housing is a crucial part of affordable housing policy and could catalyse efforts for a national housing accord, write Julie Lawson, Hal Pawson and Vivienne Milligan.

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The Antarctic Treaty was signed 58 years ago today, protecting the continent for peace and science.

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