New research shows it is the kind of diet a primate species consumes that offers the best explanation for its brain size, writes Darren Curnoe.
Yes, lockout laws have succeeded in decreasing crime in certain neighbourhoods. But an analysis of transport data points to different impacts across the city, writes Phillip Wadds.
It is up to federal governments to recognise the value of providing legal assistance to the most disadvantaged in the community, writes George Williams.
'Possibly the best year ever for UNSW sport' was how MC Andrew Jones, CEO of Cricket NSW, described 2016 at the Blues and Sports Awards last week.
How is it the flu has managed to stay around for so long, and why haven't we beaten it yet?
The Australian construction industry employs over 1.1 million people, but it needs a clear strategy to become a global competitor in the construction race, writes Martin Loosemoore.
We need to refrom negative gearing and boost housing supply. Affordability, financial stability and economic inequality are all riding on it, writes Richard Holden.
The 1994 Rwandan genocide evokes shame, despair, and revulsion. Yet, the events warrant reflection and remind us about the risks of looking the other way, writes Toni Erskine.
Is it possible for the international community to protect civilians from mass atrocities?
New research by UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre has found that shared home ownership schemes for people with disability bring potential benefits but also expose people to debt risks.