India's uni-age population is booming and the supply of high-quality education is unlikely to keep pace with demand. This provides a good opportunity for Australia, writes Amit Dasgupta.
Some policies will split the traditional supporters of the Coalition, while others will put the government at odds with key Senate cross benchers, writes Lindy Edwards.
The 51 Archibald finalist have been hung at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and many of the works have not necessarily been chosen on aesthetic grounds, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.
Scientists in Britain shuddered at the Brexit poll outcome and Australian scientists will be nervous about a fragile government taking office here, writes Merlin Crossley.
At age 16 Riley Bennett was told by a high school adviser he should train as a baker. Setting his sights higher, the Indigenous student is now studying to become a doctor.
The major parties have some work to do to tackle the protectionist threats from the populist left and right, writes Tim Harcourt.
UNSW has announced the appointment of Professor Brian Boyle as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise to lead a new portfolio that will drive the University’s innovation agenda.
Deforestation threatens much of Australia’s extraordinary biodiversity and, if not redressed, will blight the environmental legacy we leave future generations, warn scientists including Richard Kingsford, Martine Maron and Brendan Wintle.
The RBA leaves rates on hold, while consumers stand on the sidelines, and ratings agency S&P isn’t convinced of the government’s ability to reduce the budget deficit, writes Richard Holden.
Hundreds of scientists have expressed alarm at Australia’s increasing rate of destruction of native vegetation and called for governments to take action to stop habitat loss.