In major cities across Australia, there is a stark contrast between lofty planning goals and the sprawling reality on the ground, write Robert Freestone and Stephen Hamnett.
The Nancy Hillier Memorial Lecture, organised by UNSW and Bayside Council, continues the feisty campaigner's legacy of fighting for communities.
Olympic athletes play an important role within the sport-for-development agenda. But because they both inspire and lead, coaches may be better placed to assume that mantle, write Andrew Bennie and Nicholas Apoifis.
Alarm bells are ringing as the ACT government continues to buy key rural properties, writes Jenny Stewart.
The latest figures show Australia does not fare well compared with other OECD countries on federal government funding for research and development, write Merlin Crossley and Les Field.
Encouraging confidence in northern Australia development is not the same as picking winners, writes Richard Holden.
'Please don't abandon us now' was the simple message from a delegation of female Afghan MPs during a recent visit to Australia, write Susanne Schmeidl and Laura Shepherd.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is the beginning of a second international economic architecture, and Australia should and must be involved, writes Ross Buckley.
When the curious mind is stimulated, everyone from school kids to the elderly learn and remember more no matter the subject matter, UNSW psychology research fellow Amy Reichelt tells The Conversation.
Sustainable energy students are seeing their housing and energy projects brought to life in Cambodia as part of a re-imagined hands-on course within UNSW's Faculty of Engineering.