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Planning

The project will upskill regional councils to reap benefits of ‘smart places’.

social housing apartment tower block against a blue sky

Australian state governments are struggling to meet growing demand for low-cost housing as cost-of-living pressure rises.

range of ready to pour spirits on a shelf in a bar setting

Localised data on alcohol-related harm and licensed outlets will help decisions on new liquor licences maintain a health focus.

crowd in a train station

You might be surprised to know that many unemployed Australians are not on unemployment benefits. And then came COVID – which saw a big shift in how many people were able and willing to claim.

masked people waiting in line

Even with the latest small increase, JobSeeker remains low by overseas standards – and, on one measure, it’s the lowest in the OECD.

scott morrison

We interviewed 80 Australians from a wide range of ages and backgrounds about how the government handled the pandemic. Their responses were mixed.

woman working on laptop sitting on sofa with child next to her

The federal government introduced the current childcare subsidy and activity test in 2018. An evaluation of the policy has found it met some of its intended objectives but failed at others.

Congested traffic on the M1 highway

Our survey found strong opposition to Australian megacities, with most people preferring population growth to be in satellite cities and rail hubs outside the capitals.

Space communication satellite

Eleven new grants for industry collaboration will fund research in engineering, science, and critical social issues.

tema milstein

If we are going to save the planet, UNSW Associate Professor of Environment and Society Tema Milstein says we need to start hugging trees. Westernised humans tend to believe they are separate from nature, which shapes thinking and actions toward the environment. But seeing the world with humans a

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