Under a new code, rural landholders in NSW will be allowed to clear up to 25 metres of land outside their property boundary. This will be devastating for the wildlife that live or migrate there.
Australia faces economic problems down the road if three big, structural reform areas – housing affordability, the tax mix, and decarbonisation – are not addressed.
OzSAGE's first recommendations deal with ventilation and the measures that will have to accompany widespread vaccination.
Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.
It’s simply not “safe” for many Australians to come out of Scott Morrison’s proverbial cave until vaccination rates increase.
Australia could again fall into the trap of false economies by opening up too soon.
The unemployment decline isn’t as impressive as it first appears, and wages growth remains sluggish.
The independence of Australia’s central bank doesn’t make it infallible. It should welcome peer review.
Automation is set to put a lot of people out of work - but machine learning could help them find their next career.
The sameness of the way in which universities present themselves is based on a shared view of what they think stakeholders want. Behind the official facade it’s more like ‘organised anarchy’.