UNSW Canberra

Kurt Fearnley and others including Bill Shorten

The original vision for the NDIS was that it would give people with disabilities a say in how services are delivered. The appointment of an NDIA chair who is disabled is a positive move.

A view of buildings on the UNSW campus

The funding allows researchers to progress their projects and careers that will benefit Australians.

Red diplomatic passport of Australia against the background of different passports of the world

The tailored language and cultural program will prepare the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade diplomats for overseas postings. 

Multiple drones flying over a lake at sunrise

Jingulu – a language spoken by the Jingili people in the Northern Territory – has characteristics that allow it to be easily translated into AI commands.

Cows standing in a paddock among gum trees with the sun on the horizon

Our new analysis suggests the vast majority of carbon credits granted for regrowing native forests either has not occurred, or would have occurred anyway.

A person sitting while holding a walking frame

People with disability in prison may need help with personal hygiene, reading, filling in forms, understanding rules, participating in criminal justice proceedings, or making complaints.

Three power station stacks spew forth smoke at night

Labor has promised a 43 per cent cut in Australia’s emissions by 2030 and a high-integrity carbon credit market is vital to reaching this goal.

Hand holding an Australian passport

The cost of the Australian biometric passport and the rigour involved in obtaining one can be traced to our participation in an international passport system that evolved over the last century.

People protesting for support of NDIS

The short-term NDIS priorities for the new government are to rebuild trust and restore it to its original intention.

platypus floating in river water

We don’t have to passively sit back and watch Australia’s species and ecosystems die. Here are five concrete steps the next government should take.

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