Opinion

A man about to get a vaccine from a medical worker

The third-generation vaccine has fewer potential side effects than second-generation vaccines and can be safely given to people with weakened immune systems.

Indigenous Australians in tribal gear perform in a ceremony

Australian Governments must embrace Indigenous Nation Building if the Uluru Statement is to lead to effective structural reform and self-determined government for First Nations peoples.

A hand is held just above rippling water

What is ‘structured water’ (aka hexagonal water, EZ water, or H3O2)? You might see people advertising it, but it’s not a real thing.

Aerial view of a depleted river in the Murray Darling system of rivers

Federal Labor has pledged to deliver the Murray Darling Basin Plan. But a new report casts serious doubt on that promise.

Close up of two people shanking hands behind a door slightly ajar

Experts, and not those with deep pockets or connections, should be charged with making the decisions that affect us all.

bronze statue commemorating the chief justice of victoria george higinbotham

The Australian Law Reform Commission report recommends major changes to the way judges are appointed and educated, and supports an independent body to investigate allegations of misconduct.

a hand holds a lit lightbulb in front of a solar panel

Expensive silicon has been used to produce the highest-efficiency solar panels. Now there’s a way to use cheaper raw materials.

a small  rope woven sheath hangs against a fabric wall

Descendants of the Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal peoples, two renowned artists come together in this family exhibition.

Anthony Albanese standing in front of the Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags

The Albanese government is moving towards a referendum having Australia voting on a First Nations Voice to Parliament. So how much detail should voters have about the Voice?

a drug-carrying aquatic drone

International and Australian laws need to be updated to cope with the newest drug-trafficking technique threatening maritime security.

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