Opinion

Silhouettes of a rock band with text from the Uluru Statement of The Heart in the background

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced Labor’s commitment to the Uluru Statement from the Heart. This means there may soon be a First Nations Voice to Parliament. However, there is a journey ahead.

Bulldozers shown next to a huge pile of coal at a mining site

Winning the election might be the easy part for Labor compared to weaning Australia off fossil fuel exports. But it must be done.

A person infected with monkeypox with welts on their hand and leg

Two cases of monkeypox have been reported in Australia. Resurgence of this virus could be due to the ending of smallpox vaccination.

Anthony Albanese and Scott Morrison in front of the Australian Aboriginal Flag

Five experts grade the major parties’ policies and past actions on pursuing a First Nations Voice to Parliament.

Two cars stranded in flood waters

Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. So why do people do it?

Police and army assist in flood waters

The federal election presents an opportunity to promote plans for improving national disaster governance and resilience. But the silence on these issues in political debates has been remarkable.

scott morrision and anthony albanese

In the first week of the campaign we journeyed around the country with a team of politics experts. Now we retrace our steps to look at what’s happened since.

hospitality workers clean tables

Exploitation flourishes because regulators do not routinely detect or punish labour law noncompliance.

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There’s a lot of technological progress required before off-Earth mining operations can be considered feasible.

A manuscript page of an ancient Hindu text

Using machine learning, we analysed meaning and feeling in different translations of an ancient Hindu holy text.

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