Opinion

climate change protest girl

Having fewer children is one of the most effective ways an individual can mitigate climate change.

bushfire kangaroo

In a matter of weeks, the fires have subverted decades of dedicated conservation efforts for many threatened species.

bushfire

Air purifiers with a HEPA filter are an expensive option. Plugging ventilation holes in walls helps, but there are also dangers.

Bondi beach waves

There's much more to waves than the part you see at the beach. And it can all start hundreds, if not thousands, of kilometres from the shore.

daleks

The idea there is no government fate worse than debt is misleading at best.

ocean pool coogee

New South Wales boasts many wonderful ocean pools, thanks to a combination of climate, geology, culture and prosperity. Despite concerns about costs, economic and health benefits far outweigh these.

Nick Kyrgios

After analysing posts from 100,000 Twitter users, our research used big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to reveal the hidden personality traits underpinning thousands of jobs.

Crown Casino Sydney

In many countries, city-shaping mega-projects are generally overseen by local government, but in Australia state governments often step in and exclude council and community representatives from the process.

mental health

We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.

airbnb

In 2016, a Victorian court decided an Airbnb arrangement was a lease. 'Guests' could be protected by tenancy law, including against eviction. And in this case the host was evicted for subletting.

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