Opinion

echidna

Excavator, farmer, matchmaker: echidnas provide a host of benefits to nature. So let's harness the potential.

A bat or flying fox spreads its wings above a river

Echolocation evolved multiple times in bats over millions of year. Yet the earliest bat ancestors probably didn't have this skill — or if they did, it was likely very primitive.

stock market

The Reserve Bank has limitless access to Australian dollars and a reputation to protect.

People in Mandalay city congregate to support Aung San Suu Kyi.

The concern now is that the military plans to hold a new election after the coup is over, or after what it is alleging is a state of emergency.

Entrance to the US Securities and Exchange Commission shows emblem on building

As the SEC investigates social media posts for GameStop manipulation, UNSW Business School's Mark Humphery-Jenner says it is important to remember that market manipulation is illegal.

Medical worker at Covid-19 Vaccination clinic

Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.

Hands holding $50 note

Any permanent increase is welcome, but there's a long way to go.

Young man sitting on a lounge with head in hands looking unhappy

Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides. 

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Compromises were reached and reputations suffered. Who ultimately won the social media showdown?

Child sitting on floor with her head resting on her knees and face hidden

A study of child sexual abuse material survivors found 42 per cent were abused by their father or stepfather, meaning abuse prevention and education services can't assume all parents protect children in their care.

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