A modest amount of 'grandmothering' can lead to the evolution of an extended lifespan, suggests Rob Brooks.
A lengthy legal battle over the Murray-Darling between the states and the Commonwealth may have disastrous implications for policy-making in this area, argues Shipra Chordia.
Australia is now entering its fourth wave of engagement with Asia, and the Asian Century White Paper provides the road map for the new steps in this journey, writes Tim Harcourt.
Once again, overdose deaths from opioids are increasing in Australia. And once again, we are in danger of ignoring effective, evidence-based interventions, argues Alex Wodak.
All petrol retailers need to put their prices online for motorists to get the full benefit and to ensure a level playing field, write Frank Zumbo.
It’s normal to have recurring waves of grief after the loss of a loved one but prolonged, severe grief requires treatment, writes Richard Bryant.
Flooding risk is often used as an argument against greater environmental flows for the Murray-Darling, but graziers would benefit greatly from floods, writes Richard Kingsford.
The grant application process for NHMRC funding needs urgent reform so that available funds are sensibly and fairly distributed, argues Rakesh Kumar.
Banks will need to move quickly to embrace the changes that mobile banking is forcing upon them, writes Jonathan Greenacre.
Training people in disciplines they have no aptitude for or interest in is a waste of public money and countless professional lives, writes Cathy Sherry.