The speciality of intensive care has a responsibility to begin a discussion about the limitations of modern medicine and the inevitability of ageing and dying, writes Kenneth Hillman.
With the combined fortunes of commodity producers and the federal budget increasingly tied to Chinese demand, Australia has much riding on the leadership transition, writes Laurie Pearcey.
China needs creative solutions to the problems that unprecedented numbers of young men will cause as they come of age in the next two decades, argues Rob Brooks.
Automated cameras and microphones will help better connect the public with life in the wild, writes Dustin Welbourne.
Is adding GST to online sales about equality in retail or an exercise in shoring up the federal budget? asks Dale Boccabella.
A new study of ancient shoulder bones from Ethiopia has important implications for understanding the course of our evolution, writes Darren Curnoe.
The role of the governor-general has changed, and so too should the way that the governor-general is selected, writes George Williams.
With a new planning system about to be introduced in NSW, the need for an independent, specialist public interest environmental and planning law centre is greater than ever, argues Amelia Thorpe.
Since it is possible for the ICC to promote better domestic prosecutions, it can, and should, encourage domestic accountability for sexual violence crimes, writes Amrita Kapur.
War should not be considered a “normal” response to dispute resolution, argues Ian Bickerton.