Unless we can fill the void created by the loss of the Future Fellowships and other schemes, Australia's research horsepower will wind back significantly over the next few years, writes Professor Les Field.
As revenues are harder to come by, Australian financial institutions need to manage costs more carefully. However, the offshoring of call centre and IT jobs should be a more strategic decision, writes Rosemary Howard.
Australia's politicians have long had a deaf ear when it comes to community support for voluntary euthanasia. This looks set to change in Tasmania, where its leaders have begun the process of translating that support into law, writes George Williams.