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As Victorian MPs debate assisted dying, it is vital they examine the evidence, not just the rhetoric

Ben White, Professor of Law and Director, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology - avatar Ben White, Professor of Law and Director, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology

Victorian MPs are about to debate an assisted dying bill. How can they sift through competing claims?ShutterstockAssisted dying in Australia is no longer a matter of &ldq...

It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure

Tom Spurling, Professor of Innovation Studies, Swinburne University of Technology - avatar Tom Spurling, Professor of Innovation Studies, Swinburne University of Technology

You might notice a new blue and gold addition to your wallet in the next few weeks as the Reserve Bank of Australia releases the new A$10 note into circulation. The new s...

Preventing Murray-Darling water theft: a space agency can help Australia manage federal resources

Andrew Dempster, Director, Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research; Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW - avatar Andrew Dempster, Director, Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research; Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW

This is the first article in the series Australia’s place in space, where we’ll explore the strengths and weaknesses, along with the past, present and the fut...

Curious Kids: Why is the Earth round?

Jonathan P. Marshall, Vice Chancellor's Post-doctoral Research Fellow, UNSW - avatar Jonathan P. Marshall, Vice Chancellor's Post-doctoral Research Fellow, UNSW

The mass of the Earth is big enough that the gravitational force it creates can pull the hard shape of ice, rock and metal into a sphere.NASA Earth Observatory images by ...

Interest in tiny houses is growing, so who wants them and why?

Heather Shearer, Research Fellow, Cities Research Centre, Griffith University - avatar Heather Shearer, Research Fellow, Cities Research Centre, Griffith University

A tiny house in the backyard appeals to some as a solution that offers both affordability and sustainability.Think Out Loud/flick, CC BY-NCTiny houses are now so popular ...

Hurricane Irma nursing home deaths shows stark dilemma of whether to stay put or evacuate

Joseph Ibrahim, Professor, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University - avatar Joseph Ibrahim, Professor, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University

The death of Florida nursing home residents whose air-conditioning failed last week during Hurricane Irma highlights the tragic consequences of some of our most vulnerabl...

Fred Williams in the You Yangs: a turning point for Australian art

Anita Pisch, Visiting Fellow, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Australian National University - avatar Anita Pisch, Visiting Fellow, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Australian National University

Detail from Fred Williams You Yang Pond 1963 oil on composition board Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Gift of Godfrey Phillips International Pty Ltd 1968 © ...

Vietnam's typhoon disaster highlights the plight of its poorest people

Chinh Luu, PhD candidate in Disaster Management, University of Newcastle - avatar Chinh Luu, PhD candidate in Disaster Management, University of Newcastle

Six people lost their lives when Typhoon Doksuri smashed into central Vietnam on September 16, the most powerful storm in a decade to hit the country.Although widespread ...

 

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Don’t miss your chance to spend New Year’s Eve in the middle of Sydney Harbour

Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Cockatoo Island, Sydney’s Harbour only Island where you can stay overnight, and watch the fireworks from a spectacular l...

Surprise Your Partner with a Gift – But What?

It’s probably far too long since you last did something unexpected for your partner, but sometimes this can make buying a spontaneous gift an extrem...

Dietitian promotes the benefits of Australian foraged Superfoods

The vitamin-packed Australian superfoods introduce an exciting eating experience and provide a bountiful source of antioxidants. Hayley Blienden i...