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Friday essay: what is it about Versailles?

Peter McPhee, Emeritus professor, University of Melbourne - avatar Peter McPhee, Emeritus professor, University of Melbourne

The Hall of Mirrors at Versailles Palace.Benoit Tessier/ReutersWhen the triumphant Donald Trump welcomed Nigel Farage to his $100 million penthouse apartment in Trump Tow...

You say 'elite media', I say real journalism. And now more than ever we must fight to keep it

Denis Muller, Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne - avatar Denis Muller, Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne

What critics call the 'elite media' is actually journalism that serves the public interest.ShutterstockA word, if I may, on this nasty new term of abuse “elite medi...

Law to be strengthened on family violence

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra - avatar Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

The Turnbull government has announced it will strengthen the law relating to family violence, ahead of the Council of Australian Governments discussing the issue at its m...

How to prevent injury from sport and exercise

Jordan Smith, Lecturer in Physical Education, University of Newcastle - avatar Jordan Smith, Lecturer in Physical Education, University of Newcastle

Sports injuries do occur, but it's important to remember the benefits far outweigh the risks. from www.shutterstock.com.auThis article is part of our package looking at t...

How we can change our body shape with exercise

Julie Netto, Occupational therapist, Curtin University - avatar Julie Netto, Occupational therapist, Curtin University

You can't burn fat off a specific area, but you can build different muscles to change the shape of your body.from www.shutterstock.com.auThis article is part of our packa...

Why capital is fleeing China and what it means for Australia

Alice de Jonge, Senior Lecturer, International Law; Asian Business Law, Monash University - avatar Alice de Jonge, Senior Lecturer, International Law; Asian Business Law, Monash University

China's foreign reserves are declining. ShutterstockForeign reserves at the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), China’s central bank, fell for the fifth consecutiv...

To pay solar households fairly, we need to understand the true value of solar

Joe Wyndham, Research Analyst, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney - avatar Joe Wyndham, Research Analyst, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Solar subsidies encouraged a massive take-up of solar panels in Australia. Solar image from www.shutterstock.comThe Australian government is reviewing our electricity mar...

Not just nets: how to stop shark attacks without killing sharks

Nathan Hart, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University - avatar Nathan Hart, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University

Shelly Beach near Ballina, one of the new shark net locations, was the scene of a fatal shark attack in February 2015.Dave Hunt/AAP, CC BY-SAThe recent spate of shark att...

 

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10 Million Visitors Expected to Head to Sydney This Summer

Destination NSW provides a taste of Summer with new flyover footage of Sydney's famous beaches. Click here to view. This Summer, more than 10 million...

Bookasalon Rebrands to Bookwell

Bookasalon, the Australian hair, health and beauty online portal that recently launched in Australia is getting a makeover of its own. The company has...

Mantra Group, has secured five new hotel signings

Leading Australian-based hotel and resort operator, Mantra Group, has secured five new hotel signings with a combined total of more than 900 additiona...