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Only threat to penalty rates is Shorten

Senator Abetz - avatar Senator Abetz

Bill Shorten’s speech today where he effectively expresses no confidence in the Fair Work Commission is laughable given his own track record on penalty rates. As Workpla...

The Australian history boom has busted, but there's hope it may boom again

Frank Bongiorno, Professor of History, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University - avatar Frank Bongiorno, Professor of History, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University

The 1850s gold rush in Victoria brought an influx of prospectors from China, seeking their fortunes.National Museum of AustraliaThis is the first in a series examining Au...

Why we lose our hearing and vision as we age

Chyrisse Heine, Speech Pathologist/Audiologist Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University - avatar Chyrisse Heine, Speech Pathologist/Audiologist Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University

We experience lots of changes in our body as we age, and our eyes and ears are no exception. Unfortunately this toys with our senses. from www.shutterstock.com.auThis art...

The markers of everyday racism in Australia

Claire Smith, Professor of Archaeology, Flinders University - avatar Claire Smith, Professor of Archaeology, Flinders University

Children representing the diversity of contemporary multicultural Australia stand near a sign depicting an 'idealised' white Australia. Blackwood Recreation Centre, South...

Game over: how professional athletes can have a career after sport

Steve McKenna, Associate Professor of Management, Curtin University - avatar Steve McKenna, Associate Professor of Management, Curtin University

Some professional players find it difficult to change their routine to adjust to other careers when they retire.www.shutterstock.comWhen we interviewed “Barry&rdquo...

Why older people get osteoporosis and have falls

Kerrie Sanders, Professor -Musculoskeletal Science, Nutrition and Health economics, IHA, Australian Catholic University - avatar Kerrie Sanders, Professor -Musculoskeletal Science, Nutrition and Health economics, IHA, Australian Catholic University

Older people are more likely to have falls as their balance and muscle strength usually isn't what it was. from www.shutterstock.com.auThis article is part of our series ...

Changing climate has stalled Australian wheat yields: study

Zvi Hochman, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Farming Systems, CSIRO - avatar Zvi Hochman, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Farming Systems, CSIRO

Fields of gold: Australia's wheat industry contributes more than A$5 billion to the economy each year. Wheat image from www.shutterstock.comAustralia’s wheat yields...

2017 will be a big year for Australia's energy system: here's what to look out for

Alan Pears, Senior Industry Fellow, RMIT University - avatar Alan Pears, Senior Industry Fellow, RMIT University

Will 2017 be the year Australia sorts out its energy policy?Power image from www.shutterstock.com2017 is the year when many long-festering energy policy problems must be ...

 

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Sharks commence $25 million-dollar construction of Mantra Hotel

Southport Sharks CEO, Dean Bowtell One of the largest clubs in Queensland, Southport Sharks, has joined forces with leading Australian hotel and ...

This Book/Song Changed My Life social media campaign

Anna Funder Four best-selling Australian authors and two indie artists have added their voices to This Book/Song Changed My Life social media cam...

Online fun and games

Modern technology is not just about communications and space exploration. There are daily advances in online entertainment innovation. If you type ...