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Local film and TV content makes up just 1.6% of Netflix’s Australian catalogue

  • Written by Ramon Lobato, Senior research fellow, RMIT University
Local film and TV content makes up just 1.6% of Netflix’s Australian catalogueWhile local content makes up a small proportion of the Australian Netflix catalogue, Netflix has also heavily promoted Australian shows overseas, such as Hannah Gadsby's standup show Nanette. IMDB

Over the last few years we have been studying the catalogues of Netflix and Stan to see how much local screen content each service carries and how this...

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gene therapy is still in its infancy but the future looks promising

  • Written by Merlin Crossley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic and Professor of Molecular Biology, UNSW
gene therapy is still in its infancy but the future looks promisingDetermining the structure of the DNA was the beginning of the gene therapy journey.from shutterstock.com

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the ABC’s Boyer Lectures. Delivered by Professor John Rasko, the 2018 Life Engineered lectures explore ethical and other issues around gene therapy and related technologies, and their potential to...

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Big firms voice lack of faith in 'cumbersome' and 'impractical' Emissions Reduction Fund

  • Written by Jayanthi Kumarasiri, Lecturer in Accounting, RMIT University

Four years after it was launched, the federal government’s A$2.55 billion Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) has still not attracted the participation of many of Australia’s highest-emitting companies.

Our research on corporate managers’ attitudes suggests that the scheme, which remains the Coalition government’s flagship policy...

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All eyes on November's G20 meeting as tensions between China and the US ratchet up

  • Written by Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University
All eyes on November's G20 meeting as tensions between China and the US ratchet upMuch attention will be on the next meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump at the G20 in late November.AAP/EPA/Roman Pilipey

When G20 finance ministers met in Bali last week to review economic developments in the lead-up to the annual G20 summit, they could not ignore troubling signs in the global economy driven...

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  2. why do some dogs get ‘snow nose’ in winter?
  3. Is it time to move beyond the limits of 'built environment' thinking?
  4. Coalition trails 47-53% in Newspoll, as Ipsos finds 74% oppose law discriminating against gay students and teachers
  5. We need to know more about charities to be sure they are helping their cause, not themselves
  6. Leek orchids are beautiful, endangered and we have no idea how to grow them
  7. Michelle Grattan on the contest in Wentworth, the Religious Freedom report leak and fast-tracking tax cuts
  8. Australia's screen industry is letting down carers
  9. Five in a row - the planets align in the night sky
  10. World politics explainer: the Russian revolution
  11. You may not like reality TV but How 'Mad' Are You? rightly tests our assumptions about mental illness
  12. Farmers' climate denial begins to wane as reality bites
  13. Focusing on people at 'high risk' of suicide has failed as a suicide prevention strategy
  14. On gender and sexuality, Scott Morrison's 'blind spot' may come from reading the Bible too literally
  15. where are the female academics on film?
  16. Newsflash. For most, energy remains affordable
  17. Archaeology can help us prepare for climates ahead – not just look back
  18. we have to start creating our low-carbon future today
  19. Amazon has lifted its wages, but the implications aren't as good as you might think
  20. Malcolm Turnbull is gone but son Alex keeps the climate faith
  21. We need more carbon in our soil to help Australian farmers through the drought
  22. Why some kids are more prone to dental decay
  23. a new vision of the Apollo 11 mission to set foot on the Moon
  24. the customer reviews most likely to influence purchasing decisions
  25. Debussy’s only opera, Pélleas and Mélisande
  26. Why police and prosecutors don't always disclose evidence in criminal trials
  27. World politics explainer: the end of Apartheid
  28. Guardian Australia's Katharine Murphy and former MP David Feeney on the digital disruption of media and politics
  29. New research shows how Australia's newsrooms are failing minority communities
  30. A fresh perspective on Tasmania, a terrible and beautiful place
  31. You can't 'erase' bad memories, but you can learn ways to cope with them
  32. Why block subjects might not be best for university student learning
  33. More 'bright' fast radio bursts revealed, but where do they all come from?
  34. The informal water markets of Bangalore are a view of the future
  35. Discrimination debate will distress many gay school students
  36. Ruddock report constrains, not expands, federal religious exemptions
  37. Politics podcast: The battle for Wentworth
  38. captains of the finance industry should take note
  39. Mobile apps might make you feel better about travelling alone, but they won't necessarily make you safer
  40. Six things you can do to get boys reading more
  41. The AFLW found instant success, but challenges remain for its long-term sustainability
  42. internees tell of life in our German detainment camps
  43. Australia moves to El Niño alert and the drought is likely to continue
  44. Five lifestyle changes to enhance your mood and mental health
  45. 'Just like home'. New survey finds most renters enjoy renting, although for many it's expensive
  46. How your birth date influences how well you do in school, and later in life
  47. As the High Court challenge to abortion clinic 'safe access zones' begins, there is much at stake
  48. Why you might be paying more for your airfare than the person seated next to you
  49. Labor's pay policy merely hints at helping low paid workers rather than actually doing it
  50. In Trustees, Belarus Free Theatre mercilessly demolishes Australia's cultural debate


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