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Nitrogen fertilisers are incredibly efficient, but they make climate change a lot worse

Sustainable farming can reduce nitrous oxide emissions.eutrophication&hypoxia/Flickr, CC BY-SANi...

Pep Canadell, Chief research scientist, CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere; and Executive Director, Global Carbon Project, CSIRO - avatar Pep Canadell, Chief research scientist, CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere; and Executive Director, Global Carbon Project, CSIRO19-11-2019

Green cement a step closer to being a game-changer for construction emissions

If the cement industry were a country, it would be the [third-largest emitter of CO₂ in the wo...

Yixia (Sarah) Zhang, Associate Professor of Engineering, Western Sydney University - avatar Yixia (Sarah) Zhang, Associate Professor of Engineering, Western Sydney University19-11-2019

Please, no more projections. What we need are predictions, and they're harder

Projections are often be repeatedly wrong. That's because the models don't learn from mistakes.Shutt...

John Quiggin, Professor, School of Economics, The University of Queensland - avatar John Quiggin, Professor, School of Economics, The University of Queensland19-11-2019

The problem with child protection isn't the money, it's the system itself

The child protection system looks at children on a case-by-case basis. This approach doesn't work.Ch...

Rochelle Einboden, Lecturer, The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney - avatar Rochelle Einboden, Lecturer, The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney19-11-2019

Report cards' report card: showing potential, but with room for improvement

One principal estimated report writing costs his school around $90,000 per semester.from shutterstoc...

Hilary Hollingsworth, Principal Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research - avatar Hilary Hollingsworth, Principal Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research19-11-2019

Leaked documents on Uighur detention camps in China – an expert explains the key revelations

Omer Bekali, a former detainee in China's vast camps for Uighurs, Kazakhs and other Muslim minoritie...

Michael Clarke, Associate Professor, National Security College, Australian National University - avatar Michael Clarke, Associate Professor, National Security College, Australian National University18-11-2019

Humans light 85% of bushfires, and we do virtually nothing to stop it

It’s hard to comprehend why someone would deliberately light a bushfire. Yet this behaviour re...

Janet Stanley, Associate professor/Principal Research Fellow, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne - avatar Janet Stanley, Associate professor/Principal Research Fellow, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne18-11-2019

Paul Keating attacks media for 'pious belchings' over China

Former prime minister Paul Keating has launched a scathing attack on the Australian media for its co...

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra - avatar Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra18-11-2019

What are parasites and how do they make us sick?

Giardia is an example of a parasite you don't want to catch. Symptoms can include diarrhoea, abdomin...

Vincent Ho, Senior Lecturer and clinical academic gastroenterologist, Western Sydney University - avatar Vincent Ho, Senior Lecturer and clinical academic gastroenterologist, Western Sydney University18-11-2019

Turn down for what? Why you turn down the radio when you're trying to park your car

When you're looking for a destination, you might need to cut down the volumeShutterstockYou’re...

Simon Lilburn, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Melbourne - avatar Simon Lilburn, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Melbourne18-11-2019

The Daily Magazine

Top 5 Stress-relieving Tips for Students

Emma Rundle - avatar Emma Rundle

Living the student’s life makes you highly susceptible to stress and anxiety. With everything that’s going on in college, most students experience constant stress that takes a toll on their, grades, their health and their happiness. According to a st...


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Politics

Prime Minister - Step up in drought budget support

Drought-hit farmers, small businesses and rural towns are set for an immediate cash injection to keep stock fed and watered, keep businesses open, keep locals in work and pump funds into local eco...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

David Littleproud MP interview with Tom Connell

Interview with Tom Connell – Sky News NewsDay   The Coalition’s latest drought support package   TOM CONNELL: David Littleproud, thanks for your time. We've got this drought package going throug...

Tom Connell - avatar Tom Connell

Prime Minister Address Tom Hughes Oration Dinner

Thank you very much, Julian, for that very kind introduction.  It was very generous. Thank you very much for those words.  It's great to be here with you.  I'm here today to give the vote of thank...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

Business News

Decathlon Group: Global sporting brand opens its third store

International sporting brand Decathlon today opened its much anticipated third store in Victoria.    Located at 405 Boundary Road, Moorabbin Airport, the store extends the brand’s footprint across V...

Tess Sanders Lazarus - avatar Tess Sanders Lazarus

How to grow your construction business into an empire

If construction is the business that you are in and you are looking to make the transition from being a small operator to a major player, you are going to have to ask some tough questions. And qui...

News Company - avatar News Company

Acciona And Surfing Australia Partnership

Acciona Ambassador and 2020 World Surf League (WSL) Women’s World Tour rookie Isabella Nichols with Bede Noonan, Managing Director of Acciona Geotech at today's launch. CASUARINA/NSW (N...

Blainey Woodham - avatar Blainey Woodham

Travel

Planning a High School Educational Trip: Useful Pointers to Keep in Mind

Planning and managing an educational trip is not an easy job for teachers, especially if the group consists of high school teenagers! At the same time, high schoolers are also at an age where they...

News Company - avatar News Company

Why Do So Many Brits Travel To Australia?

Australia is one of the most popular destinations for travellers around the world, but maybe none more so that British travellers. Hundreds of thousands of Brits leave the UK on a yearly basis to sw...

News Company - avatar News Company

Hen Weekends Abroad- Top 5 cities for a perfect hen party

All good things end. It’s not to say that marriage shouldn’t be treated as something absolutely exceptional - on the contrary. Unfortunately though, once we find the person we couldn’t imagine our l...

Monika Rose - avatar Monika Rose

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