Glass Wings Blog: Australia

It’s time to end Western Australia’s $4 billion-per-year GST bonus
1 in 5 Australian workers have non-compete clauses, making it harder to get better paid jobs: new survey
10 Australian companies have embraced the 4-day week. Here’s what they say about it
20% of Australian students don’t finish high school: non-mainstream schools have a lot to teach us about helping kids stay
2022 was a good year for nature in Australia – but three nasty problems remain
The 2023 BirdLife Australia photography awards – in pictures
26 years ago, Howard chose fossil fuels over the Pacific. What will Albanese choose?
3 reasons why removing grazing animals from Australia’s arid lands for carbon credits is a bad idea
30 years of the web down under: how Australians made the early internet their own
3,200 deaths a year: 1 of many reasons air pollution in Australia demands urgent national action
5 things we need to see in Australia’s new nature laws
50 years after Evonne Goolagong’s Australian Open win, we should remember her achievements – and the racism she overcame
6 reasons Australians don’t trust economists, and how we could do better
97% of Australians want more action to stop extinctions and 72% want extra spending on the environment
A carbon tax can have economic, not just environmental benefits for Australia
‘A disease’: Caste discrimination in Australia is on the rise – but some are fighting back
A limit to ageing? Australian life expectancy is rising, but new report asks why few live to 110
A new study on Australian volcanoes has changed what we know about explosive ‘hotspot’ volcanism
A new trade deal delivers cheaper Australian beef and British sweets – but does little to avert dangerous global warming
A new virtual museum reveals 600 million years of Australian fossils in unprecedented 3D detail
A post-servo highway? How electric vehicles are changing the Australian roadscape
A record of Australia's suburban history lives in this archive — and it was nearly lost
A rose in every cheek: 100 years of Vegemite, the wartime spread that became an Aussie icon
A Vast Realm Off The Coast of Australia May Have Been Populated by Millions
About 1 in 6 older Australians experiences elder abuse. Here are the reasons they don’t get help
‘Absolutely perverse’: climate scheme could reward Australian coalmines whose emissions rise
ACT government tables Australia's first laws to stop irreversible intersex surgery on children
Actor and Sydney peace prize winner Nazanin Boniadi urges Australia to sanction key Iranian officials
Adam Bandt urges Australians to ‘embrace’ civil disobedience and join climate protests
After robodebt, here’s how Australia can have a truly ‘frank and fearless’ public service again
‘The age of fossil fuels will end’: Australia’s Chris Bowen hails Cop28 agreement
Ageing in a housing crisis: growing numbers of older Australians are facing a bleak future
AI can fool voice recognition used to verify identity by Centrelink and Australian tax office
Airlines could ditch flights to Australia to meet future emissions promises, parliament told
Albanese government launches war on vaping, declaring it the ‘number-one behavioural issue in high schools’
Albanese government to rapidly expand investment scheme for clean energy projects
Albanese urged to cancel China trip as Beijing warns Australia against sheltering ‘fugitives’
Albanese visit hopes to strengthen ties with India amid China’s rise. But differences remain
Almost 2 million Workforce Australia payments have been suspended in the past year, with devastating impact
Almost 200 asylum seekers returned by Albanese government since May 2022
Almost half of tobacco lobbyists in Australia have held positions in government, study finds
Almost nine in 10 Australians support plan to outlaw lies in political advertising, poll shows
Amid a worsening refugee crisis, public support is high in both Australia and NZ to accept more Rohingya
‘An Aussie icon’: burnt-out car wreck begins 4,356km journey across Western Australia
‘An economic fairytale’: Australia’s inflation being driven by company profits and not wages, analysis finds
An El Niño looms over Australia’s stressed electricity system – and we must plan for the worst
The ancient practice of livestock guardian dogs is highly successful on Australian farms today
Anthony Albanese to accelerate transition to low emissions after voice referendum
Anthony Fauci on Australia’s COVID response, AI and the next pandemic
‘Appallingly unethical’: why Australian universities are at breaking point
As Aussie as vanilla slice: how the delicate European dessert became the snot block of Aussie bakeries
As Australia strengthens its ties with the Philippines, it’s wading even further into the dangerous South China Sea
As Australia’s net zero transition threatens to stall, rooftop solar could help provide the power we need
As Chinese dialects decline, Australia offers a safe haven for some endangered languages
As livestock theft becomes a growing problem in rural Australia, new technologies offer hope
As shots rang out, the battle to save Western Australia’s stranded pilot whales was over
Asia’s ‘thirst’ for Indigenous Australian art on full display in South Korea
At OzAsia 2023, Australia’s appreciation of multiculturalism and diversity is most evident in food
‘At the brink’: international students in Australia are ending up homeless and hungry
Attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea threaten Australia’s trade – we need a Plan B
Australia at risk of electricity supply shortages as renewable projects lag behind coal plant closures
Australia breaches WHO treaty with carbon neutral certification of big tobacco company
Australia can learn from the UK’s experience by making banks pay for scam losses
Australia can no longer afford to ignore Russia’s expanding naval power in the Pacific
Australia ends ‘wasted decade’ with emissions reduction law, leader says
Australia experiencing a COVID ‘wave on wave’
Australia finally has a Net Zero Authority – here’s what should top its agenda
Australia finally has an electric vehicle strategy. How does it stack up?
Australia has introduced a new bill that will allow us to ship carbon emissions overseas. Here’s why that’s not a great idea
Australia has more native bird species than almost anywhere else. What led to this explosion of diversity?
Australia has way more PhD graduates than academic jobs. Here’s how to rethink doctoral degrees
Australia hasn’t figured out low-level nuclear waste storage yet – let alone high-level waste from submarines
Australia invests $4.29bn in renewable energy in December quarter, 10 times the previous three months
Australia is in a unique position to eliminate the bee-killing Varroa mite. Here’s what happens if we don’t
Australia is leaving thousands of international graduates in visa limbo, and it’s about to get worse
Australia is on track to have easily double the local death toll of Spanish Flu, with Covid
Australia is phasing out single-use plastics — but what items and when depends on where you live
‘Australia is sleepwalking’: a bushfire scientist explains what the Hawaii tragedy means for our flammable continent
Australia is spending millions to lure Hollywood productions. But is it worth it?
Australia is still reckoning with a shameful legacy: the resettlement of suspected war criminals after WWII
Australia is touted as a future clean energy ‘superpower’ – but research suggests other nations will outperform us
Australia is transitioning gas out of the energy system
Australia may spend hundreds of millions of dollars on quantum computing research. Are we chasing a mirage?
Australia must urgently adapt to extreme weather or face soaring premiums, insurers warn
Australia needs a ‘knowledge economy’ fuelled by scientists and arts graduates: here’s why
Australia needs a robust cybersecurity overhaul – not whack-a-mole bans on apps like TikTok
Australia needs ‘substantial increase’ in large-scale renewables projects to meet decarbonisation targets
Australia not prepared for how Antarctic ice changes will hit economy, scientist warns
Australia now has its own grand mosque: a brief history of how these buildings fold into the urban landscape
Australia poorly prepared for deadly avian flu that kills millions of wild birds, experts warn
Australia records driest September as fires rage in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania
Australia should follow Ireland’s lead and add stronger health warning labels to alcohol
Australia the second thirstiest country for bottled water despite paying the highest prices, says UN report
Australia to ban non-prescription vapes in biggest smoking reforms in a decade
Australia to immediately begin releasing people held in indefinite immigration detention
Australia to transport last asylum seekers off Nauru within weeks, refugees say
Australia to triple size of protected marine park to area larger than Germany
Australia urged not to rely on ‘drug dealer’s defence’ for gas exports and help wean Japan off fossil fuels
Australia urged to name heatwaves to combat dangers of extreme temperatures
Australia urgently needs a grid upgrade – but the march of new power lines faces a bush revolt
Australia warned of ‘over-mining’ risk in race to secure minerals needed for clean energy
Australia was not big enough to vote for the voice, Stan Grant says
Australia will soon have its first Islamic bank. What does this mean, and what are the challenges?
Australian academics apologise for false AI-generated allegations against big four consultancy firms
Australian banks lending billions to fossil fuel projects despite supporting emissions reductions, analysis suggests
The Australian Curriculum is copping fresh criticism – what is it supposed to do?
Australian discovery of change in ‘killer T cells’ could help fight against influenza
Australian dolphins have the world’s highest concentrations of ‘forever chemicals’
Australian food giants making more profit from grocery sales than overseas peers
Australian Geographic's best 2023 nature photographers revealed
The Australian government admits its funding is supporting the gas industry. That’s politically risky
Australian Government Apparently Willing To Follow In UK Government’s Client-Side Scanning Footsteps
Australian government urged to guarantee three days of childcare a week for all children under five
Australian government urged to ‘stop playing with people’s lives’ as people returned to detention
Australian homes can be made climate-ready, reducing bills and emissions – a new report shows how
Australian Human Rights Commission to crack down on employers who fail to actively prevent workplace sexual harassment
Australian Labor government slashes annual health budget by $11 billion
The Australian solar tech that may have found a low cost solution to deep storage
Australian start-up aiming to grow plants on the Moon within four years receives government funding
Australian students handed ‘wellbeing shots’ made by subsidiary of British American Tobacco – as experts fear new front in health wars
Australian students in rural areas are not ‘behind’ their city peers because of socioeconomic status. There is something else going on
Australian supermarkets should use ‘shrinkflation’ labels to warn shoppers and shame brands, advocate says
Australian unis could not function without casual staff: it is time to treat them as ‘real’ employees
Australian video-game music is an exciting area of cultural activity – and you should be paying attention
Australian women and children in squalid Syrian camp are being detained unlawfully, federal court told
Australian women’s access to abortion is a postcode lottery. Here’s what needs to change
Australians lost more than $3bn to scammers in 2022. Here are 5 emerging scams to look out for
Australians’ national wellbeing shows a glass half full: Measuring What Matters report
Australia’s 116 new coal, oil and gas projects equate to 215 new coal power stations
Australia’s adoption of electric vehicles has been maddeningly slow, but we’re well placed to catch up fast
Australia’s air pollution hotspots hit disadvantaged people harder
Australia’s annual plastic consumption produces emissions equivalent to 5.7m cars, analysis shows
Australia’s backlog of soft plastic could be processed overseas before supermarket scheme is rebooted
Australia’s biggest agri-solar and battery storage project wins planning approval
Australia’s biggest vehicle-to-grid charging station opened to back up wind and solar
Australia’s boom in record shops: ‘Our regulars are high school kids who can stream stuff for free!’
Australia’s ‘broken’ migration system leaves 1.8m workers ‘permanently temporary’, review finds
Australia’s cultural institutions are especially vulnerable to efficiency dividends: looking back at 35 years of cuts
Australia’s ‘deeply unfair’ housing system is in crisis – and our politicians are failing us
Australia’s drug regulator received two hoax reports of children dying from Covid vaccines
Australia’s emissions must decline more steeply to reach climate commitment: OECD
Australia’s emu war: John Cleese outrun in race to shoot movie of how flightless birds thwarted army’s machine guns
Australia’s environment must be given legal priority over land-clearing and logging to survive, Ken Henry says
Australia’s extinct giant eagle was big enough to snatch koalas from trees
Australia’s federal whistleblowing laws have not protected anyone since inception, analysis shows
Australia’s female First Nations rappers turn pain into power
Australia’s first female journalists reported on wars and human rights around the world – but many died in obscurity
Australia’s first mobile cooling hub is ready for searing heat this summer – and people who are homeless helped design it
Australia’s first wellbeing framework is about to measure what matters – but it’s harder than counting GDP
Australia’s first-ever electric passenger car is a forgotten pioneer
Australia’s fossil fuel methane emissions are nearly twice as bad as industry reports
Australia’s freight used to go by train, not truck. Here’s how we can bring back rail – and cut emissions
Australia’s high-polluting utes spark calls to change fuel-efficiency laws
Australia's housing crisis impacted by 'Nimby Paradox', Griffith University researcher says
Australia’s housing crisis is deepening. Here are 10 policies to get us out of it
Australia’s Hydrogen Hype Bubble Is Starting To Leak
Australia’s Hydrogen Pipe Dream Is Leaking
Australia’s hydrogen “superpower” dream could be massive waste of money, says Griffith
Australia’s ‘inhumane’ offshore detention regime denounced by global human rights organisation
Australia’s Kangaroo Island named No 2 must-visit region for 2024 by Lonely Planet
Australia’s least wanted – 8 alien species and diseases we must keep out of our island home
Australia’s loneliest tree is also one of the world’s rarest
Australia’s media classification system is no help to parents and carers. It needs a grounding in evidence
Australia’s modern slavery law is woefully inadequate – this is how we can hold companies accountable
Australia’s new dawn: becoming a green superpower with a big role in cutting global emissions
Australia’s new development aid policy provides clear vision and strategic sense
Australia’s offer of climate migration to Tuvalu residents is groundbreaking – and could be a lifeline across the Pacific
Australia’s plan to phase out expanded polystyrene packaging is failing and was never possible, industry says
Australia’s ‘quiet diplomacy’ approach to human rights in India has failed, advocates say
Australia’s red goshawk is disappearing. How can we save our rarest bird of prey from extinction?
Australia’s rental affordability drops to worst levels in nearly a decade
Australia’s resources minister sees a gas-fired future just as international experts chart the fossil fuel’s decline
Australia’s secrecy laws include 875 offences. Reforms are welcome, but don’t go far enough for press freedom
Australia’s support to Pacific surges as China focuses on ‘friendly’ states, aid map shows
Australia’s teacher workforce has a diversity problem. Here’s how we can fix it
Australia's two biggest cities just got closer to phasing out gas stoves
Australia’s wealthiest 20% worth 90 times the country’s poorest, new report reveals
Australia's year ahead in climate and environment — the good, the bad and the controversial
Barrington Wildlife Sanctuary celebrates birth of 500th Tasmanian devil in Aussie Ark program
Battery Bonanza Is Being Sparked by Coal’s Exit in Australia
Behrouz Boochani, the refugee writer who exposed the cruelty of Australia’s island jail
Better than net zero? Making the promised 1.2 million homes climate-friendly would transform construction in Australia
Beyond the PwC scandal, there’s a growing case for a royal commission into Australia’s ruthless corporate greed
Blooming magnolias and unseasonable fruit: Australia’s warmer winter is making spring come early
Bob Brown Foundation activist Colette Harmsen sentenced to three months' jail over mining protest in Tasmania
The botanical imperialism of weeds and crops: how alien plant species on the First Fleet changed Australia
Bushfires: Australia’s fire chiefs on how to prepare your home for the upcoming season
‘Busiest Christmas I have seen’: families turn to food banks in Australia’s cost-of-living crisis
Buying bugs and beetles, or shopping for scorpions and snails? Australia’s pet trade includes hundreds of spineless species
By reviewing the name of the Baden-Powell Award, Scouts Australia is grappling with its colonial past
Call for urgent overhaul of Australia’s monitoring of ‘astronomical’ plastic pollution
Can a ‘nature repair market’ really save Australia’s environment? It’s not perfect, but it’s worth a shot
Can your suburb help fix Australia’s housing crisis? It all comes down to density
Cancelling Antarctic climate research will damage Australia’s reputation, experts say
Cannibal KFC chickens, Cleo’s nude dudes and Whitlam’s fax: the 10 weirdest Australian commercials
Carbon emissions from indie video game development revealed by Australian researcher
Carbon in, carbon out: Australia’s ‘carbon budget’ assessment reveals astonishing boom and bust cycles
Carmakers double spending on ads in Australia for SUVs and utes
Cartoon detectives: how Australia’s most famous cartoon was lost and found – twice
Cases of flesh-eating invasive strep A bacteria surge in Australian children
Cash could be almost gone in Australia in a decade – but like cheques, who’ll miss it?
Cate Blanchett Teaches You Australian Slang
CEOs at Australia’s biggest companies earn 55 times more than typical worker, report finds
Changing Australia’s approach to managing COVID-19 pandemic may help reduce burden on health system
ChatGPT is 'so wildly incorrect' that an Australian whistleblower is suing it for defamation
Chelsea Australian Garden at Olinda Project
Chinese investors call for mandatory translation of property rules, as fallout at one of Australia's largest apartment buildings continues
Chris Bowen says agreement on global fossil fuel phase out central to Australia’s renewable energy plans
Cleaning up Australia’s 80,000 disused mines is a huge job – but the payoffs can outweigh the costs
Climate change threatens to cause ‘synchronised harvest failures’ across the globe, with implications for Australia’s food security
Climate change will affect solar power and grid stability across Australia – here’s how
Climate crisis: Australia must ready for ‘devastating’ regional disruption, MPs told
Climate litigation is on the rise around the world and Australia is at the head of the pack
Closer relations between Australia and India have the potential to benefit both nations
Coal will be all but gone by 2034 under Australia’s latest energy roadmap
Competition to name Australia’s lunar rover
Conservation efforts celebrated as 26 Australian species no longer need threatened listing
Controversial ‘forever chemicals’ could be phased out in Australia under new restrictions. Here’s what you need to know
Cooperation with the US could drive Australia’s clean energy shift – but we must act fast
COP28 deal confirms what Australia already knows: coal is out of vogue and out of time
COP28: Turning the tap off slowly – why Australia’s decision to end overseas fossil fuel finance matters
‘Corrosive impact’: calls to ban political donations from Australia’s big four consultancies after PwC scandal
Could an afternoon nap help us cope with hotter temperatures? It’s worked for Australia’s First Nations people
‘Couples’ to include siblings and friends under expansion of Australia’s first home guarantee
COVID is surging in Australia – and only 1 in 5 older adults are up to date with their boosters
Covid numbers increase across Australia in alarming sign before winter
COVID wave: what’s the latest on antiviral drugs, and who is eligible in Australia?
Covid-19: Australia’s future policies will be evidence led after “profound impact” of latest wave, says minister
COVID-19 cases in Australia were up 35 per cent in March
The COVID-safe strategies Australian scientists are using to protect themselves from the virus
Crown successfully overturns Nuremberg war crimes principles in Australian court
Cruel summer ahead – why is Australia so unprepared?
Darwin’s ‘sustainable’ Middle Arm project reveals Australia’s huge climate policy gamble
DataViz of Australian COVID-19 Vaccinations and other related statistics
David McBride is facing jailtime for helping reveal alleged war crimes. Will it end whistleblowing in Australia?
David Pocock condemns Australia’s fossil fuel projects as an ‘existential threat’ to Pacific neighbours
Deadliest six months on Australian roads since 2010 leaves industry demanding answers
Deadly new UK strep A variant leading to disease surge in Australia
Death of the cheque by 2030 as Australia embraces digital payment reforms
Decline of more than 500 species of marine life on Australian reefs ‘the tip of the iceberg’, study finds
Democracies face ‘truth decay’ as AI blurs fact and fiction, warns head of Australia’s military
Democracy Sausage: Does Australia need a new COVID-19 strategy?
Detained Australian writer fears he may die of kidney condition in China jail
Discrimination, internment camps, then deportation: the end of the second world war did not mean peace for Japanese-Australians
Disease in the dirt: how mange-causing mites decimated a Tasmanian wombat population
Dutton wants Australia to join the “nuclear renaissance” – but this dream has failed before
‘Ecology on steroids’: how Australia’s First Nations managed Australia’s ecosystems
Eighty-two Australian children have been abducted in Japan – and it’s legal
Electric vehicle sales in Australia overtake petrol-driven cars in medium category for first time
Electricity bills unreadable for thousands of Australians amid a cost-of-living crisis
Elon Musk accuses Australia’s ABC of embracing censorship after it shut down Twitter/X accounts
Equatorial Launch Australia boss flags $100m space development in Nhulunbuy
Exposing Australia’s online trade in pest plants – we’ve found thousands of illegal advertisements
Extreme weather is landing more Australians in hospital – and heat is the biggest culprit
Fair representation in news makes multicultural Australians feel more at home: new research
Fears many Australians will abandon home insurance as premiums jump 50% in high-risk areas
Feeling frozen? 4 out of 5 homes in southern Australia are colder than is healthy
Female scientists found to be almost entirely absent from Australian high school curriculum
Feral horses an ‘imminent threat’ that could cause extinction of several endangered Australian species, inquiry warned
Finally, Australia sees video games are important – but it can’t be only because they make money
Fire in northern Australia’s tropical savanna is a threat to endangered fairy-wrens
Fire regimes around Australia shifted abruptly 20 years ago – and falling humidity is why
First Nations people have made a plea for ‘truth-telling’. By reckoning with its past, Australia can finally help improve our future
The First Rule Of Owning A Toyota Tundra In Australia Is You’re Not Allowed To Talk About Your Toyota Tundra
The first-ever survey on Australian attitudes towards space is out. So, what do we think?
Floods and environmental flows a boon for south-east Australia’s waterbirds, survey shows
Flu cases are on the rise across Australia. Do I need a winter vaccination?
Fly season: what to know about Australia’s most common flies and how to keep them away
Flying under the radar: Australia’s silent and growing competition crisis
Fossil fuel projects awaiting approval could blow Australia’s ‘carbon budget’ tenfold, climate groups say
Free-to-air group rubbishes claims Australian government wants to ‘control your TV’
Friday essay: Australia may ban WeChat – but for many Chinese Australians, it’s their ‘lifeline’
Friday essay: how policies favouring rich, older people make young Australians Generation F-d
Friday essay: ‘I hope eventually to become a woman’ – trans life in Australia from the 1940s to 1970s
Friday essay: ‘killed by Natives’. The stories – and violent reprisals – behind some of Australia’s settler memorials
From a 30sqm house to a slice of urban parkland: Australia’s most sustainable homes of 2023 – in pictures
From diagnosis to services and support: how Australia’s long COVID response is falling short
From laggard to leader? Why Australia must phase out fossil fuel exports, starting now
From lollies and baked beans to internet cafes and selfie sticks — the long history of the Australian corner shop
From Luna Park to neo-Nazis – why the Middle Ages still matters to middle Australia
From the dingo to the Tasmanian devil - why we should be rewilding carnivores
Fully Charged Live confirms return to Australia in 2024, but at bigger venue
‘Gaza this … Hamas that’: the rise of antisemitism and Islamophobia in Australia
‘Ghost flights’: Qatar Airways flying near-empty planes in Australia to exploit legal loophole
Ghost rodents: get ready to fall in love with Australia’s albino rats and mice
Giant eagles and scavenging vultures shared the skies of ancient Australia
Giant old trees are still being logged in Tasmanian forests. We must find ways of better protecting them
Giant tree-kangaroos once lived in unexpected places all over Australia, according to major new analysis
Gina Rinehart says renewable energy could use one-third of Australia’s prime agricultural land. Is she right?
Glide poles: the great Aussie invention helping flying possums cross the road
Global calls to revoke ‘misleading’ sustainable farming certification for salmon in Tasmania’s Macquarie Harbour
‘Go hard and go big’: How Australia got solar panels onto one in every three houses
The ‘great resignation’ didn’t happen in Australia, but the ‘great burnout’ did
Half of migrant and refugee women we spoke to have been sexually harassed in Australian workplaces
Half of pre-mixed alcohol features nutritional claims as industry targets young Australians, study finds
Has the cyberattack on DP World put Australia’s trade at risk? Probably not … this time
Haunting Animation Shows All The Fires Burning in Northern Australia The Past 2 Months
‘He Who Must Not Be Named’: Australian council told not to mention Harry Potter-themed event in local park
Health Star Rating only on about a third of Australian supermarket products that should carry it, report shows
Helping the Pacific financially is a great start – but Australia must act on the root cause of the climate crisis
Herd the news? Australian alpaca numbers near 400,000 after baby boom
Here’s how to fix Australia’s approach to soil carbon credits so they really count towards our climate goals
Hidden women of history: disabled Australian author Dorothy Cottrell was ‘the Liane Moriarty of the Jazz Age’ but is almost unheard of here
Honest Government Ad | COP31 Australia & the Pacific
How Australian companies can fudge their numbers to show social and environmental progress
How Australia’s huge superannuation funds can do much more to fight climate change, with a little help
How big are the fires burning in Australia’s north? Interactive map shows they’ve burned an area larger than Spain
How can Australia pay $368 billion for new submarines? Some of the money will be created from thin air
How can we bolster Australia’s depleted army of volunteers to match the soaring demand for their services?
How could Australia actually get to net zero? Here’s how
How did Australia’s university system get so broken? Pretty much the same way as everything else
‘How do you live?’ Australia’s rental crisis is pricing low-income workers out of a home
How does Australia’s health system stack up internationally? Not bad, if you’re willing to wait for it
How drought in Central America is pushing up the cost of living in Australia
How Jaya bought the ‘Australian dream’ for $30,000 in Japan
How Phar Lap’s skin, bones and heart became ‘holy relics’ in colonial Australia and New Zealand
How this Australian-run network of secret schools is helping Afghan girls defy the Taliban
How to beat ‘rollout rage’: the environment-versus-climate battle dividing regional Australia
How to improve the migration system for the good of temporary migrants – and Australia
How to skip the too-hard basket and recycle Australia’s most challenging household items
The human factor: why Australia’s net zero transition risks failing unless it is fair
Hyped and expensive, hydrogen has a place in Australia’s energy transition, but only with urgent government support
I collect marsupial poo. A crack team of volunteers across Australia helps me out
‘I couldn’t love her’: the last UK child migrants to Australia on the long, lonely search for their mothers
‘I have no rights’: what happens to stateless people in Australia after the High Court’s ruling?
The iconic Aussie animals disappearing from our backyards
‘If our food is good enough, they will come’: the hidden dining gems at Australian petrol stations and carwashes
If the budget ditched the Stage 3 tax cuts, Australia could save every threatened species – and lots more
Ignore the doomsayers, the sky won’t fall if Australian workers get a pay rise
‘I’m obviously not first choice’: rental crisis forcing older Australians back into share houses
Imagine more dragons: US biotech firm aims to breed tiny Australian lizard that is near extinction
In 5 years, this Australian astrophysics lab reached 50% women. Here’s how they did it
In Australia’s Election, Rupert Murdoch Was a Surprise Loser
‘In it for the ride’: who are Voyager, the synth-metal band representing Australia at Eurovision?
Income inequality surges as richest group gets more than 90 per cent of the gains, Australia Institute finds
Industrial heavyweights call for urgent action on cutting Australia’s emissions
‘Inequality is deepening’: demand for Australia’s support services rockets as cost of living bites
Influenza vaccinations recommended as cases of respiratory illness rise across Australia
Inside Australia’s university wage theft machine
Interested, curious and empathetic, Michael Parkinson helped bridge the gap between Australia and England
Intergenerational report highlights the threat of a hotter, less productive Australia due to global warming
Introducing the Australian Progressives
Invasive grasses are worsening bushfires across Australia’s drylands
Invasive species lead driver of biodiversity loss in Australia – and feral cats have biggest impact, report finds
Is nuclear the answer to Australia’s climate crisis?
Islamophobic and antisemitic incidents record large spike in Australia, advocates say
It’s 4 years since the first COVID case in Australia. Here’s how our pandemic experiences have changed over time
‘It’s not even ugly’: the Australian businesses rescuing ‘imperfect’ fruit and veg
It’s not just about more homes: unpacking the housing challenges migrants face in Australia
It’s official: Australia is set for a hot, dry El Niño. Here’s what that means for our flammable continent
Jail terms for exploiting migrant workers to be introduced in Australian government crackdown
Japan ponders custody changes as Australia sends Hogwarts-style letters to abducted kids
Kathleen Folbigg pardon shows Australia needs a dedicated body to investigate wrongful convictions
Labor’s electric vehicle policy drives Australia forward – but not far
Land clearing and fracking in Australia’s Northern Territory threatens the world’s largest intact tropical savanna
‘Last resort’: government faces legal action to force repatriation of Australians from Syrian refugee camps
LGBTQ+ advocates call for stronger legal protections across Australia after attacks
‘Like a gothy yoghurt starter’: how Neil Gaiman and an Australian string quartet fell in love
‘Like being buried alive’: Australian journalist Cheng Lei on life in a Chinese prison
Like plumbing did for water, Australia’s ‘consumer data right’ could make your personal data safer and easier to share
The little-known political confidant who ‘helped steer’ Australia’s leaders is finally remembered
Living in the 70s: why Australia’s dominant model of unemployment and inflation no longer works
Living through Antarctic snowstorms, Australian scientists are undertaking some of the 'most ambitious' research
The long and storied history of transgender people in Australia and beyond
Long COVID: The health and economic impacts in Australia
Macquarie solar breakthrough gives Aussie researchers unexpected recycling win
Made in Australia? The electric vehicle revolution gives us a chance to revive an industry
The magpie is the winner in our search for Australia's favourite animal sound
Major cyberattack on Australian ports suggests sabotage by a ‘foreign state actor’
Major multinational port operator paid zero tax in Australia while raking in billions
Majority of Australians on jobseeker and parenting payments live in poverty, study finds
Majority of voters want Labor to support Indigenous Australians but are split on how: Guardian Essential poll
Making money green: Australia takes its first steps towards a net zero finance strategy
Man to tackle Australia on electric motorcycle after riding across the world to combat range anxiety
Manchester Museum hands back 174 objects to Indigenous Australian islanders
Mary-Louise McLaws, renowned epidemiologist who helped guide Australia through the pandemic, dies aged 70 from brain tumour
‘The media normalises war-mongering’: how Chinese Australians respond to talk of war in mainstream media
Meet the biggest and most bizarre skink ever found in Australia. It became extinct 47,000 years ago
Melanoma treatment pioneers joint Australians of the Year
Melbourne tops Sydney as Australia’s biggest city – on a technicality
‘Menopause market’: Australian women being driven to treat symptoms with unnecessary products, study reveals
Migrant groups urge reform of Australia’s ‘broken’ skills recognition process
Migrants scapegoated as cause of Australia’s housing crisis a ‘disturbing’ trend, advocates say
Migrating birds could bring lethal avian flu to Australia’s vulnerable birds
Migration review warns against Australia becoming nation of ‘permanently temporary’ residents
Millions of Aussies ruled ineligible for improved COVID vaccines
Millions of high-risk Australians aren’t getting vaccinated. A policy reset could save lives
‘Missing half the equation’: scientists criticise Australia over approach to fossil fuels
Monty Python meets Kraftwerk: Introducing Australia’s new Eurovision entry
Moonlight basking and queer courting: new research reveals the secret lives of Australian freshwater turtles
More Australian wildlife added to threatened species list in 2023 than ever before, conservationists say
More forced marriages and worker exploitation – why Australia needs an anti-slavery commissioner
More than 1,600 Australians pushed into homelessness each month as housing crisis deepens, report finds
More than a million gambling ads aired on Australian TV and radio in a year, research finds
The more you know: people with better understanding of Australia’s colonial history more likely to support moving Australia Day
Multinationals including Nestlé and Roche push back against scope of Australia’s planned tax transparency laws
Myrtle rust is devastating Australian forests. A new high-tech spray holds out hope for native trees
‘National disgrace’: protest after tree estimated to be hundreds of years old cut down in Tasmania
National Gallery of Australia hands back ninth-century Cambodian sculptures it believes were stolen
Native raspberries, limes and geraniums: how did these curious plants end up in Australia?
Nature religions are growing in Australia – though witchcraft was illegal in some territories just 10 years ago
Nearly two-thirds of the top fossil fuel producers in Australia and the world aren’t on track for 1.5℃ climate target
Nel Law, the first Australian woman in Antarctica, fought society's expectations to get there
Nerf guns, marbles and Einstein: schools taking quantum leap to halt Australia’s Stem crisis
Net zero by 2050? Too late. Australia must aim for 2035
New Australian laws for ‘engineering’ the ocean must balance environment protection and responsible research
“New era:” SunDrive wins funds to scale up Australia made solar cell production
New exposé of Australia’s exotic pet trade shows an alarming proliferation of alien, threatened and illegal species
‘No end to this’: six visas, six migration agents, four jobs in regional Australia and still no permanent residency
No love for letters: Australia Post’s daily deliveries under review as traditional mail declines
‘No safe space in society’: new UN report reveals the extent of systemic racism faced by people of African descent in Australia
‘No time to waste’: getting Australian homes off gas crucial for meeting net zero targets, report says
NSW police use force against Indigenous Australians at drastically disproportionate levels, data shows
Nuclear power too expensive and slow to be part of Australia’s plans to reach net zero, study finds
“Our hands are tied:” Australian councils call for tough fuel standards to drive EVs
Our new high-resolution climate models are a breakthrough in understanding Australia’s future
Oyster mushrooms expected to break down toxins and microplastics in cigarette butts in Australian trial
Pacific Islands Forum: Australia under pressure to rein in fossil fuel subsidies
‘Painting with fire’: how northern Australia developed one of the world’s best bushfire management programs
Parents have just started their own school in Sydney – this is part of a long tradition in Australia
Parents may wait up to 40 years to join family in Australia. Is a visa lottery the answer?
‘People are at their best when they have a choice’: Aussie bosses give up on ending WFH
Perth man rows from Australia to Africa to raise funds for youth mental health
Pirate porn and candle wax: review of Australian film classification recommends end to ban on fetishes
Planning approval given for Australia’s biggest battery to soak up solar and replace coal
Platypuses Return to Australia’s Oldest National Park
Pocock seeks to impose duty of care on Australian government over climate harm
Point of no return: Australians fight for the right to work from home permanently
Political instability and damage to infrastructure: how climate change could undermine Australia’s national security
Political support for surveillance of Covid waning in Australia despite ‘waves of mutations’, scientists say
Pollution at Australia’s largest Antarctic research station exceeded guidelines for almost 20 years
‘Predatory’ shops are selling lollies and vapes to children across Australia, with no date set for import ban
Private landholders control 60% of the Australian continent – so let’s get them involved in nature protection
Promotional techniques on junk food packaging are a problem for children’s health – Australia could do better
The public history, climate change present, and possible future of Australia’s botanic gardens
The push for nuclear energy in Australia is driven by delay and denial, not evidence
The real forces driving Australia’s rental crisis
Record broken as EV enthusiast charges around Australia in just 10 days
Record renewables help bring down Australia’s energy prices and emissions
RedSands and Roev to make Australia’s first fully electric 4WD camper
Refugees alleging horrific treatment in Australian detention centres face lengthy court delays
Refugees held offshore plead with Australia to be moved, saying ‘every day is suffering’
Refugees in PNG told they will be evicted after Australian-sponsored housing bills not paid
Remembering the Australian Women’s Weekly birthday cake book: ‘A phenomenal cultural icon’
Renewable energy growth must double to meet Australia’s emission goals, Clean Energy Council says
Renewables predicted to avert risk of blackouts as scorching summer looms for Australia
Renewables sail past 70 pct on Australia’s main grid, send coal to fresh lows
Replacing Australia’s retiring coal power stations with small nuclear reactors could cost $387bn, analysis suggests
Returning a name to an artist: the work of Majumbu, a previously unknown Australian painter
Revealed: documents detail key players behind vast Australian fossil fuel expansion
Revealed: major Australian supermarkets almost never the cheapest place for your fresh produce
Rewiring Australia founder Saul Griffith is a man on a mission to electrify the nation, one suburb at a time
‘Rights of nature’ are being recognised overseas. In Australia, local leadership gives cause for optimism
Rio Tinto writes off $1.7bn of aluminium refineries, citing costs of Australia’s carbon emissions reduction scheme
Rise of ‘fuel-guzzling’ SUVs costing Australians $13bn extra at the pump per year, report finds
Rising Australian ballet star's ongoing nine-month battle with long COVID
The road is long and time is short, but Australia’s pace towards net zero is quickening
‘Rollercoaster of a sickness’: how a horror flu season is catching Australian families off guard
Rooftop solar poised to become Australia's biggest power source amid coal's demise
Santos whistleblower accuses company of covering up extent of Australian oil spill that killed dolphins
Scarygirl: the richly built world of this new Aussie film tells a story of human-nature connection
Should the voting age in Australia be lowered to 16?
Should women be allowed to wear pants? It was a topic of contention in Australian parliament in 1933
Since the late 19th century, adventurous female ‘eclipse chasers’ have contributed to science in Australia
Sky News Australia’s Outsiders breached industry code for accuracy on climate science, media watchdog finds
Social cohesion lowest on record as Australia reels from cost of living, inequality concerns and voice debate
Solar panels could be a lifesaver for public housing tenants grappling with Australia’s soaring energy costs
Solar power and a composting toilet: what it takes to live off the grid in regional Australia
South-east Australia marine heatwave forecast to be literally off the scale
‘Sovereign citizen’ conspiracists targeting Aboriginal Australians put native title claims at risk
“States haven’t delivered:” Report finds just 0.2 pct of Australia’s buses are electric
Stay or go? Most older Australians want to retire where they are, but renters don’t always get a choice
Streets of purple haze: how the South American jacaranda became a symbol of Australian spring
Stress levels in Australian workplaces among the highest as we battle constant interruptions and irritating colleagues
Strict new-car emissions standards coming to Australia from 2025, utes and 4WDs among hardest hit
Study finds 2 billion people will struggle to survive in a warming world – and these parts of Australia are most vulnerable
Surging renewable energy sees record supply to Australia’s electricity grid
SXSW Sydney explained: how will the Austin festival work in Australia – and who is it for?
Tasmania Police are still mistaking family violence victims for abusers. For too many women, correcting the record is impossible
Tasmanian devil whiskers hold the key to protecting these super-scavengers
Tasmanian garden wins prize for world’s ugliest lawn
Tasmanian salmon farms could face restrictions to save endangered fish
Teaching and research are the core functions of universities. But in Australia, we don’t value teaching
Temperatures to soar 8C above average as ‘heat bubble’ brings scorcher to Australia’s east coast this weekend
Temu: China’s answer to Amazon is already Australia’s most popular free app. What makes it so addictive?
"Thank God You’re Here" is back. Its success proves Australian TV is the perfect home for improv comedy
‘Theatre and pop at its absolute excess’: William Shakespeare meets Britney Spears as "& Juliet" comes to Australia
There are 26 jobseekers for every entry-level position in Australia, report finds
These magnificent 107-million-year-old pterosaur bones are the oldest ever found in Australia
These men want an apology from the Australian government. Here's why
‘They are despairing’: climate crisis weighs heavy on mental health of young Australians
This Buddhist sculpture probably won’t ‘rewrite history’ – Western Australia already has a rich Chinese past
Thousands of Australian visa decisions may be affected by high court ruling, experts warn
Tina Turner 'Nutbush' flash mob at Australian US Embassy
Tired of shrinking pay? The real drain on Australians’ productivity is falling wages
'To right a past wrong': Australia to return ancient temple tundal to Nepal
Traditional owners take majority stake in $3 billion Western Australian green energy project
Trans people aren’t new, and neither is their oppression: a history of gender crossing in 19th-century Australia
Transgrid to invest $11 billion to ready Australian state for 100% renewables
Trapped: Australia’s extraordinary alpine insects are being marooned on mountaintops as the world warms
Tree weighing eight tonnes pulled from South Australia's Murray River as floodwater recedes
Two charts in Australia’s 2023 climate statement show we are way off track for net zero by 2050
Two new Australian mammal species just dropped – and they are very small
UK moves to copy Australia’s cruel asylum-seeker policy – and it will have the same heavy human toll
Ukraine claims it damaged prized Russian jets using 'cardboard' drones from Australia in a daring raid
UN condemns arbitrary detention of Iranian refugee in Australia
Under-counting, a gendered industry, and precarious work: the challenges facing Creative Australia in supporting visual artists
Underlying Australia’s inflation problem is a historic shift of income from workers to corporate profits
Unequal? Our analysis suggests Australia is a more equal society than has been thought
The unsafe Safeguard Mechanism: how carbon credits could blow up Australia’s main climate policy
‘Unsustainable’ for ADF to help with natural disasters and defend Australia, inquiry told
Up to 220 Indonesians could be compensated after children wrongly jailed in Australia as people smugglers
US clean energy drive fuels shortage of engineers in Australia
US neo-Nazi accused of sniper plot appears to have shared instructions with Australian far-right figures
US teacher faces sacking after reading Australian children’s book to class
Voice referendum: Lies fuel racism ahead of Australia's Indigenous vote
Voice, treaty, truth: compared to other settler nations, Australia is the exception, not the rule
Voters are distressed by the 'moral blindness' of corporate Australia, says Roy Morgan
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‘Watching extinction in real time’: conservationists losing hope for Australia’s swift parrot if logging continues
We all know about JobKeeper, which helped Australians keep their jobs in a global crisis. So how about HomeKeeper?
We analysed citizen science to find Australia’s top 10 most elusive birds
We could see thunderstorm asthma in south-eastern Australia this season – here’s how to prepare
We found 29 threatened species are back from the brink in Australia. Here’s how
‘We haven’t got anybody’: new research reveals how major parties are dying in remote Australia
We need more than a definition change to fix Australia’s culture of permanent ‘casual’ work
‘We need to break down their power’: why Australian music is facing an ‘existential threat’
‘We never thought we’d have a Monet on our farm’: $174m artwork heads to regional Australian gallery
We should use Australia’s environment laws to protect our ‘living wonders’ from new coal and gas projects
‘Weekend warriors’ not enough for intensifying Australian fire season, firefighters say
Welcome to May 9 – the true Australia Day
‘We’re running out’: decline of Australia’s piano tuners hits a sore note
West Aussies should prepare to get COVID three times a year, warns leading expert
The West Australian goes big on Woodside’s ‘keeping lights on’ claim but keeps readers in dark on climate
We’ve committed to protect 30% of Australia’s land by 2030. Here’s how we could actually do it
What are ‘Advance’ and ‘Fair Australia’, and why are they spearheading the ‘no’ campaign on the Voice?
What are fire ants, and what will happen if these tiny killers take hold across Australia?
What are young Australians most worried about? Finding affordable housing, they told us
What Australia learned from recent devastating floods – and how New Zealand can apply those lessons now
‘What if there was a war?’ Chinese Australians wear the scars after bitter years of hostile rhetoric
What is a ‘just’ transition to net zero - and why is Australia struggling to get there?
What Moscow's invasion of Ukraine has meant for Russian students studying in Australia
‘Whatever it takes’: the activists who risk prison to shatter Australia’s climate complacency
What’s behind Australia’s $1 billion defence deal with Germany?
Where did the cars go? How heavier, costlier SUVs and utes took over Australia’s roads
Why are Australian children dying from the flu and what can we do to prevent it?
Why are there hopping mice in Australia but no kangaroos in Asia? It’s a long story
Why arts degrees and other generalist programs are the future of Australian higher education
Why Australia urgently needs a climate plan and a Net Zero National Cabinet Committee to implement it
‘Why didn’t we know?’ is no excuse. Non-Indigenous Australians must listen to the difficult historical truths told by First Nations people
Why doesn’t Australia have greater transparency around Taser use by police?
Why has China released detained Australian journalist Cheng Lei?
Why hot Australian cities keep laying dark heat-absorbing asphalt, and not pale 'cool roads'
Why Indonesia wants Australia’s help to supply the world with electric vehicles and batteries
Why is Australia having such a warm winter? A climate expert explains
Why local councils are the missing link in Australia’s efforts to end homelessness
Why security vetting in Australia can be detrimental to diversity
Why Tasmania and Victoria dominate the list of Australia’s largest trees – and why these majestic giants are under threat
Why this Australian royal fan was arrested for 13 hours at King Charles' coronation
Why we should celebrate Australia Day on March 3 – the day we became a fully independent country
‘Why would you go to uni?’ A new study looks at what young Australians do after school
Wildlife photographer arrested in Tasmanian forest where swift parrot habitat is being logged
Will Albanese live up to his own promises to end pork-barrelling? There is a sliver of hope
William Crowther: statue of Tasmanian premier who beheaded body of Aboriginal man to be taken down
Woodside LNG: Australia’s ‘biggest’ contribution to climate crisis a step closer to 50-year extension
Work-from-home rates fall but skill shortages may delay full return to Australian offices
World’s Largest Lithium Mine Is In Australia
“Wrong direction:” Australia called out for betting bigger on fossil gas
Yang Hengjun’s family urges Albanese to negotiate with China for jailed Australian writer’s release
The year the Australian Dream died
Yes, climate change is bringing bushfires more often. But some ecosystems in Australia are suffering the most
The YIMBY movement is spreading around the world. What does it mean for Australia’s housing crisis?
‘You are deceased’: Services Australia bungle results in woman losing bank accounts and pension
“You won’t get far with that thing, mate:” Model Y does lap of Australia towing a boat trailer
Young Australian women struggling to afford period products as inflation soars, survey shows
Zero-slaughter wool pays off for Tasmanian Nan Bray, who lets her sheep live out their days on her farm
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