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80 years ago, Violet was stolen and forced into unpaid work. She says the PM is wrong: It was slavery
Our suicide research is clear: Australia needs more urgent action to address the Covid-19 fallout
Australia risks becoming dumping ground for world’s heavy polluting cars
A thousand yarns and snapshots – why poetry matters during a pandemic
Past pandemics show how coronavirus budgets can drive faster economic recovery
Seizing the moment: how Australia can build a green economy from the Covid-19 wreckage
NSW and Queensland coal industry uses as much water as all Sydney households, report finds
When the Coronavirus Supplement stops, JobSeeker needs to increase by $185 a week (may ‘20)
Immigrants don't take Australian jobs. They create jobs for others
Under coronavirus, pro-market ideologies around the world are overturned. But it's too little, too late
Home for Good: Social Housing for an Ageing Population (may '20)
Coronavirus is a human crisis beyond most of our scariest dreams - we will need to restart our society
'Dying in poverty’: disability pensioners left out of boosted welfare payments fear for future (Mar ‘20)
We are witnessing a critical time in history. You should keep a diary
Wind and solar plants will soon be cheaper than coal in all big markets around world, analysis finds
'A huge hit': foreign students may shun Australia after their treatment during Covid-19 crisis (May ’20)
Coronavirus is a dress rehearsal for what awaits us if governments continue to ignore science (Apr '20)
Australian CEOs must rupture the political stagnation to lead the charge on climate action
The COVID-19 pandemic may be an opportunity to transform the way we live - David Suzuki
Is social housing essential infrastructure? How we think about it does matter
'We're all just waiting': NSW south coast residents still in limbo three months after bushfires
The Darling River is simply not supposed to dry out, even in drought (Jan '19)
Climate emergency: global action is ‘way off track’ says UN head
Annual CSIRO update finds renewables are cheapest new-build power (dec '18)
We’re innovative when housing bushfire victims. Why not all the homeless?
If Australia's resources were taxed the way Norway's are, we could secure the future of our schools
What's driving poor mental health among young Australians? We asked them
Australia’s electricity market must be 100% renewables by 2035 to achieve net zero by 2050 - study
Chief Scientist: we need to transform our world into a sustainable ‘electric planet'
Germany is shutting down its coal industry for good, so far without sacking a single worker
Domestic violence: women's safety advocates say Coalition is ignoring experts
CapTel text-captioned telephones will not work as of February in blow for Australia's deaf community
Why mental health treatment can be too expensive for those who need it most
Coronavirus highlights the painful political truth about health inequality. Is social democracy the answer?
44 inspiring climate solutions from around the world that are tackling the climate crisis with practical action
‘Mum, I want to go home’: heartbreaking testimony of health system failing children with disabilities
Scott Morrison’s ‘work harder to earn more’ nonsense shows how out of touch with workers he is (Oct '19)
The ripple effect: How supporting Indigenous home ownership drives a strong economic future for Australia
Is factory farming to blame for coronavirus?
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