Bombshell Harry and Meghan interview reignites republic debate

Australians rejected the last referendum to make the country a republic, but former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has a plan to get it over the line next time.

Aged Care

Is the government considering a new tax to fund aged care?

Who'll fund the aged care fix? In some way shape or form, it will be the taxpayer, who foots the bill, and it may be as soon as May that we find that out.


Australian border closure extended until June

The yearlong border restrictions have been extended, stranding Aussies.

Health news

Doctors call for convicted child killer Kathleen Folbigg's release

A group of 90 expert scientists and doctors is calling for convicted child killer Kathleen Folbigg to be pardoned in light of new medical evidence which suggests her children may have died of natural causes.

Technology News

The true cost of getting your news from Facebook and Google

Facebook and Google give us easy access to media and information. But our collective dependence on these tech giants could in the long run reduce the quality of journalism, making us all worse off.


Posts disappear amid Facebook news ban

Facebook has restricted access to news in Australia, and so far the tech giant seems to have taken a pretty broad definition of news. Key…

Aged Care

Australians expect high quality aged care. Why can’t they get it?

A research paper, published in the lead-up to the aged care royal commission’s final report to be handed down on 26 February, highlights the need…

Federal Government

‘Trumpism’ in Australia has been overstated

Will Australia ever fall victim to a Trump-style politician? If you enjoy our content, don’t keep it to yourself. Share our free eNews with your…

Aged Care

Aged care sector unites to target marginal seats at next election

The final report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will land on 26 February, and Australia’s aged care sector is getting…


Quick-charging, inexpensive battery may change driving forever

One of the major obstacles to electric vehicles is the fear of running out of charge, but a new battery could be about to change everything.

Finance News

The top five things this leading economist thinks will happen in 2021

Chris Richardson, from Deloitte Access Economics, is upbeat about 2021 — so much so, his business outlook for the year is: "We got this."

Health news

Scientists closer to developing 'smart' stem cells made from human fat

UNSW researchers have created adaptive stem cells made from human fat cells that have been reprogrammed to treat a range of medical conditions.

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