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Liberals trounced in huge Wentworth swing, bringing a hung parliament

Dr Phelps said her win should be an encouragement for other independents wanting to enter public life. "This win tonight should signal a return of...

The Morrison government’s biggest economic problem? Climate change denia

The Morrison government's biggest economic problem? Climate change denial The government’s stubborn commitment to coal is alienating it from its natural supporters in the business...

Wildlife photographer of the year: 2018

Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten has won the grand title with his photo of critically endangered golden snub-nosed monkeys in China

Australia has two decades to avoid the most damaging impacts of climate change

Australia has two decades to avoid the most damaging impacts of climate change Iain Stewart, ClimateWorks Australia The long-awaited special report on the science underpinning the...

New UN report outlines ‘urgent, transformational’ change needed to hold global warming to 1.5°C

New UN report outlines 'urgent, transformational' change needed to hold global warming to 1.5°C National Renewable Energy Lab/Flickr, CC BY-NC Mark Howden, Australian National University and...

The uncivil Mr Jones

View from The Hill: The uncivil Mr Jones Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The row over shock jock Alan Jones and what will be displayed on...

The Japanese art of kintsugi and how it can help with defeat in sport

The Japanese art of kintsugi and how it can help with defeat in sport Kintsugi: don’t dwell on something that’s broken, repair it and make...

‘Honeygate’ deepens as new tests reveal 27% of brands are adulterated

'Honeygate' deepens as new tests reveal 27% of brands are adulterated The new discovery significantly deepens the ‘fake honey’ scandal. Subbotina Anna/Shutterstock.com Mark Patrick Taylor, Macquarie University...

Coalition’s changes to finance laws could be a ‘dreadful step backwards’

“What is actually the point of undoing it? One actually asks, why do you want to do this?” he said. “Why is it in the...

Labor to hold its own ‘hearings’ for bank victims

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra Labor will flush out more victims of the banks and other financial institutions by holding a series of roundtables in...