Aged care isn’t working, but we can create neighbourhoods to support healthy ageing in...

In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has exposed issues and inequities across society. How we plan for ageing populations and older people is one critical...

Will the population freeze allow our big cities to catch up on infrastructure?

The 2020 federal budget forecasts Australia’s population growth will slow to almost zero over several years because of COVID-19 and related restrictions. This leads...

How ‘school streets’ could create safer, healthier cities

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, communities living in cities need cleaner air to breathe and outdoor public space to be social yet physically distanced. Recognition of...

One quarter of Australian 11-12 year olds don’t have the literacy and numeracy skills...

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds, very remote areas, and Indigenous Australians are up to two times more likely to start school developmentally vulnerable than the...

Super-charged: how Australia’s biggest renewables project will change the energy game

Australia doesn’t yet export renewable energy. But the writing is on the wall: demand for Australia’s fossil fuel exports is likely to dwindle soon,...

Industry cadetships: a good but small step to tap the talents of women in...

An overarching criticism of the recent federal budget is that it overlooked the workers hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, namely women. However, the...

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