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Hospital discharges to ‘no fixed address’ – here's a much better way

Lisa Wood, Associate Professor, School of Population and Global Health, University of Western Australia - avatar Lisa Wood, Associate Professor, School of Population and Global Health, University of Western Australia

Dr Jim O'Connell and therapy dog Maestro spend some time with a client at the medical respite centre in Boston. Courtesy of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Why treat people and send them b...

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Stamp duty fever: the bad economics behind swapping stamp duty for land tax

Cameron Murray, Lecturer in Economics, The University of Queensland - avatar Cameron Murray, Lecturer in Economics, The University of Queensland

Eliminating stamp duty would bring on more real estate transactions, but that might not be a good thing. ShutterstockTo paraphrase former prime minister Paul Keating, walk into any pet shop in the cou...

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In his first major foreign policy test, Morrison needs to stick to the script

Susan Harris Rimmer, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Griffith Law School, Griffith University - avatar Susan Harris Rimmer, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Griffith Law School, Griffith University

After a positive start, Morrison's relations with his Indonesian counterpart, Joko Widodo, cooled off after he suggested moving the Australian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Lukas Coch/AAPAttending a...

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The bitter lesson of the Californian fires

David Bowman, Professor, Pyrogeography and Fire Science, University of Tasmania - avatar David Bowman, Professor, Pyrogeography and Fire Science, University of Tasmania

A firefighter in California. Firefighting is getting more and more expensive as fires get more destructive. PETER DASILVACalifornia is burning, again. Dozens of peoples have been killed and thousands...

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Why is everyone talking about natural sequence farming?

Ian Rutherfurd, Associate Professor in Geography, University of Melbourne - avatar Ian Rutherfurd, Associate Professor in Geography, University of Melbourne

On the eve of the recent National Drought Summit, prime minister Scott Morrison and deputy prime minister Michael McCormack visited Mulloon Creek near Canberra, shown recently on the ABC’s Austr...

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Revolution 50: The Beatles’ White Album remixed

David McCooey, Professor of Writing and Literature, Deakin University - avatar David McCooey, Professor of Writing and Literature, Deakin University

A copy of the original White Album signed by George Martin: his son Giles Martin and mix engineer Sam Okell have remixed the album on its 50th anniversary. Julien''s Auctions/Supplied by WE/AAPLast ye...

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Taxonomy, the science of naming things, is under threat

Nic Rawlence, Lecturer in Ancient DNA, University of Otago - avatar Nic Rawlence, Lecturer in Ancient DNA, University of Otago

Museum collections are repositories of specimens and data, including specimens, tissue samples and vocal recordings. from Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NDMuseums are cathedrals of science, but they are un...

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Summertime skin: the water-based and nutrient-rich after sun gel-cream

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Adore Beauty: One-stop shop for achieving a dewy summer glow

I recently ordered Estée Lauder’s ‘The Illuminator’ primer from Adore Beauty. The exclusively online...

Melbourne mum reveals how to get perfect skin in minutes

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