FROM THE WEB - JUST BECAUSE
29 October 2020
This country needs a strong National Integrity Commission - The Age 28 October 2020.
Former AFP officer says any 'federal ICAC' must have the power to tap politicians' phones - ABC News 28 October 2020.
Intelligence committee urges government to close metadata 'loophole' - The Age 28 October 2020.
Premier's office provided a list of grants to approve, despite saying she's not responsible - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 October 2020.
ANZ reports 42 per cent profit fall, scales back its dividend - The Age 29 October 2020.
Childcare centres don't have to publish fees on government transparency site - The Sydney Morning Herald 28 October 2020.
Liberal MPs want focus on access to childcare over fee subsidies - The Sydney Morning Herald 28 October 2020.
The new High Court picks are safe choices, but that doesn't mean politics was absent from their appointment - ABC News 29 October 2020.
Physiotherapy gap for breast cancer patients causing chronic pain and impacting quality of life - ABC News 29 October 2020.
Perth businessman Chris Marco's alleged Ponzi scheme left investors billions short, court told - ABC News 29 October 2020.
West Papua 'becoming a hunting ground' as Indonesian forces open fire on student protesters - SBS News 28 October 2020.
US charges eight people over plot to harass and intimidate citizens to return to China - SBS News 29 October 2020.
Charlie Hebdo protests deepen divide between France and Muslim countries - SBS News 28 October 2020.
'Overwhelmed': Germany, France return to lockdown as virus cases soar in Europe - The Age 29 October 2020.
Gravity waves, epigenetics win top Australian science prize - The Age 29 October 2020.
Bionic breakthrough allows people with paralysis to control computers using their thoughts - ABC News 29 October 2020.
Great Barrier Reef: Scientists find reef taller than Empire State Building - BBC News 28 October 2020.
Climate change: China's forest carbon uptake 'underestimated' - BBC News 29 October 2020.
Special high-carb drinks offer little performance advantage or gut relief - ACU 19 August 2020.
The lasting impacts of rugby injuries - AUT 17 July 2020.
Breastfeeding hormone makes new fathers better dads - University of Otago 7 September 2020.
28 October 2020
Recession likely over, says RBA, but recovery looks rocky - The Age 27 October 2020.
Keeping track of this gravy train is a tough station - The Sydney Morning Herald 28 October 2020.
Federal Environment Minister approves koala habitat clearing for Brandy Hill quarry expansion - ABC News 27 October 2020.
Furore grows over Tasmania's coronavirus business grant process - ABC News 28 October 2020.
How to prepare yourself — and your brain — to face bushfires - ABC News 28 October 2020.
Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as Supreme Court justice - SBS News 27 October 2020.
China tells US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo’s visit - Al Jazeera 27 October 2020.
Iran starts building underground nuclear facility: IAEA - Al Jazeera 27 October 2020.
Saudi Arabia condemns attempts to ‘link Islam with terrorism’ - Al Jazeera 27 October 2020.
Building China’s Belt and Road Initiative BIT by BIT - East Asia forum 27 October 2020.
What Actually Happens to Your Blood After It’s Donated - Gizmodo 27 October 2020.
Hundreds of signs to point the way on Brisbane's 36km cycling loop - Brisbane Times 27 October 2020.
Stanford researchers find pattern in whale songs that predicts migration - Stanford University 1 October 2020.
Apple industry raises biosecurity concerns about latest step towards US imports - ABC News 27 October 2020.
How does the food we eat affect our mood? - UNSW 16 October 2020.
Cancer-killing T cells ‘swarm’ to tumours, attracting others to the fight - UNSW 14 October 2020.
Deep drilling in Europe’s oldest and most species-rich lake provides new insights into evolution - University of Wollongong 1 October 2020.
Research reveals the economic contribution of Queensland’s national parks - University of Queensland 12 October 2020.
Fats fighting back against bacteria - University of Queensland 16 October 2020.
South-west Sydney wants to open its libraries after dark to help gambling addicts - SBS News 27 October 2020.
27 October 2020
After Victoria's long and difficult coronavirus lockdown, it's now the envy of the world - ABC News 27 October 2020.
As the government drags its heels, a better model for a federal integrity commission has emerged - The Conversation 26 October 2020.
He served Labor and Liberal alike. Now Ken Henry wants a federal ICAC to scrutinise both - The Age 26 October 2020.
ASIC deputy chair Daniel Crennan resigns over relocation expenses - SBS News 26 October 2020.
icare has spent more than $8 million with one executive recruiter - The Sydney Morning Herald 27 October 2020.
Church leaders urge MPs to back gambling card - The Sydney Morning Herald 27 October 2020.
Taxpayers to foot $1.3 billion bill from 'tidal wave' of failed businesses - The Sydney Morning Herald 26 October 2020.
ATO's debt book grows to more than $53 billion as boss Chris Jordan faces Senate Estimates - ABC News 27 October 2020.
Suspended V/Line executive James Pinder accused of receiving payments after $40m contracts awarded - ABC News 26 October 2020.
Labor releases costings ahead of Queensland election day, revealing budget would remain in deficit for years - ABC News 26 October 2020.
NT police officer Zachary Rolfe to stand trial for shooting death of Kumanjayi Walker - ABC News 26 October 2020.
Luxury hotel bill controversy for Australia Post boss - The New Daily 27 October 2020.
Wage theft and casual work are built into university business models - The conversation 27 October 2020.
Nationwide strike in Belarus after leader Alexander Lukashenko ignores deadline to step down - SBS News 27 October 2020.
Pakistan alleges Macron ‘encourages Islamophobia’, summons envoy - Al Jazeera 26 October 2020.
Turkish president calls for sweeping boycott of French goods - Al Jazeera 26 October 2020.
Pompeo in India on first leg of Asia trip over China ‘threats’ - Al Jazeera 26 October 2020.
Native revegetation to protect groundwater and create new home for endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo - Government of Western Australia 27 October 2020.
Free school meals: the lifelong impact of childhood food poverty - The Conversation 24 October 2020.
Reimagining the laser: new ideas from quantum theory could herald a revolution - The Conversation 27 October 2020.
Study argues for basic annual income of $18,500 for all workers - The New Daily 26 October 2020.
The moon may hold frozen water in more places than suspected - The Sydney Morning Herald 27 October 2020.
There’s One Big Problem With NASA’s Moon Water Announcement - Futurism 26 October 2020.
26 October 2020
Countries around the globe are battling a coronavirus resurgence as WHO warns of 'exponential' rise - SBS News 25 October 2020.
Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into force - Al Jazeera 25 October 2020.
Company director is the one job where pay and performance don't matter - ABC News 26 October 2020.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert moved from Iran's Qarchak prison, but Australian academic's current location unknown - ABC News 26 October 2020.
$18,500 a year for all: a basic income would reduce inequality, says study - Brisbane Times 25 October 2020.
'By God's grace': Festival Hall sells to Hillsong Church for $23m - The Age 25 October 2020.
Pope Francis names new cardinals including the first African American cardinal, Archbishop Wilton Gregory - ABC News 26 October 2020.
Protesters are targeting churches across Poland over the country's near-total ban on abortion - SBS News 26 October 2020.
ACT police use new 'unexplained wealth' laws to seize property belonging to Nomads bikie gang president - ABC News 25 October 2020.
More storms could be on the way for Queensland, BOM says, after thousands left without power - ABC News 25 October 2020.
Racism against West Papua raised in British parliament - RNZ 23 October 2020.
Sorcery related attacks continue unabated in PNG - RNZ 22 October 2020.
Paris and Canberra discuss New Caledonia - RNZ 22 October 2020.
Marshall Islands condemns Chinese coercion in the Pacific - RNZ 23 October 2020.
Belarus police fire stun grenades as 100,000 protest - Al Jazeera 25 October 2020.
Protesters gather in Bangkok after PM snubs call to resign - Al Jazeera 25 October 2020.
Donated surgeries in Canberra save Solomon Islands baby born with detached oesophagus - ABC News 26 October 2020.
Why some people are cruel to others - BBC Future 22 October 2020.
Recycling sector welcomes Budget boost but calls for mandates to drive demand for recycled material - ABC News 26 October 2020.
Designing off-grid refrigeration technologies for crop storage in Kenya - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 16 October 2020.
Human faeces suspected source of superbug in penguins and pigeons - Murdoch University 20 October 2020.
Gardeners reminded danger lurks in compost, potting mix - RNZ 25 October 2020.
High pressure is key for better optical fibers - Asia Research News 19 October 2020.
Cutting cancer off at the head - Asia Research News 20 October 2020.
Mould and damp health costs are about 3 times those of sugary drinks. We need a healthy housing agenda - The Conversation 26 October 2020.
25 October 2020
Michael Pascoe: Josh Frydenberg’s whirling dervish Budget – spin and faith - The New Daily 8 October 2020.
The damning evidence that brought Crown Resorts to its knees - ABC News 25 October 2020.
ABC news boss warns staff against focus on 'inner city left-wing elites' - The Age 25 October 2020.
Joint superannuation accounts touted as fix for gender savings gap - The New Daily 13 October 2020.
The rich get richer: Billionaire wealth hits record high during COVID - The New Daily 8 October 2020.
Victoria Police says it's not investigating Vatican payments without evidence of 'suspicious activity' - ABC News 24 October 2020.
US to base Coast Guard ships in western Pacific to tackle China - Al Jazeera 24 October 2020.
Thousands of waterbirds return to Lake Cowal wetlands after drought breaks - ABC News 25 October 2020.
Australia's first offshore wind farm promises jobs boom - The Age 24 October 2020.
Polycystic ovary syndrome treatment may hinge on diet, mouse study suggests - UNSW 20 October 2020.
Magnetic attraction for space travel - Victoria University of Wellington 1 October 2020.
New study uncovers more causes of coral bleaching - University of Waikato 24 August 2020.
Breakthrough findings may help prevent heart failure after a heart attack - University of Otago 2 October 2020.
NASA probe OSIRIS-REx leaking asteroid samples after bountiful collection on Bennu - ABC News 24 October 2020.
Potatoes do not need to be off-limits if you have type 2 diabetes, ACU research - ACU 21 October 2020.
24 October 2020
The weekly cap on the number of people who can arrive in Australia from abroad will be increased from next month - SBS News 23 October 2020.
Stephen Jones: Why lending reforms are a solution in search of a problem - The New Daily 23 October 2020.
Grattan on Friday: Morrison’s promised integrity commission can’t hide behind COVID much longer – can it? - The Conversation 22 October 2020.
String of controversies puts national anti-corruption body back in focus - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 October 2020.
Government executives face pay inquiry after extraordinary week - The Age 23 October 2020.
Corporate watchdog chief temporarily stands down over expenses - The New Daily 23 October 2020.
Premier gave $40,000 from her discretionary fund to Daryl Maguire's electorate - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 October 2020.
Gladys Berejiklian's documents approving of council grants were shredded by her office - ABC News 23 October 2020.
Premier boss pockets hefty bonus after claiming $70 million in JobKeeper - The Age 23 October 2020.
Victoria Police documents highlight internal struggles with officers accused of domestic violence - ABC News 23 October 2020.
Queenslanders now able to access Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment - Queensland Government 23 October 2020.
Grieving Gold Coast couple's warning to other parents about lethal button batteries after death of 3yo Brittney - ABC News 24 October 2020.
Australia no longer sending Navy to the Middle East, shifts focus to Asia-Pacific, China - ABC News 23 October 2020.
Xi says China not afraid of war in speech to mark Korean War - Al Jazeera 23 October 2020.
China says US bullying countries to pick sides - Al Jazeera 23 October 2020.
Trudeau trades barbs with China after veiled threat to Canadians - The Age 23 October 2020.
Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalise relations, Donald Trump says - SBS News 24 October 2020.
International donors pledge nearly $600m to support Rohingya - Al Jazeera 23 October 2020.
Gwen and Jeff Young plant thousands of trees to create 9-hectare haven for birds on their Port MacDonnell farm - ABC News 24 October 2020.
This beetle’s stab-proof exoskeleton makes it almost indestructible - Nature 21 October 2020.
5 science-backed benefits of fasting, and how to fast safely and effectively - Business Insider 23 October 2020.
The good oil on extra virgin olive oil - LaTrobe University 26 August 2020.
Not all fires are equal: study finds threatened marsupials cope with ‘cool’ fires - Southern Cross University 28 August 2020.
23 October 2020
Corruption commission chief cancelled coercive hearings in Border Force probe - The Sydney Morning Herald 22 October 2020.
Does anybody care about political integrity any more? - The Sydney Morning Herald 22 October 2020.
Australia Post chief dramatically stood aside while officials probe luxury watch scandal - ABC News 22 October 2020.
Doctor questions why babies at Adelaide children's hospital were not transferred to Melbourne - ABC News 22 October 2020.
Another building-site death adds to demands for industrial manslaughter laws - The Conversation 20 October 2020.
US approves $1.8bn in potential arms sales to Taiwan - Al Jazeera 21 October 2020.
Thinking of ditching private health insurance in the pandemic? Here’s how to calculate if it’s worth it for you - The Conversation 22 October 2020.
China slams Canada after report calls Uighur policy ‘genocide’ - Al Jazeera 22 October 2020.
China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale - Al Jazeera 22 October 2020.
UCI study points to how skin cells cooperate to thwart cancer - UCI 13 October 2020.
Early Trauma Influences Metabolism Across Generations - University of Zurich 16 October 2020.
COVID-19 effects can be persistent and serious say doctors suffering 'long COVID' - ABC News 23 October 2020.
Scientists discover new organ in the throat - Live Science 20 October 2020.
Superwhite paint can cool buildings even in hot sunlight - New Scientist 21 October 2020.
Lost your motivation to work out? Here’s why – and how to get back on track - The Conversation 22 October 2020.
NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet 'loves' plan for 80km shared pathway from Sydney Opera House to Parramatta - ABC News 22 October 2020.
Future foods and alternative proteins the focus of a $3m programme - Massey University 15 October 2020.
A solution in the sea: Seaweed to soak up Great Barrier Reef nitrogen - Central Queensland University 21 October 2020.
How do bees make honey? - Southern Cross University 21 August 2020.
Curtin research finds clues to mine site restoration effectiveness in soil - Curtin University 9 October 2020.
Hey seadragon, haven’t I seen your face before? - University of Technology Sydney 1 October 2020.
One of Australia’s first female pilots inspires new generation - University of Southern Queensland, September 2020.
22 October 2020
Scott Morrison defends delay on corruption watchdog promised nearly two years ago - SBS News 21 October 2020.
Watchdog without teeth: How funding cuts threatens our democracy - The New Daily 22 October 2020.
Border Force subject to corruption investigation after millions paid to ship builder - The Age 21 October 2020.
Alan Tudge appeals court judgement accusing him of criminal conduct in preventing asylum seeker's release - SBS News 21 October 2020.
Premier's staff to appear before community grants inquiry - The Sydney Morning Herald 21 October 2020.
Thirteen people charged after alleged $500,000 daycare fraud - The Sydney Morning Herald 21 October 2020.
'Consequences catastrophic': Dutton says cyber attacks on critical infrastructure rising - The Sydney Morning Herald 22 October 2020.
Former NAB employee charged over alleged attempt to defraud bank of more than $21 million - ABC News 21 October 2020.
Federal police refer allegations Vatican sent $1m to Australia in relation to George Pell trial to IBAC - ABC News 21 October 2020.
Russia suspected of Cold War-style microwave attack on CIA agents in Australia - ABC News 21 October 2020.
Who are Tasmania's political lobbyists? - ABC News 22 October 2020.
Social housing: A key part of past and future housing policy - OECD, October 2020.
Australia-backed regional security centre to start work - RNZ 20 October 2020.
Flash floods hit Cambodia and Vietnam killing at least 100 - SBS News 21 October 2020.
Pope Francis calls for civil union laws for same-sex couples - The Age 22 October 2020.
Ethiopia struggles to suppress desert locust infestation - Al Jazeera 21 October 2020.
Taliban conflict: Afghan fears rise as US ends its longest war - BBC News 21 October 2020.
Voyager Spacecraft Detect an Increase in The Density of Space Outside The Solar System - Science Alert 19 October 2020.
Antarctic ozone hole is one of the largest and deepest in recent years - European Space Agency 19 October 2020.
India's coronavirus pandemic is leading to many more deaths from TB - New Scientist 20 October 2020.
A $180,000 tiny home outfitted with a full chef's kitchen and a walk-in closet is being called 'the new family house' — see inside the Escher - Business Insider Australia 22 October 2020.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx grabs rocks from asteroid in historic mission - Al Jazeera 21 October 2020.
Ice Melt in Alaska Threatens to Unleash Unprecedented 'Mega-Tsunami', Scientists Warn - Science Alert 19 October 2020.
21 October 2020
Federal politicians may be ‘cultivated’ by foreign spies: ASIO boss - The New Daily 20 October 2020.
AFP investigation of controversial Sydney airport deal probing 'fraud' and 'corruption' concerns - SBS News 20 October 2020.
Victoria Police, IBAC can't investigate Gobbo cops, top corruption lawyer says - The Age 20 October 2020.
Garry Linnell: Stink of politicians and property developers hard to wash away - The New Daily 21 October 2020.
Police given 'information' about claims of Vatican wire transfer during Pell trial - The Age 21 October 2020.
Royal commission files reveal previously unseen details about abuse by priests in Newcastle - ABC News 20 October 2020.
More than 400 Melbourne Centrelink call centre workers sacked - The Age 20 October 2020.
Victoria's 'staggering' record: 82 cops charged with family violence in five years, but only one found guilty - ABC News 21 October 2020.
Government sticks with useless medical costs finder website - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 21 October 2020.
Government acts to improve privacy protections for witnesses at disability royal commission - SBS News 20 October 2020.
Work begins on delivering affordable apartments for Claremont [WA] - Government of Western Australia 20 October 2020.
Access to the latest and most effective diabetes drugs depends on where you live and what you earn - ABC News 21 October 2020.
US welcomes Russian offer to extend nuclear pact by a year - Al Jazeera 20 October 2020.
A Thai TV station critical of the government has been suspended amid the country's massive protests - SBS News 20 October 2020.
‘Catastrophic floods’: 105 killed, 5 million affected in Vietnam - Al Jazeera 20 October 2020.
Bird flies 7,500 miles nonstop, breaking world record - Live Science 17 October 2020.
2 small asteroids zip by Earth closer than the moon today - Space.com 20 October 2020.
Food, tools and medicine: 5 native plants that illuminate deep Aboriginal knowledge - The Conversation 21 October 2020.
Just getting back into exercise? Here's why you should start with HIIT - Brisbane Times 21 October 2020.
Orionid meteor shower 2020: when to see it and what you'll see where you live in Australia - ABC News 20 October 2020.
China unveils ambitious moon mission plans for 2024 and beyond - Space.com 19 October 2020.
Rogue Rocky Planet Found Adrift in the Milky Way - Scientific American 19 October 2020.
Insufficient physical activity - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 20 October 2020.
New drug hope for migraine sufferers - Monash University 20 October 2020.
Five innovations that could shape the future of rail travel - The Conversation 20 October 2020.
The body fires 'blobs of fat' packed with toxic proteins to fight bacteria - Live Science 19 October 2020.
4 things you may not know about human anatomy - Pursuit, University of Melbourne 15 October 2020.
Hard to spot, but worth looking out for: 8 surprising tawny frogmouth facts - The Conversation 20 October 2020.
20 October 2020
Audit watchdog barks despite government shortening the leash - The New Daily 20 October 2020.
Cash for visas and airport ‘cover-up’: Senate estimates reveal explosive details - The New Daily 20 October 2020.
Department of Home Affairs assisting ICAC inquiries into 'cash-for-visas' scam linked to Maguire - ABC News 19 October 2020.
ICAC's independence compromised by Premier's control of funding, report finds - ABC News 20 October 2020.
'Commonwealth may have been defrauded': Auditor-General sent police airport land brief - The Sydney Morning Herald 19 October 2020.
New department chief pledges to clean up Sydney airport land scandal as staff member stood down - ABC News 20 October 2020.
Crown Casino to be investigated by AUSTRAC over potential money laundering breaches - ABC News 19 October 2020.
LNP yet to release costings as Queensland voters cast first ballots at early voting centres - ABC News 19 October 2020.
Victorians Urged To Prepare For Fire Season - Government of Victoria 19 October 2020.
Twiggy Forrest's purchase of RM Williams shows Australian consumers want to buy local, experts say - ABC News 20 October 2020.
Australia to participate in Exercise Malabar 2020 - Department of Defence 19 October 2020.
Middle East: IMF warns of social unrest risk in ‘fragile’ states - SOURCE October 2020.
China is leaving the rest of the world behind as its economy roars back to life - The Sydney Morning Herald 20 October 2020.
Tokyo Olympics: Russian hackers targeted Games, UK says - BBC 21 October 2020.
US charges six Russian military officers over cyberattacks - Al Jzeera 19 October 2020.
N Korea ‘treats detainees as worth less than animals’, says HRW - Al Jazeera 19 October 2020.
Hubble Telescope Sees a Cosmic “Waterspout” in This Dazzling New Image - Futurism 19 October 2020.
The Moon Is Getting Cell [phone] Service - Futurism 19 October 2020.
Lookism: beauty still trumps brains in too many workplaces - The Conversation 17 October 2020.
19 October 2020
Tanya Plibersek slams proposed Federal Integrity Commission model as 'weak' and 'a joke' - ABC News 18 October 2020.
Australia Post chair, board members refuse to face Senate estimates grilling - The Sydney Morning Herald 18 October 2020.
Coalition faces bruising week amid Premier's romance and grants scandal - The Sydney Morning Herald 19 October 2020.
Despite strong gains in 2020 Australians remain disengaged with politics, poll finds - University of Melbourne 13 October 2020.
Westpac, mint, hundreds of Australians ensnared in global tax evasion probe - The Age 18 October 2020.
Class action launched against West Australian Government over Indigenous stolen wages - ABC News 19 October 2020.
Queensland leaders Annastacia Palaszczuk and Deb Frecklington formally launch their 2020 election campaigns - ABC News 18 October 2020.
High-tech cameras, safer fire trucks and hundreds of new volunteers to boost SA's firefighting capacity - ABC News 18 October 2020.
COVID spurred action on rough sleepers but greater homelessness challenges lie ahead - The conversation 19 October 2020.
Hopes of an improvement in Australia-China relations dashed as Beijing ups the ante - The Conversation 19 October 2020.
Trade war theory arises out of Canberra’s own hostility - Global Times 18 October 2020.
50-year diplomatic ties marred by Canada’s detention of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou - Global times 12 October 2020.
Arms embargo on Iran expires despite US opposition - Al Jazeera 18 October 2020.
Nearly 700 military personnel killed in Nagorno-Karabakh: Live - Al Jazeera 18 October 2020.
Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite police threat to fire - Al Jazeera 18 October 2020.
Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of anti-gov’t protests - Al Jazeera 17 October 2020.
Chronic disease and public health failures fuel COVID-19 pandemic - University of Melbourne 16 October 2020.
Fixing chronic disease key to post-COVID world health - Victoria University 22 September 2020.
Uncovering the hidden histories of Aboriginal nurses and midwives - University of Southern Queensland, September 2020.
Humans were adapting to sea-level change 40,000 years ago: study - Australian National University 2 October 2020.
Pro-China nationalists are using intimidation to silence critics. Can they be countered without stifling free speech? - Australian National University 22 September 2020.
Supergiant Betelgeuse smaller, closer than first thought - Australian National University 16 October 2020.
The ‘Goldilocks Day’: the perfect day for kids’ bone health - University of south Australia 18 October 2020.
Explainer: what is the electricity transmission system, and why does it need fixing? - The Conversation 16 October 2020.
China unveils first practical drone swarm tech, ‘to be used in amphibious landing missions’ - Global Times 18 October 2020.
Large 2,000-year-old cat discovered in Peru's Nazca lines - ABC News 19 October 2020.
18 October 2020
ACT election 2020: Labor and Greens set for another term - The Canberra Times 18 October 2020.
[New Zealand] Election 2020: Labour claims victory, National has worst result in years - RNZ 18 October 2020.
After one year of hearings, privacy concerns still plague witnesses at disability royal commission - SBS News 17 October 2020.
Jobless New Zealander, 61, not eligible for JobSeeker payment and living out of car since coronavirus hit - ABC News 17 October 2020.
Study finds financial services and payments boost needed to beat poverty - Curtin University 25 September 2020.
Homelessness set to rise as COVID-19 help scaled back - The Sydney Morning Herald 16 October 2020.
Murder and abduction claims have Rwandan Government accused of intimidating critics in Australia - ABC News 18 October 2020.
Your how-to guide to preferential voting in the October 31 Queensland election - ABC News 18 October 2020.
Queensland Election 2020 ALP policies - ALP, October 2020.
Queensland Election 2020 LNP policies - LNP, October 2020.
Queensland Election 2020 The Greens policies - The Greens, October 2020.
Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan declare a 'humanitarian truce' after weeks of deadly fighting - SBS News 18 October 2020.
Minister not briefed on police facial recognition move, office says - RNZ 17 October 2020.
Missing Hong Kong protester Alexandra Wong 'was held in mainland China' - BBC News 18 October 2020.
Thailand protests: Thousands rally for third straight day despite government ban - BBC News 18 October 2020.
Nine arrested in France over beheading of teacher as Macron denounces 'Islamist terrorist attack' - ABC News 18 October 2020.
Surgery may be a ‘dream come true’ - Flinders University 7 September 2020.
UniSA partners with Adelaide Women’s Prison to design parenting program - University of South Australia 15 October 2020.
Major study to unravel secrets of chronic fatigue syndrome - Deakin University 8 October 2020.
What is RNA? - Live Science 15 October 2020.
Firefighters Are Using Drones That Drop Fireballs - Futurism 16 October 2020.
Chinese Weapon Launches Swarm of Explosive Suicide Drones - Futurism 16 October 2020.
Australian telescope finds no signs of alien technology in 10 million star systems - Curtin University 8 September 2020.
Exotic plant may release deathly miasma in Dunedin - RNZ 18 October 2020.
Auckland zoo's spring baby boom - RNZ 17 October 2020.
17 October 2020
No will, no headway: Why a federal ICAC doesn’t exist despite years of promises - The New Daily 17 October 2020.
'Potential criminal offences': Police investigate airport land sale - The Sydney Morning Herald 16 October 2020.
Rio Tinto accused of 'incremental genocide' after grilling at Juukan Gorge inquiry - ABC News 16 October 2020.
Iran is in the grip of a 'third wave' of COVID-19. With poverty and hunger rising, people are outraged - ABC News 17 October 2020.
Iran has officially banned the use of torture, including 'forced confessions' and solitary confinement - SBS News 16 October 2020.
Viewpoint: Why Turkey is flexing its muscles abroad - BBC News 16 October 2020.
Japan to release radioactive Fukushima water into the sea: Media - Al Jazeera 16 October 2020.
UN refugee agency’s Rohingya fund half a billion dollars short - Al Jazeera 16 October 2020.
Australian migration policy leaves Pacific people in limbo - RNZ 16 October 2020.
Move to set sea borders helps Cooks fight illegal fishing - RNZ 15 October 2020.
Europe’s top aviation regulator judges Boeing Max safe to fly - Al Jazeera 16 October 2020.
Concussion can accelerate ageing of the brain – research from the rugby pitch - The Conversation 16 October 2020.
Dangerous beauty: UK moves to ban Botox, lip fillers for teens - Al Jazeera 16 October 2020.
Farmers help grow groundwater plans - Flinders University 21 August 2020.
Lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of kidney disease - Griffith University 2 September 2020.
Seagrass loss fuels carbon emissions: study - University of the Sunshine Coast 7 September 2020.
New jets promise to revive supersonic travel - BBC News 16 October 2020.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Seeks to Grab a Piece of Asteroid Bennu - Scientific American 16 October 2020.
How strong your grip is says a lot about your health - The Conversation 15 October 2020.
Easy-to-make, ultra-low-power electronics could charge out of thin air - University of Cambridge 13 October 2020.
The threat of ‘killer robots’ is real and closer than you might think - The Conversation 16 October 2020.
16 October 2020
Tamed, toothless and lying doggo - that's the PM's corruption watchdog - The Sydney Morning Herald 16 October 2020.
'A delicate matter': Why ICAC outed the Premier's relationship - The Sydney Morning Herald 16 October 2020.
The long history of political corruption in NSW — and the downfall of MPs, ministers and premiers - The Conversation 15 October 2020.
ASIO warns foreign spies are secretly 'cultivating politicians' across Australia - ABC News 15 October 2020.
Australia police drop probe into Afghan ‘war crimes’ reporting - Al Jazeera 15 October 2020.
Employment falls by 30,000 people in September - Australian Bureau of Statistics 15 October 2020.
Rise in jobless families during the COVID period - Australian Bureau of Statistics 16 October 2020.
Fair Work Ombudsman recoups $123m for workers as underpayment recoveries triple - The Sydney Morning Herald 15 October 2020.
Australian cotton the latest casualty in trade tensions with China - ABC News 16 October 2020.
Russia withdraws from MH17 talks with Australia and the Netherlands - SBS News 16 October 2020.
Ten thousand protesters defy Thai crackdown after emergency decree and arrests - SBS News 16 October 2020.
With 'great concern': Germany watching Australia-China relationship - The Sydney Morning Herald 16 October 2020.
How stress affects your brain and how to reverse it - Scope, Stanford Medicine 7 October 2020.
Why Is Sleep Important to Your Overall Health?  - Slumber Secrets, February 2020.
Cats carry diseases that can be deadly to humans, and it’s costing Australia $6 billion every year - The Conversation 16 October 2020.
How could copper surfaces help fight COVID? Dr Karl looks at the evidence - ABC News 15 October 2020.
Solar-powered system extracts drinkable water from “dry” air - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 14 October 2020.
Physicists Just Stored and Transported Light Itself - Futurism 13 October 2020.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is launching a satellite that can measure rising sea levels to the millimetre from 830 miles above Earth - Business Insider 15 October 2020.
‘Jewel of nature’: scientists fight to save a glittering green bee after the summer fires - The Conversation 10 July 2020.
Astronauts dock with International Space Station in half the time after new fast-track approach - Sky News 14 October 2020.
Even one drink a day can increase your risk of cancer by 10 per cent - Your Life Choices 15 October 2020.
Forget your fixie, we’re more likely to ride bikes if we can carry more on them - The Conversation 15 October 2020.
Meet the dolphin that could help end animal captivity - SBS News 15 October 2020.
Your best photos from the past week - ABC News 16 October 2020.
15 October 2020
HomeBuilder scheme attracts 11,400 applicants, but only 780 paid so far - The Age 15 October 2020.
Gladys Berejiklian strongly defends her role following Maguire revelations - SBS News 14 October 2020.
Victorian Liberal Party involved in 'rorts' like red shirts says conservative MP - The Age 14 October 2020.
Why is the anti-abortion lobby backing the LNP, when the Opposition Leader doesn't want to talk about it? - ABC News 15 October 2020.
Government accused of dragging its feet on compensation scheme worth thousands to struggling families - ABC News 14 October 2020.
Renters skipping meals and paying bills late to afford rent during coronavirus pandemic, study finds - ABC News 15 October 2020.
Many dead as record rains lash India’s Hyderabad and nearby areas - Al Jazeera 14 October 2020.
New MI5 chief says UK facing 'nasty mix' of threats [Russia, China, right-wing terrorism] - BBC News 15 October 2020.
Chinese documentary accuses Australian Strategic Policy Institute and ABC of driving anti-Beijing sentiment - ABC News 14 October 2020.
Canada’s Trudeau hits China on human rights, ‘coercive diplomacy’ - Al Jazeera 14 October 2020.
BHP confirms Chinese customers have cancelled orders for Australian coal - ABC News 14 October 2020.
China holds new naval drill as Xi steps up military rhetoric - Al Jazeera 14 October 2020.
US plans to sell more drones, missiles to Taiwan: Report - Al Jazeera 14 October 2020.
Securing an ‘Asian NATO’ or destabilising Korea relations? - East Asia Forum 15 October 2020.
Paris ordered under curfew as new coronavirus restrictions roll out across Europe - SBS News 15 October 2020.
Long-haul COVID-19 patients will need special treatment and extra support, according to new guide for GPs - ABC News 15 October 2020.
Two priests accused in Vatican's first sexual abuse trial - BBC News 15 October 2020.
Starving gut bacteria to improve chemotherapy outcomes - University of Adelaide 7 September 2020.
Insomnia treatment offers relief - Flinders University 28 September 2020.
Gippsland man flown to Melbourne hospital after magpie attack leaves him with injuries to both eyes - ABC News 15 October 2020.
Great Barrier Reef coral halved by bleaching, climate change, report finds - ABC News 1`4 October 2020.
History repeats as coral reefs are devastated - James Cook University 1 September 2020.
14 October 2020
LNP fundraising furore leads to calls for Qld's donation laws to be beefed up - Brisbane Times 13 October 2020.
Billionaire investor predicts 'day of reckoning' over government spending - The Sydney Morning Herald 13 October 2020.
Health insurance changes leave many surprised with lack of cover - ABC News 14 October 2020.
Hopes for legal reform as government announces inquiry into coercive control - The Sydney Morning Herald 13 October 2020.
Tinder fails to protect women from abuse. But when we brush off ‘dick pics’ as a laugh, so do we - The Conversation 13 October 2020.
Mongols president Toby Mitchell fronts court following alleged South Yarra affray - The Age 13 October 2020.
Almost $4m in cash seized from back of truck in Perth, second raid nets 13 kilograms of methamphetamine - ABC News 13 October 2020.
Accountant accused of stealing more than $4 million from Perth couple to 'subsidise lifestyle' - ABC News 13 October 2020.
China’s image problem is worsening globally. It’s time for Beijing to consider a diplomatic reset - The Conversation 13 October 2020.
ADF completes training of thousands of Afghan National Army officers - Department of Defence October 2020.
Coronavirus: Europe tightens measures amid sharp rise in cases - BBC News 14 October 2020.
Making auctions work: the winning ideas behind this year’s Nobel Prize in economics - The Conversation 13 October 2020.
Common cold virus shows promise as cure for BCC, world's most often diagnosed skin cancer - ABC News 14 October 2020.
Green beats screens for kids’ wellbeing - University of Adelaide 7 September 2020.
Call for animal blood donors - Murdoch University 27 July 2020.
Fast food and folic acid can affect pregnancy health - Flinders University 7 October 2020.
Vales Point Power Station fined $30,000 for pollution and waste offences - EPA NSW 12 October 2020.
Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2021 - Cleveland Clinic 6 October 2020.
13 October 2020
LNP Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington campaign in crisis after being referred by own party to election watchdog - ABC News 13 October 2020.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian resists calls to resign - SBS News 12 October 2020.
Brisbane and South-East Queensland warned to prepare for floods and bushfires this summer - ABC News 12 October 2020.
Australian youth going hungry amid coronavirus pandemic, says Foodbank report - SBS News 12 October 2020.
Labor on track to oppose $130 billion in higher income tax cuts - again - The Sydney Morning Herald 12 October 2020.
Dust levels at BHP Newman iron ore operation exceed limit set in mining licence 45 times - ABC News 12 October 2020.
Juukan Gorge traditional owners given 'gag order' warning by lawyers for Rio Tinto, inquiry hears - ABC News 12 October 2020.
Up to four people believed to be involved in Gold Coast bikie's garage execution - Brisbane Times 12 October 2020.
AMP customers sold risky products after ratings blunder - The Sydney Morning Herald 12 October 2020.
None of the justifications for weakening bank lending standards quite makes sense - The Conversation 13 October 2020.
You can’t trust the price-comparison market, as iSelect’s $8.5 million fine shows - The Conversation 13 October 2020.
Australia Post hired $3000-a-day reputation manager as it wound back deliveries - The Age 13 October 2020.
Parents of woman sexually assaulted by Tinder rapist Glenn Hartland say app should stop serial offenders - ABC News 13 October 2020.
Empowering Victim-Survivors [of sexual assault] To Speak On Their Terms - Government of Victoria 13 October 2020.
EU agrees to sanction Russians over Navalny poisoning - The Age 13 October 2020.
Belarus police threaten to use firearms on protesters - Al Jazeera 12 October 2020.
France escalates China push, appoints ambassador for Indo-Pacific - The Sydney Morning Herald 12 October 2020.
Australia preparing to spend up in south-east Asia to counter Beijing: sources - The Sydney Morning Herald 12 October 2020.
Australian government aware of reports Chinese companies 'given notice' to stop importing coal - SBS News 12 October 2020.
Cardinal George Pell meets with Pope Francis for first time since child sexual abuse convictions quashed - ABC News 12 October 2020.
CSIRO busts evidence of illegal fishing and associated crime - CSIRO 13 October 2020.
Physicists have discovered the ultimate speed limit of sound - New Scientist 9 October 2020.
Krakatoa is still active, and we are not ready for the tsunamis another eruption would generate - The Conversation 10 October 2020.
Pollutants banned for over 30 years linger in UK rivers – our wildlife is the evidence - The Conversation 9 October 2020.
Call for animal blood donors - Murdoch University 27 July 2020.
How beneficial is a family meal? - Flinders University 28 July 2020.
12 October 2020
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg defends JobKeeper end date and support for women in Federal Budget - ABC News 11 October 2020.
'Patients the losers' despite $17m lift for 'white elephant' medical costs website - The Sydney Morning Herald 11 October 2020.
CSIRO scientists publish new research on SARS-COV-2 virus ‘survivability’ - CSIRO 12 October 2020.
Police investigation underway after fatal shooting of high-profile bikie on the Gold Coast at Pimpama - ABC News 12 October 2020.
Tinder has changed how an entire generation meets new people [- use by sex offenders] - ABC News October 2020.
Drawn to serve: Pandemic sees spike in number of ADF recruits - The Age 11 October 2020.
Dead money: How rental bonds are filling government coffers - The New Daily 9 October 2020.
Rising COVID cases take Europe and US off the travel list for next year - The Age 11 October 2020.
Belarus police crack down on protesters, detain dozens - Al Jazeera 11 October 2020.
Deadly flooding displaces thousands across Mekong region - Al Jazeera 11 October 2020.
Video and phone consultations only scratch the surface of what telehealth has to offer - The Conversation 12 October 2020.
Birds don't need extra friends to live longer - University of Western Australia 23 September 2020.
Call for animal blood donors - Murdoch University 27 July 2020.
Animation to bring clarity to dense breasts - University of Adelaide 29 September 2020.
"Green" cement pour yields concrete results - University of Sydney 1 October 2020.
Fake asteroid? NASA expert identifies mystery object as old rocket - ABC News 11 October 2020.
Nullarbor stations are doing it tough already, but some are adapting for even worse conditions - ABC News 11 October 2020.
Cruise ships dismantled for scrap metal as coronavirus pandemic sinks industry - ABC News 11 October 2020.
11 October 2020
University fee hikes will hit Indigenous students hard and put Closing the Gap targets at risk, advocates say - ABC News 11 October 2020.
The Coalition's coronavirus spending plans need more scrutiny, not less - ABC News 11 October 2020.
Half of all women believe there’s a vaccine for ovarian cancer. There isn’t - The New Daily 11 October 2020.
25 Incredible Benefits of Gardening - Happy DIY Home 14 September 2020.
SpaceX Is Building a Military Rocket to Ship Weapons Anywhere in the World - Futurism 9 October 2020.
World’s largest eating disorder gene screen - Flinders University 22 September 2020.
Dead animals are washing ashore on a remote Russian peninsula. What’s going on? - Live Science 7 October 2020.
Engineers produce a fisheye lens that’s completely flat - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 18 September 2020.
Forearm artery reveals human evolution continues - Flinders University 8 October 2020.
Australia claims small world-first victory against fire ants, but not everyone is convinced of the strategy - ABC News 10 October 2020.
World’s smallest imaging device has heart disease in focus - University of Adelaide 21 July 2020.
Is human activity creating a breeding ground for pandemics? - University of Western Australia 30 September 2020.
Better support needed for homeless youth - Edith Cowan University 20 August 2020.
Call for animal blood donors - Murdoch University 27 July 2020.
Researcher highlights Outback solar panel threat - Charles Darwin University 21 Julyr 2020.
Breast cancer medication risk [beta-blockers] - Flinders University 3 October 2020.
10 October 2020
Federal budget's fast-tracked tax cuts pass parliament within days - SBS News 9 October 2020.
Social housing was one hell of a missed budget opportunity, but there’s time - The Conversation 8 October 2020.
NSW to spend big on public housing to get out of the COVID-19 recession - The Sydney Morning Herald 10 October 2020.
World Food Programme awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to combat hunger - ABC News 9 October 2020.
Super changes revealed in this budget are being hailed as a game-changer. Here's why - ABC News 9 October 2020.
Navy crews reunite with families after long COVID safe deployment - SBS News 10 October 2020.
Uighurs in Australia fear retaliation from China for speaking out about 'ethnic genocide' - SBS News 9 October 2020.
Furious Indonesians set police posts ablaze during protests over controversial new jobs law - SBS News 9 October 2020.
Nagorno-Karabakh: Heavy fighting rages on as world powers meet to step up ceasefire efforts - SBS News 9 October 2020.
Massive blaze engulfs 33-storey apartment block in Ulsan, South Korea - ABC News 9 October 2020.
Taliban cheers Trump vowing early troop withdrawal, Kabul sceptic - Al Jazeera 9 October 2020.
Several killed in ‘gang war’ at Rohingya camps in Bangladesh - Al Jazeera 9 October 2020.
China Names 18 More Crewmembers for Its Upcoming Space Station - Futurism 8 October 2020.
New research: nitrous oxide emissions 300 times more powerful than CO₂ are jeopardising Earth’s future - The Conversation 8 October 2020.
Monash research underpins new road safety laws to protect cyclists - Monash University 10 October 2020.
9 October 2020
iSelect fined more than $8m after admitting duping customers - The New Daily 8 October 2020.
Find the right energy plan for you [Australian Government] - Energy Made Easy, October 2020.
Appeals against government NDIS decisions have spiked by more than 700 per cent since 2016 - SBS News 9 October 2020.
Anthony Albanese promises a universal childcare subsidy under Labor in his budget reply speech - SBS News 8 October 2020.
How much will it cost to make cashless welfare cards permanent? The government hasn't said yet - SBS News 8 October 2020.
Social housing was one hell of a missed budget opportunity, but there’s time - The Conversation 8 October 2020.
The rich get richer: Billionaire wealth hits record high during COVID - The New Daily 8 October 2020.
COVID-19 making financial decisions - Moneysmart, October 2020.
Inked up Aussies called on to donate plasma as Australian Red Cross Lifeblood eases rules - ABC News 8 October 2020.
Rohingya living in ‘open prison’ in Myanmar: Human Rights Watch - Al Jazeera 8 October 2020.
US to reduce troops in Afghanistan to ‘2,500 by early next year’ - Al Jazeera 7 October 2020.
Russia Says It Successfully Tested a Hypersonic Nuke - Futurism 7 October 2020.
Long COVID: let patients help define long-lasting COVID symptoms - Nature 7 October 2020.
The Best Home Printer for Most People - Gizmodo 8 October 2020.
Grímsvötn: Iceland’s most active volcano may be about to erupt - The Conversation 7 October 2020.
Tesla could still hit 500,000-vehicle target this year, Musk says - Al Jazeera 7 October 2020.
NASA gets ready to land on asteroid Bennu as new studies confirm it is a rich source of carbon - ABC News 9 October 2020.
The effect of Fibre-fix in gut health, sleep and mental health in people with IBS and on a low FODMAP diet - Edith Cowan University, August 2020.
Experts call for national approach to healthy eating in childcare - Edith Cowan University 18 September 2020.
COVID sniffer dogs, cave bear and corals — September’s best science images - Nature 8 October 2020.
8 October 2020
NSW Government agrees to amended koala protection policy with concessions for farmers - ABC News 7 October 2020.
ICAC hears former MP Daryl Maguire told staffer to 'get rid of everything' - ABC News 7 October 2020.
Homelessness largely left out of the federal budget, as sector braces for the full impact of the pandemic - SBS News 7 October 2020.
Number of Medicare-subsidised psychology sessions doubled in wake of coronavirus pandemic - SBS News 6 October 2020.
Slight increase for Pacific in Aust govt budget - RNZ 7 October 2020.
Belarus opposition leader placed on Russia’s wanted list - Al Jazeera 7 October 2020.
China was the elephant in the room at the Quad meeting in Tokyo. Then Mike Pompeo spoke up - ABC News 7 October 2020.
Australia’s China-bashing is self-hurting - Global times 28 Septemver 2020.
39 countries condemn China over policies in Xinjiang, Hong Kong - Al Jazeera 7 October 2020.
70 countries support China at UN General Assembly regarding HK and Xinjiang: FM - Global Times 7 October 2020.
Leaders of Greek far-right party Golden Dawn found guilty of running a criminal group in landmark trial - SBS News 7 October 2020.
Nearly half a million poultry deaths: there are 3 avian influenza outbreaks in Victoria. Should we be worried? - The Conversation 7 October 2020.
Two female scientists awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry - The Age 7 October 2020.
Bike riding to become easier in Melbourne - VicHealth 7 October 2020.
We might not be able to understand free will with science. Here’s why - The Conversation 8 October 2020.
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and wife Mary Dobbie share the secret behind the scientist's trademark shirts - ABC News 8 October 2020.
Deforestation in Australia: How does your state (or territory) compare? - ABC News 8 October 2020.
UWA joins largest global science facility - University of Western Australia 30 September 2020.
Scientists warn about size of Antarctic ozone hole - SBS News 7 October 2020.
How does being bilingual affect your brain? It depends on how you use language - The Conversation 7 October 2020.
7 October 2020
Federal Budget 2020: Winners and losers - ABC News 7 October 2020.
Federal budget 2020: What’s in it for you - The New Daily 6 October 2020.
Government wants Federal Budget's tax cuts in place quickly as Labor questions hiring plan - ABC News 7 October 2020.
Budget 2020 income tax calculator: Find out how much you'll save - ABC News 6 October 2020.
Budget 2020 at a glance: the cuts, the spends, and that big deficit in 7 charts - The Conversation 6 October 2020.
Glimmer of hope for some, but millions still stranded - ACOSS 6 October 2020.
Federal Budget business boost tops $30 billion with immediate expensing - ABC News 6 October 2020.
How do I get JobMaker and how does the Federal Budget's hiring credit scheme work? - ABC News 6 October 2020.
Hundreds of billions of dollars of debt 'reflects the significance of the economic challenge' says Treasurer - SBS News 6 October 2020.
The budget assumes a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available next year. Is this feasible? - The Conversation 6 October 2020.
Budget 2020 has been a gamble for the Government — and it could backfire - ABC News 7 October 2020.
COVID economy: This ‘calamity is far from over’, IMF chief warns - Al Jazeera 6 October 2020.
Federal budget 2020: The pros and cons of the superannuation reforms - The New Daily 7 October 2020.
Underperforming super funds to be named and shamed with new comparison tool - The Sydney Morning Herald 6 October 2020.
Church of England helped pedophiles, inquiry finds - The New Daily 7 October 2020.
Election like no other: Abortion, coal, coronavirus and climate dominate Queensland poll - The New Daily 7 October 2020.
Australia acknowledges New Caledonia referendum outcome - RNZ 6 October 2020.
Pacific will continue to say no to nuclear weapons, UN told - RNZ 6 October 2020.
Donald Trump's doctor says he has no coronavirus symptoms and continues to do 'extremely well' - SBS News 7 October 2020.
Higher narcissism may be linked with more political participation - Penn State University 2 October 2020.
Scores in Armenia fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh fighting - SBS News 6 October 2020.
US building obliterated, as China expands Cambodian naval base - The Sydney Morning Herald 6 October 2020.
Black hole research wins scientists Nobel Prize for physics - Al Jazeera 6 October 2020.
How cells sort themselves - The Harvard Gazette 2 October 2020.
Astonishing AI restoration brings Apollo moon landing films up to speed - Live Science 5 October 2020.
Low level alcohol use during pregnancy can impact child's brain development - University of Sydney 25 September 2020.
SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites and lands rocket at sea - Space.com 6 October 2020.
Aldi plans to slash its use of plastics by 2025 as customers demand the retailer do better - Business Insider Australia 6 October 2020.
6 October 2020
Former Health Services Union boss Kathy Jackson pleads guilty to misappropriating union funds - ABC News 5 October 2020.
Sydney news: NSW koala policy changes to be considered, new treatment for childhood cancer - ABC News 6 October 2020.
Cutting JobSeeker payments will cause crippling rental stress in our cities - The Conversation 6 October 2020.
Pope Francis says the free market and 'trickle-down' policies have failed society - SBS News 5 October 2020.
Dozens of homes razed in New Zealand bushfires - Al Jazeera 5 October 2020.
ASEAN stress-tested by big power rivalry - East Asia Forum 5 October 2020.
Private hospital insurance premiums should vary by age - InSight 5 October 2020.
Tens of thousands people rally in Minsk, police use watercannon - SBS News 5 October 2020.
Azerbaijan's Aliyev says no end to fighting until Armenia sets pullout timetable - SBS News 5 October 2020.
Gene therapy research gives hope on World Sight Day - Centre for eye Research Australia 5 October 2020.
Opening eyes to a frontier in vision restoration - Monash University 14 September 2020.
Tired or Wired? Caffeine and Your Brain - National Institute of Health, October 2020.
Tiny moonbound spacecraft have very big goals - Space.com 5 October 2020.
October meteor showers: A triple-threat treat - The New Daily 5 October 2020.
What is post-viral fatigue syndrome, the condition affecting some COVID-19 survivors? - ABC News 6 October 2020.
Learning lucid dreaming could help in isolation - University of Adelaide 20 July 2020.
Three awarded Nobel prize in medicine for hepatitis C virus discovery - The Age 5 October 2020.
Dietary guidelines incompatible with global targets - University of Adelaide 16 July 2020.
Tasmanian devils back on Australian mainland after 3,000 years - Al Jazeera 5 October 2020.
5 October 2020
If you've never followed the Federal Budget before, now might be a good time to start - ABC News 5 October 2020.
WA households get state budget boost with $600 power credit from Bell Group settlement - ABC News 4 October 2020.
Run on the bank of mum and dad leaves parents $27 million poorer - The New Daily 5 October 2020.
Queensland’s unpredictable election begins. Expect a close campaign focused on 3 questions - The Conversation 5 October 2020.
Trans-Tasman bubble: 'best news' or 'a big blow'? - RNZ 3 October 2020.
Outlaw motorcycle gang extortion arrests - Queensland Police 2 October 2020.
Nagorno-Karabakh: Death toll rises as Armenian and Azerbaijani forces continue fighting - SBS News 4 October 2020.
Venice's controversial flood barriers pass their first major test with flying colours - SBS News 4 October 2020.
New Caledonia again rejects independence from France - RNZ 5 October 2020.
Flu Season Never Came to the Southern Hemisphere - Scientific American 30 September 2020.
Meet three orchid obsessives with a passion for the picturesque plants with a cult-following - ABC News 4 October 2020.
4 October 2020
Army's Kapooka training base hit by fraud and corruption allegations - ABC News 4 October 2020.
'It's more than the time of day': The facts behind daylight saving - The Sydney Morning Herald 3 October 2020.
Torquay residents evacuated amid concerns large dam could collapse on Victoria's Surf Coast - ABC News October 2020.
Emergency services volunteers prepare for high-threat season - Westerrn Australia Government 3 October 2020.
Fears dozens of houses destroyed in large fire in the [NZ] Mackenzie Basin - RNZ 4 October 2020.
Romance scam money laundering on the rise, ACCC warns victims can face jail time - ABC News 3 October 2020.
New cameras catch 100 drivers a day on mobile phones or not wearing seatbelts - ABC News 3 October 2020.
New Caledonians are voting today in a second referendum on independence from France - SBS News 4 October 2020.
Unbelievable Accuracy: GPS III - Lockheed Martin, October 2020.
Hubble Space Telescope watches stunning supernova fade over a full year - Space.com 3 October 2020.
Nuclear fusion reactor could be here as soon as 2025 - Live Science 2 October 2020.
Science of champion runners: inside the body of elite endurance athletes - The Conversation 30 September 2020.
Resistance training: here’s why it’s so effective for weight loss - The Conversation 29 September 2020.
Cancer patients need healthy diets and muscle strength for recovery - Deakin University 17 August 2020.
World-first study links obesity with reduced brain plasticity - University of South Australia 25 September 2020.
Maliwawa Figures: Ancient Aboriginal art 'unlike anything seen before' - BBC News 3 October 2020.
Egypt unveils 59 ancient coffins in major archaeological find - Al Jazeera 3 October 2020.
Week in pictures: 26 September - 2 October 2020 - BBC News 2 October 2020.
What happens to old cruise ships? - BBC News 2 October 2020.
3 October 2020
Daylight Saving Time: Great for twilight strolling – and falling down dead - The New Daily 2 October 2020.
Donald Trump showing 'mild' coronavirus symptoms as his positive test rocks the United States - SBS News 3 October 2020.
ANZ to pay $10 million penalty for unconscionable conduct over periodic payment fees - ASIC 2 October 2020.
US, Vatican clash over China as Pompeo urges harsher stance - Al Jazeera 2 October 2020.
Ponzi schemes to Panama Papers: Seven financial scams that shook the world - Money 2 October 2020.
Belarus election: Row with EU intensifies over disputed vote - BBC News 3 September 2020.
US sanctions eight Belarus officials - Al Jazeera 2 October 2020.
Belly fat linked to higher risk of premature death, regardless of your weight - The Conversation 1 October 2020.
This diet is popular — but it doesn’t work - University of California 30 September 2020.
Ex-Ford fitter develops Australia's first commercial electric motorbike - Deakin University 18 August 2020.
High-fibre diet, low level inflammation: sidestepping the effects of radiation - University of South Australia 29 September 2020.
Photos from the field: Australia is full of lizards so I went bush to find out why - The Conversation 2 October 2020.
Your best photos from the past week - ABC News 2 October 2020.
Rare carnivorous Albany pitcher plant threatened by poachers on WA's south coast - ABC News 2 October 2020.
European honeybees outcompete native pollinators, concerning experts and traditional owners - ABC News 2 October 2020.
2 October 2020
Right now there are nearly 5 unemployed Australians for every job vacancy — and that's the good news - Business Insider Australia 1 October 2020.
Remember sports rorts? Here's why we mustn't forget that shameful episode - The Age 2 October 2020.
Church's legal defence 'dismantled' after sex abuse pay-off thrown out - The Age 1 October 2020.
Vatican releases budget, balance sheet amid financial scandal - Al Jazeera 1 October 2020.
Coronavirus hardship payment for temporary migrants, refugees in Victoria doubled - SBS News 1 October 2020.
New Caledonia to vote on independence from France - RNZ 1 October 2020.
Commonwealth Bank says loan deferrals declining, APRA data show $229b in loans still paused across all banks - ABC News 1 October 2020.
Mortgage deferrals are winding up, so what happens next? - ABC News 2 October 2020.
Flight Centre axes another 91 stores while urging Australia to re-open borders - ABC News October 2020.
Doubling Hardship Support For Victoria’s Most Vulnerable - Government of Victoria 1 October 2020.
Japan's asteroid sample-return spacecraft Hayabusa2 gets extended mission - Space.com 1 October 2020.
The immune system: how to boost your immunity to infection - Science with Sam 29 September 2020.
How Do Squirrels Remember Where They Buried Their Nuts? - Live Science 17 November 2018.
Why the one million coronavirus death toll is probably much higher in reality - ABC News 1 October 2020.
How did coronavirus end up in a Whitsundays sewage treatment plant when nobody is sick? - ABC News 2 October 2020.
Algae could soon be on the menu as an alternative protein - RNZ 1 October 2020.
Buried lakes of salty water on Mars may provide conditions for life - The Conversation 1 October 2020.
1 October 2020
Have our governments become too powerful during COVID-19? - The Conversation 30 September 2020.
‘An investment in society’: Higher taxes drive higher incomes, research shows - The New Daily 1 October 2020.
‘Humanity waging war on nature’: UN chief - Al Jazeera 30 September 2020.
Australian banks are preparing for more than $7 billion worth of deferred loans to turn bad - Business Insider Australia 29 September 2020.
University fee reform will 'make it harder for poor kids', Senator Jacqui Lambie says in scathing rebuke - SBS News 30 September 2020.
Queensland Sports Minister Mick de Brenni denies pork barrelling claims amid intervention in sports grants program - ABC News 30 September 2020.
Senior Catholic William Wade sentenced for concealing child sex abuse at Marist schools - ABC News 30 September 2020.
Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale sentenced for sexual assault, corruption charges - ABC News 30 September 2020.
Takata airbags: Toyota Corolla models added to list of dangerous cars on ACCC recall list - ABC News 30 September 2020.
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank publicly shamed for banking code breaches - ABC News 30 September 2020.
'No sense': What consumer groups say about new lending laws - Money 30 September 2020.
Trump associate ordered huge surveillance of Assange inside embassy, court told - The Age 1 October 2020.
Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Azerbaijan president vows to fight on - BBC News 1 October 2020.
UK, Canada impose sanctions on Belarus’s Lukashenko - Al Jazeera 30 September 2020.
Jet suit trialled for paramedics to use in rescues over rough terrain in England's Lake District region - ABC News 30 September 2020.
An American wrote a bad review about a Thailand hotel. Months later he was arrested and put in jail over it - ABC News 1 October 2020.
Gundam entrances millions as giant robot steps out in Yokohama - Al Jazeera 30 September 2020.
Toxins in plastic blamed for health, environment hazards - Al Jazeera 30 September 2020.
Resistance training: here’s why it’s so effective for weight loss - The Conversation 29 September 2020.
Six health benefits of oats - Your Life Choices 30 September 2020.
World leaders pledge to halt Earth’s destruction ahead of UN summit - The Guardian 28 September 2020.
30 September 2020
‘Really concerning’: Facial recognition tech sparks fears as government ramps up rollout - The New Daily 30 September 2020.
Unemployment won't return to normal in Australia for another 4 years, as new analysis reveals the 'marathon' recovery ahead - Business Insider Australia 28 September 2020.
Coronavirus restrictions could lead to 26,000-person shortfall for coming harvests, report says - ABC News 30 September 2020.
‘Agonising milestone’: One million people dead from COVID-19 - Al Jazeera 29 September 2020.
Former NSW MP Daryl Maguire handed cash at Parliament for role in visa scheme, ICAC hears - ABC News 29 September 2020.
Banks slash savings rates on back of cheap RBA cash - The Age 29 September 2020.
ANZ customers lose access to millions of dollars in erroneous loan redraw balances - ABC News September 2020.
JPMorgan fined record $1.3b, admits misconduct over market manipulation - The Age 30 September 2020.
Illicit money flows from Africa near $89bn, UN study says - Al Jazeera 29 September 2020.
Why do bankers behave so badly? They make too much money to ask questions - The Conversation 22 September 2020.
Going cashless isn’t straightforward. Ask Sweden, or Zimbabwe - The Conversation 29 September 2020.
Rio Tinto: Mining giant accused of poisoning rivers in Papua New Guinea - BBC News 30 September 2020.
Complaints from customers who can't reach their telco up 1,500 per cent, report finds - ABC News 30 September 2020.
Resilience tested, phone and internet complaints decrease in year of challenges - Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman 30 September 2020.
Amnesty International forced to suspend work in India due to government 'witch hunt' - SBS News 29 September 2020.
China can powerfully counter US threats in first, second island chains - Global Times 22 September 2020.
Small-scale modular housing could provide a lifeline for people experiencing homelessness - The Conversation 25 September 2020.
Tiny public housing units a welcome relief for Hong Kong's poor - SBS News 29 September 2020.
If we realised the true cost of homelessness, we’d fix it overnight - The Conversation 22 September 2020.
Bloody wonders: how Sydney's last two leeches saved a man's severed fingers - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 September 2020.
One-size-fits-all is no fit for heart health - University of South Australia 28 September 2020.
Coffee connection gets stronger [longer cancer survival] - The Harvard Gazette 17 September 2020.
Brainiacs, not birdbrains: Crows possess higher intelligence long thought a primarily human attribute - STAT 24 September 2020.
Deadly Spread of Some Cancers May Be Driven by a Common Mouth Microbe - Scientific American, October 2020.
Mars: mounting evidence for subglacial lakes, but could they really host life? - The Conversation 29 September 2020.
Early birds vs night owls: for diabetics, an early bedtime is best - University of South Australia 21 September 2020.
Researchers get a better grip on left and right handedness - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute 29 September 2020.
29 September 2020
'Devastation and despair': Quarantine failures blamed for 768 deaths - The Age 28 September 2020.
'Budget bent but not broken': Analysts urge Frydenberg not to scrimp on stimulus - The Age 28 September 2020.
Fine for Dreamworld owners over deaths 'small' compared to other corporate penalties - ABC News 29 September 2020.
Multinational corporations dispute billions in tax bills as ATO profit shifting crackdown ramps up - ABC News 29 September 2020.
It’s about to become easier to lend irresponsibly, to help the recovery - The Conversation 29 September 2020.
Specialist referral rules haven't changed much since the 70s, but Australia's health needs sure have - ABC News 29 September 2020.
Telstra lays down 5G gauntlet for NBN Co with fixed-wireless product - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 September 2020.
We’re facing an insolvency tsunami. With luck, these changes will avert the worst of it - The Conversation 28 September 2020.
Thousands of Spain flags pay tribute to virus victims - SBS News 28 September 2020.
Death toll rises as fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh enters second day - SBS News 28 September 2020.
Azerbaijan denies Turkey sent it fighters from Syria - Al Jazeera 28 September 2020.
China holds simultaneous military drills in four seas: Report - Al Jazeera 28 September 2020.
Papuan protestors forcibly dispersed by police - RNZ 28 September 2020.
Over 200,000 people live in poverty in Fiji: UN report - RNZ 28 September 2020.
Bad News: The Moon Is Surprisingly Radioactive - Futurism 25 September 2020.
Separated bike lanes to run through Brisbane's CBD in 12-month trial - Brisbane Times 29 September 2020.
Smart design shines a light on cyclist safety - RMIT University 22 September 2020.
‘We’ve overrun the planet’ - Attenborough - BBC News 28 September 2020.
My 7 top tips for dealing with vicious trolls - The Sydney Morning Herald 27 September 2020.
The seven items a dietitian always puts in their shopping trolley (and four they don't) - Good Food 24 September 2020.
28 September 2020
These are the best and worst performing super funds in Australia in 2020 - Business Insider Australia 23 September 2020.
Top economists back boosts to JobSeeker and social housing over tax cuts in pre-budget poll - The Conversation 27 September 2020.
Private health insurance premiums are going up this week. But the reasons why just don’t stack up - The Conversation 28 September 2020.
Who is Amy Coney Barrett, Donald Trump’s pick for Supreme Court justice? - SBS News 27 September 2020.
'A crisis of power': French President Emmanuel Macron says Belarus's leader must go - SBS News 27 September 2020.
Calls for immediate ceasefire after Armenia, Azerbaijan clash over Nagorno-Karabakh region - SBS News 28 September 2020.
3-D Printing inside the Body Could Patch Stomach Ulcers - Scientific American 22 September 2020.
27 September 2020
JobSeekers brace for poverty as Scott Morrison slashes coronavirus supplement - The New Daily 27 September 2020.
Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for US Supreme Court seat left vacant by Ruth Bader Ginsburg - ABC News 27 September 2020.
Josh Frydenberg's planned responsible lending changes defy Hayne's banking royal commission - ABC News 26 September 2020.
Why you should never feel guilty about getting a good night’s sleep - University of California 22 September 2020.
China foreign ministry denies claims of mosque destruction in Xinjiang Uyghurs Autonomous Region - ABC News 26 September 2020.
WHO warns 2 million COVID-19 deaths ‘likely’ before vaccine ready - Al Jazeera 26 September 2020.
Key Vatican cardinal Angelo Becciu resigns after being caught up in real estate scandal - ABC News 26 September 2020.
Belarus police detain dozens as crowds chant against Lukashenko - SBS News 27 September 2020.
Curved shoe tips make it easier to move – but research suggests they may also weaken foot muscles - The conversation 24 September 2020.
Your best photos from the past week - ABC News 25 September 2020.
Sir David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's Instagram record for fastest time to reach one million followers - ABC News 27 September 2020.
Bilbies released into Sturt National Park, 100 years after being declared extinct in NSW - ABC News 27 September 2020.
25 September 2020
Manufacturing jobs collapse as economists back more JobSeeker support - The Age 24 September 2020.
Simpler lending rules for home loans and credit to free up the economy - The Sydney Morning Herald 24 September 2020.
Australia’s jobless on the edge of financial abyss as JobSeeker payments slashed - The Mew Daily 25 September 2020.
Climate policy driven by ‘vested interests’, damning report claims - The New Daily 24 September 2020.
Paul Pisasale pleads guilty to more than 30 charges - Brisbane Times 24 September 2020.
Edwards guilty of two Claremont murders - SBS News 24 September 2020.
Two Australian researchers banned from entering China - SBS News 24 September 2020.
Hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang built or expanded in past three years, satellite imagery reveals - SBS News 24 September 2020.
Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect - Al Jazeera 24 September 2020.
Cancer patients need healthy diets and muscle strength for recovery - Deakin University 17 August 2020.
Ex-Ford fitter develops Australia's first commercial electric motorbike - Deakin University 18 August 2020.
24 September 2020
A healthy diet is more important than your weight when it comes to risk of death, study finds - ABC News 23 September 2020.
Westpac announces record-breaking $1.3b fine - The Age 24 September 2020.
FinCEN Files show banks are not serious enough about beating money laundering - ABC News 24 September 2020.
NSW to allow judges to be suspended over 'suspected impairment' - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 September 2020.
Judge says Alan Tudge engaged in 'criminal' conduct while preventing aslyum seeker's release - SBS News 23 September 2020.
Parents are responsible for crime-filled muck-up day - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 September 2020.
Queensland Health IT bungle leaves hospital low on supplies, costs taxpayers $33m to fix, says Auditor-General - ABC News 23 September 2020.
Bad health insurance deals: Medibank, Bupa, HCF, HBF, NIB - CHOICE 24 September 2020.
APRA releases consultation on further changes to private health insurance reforms data collection - APRA 24 September 2020.
One in seven medical diagnosis incorrect - University of Queensland 21 September 2020.
Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets - University of Queensland 14 September 2020.
Businesses can keep trading: Bankruptcy law changes to keep firms open - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 September 2020.
NBN fibre upgrade a defence against looming 5G assault - The Sydney Morning Herald 24 September 2020.
New allegations of mass hysterectomies inside US detention centres are the 'echoes of an awful past' - SBS News 23 September 2020.
Mike Bloomberg raises $22 million to pay fines for felons so they can vote in key swing state Florida - SBS News 23 September 2020.
China rejects push to strip Beijing of Winter Olympics over human rights concerns - SBS News 23 September 2020.
China 'coercing' thousands of Tibetans into mass labour camps - report - BBC News 23 September 2020.
UN General Assembly 2020: What the world leaders said - Al Jazeera 22 September 2020.
Thousands protest after Belarusian president abruptly sworn in - SBS News 24 September 2020.
NASA says Artemis program will return humans to the moon in 2024 - ABC News 23 September 2020.
I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again? - The Conversation 24 September 2020.
Jellyfish with your chips? - University of Queensland, September 2020.
Cockatoos innovate to open wheelie bins in Stanwell Park in search of top tucker - ABC News 23 September 2020.
23 September 2020
Threats from far-right extremists have skyrocketed in Australia, with ASIO comparing tactics to IS - SBS News 22 September 2020.
LNP leader Deb Frecklington vows to strip funding from Queensland Environmental Defenders Office - ABC News 22 September 2020.
Police charge doctor with trafficking offences for allegedly selling prescription drugs to bikies - ABC News 22 September 2020.
Foxtel benefited from fast-tracked Federal Government funds, FOI reveals - ABC News 23 September 2020.
Commonwealth Bank and St George held accounts for Options Rider investor scam, FinCEN files show - ABC News 23 September 2020.
Two million homes to get access to NBN fibre-to-the-home in $3.5b plan - The Age 22 September 2020.
The world's richest one per cent emit more carbon pollution than the poorest half of humanity - SBS News 22 September 2020.
'Like water': 'Ndrangheta is top crime group in West, says prosecutor - The age 23 September 2020.
Soaring food prices hit Sudanese as floods ravage the country - Al Jazeera 22 September 2020.
Vatican and China prepare to renew historic deal, angering US - Al Jazeera 22 September 2020.
China expands mass labour program to Tibet, forcing farmers into factories - SBS News 22 September 2020.
Lebanon: Hezbollah arms depot blast caused by 'technical error' - Al Jazeera 23 September 2020.
Researchers seek 3500 volunteers for world’s largest genetic investigation of eating disorders - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute 22 September 2020.
Pessimistic outlook linked to life expectancy - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute 29 July 2020.
Study shows personality traits point the pathway to happiness - Deakin University 6 July 2020.
Australia's hydrogen application research is being led by Deakin's Hycel Technology Hub in south-west Victoria - Deakin University 3 September 2020.