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Peter Dutton is seated aloft the nuclear tiger, hoping not to get eaten

No one doubts Peter Dutton has a huge task to sell his radical nuclear plan, with many experts throwing buckets of cold water over it. But on Thursday the opposition leader received some welcome backi...

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Cost of living crunch won’t dampen Euro summer travel plans

As the annual European summer holiday season kicks off, new data from instant payout travel...

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deep scepticism over Dutton’s nuclear plan is warranted

Martin Lisner/ShutterstockIt is very difficult to take Opposition Leader Peter Dutton’s nuclear announcement seriously. His proposal for seven nuclear power stations is, at present, legally impossible, technically ...

What is phonics and why is it used to teach reading?

Andrea Piacquadio/Pexels, CC BYVictoria has just announced all government schools will be required to use phonics to teach reading from next year. This brings it in line with approaches in New South Wales, Queensland and...

Amid scorching heat, 900 people died this week in Saudi Arabia. Climate change has made the Hajj pilgrimage more risky

Each year, millions of Muslims from across the world embark on the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The mass migration is unparalleled in scale, and pilgrims face numerous health hazards.Mecca is considered the ...

The prosecution of Arundhati Roy is business as usual for the Modi government – and bad news for freedom of expression in India

Arundhati Roy.Vikramjit Kakati, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SAEarlier this month, Narendra Modi was elected India’s prime minister for the third consecutive time. Despite being only the second Indian prime ministe...

Robert Irwin wanted to sue One Nation for using his likeness. We don’t really have laws for that

Pauline Hanson's Please Explain/YouTubeRobert Irwin, son of Steve “Crocodile Hunter” Irwin, recently threatened to sue a video production company if they didn’t take down an episode in One Nation’...