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Chinese investment in Australia plummets

Chinese investment in Australia dropped by over 47%, from $4.8 billion in 2018 to $2.5 billion in 2019, according to new data released by The Australian National University’s Chinese Investment in Australia (CHIIA)...

Book talk: 5 Australian books for Dad

Jeff Popple reviews five great Australian books for Dad this Father’s Day! More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Canberra to light up gold for National Wattle Day

National Wattle Day (Tuesday 1 September) aims to beat the pandemic blues this year as Canberra is lighting up with nature and numerous public buildings to be a blaze of yellow and gold, day and night.

Lockdown prioritises sex, say leading academics

Two leading academics from the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the University of Sydney say recent Victorian lockdown restrictions should have Australians rethinking sexual relationships.

Migration season ‘snot’ fun for humpback whales

A new study has found that humpback whales are in significantly poorer health on the tail end of their migration back to Antarctica, when they travel 8,000 kilometres and fast for most of the journey.

Morocco, the gift that keeps on giving

The Kingdom of Morocco is a land of multiculturalism, tolerance and diversity where countless charms attract millions of tourists.

Canberra hopeful for Netball World Cup bid

Canberra will hope to be used as a training hub for a second global women’s sporting event if Australia is successful in its bid to host the Netball World Cup 2027.

Australians set to access $18 billion in superannuation

Around $18 billion is expected to be paid out this financial year (2020/21) to those who have accessed the early access to superannuation scheme.

Pandemic could cost global economy $21 trillion: ANU

Research from the Australian National University (ANU) indicates the global economy could lose up to $21.8 trillion USD in 2020 alone, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The researchers, led by Professor Warwick McKibbin...

Truth telling: Indigenous Australians discuss path to peace

A panel of Indigenous professors, politicians, authors and activists have spoken of the shared trauma of colonisation, child removal, custodial deaths, and cultural genocide while identifying truth telling as a pathway to peace in an online forum on Monday (22 June).

China’s warnings of racism rejected as ‘disinformation’

Australia's Foreign Minister, Marise Payne, has rejected Chinese government warnings its citizens should reconsider visiting Australia because of racism as disinformation.

Michael Klim rallies for Men’s Health Week

One well-known Australian athlete is using his platform to promote this Men’s Health Week, 15-21 June. Olympic gold medallist Michael Klim has kicked plenty of goals in and out of the pool, including...