Hundreds continue to rally outside a Brisbane hospital against the deportation of an asylum seeker infant known as Asha. She is one of 267 refugees currently in Australia due to be sent back to detention on Naru. Angela Beresford says the Government’s tough stance makes her blood boil.
The yearly Closing the Gap report tracks how the Australian Government addresses Indigenous disadvantage. Professor Andrew Vann, Vice-Chancellor of CSU, explains how his university aims to incorporate Indigenous culture and knowledge in its learning.
The federal government has just introduced legislation to parliament to allow the cultivation and use of medicinal cannabis. Sean Hall, CEO of Medlab, which conducts therapeutic cannabis research, says this is a huge step forward for Australia.
2015 has left Australian consumers concerned about food safety, with scares about frozen mixed berries, fish poisoning and undeclared allergens in coconut milk causing headlines. Michael Sheridan has developed an app that provides up-to-date information about food recalls.
In his recently announced innovation statement, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called for an ‘ideas boom’. But what can we do for these elusive “a-ha!” moments to occur? Leah Sparkes explains why it’s important to make time to think and reflect.