Mass fish deaths are a blaring warning signal for the heath of the Murray Darling Basin, but just as worrying is the sight of dry areas in the Darling, writes Fran Sheldon.
South Australia’s energy prices have gone up as more renewables entered the market – but prices would have gone up even more without them, according to Bruce Mountain and Steven Percy.
Almost all states have improved their accountability in recent years, and are far ahead of the Commonwealth government, argue the Grattan Institute’s Danielle Wood, Carmela Chivers and Kate Griffiths. Read on to find out where South Australia ranks.
Federal minister Simon Birmingham needs to explain why he intervened to reject a series of research proposals that had been independently selected for funding, write Brett Hutchins and Libby Lester.
Australia is slowly heading north to one day become part of Asia, but a study of the rocks tells Adelaide researchers Alan Collins and Romana Dew that it’s not the first time there’s been a connection.
Australia should focus on playing a positive role in the ongoing Middle East process, rather than auctioning off its foreign policy for the sake of winning the Wentworth byelection, writes Tony Walker.