Seeing the new film Storm Boy, my mind turns to the landscape that forms the film’s backdrop. This is the Kurangk (Coorong), land of the Ngarrindjeri Nation. The Nation’s cultural heritage, testifying to the Ngarrindjeri’s enduring connection to the region, is being destroyed by off-road vehicles.
Australian politics in 2019 will inevitably be dominated by the federal election, expected in May. So what can we expect for the year ahead? Here’s your handy politics bingo card to play as we watch the ideas, strategies and tactics of the political parties play out.
High-quality higher education is vital to progress South Australia’s economy, society and job prospects so young people remain and build the state, says Flinders University Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Stirling.
Last year, 165 Indigenous Australians died as a result of suicide. Despite continued efforts to improve suicide prevention programs, there has been no appreciable reduction in the suicide rate in ten years.
With continual advances in modern medicine, we’re enjoying longer lives. As the population ages, and particularly as many people are living longer with cancers and chronic diseases, end-of-life care is adapting and changing.
Much-needed solutions to chronic pain, bowel cancer, drug delivery and improved childhood vaccinations are a step closer to reality thanks to newly-funded Flinders University research.
After 18 years as leader of her party, and 13 as German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has announced that this will be her last term. How has she changed Germany and the world?”