School catchment zones help ensure equality for everyone

The South Australian government in recent months announced it was relaxing its catchment zone policy for secondary schools. This means families can apply for their year 6 or 7 child to attend any public high school in the ...

Is carbon the 'crop' of the future?

An increasing awareness and concern about the environment, changes in government policy, America's re-entry into the Paris Agreement and a robust demand for carbon offsets all point toward an appetite for a different type ...

Resilience of fisheries following Tohoku tsunami

A small Japanese fishing community devastated by the great east japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011 managed to recover from the disaster through cooperative community activity despite the propensity for individualist-competitive ...

Is 'Closing the Gap' working?

Gaping policy shortfalls in the Australian Government's 'Closing the Gap' program have seen it fail to reduce disparities in Indigenous health, income, employment, child removal and incarceration, Flinders University researchers ...

States laws limit local control over guns, favor gun rights

The majority of U.S. states have passed laws preserving state authority over firearms policies—and preventing local communities from passing their own—but at the same time have refrained from enacting statewide gun-control ...

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