Category Archives: Property

View from The Hill: House vote on allowing territories to legalise voluntary assisted dying likely this week

View from The Hill: House vote on allowing territories to legalise voluntary assisted dying likely this week

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. In 1997, Tony Burke was a high profile organiser mustering support to quash a law that had been passed in the Northern Territory to allow euthanasia. Although not yet in parliament, Burke, who was executive director of Euthanasia…

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Confidence in the Supreme Court is declining – but there is no easy way to oversee justices and their politics

Confidence in the Supreme Court is declining – but there is no easy way to oversee justices and their politics

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Recent evidence showing that Virginia Thomas, wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, sent at least 29 text messages to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows urging him to help overturn the 2020 election has…

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How used clothes became part of Africa’s creative economy – and fashion sense

How used clothes became part of Africa’s creative economy – and fashion sense

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. In recent years the global secondhand apparel market for clothing and shoes has grown exponentially. In 2002 used clothing exports were worth US$1.4 billion. Despite a slowdown during the COVID-19 pandemic exports were close to US$4 billion in…

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VIDEO: the state of the economy, the Indigenous ‘Voice’ and whether the first parliamentary week saw better standards

VIDEO: the state of the economy, the Indigenous ‘Voice’ and whether the first parliamentary week saw better standards

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan discusses the week in politics with University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher. This week saw parliament meet for the first time since the election. Michelle and Caroline talk about Treasurer…

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The little-known Black high school science teacher who revolutionized the study of insect behavior in the early 20th century

The little-known Black high school science teacher who revolutionized the study of insect behavior in the early 20th century

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. On a crisp autumn morning in 1908, an elegantly dressed African American man strode back and forth among the pin oaks, magnolias and silver maples of O’Fallon Park in St. Louis, Missouri. After placing a dozen dishes filled…

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