NDIS review: scheme will continue to be a “fiscal sinkhole”
RMIT social economics expert Dr David Hayward says the review is disappointing and is effectively recommending more of the same when what is needed is wholescale reform.
Is your Christmas wish list sustainable?
The holidays can be packed with waste – from gift wrapping to excessive consumption, decorations and food. A consumerism expert provides their top tips on how to give the gift of sustainability this Christmas.
5 ways to avoid burnout before the break
Feel like you have a marathon to run before the end of year, when you barely have energy to run 100 metres? Management experts say burnout can be easily avoided if you take charge of your own wellbeing.
Regulating smart TV home screens: new legislation introduced today
The Albanese Government has today introduced new legislation to ensure that local broadcaster services can be easily found when we turn on our smart TVs. Associate Professor Ramon Lobato and Dr Alexa Scarlata are available to explain what the new rules involve and what this means for users.
Australia’s recruitment processes might have a race problem
New research suggests that skilled migrants face recruitment barriers, leading to a surplus of overqualified delivery and taxi drivers while necessary jobs remain unfilled.
New strategy will strengthen Australia's cyber resilience
A cyber security expert comments on Australia’s new 2023–2030 National Cyber Security Strategy.
“Once-in-a-decade” electricity demand could result in blackouts this summer
The Australian Energy Market Operator has warned that we’re expecting a once-in-a-decade surge in electricity demand, putting Australia’s energy system to the test. An expert is available to explain how we might avoid blackouts this summer.
Getting a blood test soon? Tips to help you prepare
RMIT healthcare expert shares preparation strategies that can help you feel less anxious before doing a blood test.