Future wildfire warning for Australia on 50th anniversary of Tasmania’s Black Tuesday

Increasingly dangerous fire weather is forecast for Australia and the Mediterranean as the global footprint of extreme fires expands, according to the latest research.

University of Tasmania Professor of Environmental Change Biology David Bowman led an international collaboration – including researchers from the University of Idaho and South Dakota State University – to compile a global

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Online dating booming but how much does education matter?

Online daters are most likely to contact people with the same level of education as them, but are less fussy about an intellectual match as they get older, according to QUT research.

This finding was revealed in a study titled: ‘Things change with age: Educational Assortment in online dating’, conducted by QUT behavioural economists Stephen

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Poverty hits Bendigo family hard

Bendigo welfare workers have marked Anti-Poverty Week by calling on their community and government to invest in support services for disadvantaged residents.

An Australian Council of Social Services report released on Sunday found three million Australians lived below the poverty line, their income considered insufficient to sustain an acceptable quality of life.

A single-person household earning less

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Australia-India collaboration to reduce global water scarcity

While Australia and India possess different industrial, economic, geographic and cultural characteristics, they do share similar environmental problems such as water scarcity.

A recent World Bank report on High and Dry: Climate Change, Water and the Economy says the combined effects of growing populations, rising incomes, and expanding cities will see demand for water rising exponentially,

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