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  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - From Hampstead to Hull: Implications of Brexit and
           other overseas voting trends for the ALP
    • Abstract: Scott, Andrew
      The Australian polity has gorged itself on the spectacles of Trumpism and Brexit in recent years, yet both of these present instructive lessons for the Australian Labor Party, if they are open to learning them.

      PubDate: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 16:40:46 GMT
       
  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - A king's ransom: Public benefit within a modern energy
           landscape
    • Abstract: Hepburn, Samantha
      Australia has an abundance of resources capable of generating energy - gas, brown and black coal, uranium, wind, water and sunshine. When the resource resides within the sub-stratum of the land it is subject to state ownership in accordance with Australia's public resource framework. This effectively means that the state must look after the resource for the benefit of the public as a whole.

      PubDate: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 16:33:12 GMT
       
  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - Blockchain and the state: Vehicle or vice'
    • Abstract: Rogers, Zac
      As ultramodern as they may seem, cryptocurrencies and their underlying distributed ledger technology (commonly referred to as the blockchain), represent the intertwined evolution of two prosaic yet fundamental pillars of civilisation: money and accounting. From the earliest issuance of barter tokens, to coins of precious metal, paper notes, then digital strings of ones and zeros - and the single and double-entry ledger accounting methods used to record transactions and ownership by trading houses and the first banks - one feature of these two pillars has been ubiquitous and constant: centralisation.

      PubDate: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 16:32:01 GMT
       
  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - References
    • PubDate: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:51:24 GMT
       
  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - Alleviating poverty: Australia will be called to
           account
    • Abstract: Saunders, Peter
      It is easy to be wise after the event, but the widespread cynicism that greeted Bob Hawke's pledge to 'end child poverty by 1990' was as wide of the mark as the actual pledge itself. Although Hawke himself has since admitted that the announcement was unwise and a deviation 'from the script', subsequent events have shown that the child poverty pledge was ahead of its time in two key regards: first, because of its emphasis on the need to set poverty targets; and second because of the focus given to the problem of child poverty, now acknowledged to be one of its most damaging manifestations.

      PubDate: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:51:24 GMT
       
  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - From trash to treasure: Australia in a
           take-make-remake world
    • Abstract: Sharpe, Samantha; Giurco, Damien
      In 2014-15 Australia produced 64 million tonnes of waste, the equivalent of 2.7 tonnes for every person. The good news is that 60% of this waste is recycled, however waste generation per person has increased by 1% per annum since 2007-08, and this trend is projected to continue. E-waste, including smart phones, tablets, laptops and computers generated 587,000 tonnes of waste in 2014. Of these discarded materials about 10% is exported for re-use, 65% is collected for materials recovery, and 25% goes to landfill.

      PubDate: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:51:24 GMT
       
  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:51:24 GMT
       
  • Volume 89 Issue 1 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:51:24 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Law, legitimacy and activism in the Anthropocene
    • Abstract: Clark, Cristy
      In the first episode of The Handmaid's Tale, Offred reflects on how she and her fellow Handmaids found themselves in their current predicament - living in a world where a small group of elites have rewritten the law in line with an inhumane and brutally enforced ideology.

      'When they slaughtered Congress, we didn't wake up. When they blamed terrorists, and suspended the Constitution, we didn't wake up then either. Nothing changes instantaneously. In a gradually heating bathtub, you'd be boiled to death before you knew it.'

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - The lost city: Homage to Aleppo
    • Abstract: Graham, Caroline
      In the hills around Aleppo the wild grasses that homo sapiens first cultivated twelve millennia ago still bear seed; except now they're springing up amongst the rubble of a fallen city. According to Francesca Borri, a journalist who lived through two years of relentless bombardment: 'Aleppo is nothing but rubble.'

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Between the cracks Science and SciComm with Andy
           Matter: 2017 in Science: The most important science story of the year'
           
    • Abstract: Stapleton, Andrew
      Every year, 2.5 million scientific papers are published; each one incrementally adding to the pool of human knowledge. Good luck wrapping your head around that. For scientists, even keeping up to date with the most important findings in their field is a massive pain in the arse.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Under-mining public trust: The rhetoric of lawfare
    • Abstract: Ryan, Sean
      Access to justice is an important contributor to the trust citizens have in their governments. And like most OECD countries, levels of trust in Australia's national government have declined since 2007. In a modern democracy such as Australia the separation of powers enables the judiciary to be a check and balance on government decisions, to ensure they stay within the bounds of the laws passed by parliament. This ability to challenge government decisions before independent and impartial arbiters enhances public trust and confidence in the system overall. Yet the 'lawfare' rhetoric being utilised by industry lobbyists is a dangerous attempt to erode public access to the courts, which further risks undermining public trust in government decisions.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Watching out [Book Review]
    • Abstract: Smith, Kara
      Review(s) of: Watching out, by Julian Burnside (Scribe, 2017).

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Battlers win when the law is fair
    • Abstract: Keim, Stephen; McKean, Alex
      When the Kerrigans won their legal battle in the High Court, preventing the compulsory acquisition of the family home to expand Melbourne airport, Australians revelled in the image of the battler achieving victory against the faceless forces of big business and government.

      A victory has just been achieved on Queensland's Darling Downs by the last man in Acland, Glen Beutel, which, the Court remarked, exceeded the fiction of 'The Castle'.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - References
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Student edition
    • Abstract: Lawrance, Emma
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 4 - Sun, wind and fire: Renewable energy in the Pacific
    • Abstract: Scholes, Colin A; Duffy, Brendan
      One of the ironies of anthropogenic climate change is that Pacific Islands threatened by rising sea levels are also highly dependent on carbon-emitting fossil fuels for their energy needs. So as the Pacific Island nations plead for the major nations to reduce their reliance on carbon-emitting fuels and save these island paradises, action is also urgently needed to reduce the Pacific Islanders' carbon dependence.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - Trends in income inequality in Australia
    • Abstract: Whiteford, Peter
      For many years, Australians have liked to think of themselves as egalitarian, and for much of our history we believed our income and wealth was spread around evenly. And for many years, the world also shared that view. As early as the 1880s, visitors remarked on Australia's relatively equal distribution of wealth, the lack of visible poverty, the country's generally comfortable incomes and its relatively few millionaires.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - Dreaming big: Empowerment by design
    • Abstract: Sloane, Jane
      We sit, surrounded by tangerine dresses etched with bush motifs, boomerang-patterned skirts and shirts, alive with cockatoos and banksia images. Nearby are rolls of fabric in bright desert colors, sunset hues and sea-foam swirls. This is Paperbark Woman, a little shop tucked into a Darwin Arcade that is as vivid and original as the women artists I'm here to meet.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - References
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - Redefining inequality: It's the inequity of social
           trust, not 'the economy, stupid'
    • Abstract: Cox, Eva
      Inequality - my thesaurus offers eight synonyms of the word. Four simply describe it, while four signal negative feelings and perceptions; discrimination, unfairness, inequity, disproportion. None express inequality as a material or monetary difference, yet these popular definitions are core to the current use of the concept - as offering an explanation for all the problems of the dominant neoliberal paradigm. This use of it, as limited to material inequities, needs to be challenged to really understand the politics of the term in current political debates.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - Drowning in the rising tide: Policy and inequality in
           Australia
    • Abstract: Hetherington, David
      Inequality is a defining idea of our time. Its personalities and memes are buzzwords of the early 21st century: the oligarchs, Piketty, the 1%, the 99%, unicorns, plutocrats, the precariat. Unusually for an economic idea, inequality has captured the public imagination.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - Divided cities, divided country
    • Abstract: Stilwell, Frank
      The inequalities between people according to where they live are well known in Australia. Very wealthy households congregate in areas like Sydney's Mosman and Vaucluse, Melbourne's Toorak, North Adelaide and Perth's Peppermint Grove and Dalkeith. Poorer households inhabit whatever places they can afford with their lower incomes, commonly towards the urban outskirts where land and houses are cheaper but transport more difficult and local services more meagre.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 3 - Social enterprise in Australia: The need for a social
           innovation ecosystem
    • Abstract: Mason, Chris
      How do we respond to growing inequalities during times of an increasingly fragile global outlook' Such questions have become more important in our lives, and the need to respond to them has intensified, as economic, social and political frictions are felt closer to home.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - Open source drug discovery: Global solutions to global
           problems
    • Abstract: Williamson, Alice E
      Despite phenomenal advances in diagnostics, medical interventions, and therapeutics, universal access to medicines and healthcare has not been realised. While access to curative medicines for diseases such as Alzheimer's or diabetes is limited by progress in research and development, many other diseases are entirely preventable and/or treatable and their continued prevalence is inextricably linked with poverty. How can we achieve equitable global healthcare when disease solutions are so tightly bound to corporate profitability'

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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - Personalised medicine: More than just personal
    • Abstract: Barlow-Stewart, Kristine
      Personalised medicine' What's new about that' Best practice in medicine has always had the patient at its centre. What is new however, is that the most unique and personal information a patient has - that which is contained in their DNA - is increasingly being taken into account in their clinical care. In only a decade, the cost and time of generating an analysis of just one person's genome has reduced from about $10 million to $2,000- 3,000, and from years to days respectively.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - Between the cracks: Science and SciComm with Andy
           Matter: Science is messy, so why is SciComm clean' Time to get elbow
           deep
    • Abstract: Stapleton, Andrew
      Post-truth, post-normal, post-fact, post-evidence... We now live in a world where nothing is as it is, everything's now post what it was. And if you're confused by 'post-reality', you're not alone. Science, that beacon of reason and predictability, has always had an engagement problem; and it's only going to get post-easier (harder).

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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - A steampunk vision: Prosumers and frequency control
    • Abstract: James, Geoff
      The electricity system is created as a giant rotating mass. Hundreds of fast-spinning turbines are elegantly joined together by three-phase electrical currents twisting along the transmission network - Australia has the longest in the world. They are synchronised at 3,000 rpm divided by some number of electrical windings, so that the passing of rotors over stators forms an alternating current at the 50 Hz grid frequency.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - Land of the free (market): The oxymoron of American
           democracy
    • Abstract: Maddox, Graham
      The paradox of democracy is that it is designed to defend the freedoms of all and to subject the government to the legitimate concerns of the people. Yet those very freedoms give licence to those who fundamentally spurn them and threaten the ideals of democracy themselves. The Inauguration of Donald Trump illustrates the paradox. The demonstrations against his accession were greater that the public show of support at his swearing in.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - State of the nation: Victoria: Curiosity, passion and
           life-long learning: Catalysts of Victoria's future prosperity
    • Abstract: Caples, Amanda
      Eureka moments happen to us all - those moments when there are significant global events or when we make significant personal decisions. I was reminded of this the other day when I was asked by a bright, young PhD student - how does one become a chief scientist' This is an excellent question that led me to reflect on how I arrived in this position after a multifaceted career spanning the private and public technology sector.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - References
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  • Volume 88 Issue 2 - The Plutocene: Portents for the post-anthropocene
           geological era
    • Abstract: Glikson, Andrew
      "For a species to learn to trigger ignition and to split the atom, enhancing its energy output that leads to an increase in entropy in nature by orders of magnitude higher than the species' own physical capacity, the species needs to be perfectly wise and responsible, lest the invention gets out of control, engulfing nature. It is unlikely any species can achieve such levels of wisdom and responsibility". Consequently a greenhouse gas-dominated tropical anthropocentric era is born, from the late Anthropocene to the Plutocene, marked by a layer of 239+240 Plutonium in the deep oceans, with radiation lasting for at least 24,100 years.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - Between the cracks: Science and SciComm with Andy
           Matter: Great expectations and the art of whinging
    • Abstract: Stapleton, Andrew
      With all the recent political upheaval, you can be forgiven for not noticing that there has been a landslide of blog and opinion pieces about the difficulties faced by early career researchers (ECRs).1-6 Whenever I read these articles, I imagine that behind the eyes of the battle-worn academic elite, 'What a bunch of whinging, entitled young scientists!' is being silently screamed.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - References
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  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - Notes for contributors
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  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - Extreme climate change: Damage and responsibility
    • Abstract: Lewis, Sophie
      Climate scientists use the same statistical techniques to determine global warming's influence in extreme climate events as public health researchers use to investigate the health impacts of smoking and asbestos exposure. The last 31 years have been hotter than average, culminating in a recent increase in the frequency and severity of extreme climate events. The future will serve up more extremes. Public health parallels raise the question, who is responsible for future damages from climate change'

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  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - AQ: Q and A
    • Abstract: Jorgensen-Price, Jesse
      Theoretical physicist Brian Greene has spent his life understanding the gravity of the smallest questions of our Universe. A world leader in superstring theory, Prof Greene is the Director of the Institute for Strings, Cosmology, and Astroparticle Physics at Colombia University.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - Australia's blue carbon future: Oceans fight back
           against climate change
    • Abstract: Macreadie, Peter
      Australia's marine industries are expected to contribute $100 billion pa to our economy by 2025, but there is uncertainty how our oceans will cope with increased exploitation and climate change. At risk are important ecosystem services that are also vital to our economy and society - such as carbon sequestration, coastal protection, and nutrient cycling - which are not commoditised or adequately valued, yet they underpin Australia's marine economy.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - Trust me, I'm a scientist
    • Abstract: Beckett, Emma
      Many scientific issues remain constant topics of debate in the political and public spheres. Climate change, water fluoridation, dietary guidelines, GM foods, vaccines and evolution are all seen as controversial despite enjoying general scientific consensus. If scientists are the experts, why don't we defer to them on scientific matters'

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea : Speculative fiction and
           the future of seafaring
    • Abstract: Guaran, Isabelle
      There were no helicopters now. Nothing so noisy. No downcast beams to light up what was coming, breaking water, way off the coast. It was only moonlit. A tower. A steeple of girders. Streaming, and rising. The girl stood. The metal was twisted. Off-true and angular like a skew-whiff crane, resisting collapse. It did not come steadily but lurched, hauling up and landward in huge jerks. After each a swaying hesitation; then another move higher, and closer.

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  • Volume 88 Issue 1 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
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  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - The Florey medal: A legacy of life
    • Abstract: Masters, Colin; Hopwood, John; Vinuesa, Carola
      In 1998, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Howard Florey, the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) created the Florey Medal. This honour is awarded biennially to an Australian biomedical researcher for significant achievements in the life sciences.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - Lost in translation': Where to now for Australian
           medical research
    • Abstract: Douglas, Andrea
      Imagine living in a world without penicillin, insulin or the polio vaccine. Consider that cervical cancer could possibly be eradicated in Australia within a generation as a result of the HPV vaccine. Ponder how, for a little more than the cost of a cup of coffee, you can protect yourself from whichever potentially deadly influenza virus happens to circle the globe this year.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - Nuclear power: Game over
    • Abstract: Abbott, Derek
      Every second humans globally consume roughly 15,000 gigawatts (GW) of power, in oil, coal, gas, nuclear, and renewables all added together. To put it another way, it means that, on average, we use 15,000 gigajoules (GJ) of energy every second of every day. That is an enormous number, equivalent to switching on billion electric kettles.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - A brave new world: Understanding the ethics of human
           enhancement
    • Abstract: Clarke, Steve
      For the past two decades a debate has raged in academic philosophy and bioethics about the rights and wrongs of using drug therapies, genetic interventions, mechanical augmentation and other medical procedures to enhance human physical and mental capacities above the normal upper limits for our species. Many 'bio-conservative' opponents of human enhancement argue that it is morally wrong to alter human nature, to 'Play God', or to 'seek mastery of ourselves', even if attempts to do so are likely to benefit humanity as a whole.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - Notes for contributors
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  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - References
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  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - Cell therapies - Australia playing catch up'
    • Abstract: Kothari, Sherry
      Health systems in developed nations worldwide are in crisis as they struggle to cope with the demands placed by an ageing population. As we live longer, the prevalence of chronic, degenerative conditions continues to increase. According to the World Health Organisation, the proportion of deaths from cancer, diabetes cardiovascular and respiratory conditions is increasing, and is estimated to collectively cause more than 65% of all deaths.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - Between the cracks: Science and SciComm with Andy
           Matter: From explosion to exposition: The evolution of SciComm
    • Abstract: Stapleton, Andrew
      Science communication, or SciComm, is an all-encompassing term for telling others about science and science-related topics. Importantly, science communication will morph and evolve according to which non-expert audience is on the receiving end of it and what the intended outcomes of the communication are.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 4 - Rejuvenating the brain: Ageing with cognitive sparkle
    • Abstract: Bartlett, Perry
      Western society has never been adept at openly contemplating death. Yet with average lifespans expected to hit 100 years in the not too distant future, we now faces an even greater existential fear: the increasing likelihood that many of us will endure a lengthy period of impeded-consciousness - unaware of self and unresponsive to life's surrounding pleasures.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - State of the nation: Queensland: The surprise state:
           More than rocks, crops and beaches
    • Abstract: Garrett, Geoffrey
      Personally, I've always been a fan of Queensland, and Queensland science - beginning with my first visits as a brand new Australian, to head up CSIRO, in January 2001.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
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  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - Smart cities: Socio-technical innovation for
           empowering citizens
    • Abstract: Babar, Ali
      By 2020, 80% of the world's population is expected to be living in cities. Some estimates are predicting that the cost of urban congestion will reach $37.7 billion by 2030. Under the pressure of such drivers governments, councils and leaders in all spheres of life are rethinking urbanisation and are conceptualising futuristic solutions to improve the liveability, sustainability and economy of our urban spaces.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - The difficult problem: Chronic pain and the politics
           of care
    • Abstract: Barker, Seamus; Moseley, GLorimer
      Chronic pain is arguably 'the difficult problem' in health care, not just because of its massive burden on the bottom line. Even though pain is essentially private and invisible, the Australian Government defines pain in terms of 'proof' - either of an organic lesion understood to cause the pain, or of a level of disability arising from the pain - with such proofs determined by a medical examiner.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - References
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  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - From the archive: Pauline and the magic pudding
    • Abstract: Eipper, Chris
      This article is an edited version of a piece that ran in the July-August 1998 edition of 'AQ'. To read the original article see: www.aips.net.au/aq-magazine/current-edition-July-Sept-2016/

      Increasing numbers of Australians are chasing a new political dish. But having had their fill will they soon lose their taste for it'

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  • Volume 87 Issue 3 - Electoral reflux
    • Abstract: Eipper, Chris
      Dr Chris Eipper looks back at his 1998 article, 'Pauline and The Magic Pudding', and wonders whether history - as a dish served cold - is a cultural choking hazard.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
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  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - Shane Howard: Spirit of place
    • Abstract: Sloan, Jane
      When I first heard the song 'Solid Rock', written by Australian musician Shane Howard, l felt I was being shaken awake from a pale understanding of my country and culture. I came fully alive in that song with a sense of anticipation, yearning and curiosity that was both raw and authentic. As the founder, in the 1970s, of the band Goanna, Howard used his lyrics to express his journey into the interior - of himself, and of Aboriginal Australia.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - The 30-year aberration: An aversion to minority
           government'
    • Abstract: Prosser, Brenton
      Recently I attended a lecture on the future of politics by one of UK Labour's next generation of leaders, Tristram Hunt. After diplomatically dancing around his disdain for the current leader, he described his concern about the widespread lack of interest in democracy and his vision for a new type of politics. To distil his argument down to just a few words, this new way involved the public switching off the internet and switching back on to traditional Labour values.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - The ingredients to be a great state of innovation
    • Abstract: O'Kane, Mary
      New South Wales has good so-called innovation inputs - settings that support innovation. This includes a robust research and development sector - boasting outstanding strength across a diverse range of disciplines, including solar energy, quantum computing, nextgeneration communications, geotechnical engineering, robotics, biotechnology, health and medical research, and data analytics, including financial data analytics.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - Discordant voices: How choir music helped to shape our
           parliaments
    • Abstract: Macintyre, Clement
      In 1632 the Scots began work on the construction of their first formal parliamentary building. The decision to construct a purpose built parliament, replacing meetings in different towns and buildings, was partly driven by the changing nature of the relationship between the parliament and the monarch, and partly to reinforce Edinburgh's position as the principal Scottish city. Built in the classical style, the building was to be "an architectural expression of (Stuart) royal, state and civic power and justice". When the new parliament was first used in 1639, it is thought that the members sat on redecorated pews taken from (and later returned to) the nearby St Giles Cathedral.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - References
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 2 - Liberate or impoverish': Human relations in a
           wired world
    • Abstract: Patterson, Malcolm Hugh
      Every day vast numbers of people communicate with one another through electronic technologies. This occurs for any number of reasons, at negligible cost and nearly effortless convenience. Unsurprisingly, the ubiquity of modern communications is widely perceived as indispensable and without alternative. However, there exists less certainty regarding the emergent psychological and social effects of virtual interactions that are replacing social intercourse in person.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - On the cutting edge: Ethics and surgical innovation
    • Abstract: Rogers, Wendy
      Surgery is such a central part of contemporary health care that we take much of it for granted. Joint replacements, once innovative, are now commonplace, while laparoscopic, or 'keyhole' surgery has become the norm for many surgical procedures. Developments like these are the result of innovation. Successful innovation can be highly beneficial to patients. Prior to the use of stents for coronary artery disease, many patients underwent invasive open heart surgery; while organ transplants have transformed the lives of countless recipients. Yet surgical innovation has a dark side. Sometimes trying something new can have catastrophic effects.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - A rough climate for migration: Ethics, climate change
           and forced migration
    • Abstract: Kelly, Elaine
      A short time ago a journalist with a major Australian news organisation called me. She wanted an opinion on how Australia should deal with the impending influx of 'climate refugees'. I drew a long breath. She had sent me a few questions in an email with an attachment to a new journal article that, she claimed, provided evidence of future mass migration as a result of climate change.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - Ethics in the information age
    • Abstract: Tuffley, David; Antonio, Amy
      Most Internet users love what they can do with it; access information on any conceivable topic at almost the speed of light. It is enormously useful at making everyday life easier, but there is also the dark side. Spies, paedophiles and drug dealers; a whole cast of shadowy figures lurking in virtual back alleys. George Orwell's dystopian vision of 1984 seems prescient; governments and others now have a window into almost everything we do. Our public and private lives open to scrutiny. It conjures the unsavoury image of a voyeur peering in at one's window, camera in hand.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - Indefinite disinformation: The political capital of
           fear
    • Abstract: Burnside, Julian
      The arrival of the Tampa in Australian waters in 2001 marked a dramatic turning point in Australia's response to boat people. Judgment in the Tampa litigation was handed down at 2.15pm (Melbourne time) on 11 September 2001. Nine hours later the attack on America happened, and John Howard had a potent new political weapon.

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  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - Being human: The ethics, law, and scientific progress
           of genome editing
    • Abstract: Newson, Ainsley; Wrigley, Anthony
      Genome editing can be viewed as a disruptive technology - fundamentally changing how scientists alter genomes. Despite the technique remaining imperfect, there is now a real possibility that we can precisely and accurately change almost any part of any genome, including plants, animals, and human beings. The question is, should we'

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  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
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  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - References
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  • Volume 87 Issue 1 - Australian party think tanks: Symptoms of party
           malaise and party resilience
    • Abstract: Miragliotta, Narelle
      Australian political parties are distinctive compared to their Anglo-American counterparts in having official party think tanks funded by the state. There are four such entities aligned to the main parliamentary parties at the current time: the Chifley Research Centre, related to Labor; the Green Institute associated with the Australian Greens, the Menzies Research Centre attached to the Liberal Party; and the Page Research Centre, which is affiliated to the National Party.

      This essay explores the phenomenon of party think tanks in Australia and it suggests that their existence is a symptom of party malaise but also party resilience.

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  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Does Australia have a race problem'
    • Abstract: Smithers, Gregory
      When British comedian John Oliver referred to Australia as "the most comfortably racist place I've ever been" in April 2013, the response from talk-back radio and cable news was predictably defensive. On 2UE, Paul Murray rejected Oliver's accusations by insisting that Oliver "probably went and found some nasty people - here in Sydney or other parts of the country" and used them to smear Australia's reputation.

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  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
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  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Disintermediation: Digital wildfires in the age of
           misinformation
    • Abstract: Bessi, Alessandro; Quattrociocchi, Walter
      The quantitative analysis of social traces from online social media has allowed the study of social dynamics at an unprecedented level of resolution. According to the World Economic Forum 2013 report on Global Risks, one of the most interesting - as well as dangerous - issues our society faces is the virality of false rumours on the web leading to massive digital misinformation.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Speciesism - the ism that isn't
    • Abstract: Greer, Allen
      In 1970, UK-based Richard Ryder became concerned that animals were missing out on the 1960s revolutions against racism, sexism and classism. As a hospital scientist he believed that hundreds of other species suffer fear, pain and distress as much as he did. And while in the bath, he had an epiphany. Humans discriminated against these animals because of "speciesism" - a prejudice in favour of our own species. So he wrote and circulated around Oxford University a leaflet in which he asserted, evoking a confused view of Darwinism, "if all organisms are on one physical continuum, then we should also be on the same moral continuum." He did not elaborate on this assertion, so presumably he assumed its truth was self-evident.

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  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: Victoria
    • Abstract: Ewbank, Leigh
      State government leadership in the 2000s established Victoria as the national leader on renewable energy.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: The Australian Capital Territory
    • Abstract: Baldwin, Ken
      The Australian Capital Territory leads the pack when it comes to the race to renewable energy, with a 90% renewable energy target by 2020.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: Time for Australia's states and
           territories to shine
    • Abstract: Thornton, Kane
      After a very tough 18 months, bipartisan support and stability has finally been restored to Australia's national Renewable Energy Target (RET). And with $40 billion up for grabs, the country's states and territories are already looking at policies that will attract lucrative renewable energy investment.

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  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - References
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  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: New South Wales
    • Abstract: Kean, Amy; Clark, Tom
      NSW is in a strong position to benefit from the global transition towards clean energy. The State has exceptional renewable energy resources and a world-class academic, research and development pedigree. In the past five years the share of solar, wind and bioenergy electricity generation in NSW has more than doubled.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: Western Australia
    • Abstract: Harries, David
      Since 2000, there have been two two primary drivers for investment in renewable energy in Western Australia. One has been the federal government's renewable energy target (RET) scheme.

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  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: South Australia
    • Abstract: Andersson, Mats
      The state of South Australia is a front-runner when it comes to renewable energy. Already today more than 40% of the electricity produced in the state comes from renewable resources.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: Northern Territory
    • Abstract: Boustead, Anna; Campbell, Andrew; Diesendorf, Mark
      The magnificent Northern Territory coastline, with its pristine mangroves, tidal flats, and freshwater billabongs, dotted by small communities and Darwin city, is highly exposed to massive tides, storm surge, cyclones and sea levels rising at around 7mm/year.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: Queensland
    • Abstract: Froome, Craig
      Renewable energy in Queensland has been in a suspended state for the last few years, but is in a healthy position to make an impact on electricity generation over the next decade.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 4 - Race to renewables: Tasmania
    • Abstract: Gilding, Jack; Harries, Chris; Boyer, Peter
      Renewable energy policy in Tasmania is rife with paradoxes and contradictions.

      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 3 - To create, not cut: 15 years of the Young Tall Poppy
           Award
    • Abstract: Thomson, Camille
      Never has the ability to communicate science, and translate scientific endeavour, to a public audience been more important to a researcher's work than it is today. Brave a quick search on Twitter for science-related terms and you'll be witness to the breadth and scope of study, opinions and debate - some informed, others not-so-much. Almost 20 years ago The Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) recognised the need for wider public recognition of Australia's leading scientists and the effective communication of their work into the mainstream.

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  • Volume 86 Issue 3 - Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 86 Issue 3 - A word
    • Abstract: Mills, Grant
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:07:48 GMT
       
 
 
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