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Human Rights Observatory
By Candice Stewart
"Climate change events [cause] a disconnection through displacement and loss of our homes, our land, and our ways of doing things. Having to relocate and start over is traumatic." (Full Story)
By Hunter Fujak, Lecturer in Sport Management, Deakin University
After a rocky few years, there’s a huge trust deficit between players and Netball Australia. This must be overcome to secure the sport’s future.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Simon Appolloni, Assistant Professor, School of the Environment, University of Toronto
Embracing hope in the good, alongside recognizing the bad, can reduce eco-anxiety, improve mental health and may just be the key to driving strong and meaningful climate action.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Emma Dupuy, Postdoctoral researcher, cognitive neuroscience, Université de Montréal
It’s Saturday morning. You are barely awake, with a cup of coffee in your hand, and your gaze wanders to the window. It’s raining. So you make up your mind. This afternoon, you will go to a museum.

But what if, without realizing it, you just made a good decision for your health?

That’s the hypothesis put forward by the Association des Médecins francophones du Canada in 2018, when it launched the museum prescriptions…The Conversation (Full Story)

By Jane Currie, Professor of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology
Jo River, Associate Professor, Mental Health Drug and Alcohol, UTS & Northern Sydney LHD, University of Technology Sydney
Timothy English, Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of Sydney
The pilot project opening in Sydney will use the best available evidence to keep vulnerable people cool on the hottest of days.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Heather R. Stevens, Researcher - Environmental Science, Macquarie University
Paul Beggs, Associate Professor and Environmental Health Scientist, Macquarie University
Petra Graham, Associate Professor, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Macquarie University
Large parts of Australia are currently in the grip of a heatwave, and climate change means we’re in for more frequent and intense heat events into the future.

We know extreme heat can pose health risks, especially…The Conversation (Full Story)

By Kimberley Reid, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Atmospheric Sciences, Monash University
El Niño looms large as we head into the Australian summer. But can everyone expect hot and dry weather? What drives the weather in your state?The Conversation (Full Story)
By Sam Bennett, Disability Program Director, Grattan Institute
Hannah Orban, Associate Disability Program, Grattan Institute
The NDIS review found a lack of clarity about what supports should be considered ‘reasonable and necessary’ was at the heart of many of the scheme’s problems.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Hing-Wah Chau, Course Chair in Building Design & Senior Lecturer in Built Environment, Victoria University
Until now, planning and housing regulations have stood in the way of using tiny houses as permanent homes. That’s starting to change as councils look for solutions to the housing crisis.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Amanda Tink, Adjunct Research Fellow, Western Sydney University
Two new memoirs make blind writer Amanda Tink ‘very proud’ of her community – and share the stories of blind writers, performers, teachers, activists and inventors.The Conversation (Full Story)
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