ANU student meets singing astronaut
ANU student Siobhan Tobin has met one of her heroes, astronaut Chris Hadfield, during his whirlwind visit to Canberra.
Menzies, a failure by today’s rules, ran a budget to build the nation
Robert Menzies left Australia in far worse financial shape than he found it, at least according to current treasurer Joe Hockey’s favourite debt and deficit benchmark.
Bitcoin ruling still doesn’t answer which country has the right to tax
It’s been about five years since bitcoin emerged online, claiming to be the world’s first digital cryptocurrency.
Paul Keating launches Gareth Evans book at ANU
Former Prime Minister Paul Keating has visited the ANU to launch the Cabinet diaries of Chancellor Professor Gareth Evans, AC QC, about the early years of the Hawke-Keating Labor government.
Former Japan PM moved and shocked by words of Indigenous Australians
Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has revealed at an ANU public lecture that he was left moved and shocked by words spoken to him by traditional Indigenous land owners.
Solar soldiers have their day in the sun
The Australian National University (ANU) is a step closer to solving one of the Australian Army’s modern problems with testing completed for new wearable solar technology which significantly reduces the weight of batteries soldiers need to carry.
Stopgap carbon policies: far from perfect, but better than nothing
Climate policy is back on the agenda in Canberra this week, with the focus on the government’s centrepiece Direct Action plan.
New funds to bolster ANU clean energy research
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded more than $9 million to five ANU clean energy projects.
Lost in the bush? Australia Post’s regional future
Former deputy prime minister and Nationals doyen Tim Fischer was famous for his whistle-stop press conferences outside rural post offices.