Inq takes a look at the transparency and independence of the team advising the national cabinet.
Some advice from health experts -- including senior bureaucrats, Professor Gavin Mooney and Professor Glenn Salkeld to help the PM and Opposition leader with their last-minute preparations.
Should we really be basing our public health policies on what consumers say in telephone surveys? We would be outraged if that happened in another industry, writes Jennifer Doggett.
News that Labor has wilted on its commitment to tackling junk food marketing after pressure from the food and advertising lobby makes a mockery of its repetitive commitment to “working families”, writes Melissa Sweet.
Health concerns spur US Senate to global warming action ... Global warming could wipe out most species ... California's age of megafires ... In heat of campaign, climate change is out in the cold ... Honda sees no future for plug-in hybrid vehicles