Lidia Morawska comments on Sydney’s poor air quality at the very time the Sydney Marathon was being run. John Quiggin writes on on the Intergenerational Report. Alexandra Aikhenvald has been awarded (with others) a grant to work on the maintenance of the Jurrbal language in North Queensland, in collaboration with the Jirrbal Aboriginal Corporation. Paul Griffin comments on the dropping of the vaccine mandate for Queensland Health staff. Brenda Gannon gave a UQ graduation speech and is doing health economics research for Netball Queensland. Roly Sussex has a word in our ear about signals, signs, and symbols and about being polite. Jolanda Jetten comments on the Voice referendum. Frank Gannon talks about the future of precision medicine and performs at a recent Thinking Theatre event. Sandra Capra advises that we eat more vegetables. Sarah Derrington has written for the Full Court of the Federal Court on some surprisingly persistent interpretive difficulties in relation to the Hague Rules governing international carriage of goods by sea.