An inquest into the Lindt Cafe siege has heard texts cafe manager Tori Johnson sent his loved ones before he was killed by gunman Man Haron Monis.
David Pocock says he and his partner Emma will continue to wait to get married until their gay and lesbian friends share in that right.
The neurochemistry cycle of your body determines the best time of day to get that caffeine boost - and no, it’s not straight after waking up.
A teenage rugby league player has died after he collapsed during a weekend match in Gundagai in the south of New South Wales.
Australia captain Mile Jedinak sat out the Socceroos' first training session in camp but is still expected to line up against England at the Stadium of Light this week.
Former NITV journalist and Yanyuwa woman Malarndirri McCarthy has announced she will nominate for Labor’s Northern Territory Senate seat.
Has the amount of information online made us all think we're medical experts? Amal Awad muses on how to stay well in an age of digital self-diagnosis.
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Earth’s climate has been edging towards a scene usually reserved for a post-apocalyptic movie. Some posit geoengineering as a radical fix to climate change. Others say...
Life is easier than ever for most of us, but advances in technology have not seen a corresponding rise in happiness. A new book by futurist Richard Watson warns that...
Following a huge group of people for a long time can be a terrific way to learn more about us. One such study in New Zealand has been going for over 40 years.
Jaclyn Jose's role as a struggling mum and drug dealer has timely significance in the Philippine’s right now.
Dr Chris van Tulleken runs a ground-breaking experiment with the University of Surrey to see whether simply changing mealtimes can promote weight loss.
The celebrity chef picked up the bill after dining with the US President.
The upcoming Census will be the first time the Australian Bureau of Statistics will retain the names and addresses that it records. Comedian Rebecca Shaw explains...
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Born in a country that no longer exists, Sofija arrives in Australia as a child who has escaped a civil-war. Her home country Yugoslavia is divided, but as she...
Living in Melbourne and struggling to become a writer, Abigail quits her job, grabs a backpack, and a buys a one-way ticket to Paris.
In the hope of settling himself, Andre leaves the city behind and journeys to what he thinks is the empty heart of Australia. Except, as he discovers, it isn’t...
The pain of asking one of the hardest questions and the anger that followed the assertion haunts writer Nakkiah Lui in the opening podcast for season two of True...
Osamah is 19, and his main aim during Ashura, a ten-day Islamic ritual, is to score the chat-room nickname of Houda, the girl whose long eyelashes feed his new...