If the policy objective is to support young people in getting sustainable employment, is building a few new trade training schools the way to go?
It will take more than 'male champions' to disrupt the gendered norms of leadership in Australia, writes Athena Vongalis-Macrow.
His terrible one-liners, of course.
Giving people the right to ask about their partner’s history of domestic violence sounds like a good idea – but there are good reasons why Rosie Batty and others...
Labor has little to gain politically from deviating from the Coalition’s harsh asylum seeker policy, and yet there is urgent need for reform, writes Alex Reilly.

Do animals feel pain like we do?

Pain is a complex experience involving sensory and emotional components: it is not just about how it feels, but also how it makes you feel. And it is these...
In the blink of an eye, Janelle Moran had to make a momentous decision that affected her life forever - and that of her son's.
Creativity and insight flows from a particular brain state - and if you can put yourself in this brain state, you will be more likely to have these creative...
Embrace not just the 'good' kind of stress that motivates us at work, but the really hard stuff too.
Politicians who boycott media organisations with whom they disagree politically rarely come out looking good, writes Brian McNair.
Opponents of same sex marriage are losing the debate, and they know it. Expect their arguments to get even more crazy before the end, writes Robert Burton-Bradley
What potential does the summit on Indigenous constitutional recognition have in progressing relations between the First Nations of Australia and the Commonwealth?
With most of the votes counted, more than 60% of Greeks have said no to the bailout terms set by the country’s international creditors.
For most of us who have ever had a pet companion, it’s a no-brainer that mammals and birds are emotional creatures. But what about insects?
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Opponents of same sex marriage are losing the debate, and they know it. Expect their arguments to get even more crazy before the end, writes Robert Burton-Bradley
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s suggestion that people should “get a good job that pays good money” in order to buy their first home, sparked a debate about housing...