Do you approve of a law to permit people of the same sex to marry? That's the likely question facing Australians in a plebiscite. But there's a difference between...
The new senators arrive in Canberra eager to learn.
A new report from Screen Australia confirms that the Australian television industry has a diversity problem. But what is the way forward?
Rio was the first summer Olympic host city since Barcelona 1992 not to host a four-year Cultural Olympiad. Has anyone noticed?
Move over, Mathias Cormann - Mark Humphries can make nursery rhymes too.
The already-delayed plebiscite on same-sex marriage will likely be held in mid-February next year.
Seven of Australia’s eight states and territories require surgery to change the sex marker on a birth certificate. But those laws could soon change, much to the...
Bushfires in Australia can have a devastating impact on an environment and destroy homes and lives, so any effort to prevent them is a welcome move, writes Philip...
Giles' scandal-plagued NT government is likely to lose in a landslide election this Saturday. Is the territory's form of government inherently unworkable?
Survivors of genocide, such as Yazidi refugees, require a combination of symbolic recognition, accountability for perpetrators, and practical programs to help...
Could an another inquiry find evidence more damning than we already have? Alex McKinnon questions.
‘Winning Edge’ was designed to up Australia's Olympic medal count. But the elite sport funding approach gives only lip service to the challenges we face in health...
Taking naked photos - either for sending privately, social media, or oneself, can be fun, sexy, liberating and radical act, writes Amy Gray.
The COAG Energy Council meeting should be used to come up with a plan for Australia to move away from coal to renewable energy, writes Hannah Aulby.
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Planned tribute concerts marking 40 years since the death of divisive figure Chairman Mao have have sparked protests.
French social and political experts fear chaos will ensue as angst rises over France banning Muslim women from wearing burkinis.
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Burkinis banned on dozens of beaches, no veils in schools, no niqabs in the neighbourhood: in staunchly secular France, the law imposes an array of restrictions...
A 6.2-magnitude hit central Italy on Wednesday, leaving more than 150 dead and reducing towns across the region to rubble.