How much of the ‘new’ politics of president-elect Joko Widodo will get through Indonesia’s transfer of power, asks Hamish McDonald.
I recently found myself at a bookshop at Sydney’s domestic airport with less than ten minutes until my plane boarded. Scanning around frantically for something to...
It's time for big sport to step up and show the world that women are talented athletes in their own right.
A “yes” vote to Scottish independence on September 18 would mean a great many things for Scotland, and also for England. But what would it mean for Australian...
The Senate Community Affairs Committee Inquiry report into the Government’s legislation enacting some of its toughest budget measures shows just how driven by...
There is no conclusive evidence that shifting responsibility from government to parents will help push Victoria into the top tier of education systems.
If the world ignores the problem, by mid-century rising seas could cost the world more than a trillion dollars a year as floods and storm surges hit.
People with the blood type AB may be at higher risk for significant cognitive problems than the rest of the population.
I can tell you what kids learn from being hit. They learn about hitting, and about you. When violence is the medium, violence is the message.
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Women in full-time work take home A$283.20 per week less than their male counterparts, according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, which puts the gender...
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