The public disclosures Uber has made so far make it very difficult to identify Australians caught up in the data breach.
Uber has admitted that the 2016 data breach puts at risk the personal information of 57 million users.
While securing a stable job is essential, dismissing the qualitative experience of learning and its extraordinary benefits is reductive.
New analysis reveals surprising insights into five key myths and misconceptions about Australian university student graduate outcomes.
It makes a tasty dressing, but the health claims are overblown.
Folk medicine has favoured apple cider vinegar for centuries and many claims are made for its supposed benefits. But what does the science say?
Michelle Grattan speaks with Nicholas Klomp about the week in Australian politics.
Smoking cessation aid Champix has been linked to suicides.
This smoking cessation tablet has been linked to suicides, so why is it still publicly subsidised?
Still no clear skies for the federal government’s energy plans.
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As federal and state energy ministers gather to discuss the Turnbull government's proposed National Energy Guarantee, many of the finer details of the modelling are not yet available.
At the heart of this theology is a problematic understanding of power, particularly God’s power.
It is time for fundamentalist Christians to examine their own theology and face up to how it has contributed to the abuse of women, intentionally or otherwise.
A homeless man sleeping rough in the city. More and more older people will be homeless on current trends.
The rising number of older Australians is exposing the shortage of housing options and services to meet their needs, putting them at increasing risk of homelessness.
Edmund Dulac’s 1910 illustration of Sleeping Beauty.
Fairy tales can be brutal, violent, sexual and laden with taboo. But they are are excellent narratives with which to think through a range of human experiences: from disappointment, and fear to envy and grief.
Standardised assessments can inform what teachers teach, based on evidence of student learning.
Standardised tests are a powerful tool for building an evidence base of what works to guide education policy.
Without improved state government policies to alleviate stressed industries and communities, Queenslanders’ income and wealth will suffer.
The Queensland government pays a higher interest rate than Queensland mortgage holders. Plans for both urban and rural rejuvenation need to start with fixing government finances.
We don’t know for sure if any of these things could happen, but if they do we’re in for a wild ride in 2018.
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Any number of implicit and explicit deadlines make 2018 look like a more eventful year than most.
How do we know that what people tweet is what they really think?
Twitter can be a useful tool in trying to predict what people think on an issue. So why did a study of almost half a million tweets on the same-sex marriage survey get it wrong?
For Julie Bishop, the latest leak is a re-run of an old movie.
What on earth was Julie Bishop thinking when she declared she'd support a 'formal investigation' into this week's damaging cabinet leak?
China’s rise in power has changed Australia’s foreign policy outlook.
Australia's new white paper acknowledges a disrupted global security environment in which power relationships are shifting.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop launch the long-awaited foreign policy white paper.
The closest idea to an actual plan seems to be to double-down on the US relationship, and trust that the Trump administration is a blip.
Hilary Cole, Helen Dallimore and Maggie McKenna in Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures Production of Muriel’s Wedding the Musical.
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Muriel Heslop stole Australia's heart when she debuted on screen in 1994. Now she gets a loving, ABBA-filled musical tribute, that is definitely not terrible.
Australia Post is trialling an autonomous delivery robot.
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Australia Post has begun conducting experiments with mail delivery robots. With Amazon launching today in Australia, all eyes will be on whether these prototype robots will actually deliver.
There were tearful scenes in the Victorian upper house after the conscience vote on the assisted dying bill.
Doctors often overestimate the time a patient has left to live. In the case of Victoria's assisted dying bill, an optimistic prediction could deny the patient the peaceful death they deserve.
The paper recognises China will continue to dominate consumption of Australia’s minerals exports, tourism and education services.
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You will find no revisionism in this foreign policy white paper; the first foreign policy white paper since 2003 is firmly in the camp of the status quo.