Air could come rushing out of the housing market all at once.
The Reserve Bank is worried that a further tightening of lending standards could take the air out of the housing bubble quickly. Here's how.
Significant investment in public transport is essential to ensure the Central City CBD can handle the predicted growth in commuting trips.
Central City 2048 proposes one new rail line, three metro lines and almost 300,000 extra jobs for the new CBD, one of three proposed for metropolitan Sydney. Clearly, the investment needed is massive.
Pluto’s ghoulish cousin, 2015 TG387, lurks in the distant reaches of our own Solar System.
Illustration by Roberto Molar Candanosa and Scott Sheppard, courtesy of Carnegie Institution for Science.
Whether you call it Planet X or Planet Nine, talk of another planet lurking in our Solar system won't go away. So what does the discovery of a new object – nicknamed "The Goblin" – add to the debate?
Scientists working at the central peak of Gosses Bluff meteorite crater in Northern Territory.
A meteorite hitting Earth at many kilometres per second puts 'ground zero' target rocks under immense pressure. A shock wave faster than the speed of sound can result – and new materials created.
Certain students are more likely to buy essays, and they may not even know it’s wrong.
If we view tertiary education as a commodity rather than an enlightening pursuit, practices such as essay buying will become more common.
Joyce, having put his personal crisis behind him, is obviously feeling his oats.
There's a fine line between being out and about and canvassing. Just being visible is all that's needed at this stage of a bid. And Joyce doesn't hide his ambitions for a return.
With the Democrats favoured to win back the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, that makes impeachment of Trump more likely, right?
If the Democrats get close to retaking the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, the odds of impeachment are high. But the Senate remains problematic.
Jean-Baptiste Belley, Deputy of Saint-Domingue and French National Convention member (1793-97) with a bust of Abbé Raynal.
Some today declare that "Western civilisation" is something we should all be simply “for”. But the enlightenment, central to this civilisation, shows how things are rarely so simple.
Don't try this at home, kids.
Does your habit affect your daily life? Have you had to seek medical attention?
Body-focused repetitive behaviours are related to obsessive compulsive disorder. You can stop the picking, pulling and biting.
Detail from Witchetty Grub Dreaming, Jennifer Napaljarri Lewis, Warlukurlangu Artists of Yuendumu.
Courtesy of the artist
A new exhibition pairs paintings by Indigenous Australian artists with microscopic images captured by scientists. The parallels, as this gallery of pictures shows, are intriguing.
As part of Australia’s naval upgrade, construction of 12 future submarines will start around 2022-23.
Compared to China's naval ambitions, we seem slow-moving and complacent and lack the agility to keep up with the times.
In 1998 Lee Berger identified a skin fungus as the cause of unexplained mass frog deaths.
Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science/WildBear
Lee's research identified the cause of mysterious and devastating mass frog extinctions that spread across the world starting in the 1970s: it was a skin fungus.
Kurt Lambeck’s work has been vital for developing GPS systems we all rely on for navigation.
Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science/WildBear
The 2018 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science were awarded at Canberra's Parliament House on October 17. Along with the top prize, life science, physics, innovation and teaching were recognised.
Things between Saudi Crown Prince Salman and Turkish President Erdogan have become rather tense.
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The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is worsening relations between US allies Turkey and Saudi Arabia. An expert on the region believes there may be a way out.
Stressful work environments can exacerbate menopausal symptoms. Women who enjoy higher levels of support, on the other hand, report lower levels of menopausal symptoms.
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Menopause at work is about creating a supportive environment for women, not managing menopause.
People need time to learn about their options and think about their preferences.
In the final days of life, it may be too late to choose how you want to die, who you want to be cared by, and how you'd like your symptoms managed.
Despite the nation’s small size, Australians are the 8th biggest viewers of Pornhub.
A snapshot of what Australians are viewing around the country.
The prime minister appears to want to make it easier for backpackers to work on Australian farms.
Making it easier for holidaying backpackers to work on Australian farms will make it harder for Pacific Islanders, and increase exploitation on farms.