The RBA found Australians are increasingly using cards instead of cash for in-person payments.
ATMs will need to evolve to remain relevant, perhaps taking on other services entirely.
The ABS estimates that as of December 2016, the Australian population was around 24.4 million.
The 2016 Census reveals that Australia is becoming much more diverse – in terms of language, country of birth, Indigenous status, and religion.
It was supposed to bring us all together.
How has the first generation of kids to grow up with the iPhone been affected?
A healthy body comes in many shapes.
The Body Mass Index is used to assess the risk of lifestyle diseases, but the relationship between BMI and chronic illnesses remains far from simple.
The new map was created using data from rocks found in locations including Madagascar.
You would not recognise Earth if you saw it 500 million years ago - the lands, oceans, climate and life were all very different. Scientists now have a new map of the deep history of Earth.
Welcome The Conversation Canada!
Flickr/Spray lakes Alberta Canada
Today we're excited to announce the launch of The Conversation's sixth international edition.
Pokie losses in Australia’s pubs and clubs increased fourfold between 1990 and 2000.
While fewer people are gambling on the pokies, the amount of money lost per gambler has remained relatively constant over time.
Pharmacies are trusted medical professionals, so people trust their products.
A review has recommended separating pharmacists from complementary and homeopathic products.
Water mass enters the ocean from glaciers such as this along the Greenland coast.
Greenland's ice is largely responsible for the accelerating pace of sea-level rise. A new analysis shows that, while Greenland accounted for just 5% of the rise in 1993, that figure rose to 25% by 2014.
The helmet of a heavily armed ‘secutor’, first century AD.
Rógvi N. Johansen, Department of photo and medie Moesgaard
Roman gladiators were unique and complex characters, and certainly not the sporting heroes they're depicted as in culture today.
Nice work team.
A generous funding package for Northern Ireland has gone down like a lead balloon in other parts of the country.
Public housing tenants are much more likely than renters in other sectors to struggle to get repair and maintenance done.
Grenfell Tower residents tragically got the world's attention only after a disastrous fire. So what would public housing residents in Australia say about their living conditions?
Theresa May has agreed on terms with the DUP to support her government.
The unionists have pledged to back up the Conservative government in exchange for an extra £1 billion for Northern Ireland
A collage of biological data visualisations.
Image from C. Stolte, B.F. Baldi, S.I. O'Donoghue, C. Hammang, D.K.G. Ma, and G.T. Johnson
The daunting complexity of biological data requires tailored visualisation tools to reveal buried insights.
Independent beer producers more than doubled in number between 2004 and 2009.
Micro-brewers are increasing in Australia, which is surprising given the unfair excises and rebates they face.
There has been a proliferation of free online information globally.
Co-founders Mary Lynn Young and Alfred Hermida explain how The Conversation Canada contributes to re-working what journalism can and should do.
According to the WWF, we’re living off 1.6 Earths’ worth of resources.
You may have seen reports that humans use more resources than the Earth can produce – but, logically, how is that possible? A bathtub can help explain.
Direct health-care activities accounted for less than one-tenth of the NT Intervention budget.
The NT Intervention has demonstrated how increased resourcing of health care for Indigenous Australians can lead to positive measurable change while, at the same time, showing how not to do it.
Social Services Minister Christian Porter in Question Time.
Christian Porter said Australia's welfare system 'was costing over 100% of all income tax raised' under Labor after the GFC, and that it's 'around 80%' under the Coalition. Is that true?
Cameron Goodall in The Sound of Falling Stars at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.
The Sound of Falling stars brings 31 male singers who died young, including Sid Vicious, Jim Morrison and Jeff Buckley, back to life, and forces us to question our role in their fates.