The weakening of collective rights and employment protections has harmed the relative position of women in ways that have offset gains through changing values and individual rights.
This year's annual Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes both reaffirm traditions and confirm new directions in the arts establishment.
The University of Canberra’s Michelle Grattan and Frances Shannon discuss the week in politics.
Cyber Security Summer School is a chance for researchers to test their skills during live penetration testing.
This article discusses the impact of a stroke on the stroke survivor and their carer's social and mental health.
William Isdale speaks with The University of Queensland's Cameron Murray about the nature of 'grey gifts', soft corruption, and who stands to win (and lose) when these deals are made.
The Victorian government is auditing every recycling facility in the state after a disastrous fire at Coolaroo. It raises a bigger issue: we don't know how many plants Australia has or where they are.
Climate change will have a big impact on the global economy, for better or worse. We explore four issues that bring climate and trade negotiations head to head.
There has been much attention paid to the widespread resurgence of populism. Restorationism in Western democracies is a subset of this.
Social housing can certainly have heritage significance. Over more than 100 years, it has been shaped by contemporary architectural and political ideas, sometimes in an exemplary way.
An Italian-born-woman-turned-Sydney-dwelling-man, Eugenia Falleni was convicted of murder in 1920. Researching a novel about Falleni left this author literally, and figuratively, at sea.
Compensating executives with stock options doesn't necessarily lead to more risk taking and higher dividend payouts.
High energy, high power and endless life cycles: not all batteries are created equal.
Why is it only some viruses are transmissible by blood, and how does the virus actually move from person to person?
Even if Matt Canavan survives, his immediate absence from cabinet is a blow to Barnaby Joyce.
The location of a dinosaur find on a remote Queensland sheep station was lost for almost 80 years. But the site was rediscovered, and details are now emerging about the make up of the new dinosaur.
Hip hop often gets a bad rap but for therapists and teachers it can be a transformative tool.
New research reveals that New Zealand once had its own species of black swan, the Poūwa.
The music of Dr G. Yunupiŋu, who has died at just 46, draws strength and inspiration from Manikay, the sacred song tradition performed by the Yolŋu when conducting public ceremonies.
The brain is a glucose-hungry organ. If this energy supply is disrupted, it can impair and even damage brain cells.
Politics podcast: Michael Cooney on an Australian republic.
Michael Cooney says becoming a republic would give Australians important new symbols of national unity.
Matt Canavan was seemingly able to obtain Italian citizenship without being born or spending any time in Italy.
Who do you trust? Increasingly the answer seems to be nobody, especially when it comes to inequality.
The changing nature of work means the knowledge capabilities of cities are more important than ever. Here's what the new Knowledge City Index tells us about 25 Australian cities.
A case before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal highlights the need for schools to accommodate articles of religious and cultural practice in their uniform policies.