The hottest Australian summer on record is ending, and it's likely we've got a warm, dry autumn to come.
Migrants are no more at risk of drowning than Australian-born swimmers but you'd never know from media reports.
Much of Australia is sweltering due to a high pressure system parked over the Tasman Sea – and there's no sign it's moving any time soon.
The reason we have seasons is because, during its journey around the Sun, the Earth is tilted.
Most of us get thirsty when we need to drink more water. But there are other tell-tale signs that not all is well.
The summer forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology predicts a hot, dry summer.
A nutritionist's expert view on barbecue success.
You can be a better tourist this summer. Here's how.
The number of young people who work traditional summer jobs has declined significantly in recent decades. A scholar who focuses on generational differences in the workforce explains why.
The tilt of Earth's axis as it orbits the sun results in the seasonal changes.
Why are flies so easily able to evade our attempts to swat them?
Australia's scorching summers aren't just inconvenient: heatwaves are deadly. Yet new research has found many vulnerable people don't have a plan for extreme heat.
Whenever summer rolls around, it's easy to forget the basics of sunscreen. How long should I wait after applying it to go in the sun, and how long can I stay in the sun with it on?
A solar day is a measure of how long it takes the Earth to rotate from one noon to the next, and today's summer solstice also happens to be the longest solar day of the year.
But holiday clubs can help.
Extreme heat divides people from the environment and from each other. So with the rapid densification of our cities, what kind of legacies are we building for future generations?
You're lucky – dogs can only sweat through their paws.
Fainting is a common but often misunderstood occurrence, and heat can bring it on. As summer approaches, here are some things to know about fainting, as well as some ways to prevent it.
Exposure to nature plays a positive role in brain development by providing children with opportunities to take risks, discover new things, and be creative.
It's a long, hot summer's day and you're looking forward to an ice cream. But within seconds of your first bite, you feel a headache coming on: a brain freeze. What's going on?