While the Ruby Franke case is an extreme example, it raises important questions of sharing children’s lives online.
Marion Halligan (1940-2024).
Marion Halligan wrote novels that are compulsively readable and full of ideas.
We’ve brought some species back from the brink – but more and more are being threatened. Here’s why
First Nations fathers are too often the subject of negative, often untrue stereotypes. We analysed data from around 150 dads about what they needed. Here’s what they said.
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Ghassan Hage has been sacked by Germany’s prestigious Max Planck Foundation due to his trenchant criticism of Israel’s war. It’s just the latest in an ongoing culture war in Germany.
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In Australia, the average age of first period is about 13. But about 12% of children get their period between the ages of eight and eleven.
Harajicadectes cruises through the ancient rivers of central Australia ~385 million years ago.
For decades, the sandstone in central Australia yielded tantalising segments of some sort of fossil fish. Now, we have finally pieced together a complete picture of this remarkable species.
Worldwide, young women are becoming more progressive than young men. It’s happening in Australia, too – with a twist. An analysis of the Australian Election Study yields surprising results.
This month, our academics have suggested everything from a drama exploring the AIDS epidemic, to the latest outing from Marvel, to a documentary about a cult.
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Democrats now have an issue to mobilise voters. For Republicans, however, it’s more complicated.
Will Labour’s Keir Starmer (left) or the Conservatives’ Rishi Sunak (right) lead the next British government?
After years of tumult in the ruling Conservative party, Labour looks set to take office. But it is no sure bet, and could be off the back of a large scale disaffection from the wider public.
Call them pet peeves, call them petty grievances, one thing is certain – complaining about everyday irritations feels cathartic. It’s also the premise of American comedy podcast I’ve Had It.
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She pleaded guilty to second degree murder and now has 10 million TikTok followers – what’s behind the influencer fame of Gypsy Rose Blanchard?
Most Australians think of scorpions as exotic desert animals, but they are fairly widespread across the continent. Still, next to nothing is known about most local scorpion species.
Rock art directly represents how our ancestors saw the world. A new approach involving the history of the landscape brings fresh meaning to Arnhem Land rock art.
Research suggests the act of creative writing can have therapeutic benefits.
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De Myanmar a Pakistán, estos países tienen conflictos latentes desde hace tiempo o una ciudadanía cada vez más descontenta. Todo podría empeorar en el nuevo año.
Conflitos latentes ou públicos em diversos países podem piorar com o aumento das tensões em 2024.
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De Mianmar ao Paquistão, diversos países mantêm com conflitos latentes ou deflagrados que podem piorar em 2024.
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From Myanmar to Pakistan, these countries have long-simmering conflicts or increasingly dissatisfied publics that could worsen in the new year.
If you want your kids to read more, my research shows it’s crucial to support kids to choose what they read. Here are some practical, affordable tips, plus great reads picked by kids.