A creative writing project in South Australian prisons shows those inside can be eloquent, expressive and reflective.
There is a significant gap between teenagers' career knowledge and choices, and the reality of the rapidly changing nature of work.
Kementerian Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia
Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement has some apparent implementation challenges.
Things to keep in mind for writers young and old.
There is no single piece of advice that works for everyone, but here is a list that will benefit writers at every stage of their career.
Invertebrates out greatly outnumber mammals everywhere, including in bushfire zones.
Once you include insects, snails, worms and other small creatures, it's clear the fires could cause one of the biggest extinction events of the modern era.
There’s a growing body of research on online engagement and the characteristics of viral content.
There are a few simple tricks anyone can use.
Fire can kill animals and destroy their habitats, leading to extinction.
Lukas Koch / AAP
The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs sparked global firestorms. On land, only creatures that could evade fire survived
Food safety guidelines for expressed breast milk can be confusing.
If you're expressing breast milk for your baby, it's important to understand how to store it safely – particularly when we're experiencing warmer weather.
Polling has Boris Johnson’s Conservatives holding a comfortable lead over Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour, but the election will be decided on a seat-by-seat basis.
The outcome of this week's general election is far from certain, but whatever happens, the nation's deep divides are unlikely to be healed.
The newly discovered
Kupoupou stilwelli would have once swam in the waters around Chatham Island near New Zealand.
Illustration by Jacob Blokland
This newly discovered species is the oldest one known to resemble today's penguins in both size and leg proportions, unlike its giant co-habitants at the time.
The federal decision to eliminate a department of arts came as a surprise to public servants.
Jade Ferguson/Opera Queensland
We care less about the arts when there is less to care about. The government of the day has backed Australian arts and culture into a corner and it must start telling its story better to survive.
The smouldering ruins of a child’s bike lies amongst a property lost to bushfires in the Mid North Coast region of NSW last month.
Living in a bushfire-prone area means every decision - from plants to parking spots to holidays - is shaped by fire risk. We live and die by the advice we are given, and the advice we ignore.
Seorang seniman menggambarkan ular najash.
Fosil Najash memberi tahu kita bahwa ular mengalami evolusi hingga memiliki tulang tengkorak dengan mobilitas atau gerakan yang diperlukan untuk menelan mangsa yang cukup besar.
For some, military service can be effective at controlling the effects of childhood trauma. Leaving means they’ve lost that important structure.
AAP Image/Glenn Hunt
It's time veterans were given the support they need to transition back to civilian life.
When freshwater dried up, so did many megafauna species.
Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage
A drying climate and the arrival of people together finished off Australia's megafauna.
Want to capture the heart and mind of a young reader? The five story senses will set you on the right path.
When writing for adults, authors look towards capturing the five senses – sight, sounds, touch, taste and smell. When writing for children, however, writers should apply these story senses.
Représentation artistique du serpent Najash.
La découverte d'un fossile de crâne de serpent parfaitement conservé répond à de nombreuses questions sur l'évolution des serpents.
An artist rendition of the najash snake.
The discovery of a perfectly preserved snake skull fossil answers many questions about the evolution of snakes from lizards.
Along the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory, giant termite mounds have been bestowed with human clothes and accessories.
Around 300 termite mounds dressed as people can be found along the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory. They sport all manner of accessories from bras to hard hats to beer cans.
Humans are probably causing what ice ages and asteroids caused before them.
The Earth has experienced five periods of mass extinction. Scientists can't quite be certain yet, but they're fairly sure we're now well into the sixth.