Members of Brisbane’s Sudanese community celebrate the signing of a peace accord that signalled an end to the Second Sudanese Civil War in 2005. The first recorded African-diaspora settlers in Australia were convicts who landed with the First Fleet in 1788.
A new collection of writing by African-diaspora Australians shares a diversity of experiences: stories of displacement, isolation, endurance and the right to call Australia home.
During its first few decades, this tree is the runt of the rainforest. And then it starts its growth spurt, and can go on to live for millennia.
Emotional abuse, which includes humiliation and intimidation, is rampant in coaching culture.
Sports training often involves exposure to challenging situations to boost performance. But this can cross the line into emotional abuse. Here's how to recognise when that happens.
Warrigal greens are covered in balloon-like hairs that store salt.
This native succulent is a tasty bush food.
In these divided times, young people are uniting to claim a political platform and fight climate change.
Eating a healthy diet fuels our brain cells, fights inflammation and helps produce the chemicals that make us happy.
Medication and talking therapies are key to treating depression but eating a range of nutritious foods can also play a role in boosting our mood.
Starting this year, teaching students won’t be able to register as teachers unless they pass a literacy and numeracy test.
Changes to the literacy and numeracy standards for new teachers in Victoria have raised questions about what makes a 'good' teacher.
It’s in everyone’s best interest to have high quality teachers.
Many new teachers leave the profession after only five years. Here are six steps schools can take to better support new teachers.
This wine label referenced bikinis and beaches. Thankfully, things have become a little more sophisticated since in our understanding of place.
Labels plonked on plonk once had a distinctly awkward sense of place. But a new breed are helping to create a sense of Australian terroir.
An unconventional gas valve in WA’s Kimberley region, which has been newly opened up to fracking.
The Western Australian government's decision to green-light fracking in selected areas aims to walk a line between industry interests and community opposition. But across Australia the picture varies widely.
The decision to induce labour depends on many factors, but women must be central to this process.
When a pregnancy lasts 42 weeks or more or complications arise, women will need to consider being induced.
Success with conservation of Kangaroo Island’s Glossy Black-Cockatoos can now be compared with other bird conservation efforts around the country.
New research has shown how to measure conservation progress for Australia's 238 endangered bird species
It takes all sorts: workplaces can harness as strengths the differences that usually disadvantage people with autism.
Wanting to change a person’s autistic behaviours is like attempting to correct left-handedness or sexual preference. The modern workplace should see strength in difference.
Kombinasi lempeng tektonik, geografi, serta infrastruktur buruk membuat Indonesia rentan terhadap tsunami yang mematikan.
A combination of tectonic plates, geography and poor infrastructure make Indonesia vulnerable to deadly tsunamis.
Makanan yang mengandung omega 3 telah terbukti meningkatkan fungsi otak.
Kita sudah tahu beberapa makanan yang baik untuk kesehatan jasmani kita, tapi bagaimana dengan kesehatan jiwa?
Infrared and visible light satellite data is recoloured to produce striking images of Australia.
The Open Air project features satellite data interpreted and coloured to produce beautiful, surreal images of Australian landforms.
Cantar aumenta el control de la respiración y la capacidad pulmonar, puede mejorar la salud y libera la hormona de la felicidad.
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Cantar mejora el control de la respiración y la capacidad pulmonar, libera oxitocina (la hormona de la felicidad), levanta el ánimo, reduce el dolor, y hasta puede mejorar el sistema inmunológico.
Foods that contain omega 3 have been found to increase brain function.
We all know some foods are good for our physical health, but what about our mental health?
Blue whales are the largest creatures to have ever lived on Earth.
The only sea creature known to attack blue whales is the orca, also known as a 'killer whale'. But humans present a much bigger threat to them.