Financial, social, and cultural factors influence the decision for Indigenous students to go to university.
We need to shift the focus of equity programs to nurturing the already strong aspirations Indigenous children have from primary school.
According to the WWF, we’re living off 1.6 Earths’ worth of resources.
You may have seen reports that humans use more resources than the Earth can produce – but, logically, how is that possible? A bathtub can help explain.
Drinking more water can help with headaches.
Watching what you eat and drink could help manage your headaches.
The Reconciliation of Paris and Helen after his Defeat by Menelaus Richard Westall.
Self-help book and works of popular psychology often instruct us in the art of apologising. Their advice is reflected, in turn, in much online discussion. Most commonly, we’re advised to give elaborate…
Residents near the burnt-out Grenfell Tower display a sign that expresses their anger at being marginalised and ignored.
Marginal people become resourceless, invisible to public policies, and disempowered in public life. This increases their vulnerability to disaster.
Furious winds keep the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Anarctica free of snow and ice. Calcites found in the valleys have revealed the secrets of ancient subglacial volcanoes.
Melting ice from Antartica could feed vast plankton blooms, trapping carbon in the ocean. To understand this complex mechanism, researchers looked at volcanoes deep under glaciers.
Anthony Foster famously took on Cardinal George Pell on a number of occasions.
Anthony Foster's attention to detail and his clarity about the evil perpetrated in the systematic institutional abuse of children was often the object of media analysis.
Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman: a true Amazonian, she is trained in a range of skills in both combat and hunting.
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Since the epics of the Homeric poets, there have been tales of the mysterious, war-like Amazon women. The myth is likely based on the 'strong, free' women of the nomadic Scythian tribe.
“I’m no criminal. I had no choice,” Bruce said. “I felt the only way I could get the government to see the injustice that is taking place was by taking action. All I wanted was to protect my home.” Bruce…
Peter Dutton’s condemnation of those he terms ‘fake refugees’ is prejudicial.
The government's crackdown on so-called 'fake refugees' imposes undue stress on an already extremely vulnerable community.
Families who are around at mealtimes can check their relatives are swallowing food properly and alert nursing home staff if there’s a problem.
Poor oral health in our nursing homes can lead to many complications, including choking to death. Here's how family and staff can help advocate for better care.
Multiple parallel actions are ongoing with the aim of achieving truth and justice for the 298 passengers and crew of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The flight was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014…
Not everyone is in a position to start university straight away.
Students on 'enabling' courses may now have to pay substantial fees under higher education reforms.
There are many types of “fasting” diets. But are they any better than restricting your energy intake the old fashioned way?
Fasting diets aim to make it easier to stick to a weight loss program, but they are not for everyone.
Shifting your diet away from processed foods and towards fruits and vegetables can reduce symptoms of asthma.
Upping your intake of vegetables and fruits can do more than just reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer – it could also help you breathe easier.
Twenty-two-year-old Australian woman Cassandra Sainsbury was arrested on April 11 at El Dorado airport in Bogota, Colombia. Sainsbury was due to return to Australia via London. Her suitcase contained 5.8kg…
No, not that type of iron overload – haemochromatosis, when your body absorbs too much iron.
Feeling tired and out of energy? Talk to your GP about checking your iron level.
Many people in aged care facilities have swallowing disorders and particular dietary needs.
There's a lot to consider in the problem of creating enjoyable foods for people with swallowing difficulties. Could 3D-printed food be part of the solution?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has proposed tougher language requirements for new citizenship applicants.
Refugees are both more likely to apply for citizenship, and twice as likely as other migrant groups to have to retake the test.
Women (and their partners) can give their baby the best start in life by eating well even before they conceive.
Thinking about trying for a baby? Then now is the time for you and your partner to "spring clean" your food and lifestyle habits.