Elsa Pataky and Marco Pigossi in Tidelands (2018)
Tidelands, is a speculative story about half-human/half-siren beings who live in the coastal Queensland town of Orphelin Bay. Unfortunately, it is not always a success.
There are about 30,000 refugees in Australia, and just over 200 of them have been able to study at a university.
Federal government policies are the biggest barriers to people seeking asylum in accessing higher education in Australia.
Jason Momoa as Aquaman in the forthcoming film.
With his beard, trident, and status as Atlantean ruler, the superhero Aquaman borrows many traits from the sea gods of mythology.
Men also experience postnatal mental health and adjustment issues.
Having a stressed and depressed father can have serious implications for infants and relationships. And supporting a father who may be experiencing mental ill health means supporting the mother too.
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.
Fotograma de la serie
Handmaid’s Tale (MGM Television, 2017).
La emisión de la serie de televisión The Handmaid's Tale (El cuento de la criada) y la publicación de un estudio sobre el número de espermatozoides masculinos han dejado a algunos preocupados por el futuro de la fertilidad humana.
People with a mental health condition are more likely to be smokers.
Smoking rates are high among Australians with a mental illness. Quitting is likely to improve their physical and mental health; supporting them to do so should be part of mental health care.
There are several health benefits associated with losing excess pregnancy weight.
Your body has been changing over nine months, so naturally it will take a little while to change back. But there are some things you can do to achieve a healthy weight after having a baby.
In Ancient Greek texts, the king Lycaon is punished for misdeeds by being turned into a wolf.
The earliest surviving example of man-to-wolf transformation is found in The Epic of Gilgamesh, from around 2,100 BC. But the werewolf as we now know it first appeared in ancient Greece and Rome.
Ghana has at least one one major flood disaster every year.
Ghana needs to deal with the underlying causes of floods and prepare people for them.
Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina in the new Netflix series.
The new Sabrina joins a host of other witches in pop culture, a witch revival that reflects more radical feminist politics.
A vine shade structure being installed in Cavenagh Street will help cool the hottest street in Darwin city centre.
Darwin's climate is getting even hotter and it's one of the main reasons people leave the city. A lot more can be done, though, to make our tropical cities safe, cool and enjoyable.
You might lose weight in the short term but fad diets are impossible to sustain.
Diets that promise drastic results with minimal effort, or that ban whole food groups, should ring alarm bells.
Manly’s The Corso pedestrian area could be flooded if a large tsunami arrived at Sydney Harbour.
To stay safe in a tsunami, remember that the sequence of waves may occur over hours to days, and the biggest wave in the sequence could occur at any time.
Healthy soils can hold water even during droughts.
Adapting to climate change means improving soil health, so it can hold more water (even during droughts).
The Ruddock report recommends the existing right of religious schools to turn away LGBT+ students and teachers be maintained, but that further constraints be added.
The report affirms that religious freedom is not to be legally entrenched as superior to rights to equality and freedom from discrimination.
Accra’s sprawling slums.
Research in Ghana shows that improving slum housing could be one of the alternatives to the capital's housing crisis.
Jarryd Roughead was successfully treated with immunotherapy for melanoma.
In a remarkably short period of time, drugs that harness the power of the immune system, have been used to successfully treat many cancers.
Everyone was up in arms about a lack of privacy with the My Health Record, but the privacy is the same for other types of patient data.
New laws mean My Health Record data is more protected than other patient data. Privacy policies should be the same across the board.
Prosecution rates of sexual assault cases remain low, with fewer than 50% of cases brought to court in NSW resulting in conviction.
The change in law is part of broader reforms that came out of the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse in both NSW and Victoria.