It’s quite a feat to sell beer to a nation of drinkers like Australia and not record a taxable income.
Nowhere is the impotence of politicians and regulators more costly than in their failure to stand up to multinational corporations dodging tax.
Women are confused about how the new test for human papillomavirus (HPV), pictured here, will help them prevent cervical cancer. Let’s fix that.
The roll-out of a new screening program for cervical cancer has been delayed, leaving Australian women understandably confused about if or when they need Pap smears. Here's what they need to know.
Ukraine, a young democracy in the heart of Europe, is grappling with an almost impossible set of tasks.
The emergence of a democratic and independent Ukraine is transforming the geo-strategic landscape of Central Europe. In the past three years, the 2013/2014 Euromaidan protests, the annexation of Crimea…
A Victorian legal precedent of how Nembutal can be used during palliative care provides more options for doctors to help their dying patients.
Some people will find it harder than others to choose a new home care service provider to help with gardening or getting out and about.
Older Australians needing extra help at home with bathing or gardening can now choose who provides that service. So what do you need to know before choosing a new service for yourself or a family member?
HMAS Perth was sunk on March 1 1942.
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Sunken World War II warships, the final resting place for thousands of sailors, have been disappearing in Indonesia. But so far there's been little action taken to ensure their protection.
Members of the youth wing of the National Front, Malaysia’s ruling coalition, hold placards during a protest at the North Korea embassy following the murder of Kim Jong-nam in Kuala Lumpur.
Using nerve agents is banned under the Chemical Weapons Convention, but North Korea is not a party to it.
Speak up about your research and its implications if you want to influence policy.
Vitamins are often seen as benign since they’re meant to be natural, but the list of ingredients isn’t always accurate.
In many instances complementary medicines have no added benefit when compared to a placebo, or weak evidence of effectiveness.
If a second airport creates another centre of activity in western Sydney, then it won’t just be air travellers who benefit.
Our big cities increase incomes faster than population growth, but most residents miss out on the extra income growth. Creating multiple centres of activity may help make bigger better for everyone.
Will NSW physics students learn what these lines represent?
NSW's proposed new rigorous physics syllabus refocuses on the fundamentals, but it'll require investment in teaching skills so all students can benefit from it.
Year 12 students in NSW will study fewer texts in their English course.
For the first time since 1911, students in NSW can now complete Year 12 without having read a novel or poetry.
There are reasons to believe the promise of people analytics may not live up to the hype.
Despite its promises, people analytics has serious ethical implications and can adversely affect organisations and how people are treated at work.
Mosquito control in the Torres Strait can be tough but it provides protection of the mainland from invading exotic mosquitoes.
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A new study shows how Australian authorities are battling the invasive Asian tiger mosquito in Torres Strait, reducing risks of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks.
Are the foxes in charge of the henhouse?
Confounding the familiar government narrative of reckless spending binges by Labor, the Coalition actually has the record of greater profligacy when it comes to showering billions of dollars of taxpayers…
A study has found there are differences in the brains of people with ADHD.
This week, the prestigious journal The Lancet published a large study identifying objective differences in the brains of people diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Un mode de vie sain, qu'est-ce que c'est ?
Un mode de vie globalement sain, et pas seulement à travers l’alimentation, tel est le secret de la longévité des végétariens.
We live in darkening times, so it’s time for some dark humour. Inspired by the antics of a Big Man with a Big Mouth, think just for a moment about the important subject of how democracies treat their elected…
An intercontinental ballistic missile travels at least 5100 km away from its firing point.
Although North Korea's recent missile test is unlikely to have been an ICBM, they are likely to have a medium range missile that could hit South Korea in a few years.
Malcolm Turnbull on the day he deposed Tony Abbott as Liberal Party leader in September 2015.
The way times have changed is exemplified in the frequency of party coups against sitting prime ministers.