Released carp herpes virus may cause a "carpaggedon" of stinking dead fish in our rivers.
Dan Sultan played a defiant version of Midnight Oil’s The Dead Heart at 1967: Music in the Key of Yes.
From My Island Home to Treaty, Indigenous musical luminaries gathered in Sydney on Tuesday to sing classic songs marking the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 referendum.
Greg Hunt has been appointed to the health ministry after the resignation of Sussan Ley last week.
Sussan Ley launched a series of major reviews of health spending programs. The proposals from these reviews are now on the table, and Greg Hunt will have a series of difficult tasks in implementation.
Australia’s junior community sport system has been heavily professionalised and commercialised.
The relationship between commercialised sport and junior sport has largely been left to the periphery of Australian sporting analyses.
Riders don’t always obey the rules on the use of the whip in Australian horse racing.
AAP Image/Julian Smith
Despite strict rules on the use of the whip in Australian horse racing, some riders still breach them.
A mosaic of King Roger II: we should celebrate his 12th-century example of inter-cultural collaboration.
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A new production of the opera King Roger will open this week. At a time when Europe was charged with fear of the 'Muslim threat', this 12th century king collaborated with an Islamic scholar on an extraordinary project.
Peppa Pig branded sunscreens come in a variety of different formulations, but all contain the same active ingredients as similar brands.
The Peppa Pig brand of sunscreens are manufactured on behalf of the Cancer Council Australia. While they have been available for some time, some parents have recently reported their use has resulted in…
The Elvis Express travels from Sydney to Parkes for a festival, now in its 25th year, that has transformed the town.
Outside the capital cities and the coastal fringes, the towns and people of rural and regional Australia have had to be inventive to get through the tough times.
Some say cancer-causing chemicals can leak into packaging and into your food.
There is no evidence supporting claims that cooking or heating food in the microwave can give you cancer or food poisoning.
Nombreuses sont les raisons pour lesquelles certains deviennent particulièrement grincheux lorsqu’ils ont le ventre creux.
Avoir le ventre vide vous rend irritable ? Votre cerveau réagit simplement à la chute du taux de sucre dans le sang. Un coup d’adrénaline qui ne dispense pas, malgré tout, de rester courtois.
By engaging a broad base of people on a popular level, film has a much more immediate and visceral impact than formal lustration proceedings.
Before the Rain (1994)
Cinema can be instrumental in opening up dialogue on collective culpability for the past. Manchevski’s Before the Rain and Angelopoulos’ Ulysses’ Gaze are perfect examples of this.
With the addition of minarets, Hagia Sophia was converted from a Christian basilica to an Islamic mosque.
Adaptive reuse and recycling of heritage architecture may be all the rage, but are not new. Making new buildings from old has a long history in the ancient world.
Insect repellents can keep biting mosquitoes at bay but they’ve got to be used correctly.
Dr Cameron Webb (NSW Health Pathology/University of Sydney))
This is what really works to beat the bite of summer mosquitoes!
Time to sink into some deep thoughts.
Want to contemplate some big questions this summer but don't know where to start? Here are some top picks from some of Australia's top philosophers.
Some Christians interpret Biblical teachings to say that women are essentially equal to men, but should be submissive to male leaders in the church and home.
Complementarianism is the view – held by some Australian churches – that men and women have separate and divinely ordained roles: men are 'spiritual leaders' while women are 'helpmeets'.
Women and their care givers need to be aware of the long-term risks of an early planned delivery.
Planning to give birth just a little early carries long-term risks for babies, as researchers are discovering. This is why we should be concerned.
A festive decoration hangs from the truck that ploughed into the Christmas market in Berlin.
Attacks like the one in Berlin harm democracy because they spread fear and self-censorship among citizens.
a large majority of people reading this article will have heard little to nothing about the problems of endocrine disrupting chemicals
Graffiti on a wall in Sana'a, Yemen, denounces US drone strikes that have killed scores of civilians.
The ancient Greek historian Herodotus once observed that Persian rulers indulged the habit of getting drunk when making important decisions. When sober and sensible next morning, their custom was to reconsider…
Would putting the regulatory onus on financial companies have prevented what happened with Comminsure?
Treasury has put forward proposals with huge gaps and that put the onus on the issuers of financial products.