The report found that Sydney households face the highest transport costs of any city in Australia both in dollar terms and as a percentage of household income.
AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts
The Australian Automobile Association said that a new report showed that "the average Australian family is spending up to $22,000 every year to get around." Is that accurate?
The doping arms race is bound to continue despite the strengthening anti-doping position.
Extensive drug use was reported at the 1952 Helsinki Games, but it was the death of two athletes that finally galvanized international sporting authorities into taking action against doping.
Janis Joplin in Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)
Female popular musicians die younger – and from more unnatural causes like suicide, homicide and accidents – than women in the general population. What's going wrong?
Mortgage stress is still a risk for low-income earners, particularly in the country, new analysis from Roy Morgan shows.
New analysis shows low-income earners, particularly in Tasmania and South Australia, face the most mortgage stress.
A still from the new Ben-Hur.
Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer Pictures Inc
Hollywood loves a Roman action film. And recent archaeological evidence offers fresh insight into the world of the hippodrome: from sprinklers to cool horses to a mosaic displaying the four phases of a chariot race.
We’ve all heard the recent hype about A2 milk, but what is it? And is it better for us?
At roughly twice the price, should we bother with A2 milk?
Universities, journals and academics are increasingly concerned about the attempts of some industries to distort the science.
A tin pot dictator plunders billions from his blighted nation’s treasury. Sensing he’ll soon be exiled, amid public relations fanfare, he offers ill-gotten millions to a local university for a new school…
In a world where few believed in an afterlife, this-worldly glory mattered immensely.
There's plenty of evidence to suggest that attempts to manipulate the outcome of the competitions are as old as the Games themselves.
90 % des fumeurs regrettent d'avoir grillé la première.
Le tabac, ou comment s’arrêter. Dans son second article, Simon Chapman poursuit son exploration des mythes liés au tabagisme qui nous font tousser…
China’s State Grid Corporation was hoping to add a majority stake in Ausgrid to its growing global network.
Energy markets are increasingly global, with growing security issues. Disengaging is not the answer.
Beaucoup de fumeurs vivent très vieux ? En fait, non.
Vous fumez et vous voulez arrêter ? prenez connaissance des mythes autour de la cigarette et du sevrage.
Doctors need to be able to discuss their patients' weight, but they need to be taught how to do so delicately, for the best outcomes.
An individual's weight is a complex and sensitive issue, which may be related to many factors that are not only medical but social, environmental and emotional.
The average margin in gold medal games across the last four Olympics is 3.5 goals in men’s competition and 1.5 goals in women’s competition.
Three things go a long way to deciding water polo medallists.
The final of the RoboCup simulation, with Gliders2016 (Australia) defeating HELIOS2016 (Japan) 2:1.
We drew inspiration from nature's response to complexity to help program the winning team in this year's RoboCup Simulation League.
Russia athletes eat in the main dining hall inside the London 2012 Olympic Games athletes village.
We all know that competing at the Olympics is the end product of years of training, but how much fuel do elite athletes need?
Icelandic sagas are under-appreciated in the world of European literature.
Oscar Wergeland [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Family feuds, love affairs, empire writing back to the motherland - the medieval Icelandic saga have it all. Though less known than other classics of European literature they richly deserve a place among the best.
Earlier parts of this series on capitalism and democracy raised questions about the tense and often contradictory relationship between capitalist markets and the egalitarian spirit and power-humbling institutions…
Olympic authorities were quick to deny that the green pool posed a risk to divers' health, but that actually depends on why the water changed colour.
The possible culprits are: a sudden algae bloom; a change in pool alkalinity; or a chemical reaction in the water. How do these cause a change in the colour of the water?
Some fear that Chinese investment will lead to a painful trade-off between Ukraine’s desperate economic needs and its long-standing democratic dream.
Ukraine desperately needs Chinese investment but, like many other countries in this position, this is giving rise to concerns about the consequences for its fragile democracy.
You’ve probably seen it in the supermarket, and maybe even thought about buying it, but it probably doesn’t work.
Despite several safety recalls of this brand of dietary weight-loss supplements over the past decade, "Hydroxycut" is one of the biggest sellers in its market.