Hobart’s Mount Wellington is now also known by its palawa kani name, kunanyi.
Tasmania's Aboriginal languages were decimated during the state's colonial violence. But members of the original community have reconstructed a language, palawa kani, which is now being used more widely.
Las vacunas deben mantenerse frías para seguir siendo eficaces. La falta de electricidad en zonas remotas dificulta esta tarea, lo que reduce el alcance de los fármacos que salvan vidas.
Most Australian children have such a glut of toys that parents are opting to give them gift cards so they can choose for themselves.
Many children receive gift cards or even ask for them so they can choose their own presents. But are youngsters ready to handle the wiles of advertisers and the complexities of 'credit' on a card?
Vaccines need to be kept cold to remain effective. A lack of power in remote areas makes this difficult, reducing the reach of the life-saving pharmaceuticals.
Ocean fish are changing where they live due to climate change.
Australia's oceans are warming faster than the global average, and fish are moving south as a result.
Widespread mangrove dieback in the Gulf of Carpenteria.
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Australia has seen an unprecedented number of widespread, catastrophic transformations in response to extreme weather events.
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak is greeted by his supporters as he leaves the Kuala Lumpur High Court.
Malaysia's former leader is facing charges related to a wide-ranging financial scandal. The new government is sending a message that it's serious about cleaning up corruption.
Gradually reducing stamp duty and negative gearing would minimise the impact on investors.
Housing affordability has declined significantly over the past few decades. Slowly reducing negative gearing and capital gains, and switching to property taxes, could reverse this trend.
Is it really that hard to switch to paper or cloth bags?
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As major supermarkets 'ban the bag', the spotlight is firmly on sustainability. Retailers are racing to promote their green credentials to shoppers.
A study shows lot boxes in video games meet the psychological criteria to be considered a form of gambling.
A study investigating the psychological effects of loot boxes in video games shows that such mechanisms are similar to gambling.
Ring trees were made by binding young branches of young trees with reeds. As the tree grew, it formed a ring.
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In the forests around the Murray River, Victoria's Watti Watti people have trained trees to mark significant cultural locations in the landscape.
Supermarkets are stocking more of their own brands even as they shrink stores.
Supermarkets and consumers might gain from more private label brands, but Australian suppliers are likely to lose out.
Woolworths has already announced it will open more smaller stores.
Several large retailers and supermarkets have announced they are going to downsize to smaller stores.
Most of MONA’s interstate visitors go to the museum without stopping in the nearby suburbs.
MONA could encourage more low-income visitors by making entry free for all concession card owners.
Scabies led to the closure of migrant camps such as these in Calais, France, in 2014.
Migrants face many health problems, from mental health issues to diseases. The latest threat is scabies.
Australia was thought to have some of the most sustainable fisheries in the world, but a recent count has found that fish numbers have plummeted by a third.
Kate Spade, who was found dead in New York on June 5, was a trailblazer.
Kate Spade has been found dead in New York, age 55. Her handbags, first released in the early-1990s, introduced young professional women to affordable luxury.
Businesses are weighing up the costs of queuing and using innovative ways to do away with queues, or at least make the perceptions of waiting less painful.
Businesses are weighing up the costs of queuing and using innovative ways to minimise these costs by doing away with queues.
Marine heatwaves can kill off species and alter ecosystems.
Marine heatwaves have had little attention until recently, but they're already having large effects.
A sculpture of William Ricketts looms over those of Arrernte and Pitjantjatjara men at the sanctuary in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges.
A mossy sanctuary in Victoria's Dandenong Ranges houses 92 sculptures, mostly of Arrernte and Pitjantjatjara men, women and children. They are steeped in primitivism, yet the park is a popular tourist attraction.