Would you go ‘flats’ or ‘hills’?
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Whether it's a toss of the coin or a flip of the bat, can any method to decide who plays first in cricket be unbiased?
As happened during the last budget boom, the government will spend it (quite likely on tax cuts) leaving little for when things turn down down the track.
History suggests the government will spend most of the extra $10 billion per year that the MYEFO will reveal on Monday. The only problem is, those riches won't last.
Around 8% of the population experience swallowing difficulties.
We don't often give our eating habits much thought but the 8% of the population with swallowing disability need to plan carefully to ensure their food is the right texture and eaten at the right pace.
The Competition and Consumer Commission is worried about the ability of the platforms we use to determine the news we read.
Australia might become the first country in the world to submit Google and Facebook's algorithms to a public interest test.
It is a national shame that Indigenous people make up 2% of the general population, but 28% of the prison population.
Indigenous Australians are vastly over-represented in the prison population, but the success of a new program is offering hope that it can be turned around.
If you don’t have a motorbike license back home, your insurance might not cover you if you have an accident abroad.
Just 82% of young Australians have insurance when they travel overseas. But even if you have insurance, you might not be covered for everything.
Patternmaker Paul Kay is now used to the idea of working by himself.
The skills shortage in the foundry sector shows there is a continuing demand for "traditional" trades.
The first kangaroo-leather bound ledgers of what became Westpac, photographed in the Westpac archives.
Examination of the first deposit in what became Westpac tells us much about 1817, not all of it pleasant.
The Melbourne Declaration provides a national vision of what education in Australia should be for.
The Melbourne Declaration is now ten years old. It acts as a national guide for education policy, practice and delivery in Australian schools.
Soon we’ll have a much better idea of what we are buying, and companies will be shamed into sourcing products better.
Soon we'll have a better idea of what we are buying. There are no penalties, but "naming and shaming" might make Australia's Modern Slavery Act work.
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Making the transition to a sustainable energy future also means ensuring that affected communities - such as Australia's coal workers - aren't left by the wayside.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for a rethink of the ‘top-down’ approach to immigration in Australia, allowing states and territories more input.
The Canadian immigration model shows that giving states and territories a say in immigration policy can help take the pressure off major urban areas.
WeChat is a Chinese social media platform, similar to Facebook.
Findings from a new study suggest that the main source of news for Mandarin-speakers living in Australia is local, Chinese-language outlets accessed via WeChat.
Doctors take vows to act in the best interests of their patients. They work.
The best way to get bankers to behave well might be to bind them to a code of ethics, like doctors. We've tried ever tighter rules.
The rainbow flag is no longer just flown at particular times – it’s now a fixture of our cities.
In the year since the resounding Yes vote in the same-sex marriage survey, the flag has clearly escaped the pole or the street bunting of pride festival times to become ever present in our cities.
Two women hug before placing flowers at the Star of David memorial in front of the Tree of Life Synagogue, two days after a mass shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
With anti-semitism on the rise around the world, it is timely to consider how images and media discourses can embolden hate crimes.
The most commonly criticised feature of the bill is the arbitrary maximum period of two years within which a decision about permanent placement has to be made.
One of the state's most significant powers is the ability to remove children from their families. Potential reforms in NSW could expand this already racialised power in frightening ways.
We can make conscious decisions about how we live together in closer proximity that allow for both cultural diversity and a shared sense of community.
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Dallas Rogers speaks with Chris Ho and Edgar Liu about what's going on in apartment buildings as we move up, rather than out, and how we can look after ourselves and each other in culturally diverse, high-density living.
Google employees protest outside the Google Corporate Campus Headquarters in Mountain View, California on November 1, 2018.
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Industrial action by Google workers shows collective representation is needed even in what is meant to be the best company in the world.
Perkembangan teknologi komunikasi telah mengubah bagaimana media diproduksi dan dikonsumsi.
Jika sebuah media ingin berhasil sebagai sebuah produk layanan, satu hal terpenting yang bisa dilakukannya adalah mendengarkan pembacanya.