New research says there is no reliable evidence that shark nets protect swimmers.
Weeks out from summer, new research says there is no evidence shark nets keep us safe from sharks.
Westpac is “deeply sorry” and has pledged to spend $18 million over three years tackling the online sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines.
The number one commandment of the anti money laundering law is "Know your customer". AUSTRAC is alleging Westpac didn't, and didn't seem to want to.
Attitudes to banks are changing. This requires them to be more customer centric, and to take their role in society more seriously.
Music played through headphones can immerse the listener in a more intimate experience.
The music we choose to listen to not only allows us to retreat into a place of peace and privacy, but also helps frame our daily routines and interactions with others.
Many rarely used bikes end up languishing in the shed.
Where bikes are kept is a strong pointer to the place of cycling in the owner's life. Effective active transport policy starts with understanding what stops people using their bikes instead of cars.
Multiple large, intense fires are stretching from Australia’s coast to the tablelands and parts of the interior.
AAP Image/Supplied, JPSS
They escaped to the coast for the quiet life, but now sea-changers are in the path of monster fires.
Grant, one of the men interviewed in Happy Sad Man. Each of the five men the film focusses on is extremely articulate in describing his experiences with mental illness.
Photo: Shannon Glasson
This new optimistic and empathetic documentary from Genevieve Bailey looks at the mental health of five Australian men.
Kids are more engaged when they are actively involved in their learning, rather than learning through more passive modes such as listening or reading.
Kids are more engaged when they're actively involved in their learning. Here's how three schools are teaching kids about sustainability by being sustainable themselves.
A cyclist not wearing a helmet can expect to attract the attention of NSW Police – and not always just for that offence.
Bike helmet laws are meant to be about safety. But the hefty penalties and huge number of fines are causing resentment – made worse by some police abusing the law to stop, question and search riders.
Berry, and other tourist towns, are out of step with modern museum curation which is trying to include Aboriginal communities and their stories.
Away from the state capitals, small museums are out of step with big city curators - presenting tourists with stories that give a blinkered view of local history.
Does music usually put you in a better mood? That might help you try a little bit harder and stick with challenging tasks.
Research suggest it's probably fine to listen to music while you're studying - with some caveats.
Orang-orang berjuang melawan penindasan di Papua melalui banyak jalan.
Penelitian melihat bagaimana musik dapat membantu korban dalam penyembuhan dari trauma dan menangani kekerasan dan penindasan di Papua.
Britain’s Eton College charges charges annual fees of more than £40,000.
Many Australians have long have called for the government to stop funding private schools. Now the UK's Labour party wants to get rid of private schools altogether. Could we do that here?
People have fought against repression in Papua through many avenues.
New research investigates how music helps healing from trauma and dealing with violence and repression in Papua and West Papua.
Sampling sediments in Denisova Cave.
Denisova Cave in Siberia has a rich fossil history of early humans - and deposits of droppings from hyenas, wolves and even bears, according to a new analysis of the cave's dirt floor.
A black marlin in the sea. These apex predators can grow to 800 kilograms.
A giant ocean fish swims into the heart of industrial Port Kembla looking for food. What if we take its presence, a few km from an ancient, living midden, as a symbol of both new and old ways to learn in the age of the Anthropocene?
Show Works, based in the Melbourne suburb of Preston, makes dance floors, dance equipment and theatre scenery.
Andrew Warren, used with permission
Rezoning to mixed-use residential development drove small manufacturers and creative producers out of the inner city. The result is less diversity of land uses, jobs and services where we most want it.
With 1,812 women killed this year already, Mexico is Latin America’s second-deadliest place for women after Brazil.
Women in Mexico are lashing out against rampant sexual violence, police abuse and policies that hurt working mothers.
Political arrests have been on the rise in recent years in restive West Papua, and the local population is pushing for a new referendum on independence.
Violence has returned to West Papua over the arrests of students for allegedly desecrating a flag. So much for the new push for reconciliation under Indonesia President Joko Widodo.
The latest claim that job-seekers are actively snubbing work opportunities flies in the face of research.
Claiming "there are jobs out there for those who want them" is cheap rhetoric glossing over the reality of unemployment.