This child and her mother found refuge at a women’s shelter, but many are unable to find the secure housing they need to escape family violence.
Indigenous children are admitted to out-of-home care at 11 times the rate for non-Indigenous children. The lack of safe housing for mothers fleeing family violence is a key factor.
Men have nipples because of a quirk in how embryos develop. But that’s only part of the story of this seemingly redundant body part.
How embryos develop, evolution and sexual pleasure all help explain why men have nipples. But ‘man boobs’ are a different story.
Lack of speed kills: finally NBN Co is thinking about a genuinely 21st century offering for customers.
The mess made of National Broadband Network was entirely predictable. Politicians forgot three basic lessons from economics.
With more than 80% of Singaporeans living in state-provided housing, the city rates well for affordability compared to Sydney, where the figure is just 5.5%.
A coordinated mix of policies does more to keep housing affordable for a significant proportion of a city's residents than the unbalanced approach we see in Sydney.
Far from having a lack of procedures, scientific method is based on observation, prediction, test and appraisal.
Young people around the world are joining the climate strike movement.
Mass strikes help target the psychological factors most important for acting on climate change, by emphasizing social norms and reinforcing the effectiveness of collective action.
Christian Bale plays quirky hedge fund Michael Burry in The Big Short (2015).
Michael Burry was right about the bubble that caused the Global Financial Crisis. He's wrong about the next bubble being passive investment.
Australia is losing talent it helped educate when international students graduate and return home.
Australia's university sector is one of the most attractive for international students. So why not try to keep them when they graduate rather than lose the talent we've helped train and educate?
Des familles attendent d'être évacuées sous le regard de la police, après que leur camp ait été détruit par les autorités, parc de La Villette à Paris, le 28 aout 2019.
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Les villes, premier point d’accueil des migrants, demandeurs d’asile et réfugiés sont-elles habilitées à agir contre les incohérences de la politique migratoire européenne ?
Proponents and critics of drug testing welfare recipients are repeating the same arguments. Here’s how to break the deadlock.
We need to look at what's behind arguments for and against drug testing welfare recipients to avoid repeating the same debate, over and over.
Most of Australia’s biggest companies are majority-owned by US investors.
Most of Australia's biggest companies are majority-owned by US investors. This concentration of overt foreign influence should concern us.
Every reference but one to inequality nearly doubling was removed from an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report.
The Institute for Health and Welfare issued an "errata" to correct statements about inequality that were perfectly correct.
We’ve entered out 29th year of uninterpreted economic growth. Continued good fortune will require harder decisions.
More than good management and more than good luck, we've been blessed by delightfully fortunate timing.
Waratah flowers stand out vividly in the bush.
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In an often-muted bush landscape, the deep crimson of the waratah stands out like a shout.
Increasing heat in Sydney and other Australian cities highlights the urgent need to apply our knowledge of how to create liveable low-carbon cities.
The research has been done. The evidence is in. We know how to create cities that are sustainable, liveable and affordable. But we have yet to apply that knowledge widely across Australian cities.
It’s easy to ask businesses to invest more, hard to get them to do it.
The government can help boost business investment, but it would take a boost in government investment and would keep the budget in deficit.
The statistics show the wealthiest households are getting a growing share of household wealth. The Productivity Commission is trying to tell us they are not.
Freedom of Information documents show the Bureau of Statistics spent a good deal of effort toning down news of rising inequality. The Productivity Commission seems to have been at it too.
People have tried to stop or slow hurricanes in the past.
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At best, nuking a hurricane will do nothing, and at worst it will spread radioactive fallout around the world.
The crisis of confidence in the safety and soundness of new apartment buildings won’t end without a decisive response from federal, state and territory governments.
Unsafe apartments are being evacuated as confidence plummets – even the author of a report commissioned by building ministers wouldn't buy a new apartment. What will it take for governments to act?
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