There’s never been enough funding to ensure affordable housing for those who need it.
Another affordable housing pact between the Commonwealth, states and territories came into effect this month. But with no new funding, the agreement may be different from predecessors in name only.
The opt-out period for My Health Record runs from July 16 until October 15.
Unless you take action to remove yourself before October 15, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and give numerous people access to it.
Faulty or unflued gas heaters can leak carbon monoxide, which is potentially fatal in high concentrations.
Deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning in Australia in recent years have focused attention on faulty or unflued gas heaters - here's what you need to know.
Academic journals rely on peer review to support editors in making decisions about what to publish.
There's peer review – and then there's peer review. With more knowledge you can dive in a little deeper and make a call about how reliable a science paper really is.
Homo sapiens evolved in the East African rift valley…but then what happened?
A manifesto from 23 researchers challenges old models, and outlines the major new directions archaeology should follow to solve the puzzling origins of modern humans.
The Australian National University has been working with intelligence agencies to minimise the impact of a cyber attack on its systems.
Universities are uniquely placed to ensure that those who manage security of networks and data work closely with those who research and study the same problem.
Ours is a land of plenty, but Australian businesses will be asked to identify and stop issues with modern slavery in their production or supply chain.
The Modern Slavery Bill presents an opportunity for companies to take seriously their obligation to identify, track and monitor potential problems in their operations and supply chain.
Australia hampir tidak mempunyai peluang untuk menang. Tapi peluang mereka masih lebih baik daripada Italia, Belanda dan Amerika Serikat, mereka tidak ada yang berhasil ke turnamen sama sekali.
Canberra lawyer Bernard Collaery and his client are facing charges under the Intelligence Services Act.
As lawyer Bernard Collaery and his client face criminal charges, there are many more questions to be answered in this case.
APRA chairman Wayne Byres addresses parliament.
In choosing not to impose restrictions on bonuses and commissions, the government left untouched the incentives for inappropriate financial advice and lending decisions.
The committee will review Australia’s compliance with our obligations under the women’s rights treaty.
Australia's record on women's rights will come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.
Positive messaging wins the day.
AAP Image/Dallas Kilponen
Plastic bags will soon be gone from major supermarkets and many other shops too. Campaigns to reduce plastic even more should focus on positive advice, rather than shaming shoppers for their plastic use.
Where all the water in the ocean came from is a very good question. Scientists have been wondering about it for a long time.
The Big Bang created a cloud of dust and rocks that included a lot of rocks that were made of ice, like giant snowballs. That's where some of the water came from.
Garden roofs (like these in Chengdu, in China’s Sichuan province) need maintenance and community involvement.
Dense, high buildings limit the space available for urban greenery. But imaginative projects that involve the community can ensure nature and the city go hand in hand.
The air may fizzle out of the Australian balloon, or it may burst violently.
A whole bunch of folks are on the wire, and if their housing payments go up they are going to struggle.
Increasing risk does not mean it’s predetermined.
Reporting of recent studies may have caused alarm that brain injuries cause dementia. It just increases your risk.
There's a lot that Richard Denniss gets right. Neoliberalism clearly has an array of problems. But he risks throwing out what is good about liberalism in attacking neoliberalism.
Areas with higher-density apartment living, such as Rhodes in Sydney, are home to many overseas-born residents.
The combination of higher-density living and increasing cultural diversity means we need to think about how to build social cohesion and make the most of the opportunities of apartment living.
Learning difficulties or challenges such as dyslexia or Autism Spectrum Disorder may be masked by language ability for students from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Difficulty with English language can mask other difficulties culturally and linguistically diverse students may have, such as Austism or dyslexia.
Egenie told her story for her father whom she describes as her friend and mentor.
Wider access to technology has increased possibilities to share stories via digital means.