Social media platforms are increasingly offering mental health support tools to users. The jury is still out on whether it will do any good
Quality preschool can deliver $2 for every $1 from government. But families are paying more for it than if they sent their child to private primary school. Some forego quality for affordability.
Research shows that when professional players rise to No. 1 in the world rankings, it often coincides with the broader development of tennis talent in their home countries.
Governments spend less than half the amount per child in early childhood education compared to what they spend per child in school.
Many families already shop around for childcare and still face major barriers such as availability. And shopping around is not a realistic option for many living in disadvantaged areas.
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are still the top three players in the men’s game, despite the fact they have a combined age of 104.8 years.
Since 2003, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have combined to win 55 of the 68 Grand Slams that have been played. Is this the year for a new player to break through?
It is possible to calculate the impact impact of fires, but not using GDP.
GDP is well suited to many things, but not to measuring the impact of disasters.
A Victorian court decision that an Airbnb agreement had the status of a lease has profound implications for guests and hosts.
In 2016, a Victorian court decided an Airbnb arrangement was a lease. 'Guests' could be protected by tenancy law, including against eviction. And in this case the host was evicted for subletting.
Over the next few weeks, many preschoolers will meet their foundation teachers, spend some time in a classroom and hopefully make some new friends.
One-quarter of children who start school aren't developmentally ready. Play-based learning in the early years of school can help with the transition, as well as providing a host of other benefits.
Kita tidak perlu lari cepat atau jauh untuk memperoleh manfaat signifikan.
Good news for Australia’s 1.35 million runners and joggers.
Running once a week, or for 50 minutes a week, significantly improves your health and reduces your risk of dying at a single point in time.
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe (right) says he needs government help to boost the economy. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is yet to provide it.
Every one of the 13 economists surveyed by The Conversation thinks more stimulus is needed. None think it should all come from the Reserve Bank. Most think the budget surplus can wait.
The Wallabies haven’t won the Rugby World Cup since 1999.
The AFL and NRL have larger fan bases, and soccer more youth participants. Rugby union must find new ways to grow interest in the sport to reclaim its place in the Australian sporting landscape.
Families are anxious when it comes to choosing the right school for their child.
Australian parents rely on a number of factors to choose a school for their child. These include school performance, location and social connections.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison in front of the Tumut 3 power station at the Snowy Hydro Scheme. New analysis suggests the benefits of Snowy 2.0 have been overstated.
New analysis revealed less than half the extra pumped hydro capacity promised by Snowy 2.0 can be delivered. There is now overwhelming evidence the project should be put on hold.
The sexist trolling of Tayla Harris (left) focused attention on the lack of online moderation by the AFL when it comes to women’s football.
Consciousness-raising is a laudable goal for the AFL, but on race and gender issues, it needs to lead to clear actions, not just words.
Catholic secondary schools experienced significant growth prior to 2015, but since then, enrolments have stagnated.
Australia is in the midst of a population boom. But Catholic school enrolments have been decreasing since 2013.
Free competition is supposed to give customers the best deal – but that’s not happening in Victoria.
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'Switchers' who change their energy retailers often are following accepted wisdom, but research shows it saves them far less than expected.
Australia’s energy market has a logjam,
The likelihood of half of Victoria being plunged into blackout are low – but the question reveals growing tension between the energy market and its regulators.
Bill Shorten and Tanya Plibersek read The Very Hungry Caterpillar – which did not make our experts’ list.
If you were in charge of the new parliamentary book club, what Australian book would you want your representative to read? Our experts weigh in.
Australia is vulnerable to any downturn in global markets due to a Chinese economic slump. But being dumped as a supplier by China is a different matter.
China cutting coal imports from Australia by 25% would equate to every Australian having $24 less to spend a year.