Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson, speaking on Q&A.
On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
Frenzy and focus in the women’s Snowboard Cross final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Hurtling at 50 km per hour over vertical drops, rolls and turning banks – that's snowboard cross and ski-cross. If they make a good start, seven Australians are in with a medal chance in Pyeongchang.
2017 inaugural AFLW best and fairest, and Adelaide Crows premiership player Erin Phillips.
Elite female athletes are leaving their chosen sport to pursue a career in AFLW. But what skills do they possess that allow them to be successful footballers with limited AFL experience?
The Brisbane Heat’s Chris Lynn has been drawing crowds.
The rights to broadcast cricket are being fought over by many different companies, who all want to stream the games.
Funding dominated the schooling space in 2017, with both sides of politics debating whose funding package benefited which schools the most, and little attention paid to how the money is best spent.
Funding debates dominated most education policy talks in 2017, but discussions look to be extending past the dollar value in 2018 with a number of high profile reports due for release.
Given the evidence base, offering mindfulness based yoga programs in schools may help young people learn to manage stress.
Yoga and mindfulness programs in schools have been proven to mitigate or reduce some of the negative impacts of stress on academic achievement and future outcomes.
Two of the greatest: Switzerland’s Roger Federer (right) celebrates his win in the Men’s Singles Final against Spain’s Rafael Nadal (left) at the 2017 Australian Open.
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are two of the greatest tennis players in recent years at the Australian Open. So what makes them stand out from the rest?
Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov celebrates his Round 4 win against Australia’s Nick Kyrgios during the Australian Open.
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It can be tough for younger players to make it to the top of professional tennis. But it's not impossible, if you look at the numbers.
The UK’s Andy Murray during a practice session at the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament in 2018.
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Some of today's top tennis players are playing more games and at an earlier age than the court stars of yesteryear. And that can lead to injuries.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has long been criticised for excessive ‘grunting’ during matches.
Grunting in tennis can be performance-enhancing for the grunter and performance-hindering for their opponent.
Despite being only about 10% of the population, there is a relatively high proportion of left-arm players in international cricket.
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In the final episode of our three-part cricket video series, we look at bowlers and how they find their rhythm and develop a game plan, and why left-armers are so successful.
Elite batsmen seem to be playing their natural game, but are constantly adapting to the conditions and the opposition bowlers.
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In the second of a three-part series, we look at how batsmen make split-second decisions and cope with the mental demands of Test cricket.
The uneven approach between VET and higher education in particular reflects an ongoing failure to conceive of the two as part of a single tertiary education system.
New analysis of education expenditure shows spending on the vocational education and training sector has declined while other sectors have experienced growth.
The ability to perform and make good decisions under pressure actually comes from practice and experience, not innate talent.
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Ever wondered how cricket captains make all the decisions they need to make in a test match? In the first of a three-part series, we look at what goes through a captain's mind on the pitch.
Mission schools were originally set up to protect Indigenous populations from white massacres and other violence related to colonialism.
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Schooling has historically been used to control Indigenous peoples, rather than to liberate or educate them.
If you’re unable to work as much as you want, you can’t build your wealth, so it’s much tougher to improve your health.
Australians with lower incomes are dying sooner from potentially preventable diseases than their wealthier counterparts, according to our new report.
Jelena Dokic’s story draws attention to the disturbing problem of abuse and exploitation in elite child and adolescent sport.
Former tennis star Jelena Dokic's story of disturbing abuse suffered at the hands of her father raises alarm bells about children in elite sports.
Humans and their technologies have evolved together over time.
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What does it mean to be a responsible, mature and wise technological being? Our future lies in seeking real answers to this type of question.
Sibling competition may have played a bigger role in human evolution than you thought.
Trust Me, I’m An Expert: Competition.
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Our November episode of Trust Me I'm An Expert is all about competition, including the often fierce rivalry between siblings.
Training can provide many workers with the skills to access jobs in growth sectors, including aged care.
Despite low unemployment figures in Australia, low-skilled workers are still finding themselves locked out of the job market.