It wasn’t okay to touch people inappropriately in the 1970s and 80s, and it still isn’t now.
A WA police officer was recently found not guilty of indecent assault after pinching a woman's backside, because he did it for laughs.
Huit verre, deux litres…
Nous avons tous entendu dire que nous devrions boire huit verres d'eau par jour, mais d'où vient ce conseil, et est-il périmé ?
Women in sports administration can be grilled about their ability to balance work and family responsibilities.
Women represent just 22% of board chairs and 13% of CEOs across more than 60 Australian sporting organisations.
The Morrison government’s packaging of a bundle of roads spending as “urban congestion” measures is an acknowledgement that transport planning has been inadequate.
The focus on roads reflects the fact that this infrastructure program lags well behind the growth of our biggest cities, resulting in less-than-ideal transport patterns.
Mosques like the one in Lakemba, Sydney, were among the few places of belonging where Muslims could feel safe from Islamophobia.
Muslims need places where they feel safe from Islamophobia. And being made to feel unwelcome has lasting impacts – Muslims still avoid Cronulla beach, the scene of anti-Muslim riots in 2005.
Many younger people are politically engaged. We saw this in the recent student-led protests on climate change policy.
People under 18 can leave school, get a job, drive a car and pay taxes. Should they be allowed to vote too?
As climate change threatens Australian trees, it’s important to identify which are at risk.
Climate extremes are killing Australian trees, but we don't know where they're dying. Scientists are asking the public to use their phones to help.
Having been returned to power, the Berejiklian now has to deliver on its big promises.
The sense that the Berejiklian government had done enough to be re-elected proved correct, with a strong economy and a big infrastructure program enough to secure the Coalition a third term.
The earlier you start planning, the better.
If you don't plan for your aged care and make your wishes known, you may be admitted to a hospital or aged care facility when something goes wrong. That's where most Australians end up dying.
You can help your children investigate any online hoax.
Six tips on how to check out that latest online threat that's targeting your children. How you can easily tell if it's real or just another hoax?
A transgender pride flag at a protest against white supremacy and discrimination after the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
High-profile athletes have been speaking out against the eligibility of transgender women in elite female sporting competitions.
The recent slump in building approvals is a reminder of the risks of an over-reliance on a boom-and-bust market to meet all housing needs.
Housing markets never have met the lowest-income households' needs. Now is the time to tackle problems that have been years in the making by creating a better system to supply their housing.
Students march through the University of NSW in Sydney calling on the university to divest from fossil fuels.
There are more than 1.3 million young Australian voters in NSW, but they feel excluded from traditional politics. To win the youth vote, politicians must address the key issues that matter to them.
These strawberries are almost ripe!
Fruit ripening is all about plants getting animals to eat the seeds that are inside their fruits. This helps the plants get their seeds to somewhere new where they can grow into a new plant.
It’s a fight for a rapidly vanishing centre, which will make passing bills difficult for whoever wins.
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Mark Latham in the upper house? A Coalition minority government? The NSW election is nearly upon us, and it’s going to be a wild ride.
It's worth keeping an eye on the NSW election outcome. It may end up telling us a lot about how global political themes, like the erosion of centrist politics, are playing out here in Australia.
The Sharks’ Ben Barba (centre) was sacked by his club after allegations he assaulted his partner.
NRL's culture was once one of hyper-masculinity, but it has failed to change wth societal mores – it now finds itself out of step and in need of reform.
The curriculum is already overcrowded. Can we really ask teachers to take this on too?
While shifting cyber safety education beyond privacy is a step in the right direction, teachers already have to contend with an overcrowded curriculum.
Koalas can adapt to urban areas with enough suitable green spaces but would benefit from wildlife crossing areas to reduce their risk of being hit by cars.
Koalas can cope with the stresses of city life provided we plan urban developments in ways that help meet their basic needs.
Your tummy is a juicy rollercoaster ride for food!
Your stomach works very hard with some other body parts to break down food into small pieces. Your body takes in what it needs and the rest is turned into poo.
Research shows combining maths education and financial literacy concepts is a better way to teach children good financial habits and boost numeracy.
There are better ways to teach financial literacy than through school banking schemes.