The costs of keeping a roof over our heads create a dependence on market growth that puts low-consumption, sustainable living out of reach for many of us.
The cost of land and, in turn, housing forces people to buy into the rules of market capitalism, making it very hard to 'downshift' from consumer lifestyles. But what if we rethink public housing?
Child Protection Minister Luke Donnellan said he would prosecute the state’s most senior Catholic, Peter Comensoli, if he doesn’t report suspected child abuse.
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The new bill will make it make it mandatory for priests to report suspected child abuse admitted in confidence.
Living on a bridging visa is a form of migration limbo as the Department of Home Affairs does not disclose how long any individual case may take to process.
Associating all bridging visas with 'scammers' and 'illegal migrants' misses the bigger picture of the role bridging visas play in our changing immigration regime.
Peter Hook at a recent Joy Division Orchestrated performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
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The music alone, despite its unquestionable majesty, cannot entirely explain the enduring appeal of a band that existed for barely two years before its lead singer took his own life.
With the right support, women in prison or whose children are in care can breastfeed. But there are challenges.
Supporting mums in prison and whose babies are in care to breastfeed has benefits for mums, their children and wider society.
Many people use sauna to relax, but some evidence has shown it can improve certain health outcomes.
Results of a recent global sauna survey suggest people use sauna to relax. But they don't necessarily know about the health benefits it's been shown to have.
Smoked salmon has been named as the likely source of the recent listeria infections.
Food safety is in the news again, this tiime after reported deaths from listeria after eating smoked salmon. Here's what we know so far and what you can do to cut your chance of getting sick.
In women with endometriosis, tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found outside the uterus, causing pain and infertility.
The research, mostly in mice, delivers some interesting new insights about endometriosis but we still haven't found the cause, let alone a cure.
Not enough likes? Not a nice feeling.
Instagram's experimental move to hide the 'like' count on social media postings could lighten the mental strain for many users - or simply turn comments into the new likes.
La adaptación al cambio climático requiere la adopción de un nuevo modelo energético, un paso que podemos aprovechar para crear paisajes que impidan el desarrollo de grandes fuegos.
Lorsque la pratique du jeux vidéo interfère avec la vie quotidienne, elle peut traduire un trouble.
L’OMS a officiellement reconnu l’existence de la dépendance au jeu vidéo. Celle-ci n’est pas uniquement définie par une durée de jeu excessive : apprenez à la repérer chez vos enfants, et à remédier.
La verdadera causa de los grandes incendios no es la fuente de ignición, sino la confluencia de otros factores relacionados con el estado del bosque, su humedad y la meteorología.
In the aftermath of a sewer overflow, “flushable” wipes are entangled in the vegetation.
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Flushable wipes have won a victory in the Federal Court, but you still shouldn't put them down the toilet.
Many women perceive period pain as something they just have to put up with. But the symptoms can be managed.
Period pain is common, and the evidence shows it can hinder a woman's performance at school, university and work. To tackle this problem, we need to start talking about it.
Energy efficient social housing in Tasmania.
Australia needs to build 730,000 more social housing units in 20 years.
Older adults tend to prioritise present-focused goals such as emotional satisfaction.
Research shows that older people tend to be more trusting than young people, for reasons related to experience and the ageing process.
People between the ages of 25 and 34 are the largest group of woman who find themselves homeless.
The largest group of homeless women is between the ages of 25 and 34, and family violence is most often the cause. Their stories testify to the dangers and stresses of not having a place to call home.
Raw sewage from 3,500 people in Sydney’s affluent eastern suburbs is discharged directly into the ocean.
Sydney's affluent eastern suburbs have raw and untreated sewage from 3,500 people discharged directly into the Tasman Sea.
Australia is a multicultural society, and our health services need to be designed accordingly.
By working together with culturally and linguistically diverse groups, health services can position themselves to deliver culturally responsive care to our multicultural population.
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La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha incluido este trastorno en su lista de enfermedades. Consiste en algo más que jugar horas y horas delante de una pantalla. He aquí cómo detectar este problema y lo que se puede hacer al respecto.