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.
Hundreds of women have accused John of God of sexual assault.
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Brazil's John of God is a "spiritual healer" who performs surgeries without anaesthesia. Millions have experienced his unique healing methods, but now hundreds of women say he sexually abused them.
Satu dari enam orang sehat melaporkan masalah kembung.
Orang yang kembung tidak menghasilkan lebih banyak gas daripada yang lain. Tapi mereka mungkin memiliki masalah untuk menghilangkannya.
Men who don’t want any more kids will often choose to have a vasectomy.
Thousands of Australian men have vasectomies each year. These surgeries are successful in more than 99% of cases.
The government’s target to kill 2 million feral cats sounds impressive, but lacks scientific rigour.
The plan to kill 2 million feral cats nationwide by 2020 makes for good headlines. But it's also a simplistic goal that won't necessarily deliver conservation benefits to native species.
The enthusiasm for recycling water that Australians had at the height of the drought little more than a decade ago has waned.
Cities relied entirely on conserving and recycling water to get through the last big drought. We now have desalination plants, but getting the most out of our water reserves still makes sense.
The largest desalination plant in Australia, Victoria’s A$3.5 billion ‘water factory’ can supply nearly a third of Melbourne’s needs.
Sydney and Melbourne are bringing desalination plants back on stream and Adelaide plans to increase its plant's output. Perth depends on desalination. But is it the best way to achieve water security?
A burnt out property near Miena, Tasmania. The central Tasmanian house was fitted with roof sprinklers and surrounded by cleared land but succumbed to flying embers from bushfires.
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If you're preparing to defend your home from fire, be aware of the vulnerable parts of your house.
Australian Muslims are divided on whether women will get a fair deal under Islamic dispute resolution if it is implemented here.
Islamic dispute resolution is a way of avoiding court but resolving disputes under Islamic law. Other countries use this approach. But is it right for Australia?