The current social housing construction rate – barely 3,000 dwellings a year – does not even keep pace with rising need, let alone make inroads into today’s backlog.
A tenfold increase in building is needed to overcome the current social housing shortfall and cover projected growth in need. But it can be done, and direct public investment is the cheapest way.
Justice Perram has decided that some things are more important than quick settlements.
Negotiated deals between ASIC and alleged wrongdoers leave us in doubt as to the reach of the law.
It’s hard to know how many women are affected by adenomyosis.
Adenomyosis is a different condition to endometriosis, though many women who have one will have the other.
FinTech is rapidly growing, both in Australia and internationally.
New waves of products offered by FinTech companies are likely to spur banks to compete in a space where they have been slow to innovate.
The biological pathways related to physical and emotional pain overlap.
People who use painkillers for non-medical reasons often justify it as a form of self-medication for legitimate medical diagnoses such as depression, anxiety and stress.
When public money is at stake, such as in the redevelopment of the Western Sydney Stadium (artist’s rendering shown), people have a right to expect more.
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As the contentious Sydney Football Stadium redevelopment shows, Australians want their sports grounds to be of benefit to the whole community, not just sports fans and the elite.
Human poo is a concoction made up mostly of water with a sprinkling of the solid stuff.
Around 75% of our faeces is made up of water. The other 25% is the good stuff, including bacteria, viruses and undigested food.
People should be able to feel at home regardless of whether they own the place they live in.
Renting a house shouldn't mean it's not home. Until we change our meaning of home by separating it from ownership, we will never be able to "fix" Australia’s housing crisis.
It takes effort and imagination, but the benefits are many.
Being outside helps kids learn. Here are some ways to get them to spend more time in nature.
Despite the survey’s findings, it is heartening that many music festivals have taken serious steps towards stamping out sexual violence.
Many women do not feel safe at music festivals, citing the particular combination of big crowds and alcohol and drug intake making them particularly wary.
Few health care professionals are currently tapping into smarthpone data to inform clinical decisions, but it could help.
If you carry your smartphone with you everywhere, then the data it tracks could provide a comprehensive picture of your health – and alert you if it begins to deteriorate.
Bears like Polly (pictured) are rescued from bear bile farms and sent to rehabilitation centres.
Bears in Asia are trapped in bile farms, where they are kept in small cages for decades.
Many younger seachangers are moving to less populated places like Carlton Beach, Tasmania.
Once seen as being driven mainly by retirees, migration out of of our biggest cities to less crowded coastal regions is now being led by younger Australians.
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It is hard for donors to nonprofit organisations to know how much of their money goes to the cause they want to support.
Research shows just 16% of nonprofit organisations disclose their finances. The sector needs more accountability, not less.
Long hours make it difficult for carers in the screen industry, and particularly for women.
In a survey of 600 members of the screen industry, 74% of carers felt their caring responsibilities had a negative impact on their career. Of these, 86% were women.
Salaries remain extremely low for AFLW players – one of the main obstacles to the league’s future sustainability.
It is now time for fans and administrators to put their money where their mouths are and support women's sport in meaningful ways.
Getting a good dose of nature can boost your mental health.
Beyond medication and psychological treatments, there are steps all of us can take to alleviate stress, improve our mood and take care of our mental health. Here are five to get you started.
Birds and mammals use feathers and fur for staying warm and dry – but for other purposes too.
Finding a mate is of course essential to produce the next generation. And feathers and fur play key roles in making sure that happens.
Uncapped rent increases and ‘no grounds’ evictions leave older women particularly at risk of substandard housing conditions or even homelessness.
Proposed changes to NSW rental tenancy law are an improvement, but do not end the excessive rent increases and "no grounds" evictions that put renters – and older women in particular – at risk.