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.
The conflict between the rules of the church on the confidentiality of confessions and mandatory reporting laws is not a new issue.
One of the most controversial recommendations from the Royal Commission is that child abuse disclosed in confession should be mandatorily reported. But the matter is more complex than it might appear.
Si vous êtes dans cet état, gardez vos distances.
Dans de nombreux cas, après une gastro les gens sont encore contagieux une fois retournés au travail ou à l’école. Mais il existe des moyens simples de protéger les autres.
Do you pull out your phone the instance you’re bored? You’re a zombie checker.
Our unproductive 'zombie' screen hours can creep up – but they don't need to rule us. Here are four steps to help you use new tools to monitor and change your technology habits.
All Australian health-care practitioners must register with the national regulator.
To protect consumers to the best of its ability, AHPRA should have access to more data.
The majestic White Ibis.
The ibis has become an Australian cultural phenomenon. The birds' tenacity and fearlessness as environmental refugees mean they attract love and hate alike.
Costs are rising across all sports in Australia, putting participation out of reach for some.
More government funding is needed to offset rising costs for registration, equipment and lessons and keep children involved in sport.
Perangkat elektronik baru telah digunakan oleh orang-orang dari berbagai usia untuk merekam jejak aktivitas, mengukur tidur dan mencatat nutrisi
Terdapat 325,000 aplikasi kesehatan mobile di tahun 2017. Meski revolusi kesehatan digital menarik, tingkat perkembangannya merupakan tantangan bagi pasien dan profesional perawatan kesehatan.
The Goldilocks rule of pooing says you should go between three times a day and three times a week.
All experts agreed there's nothing to worry about if you don't go every day.
Endometriosis can cause a number of symptoms, including pain during sex and pelvic pain outside of the period cycle.
Endometriosis can cause a number of severe symptoms, including period pain. But painful periods alone aren't a surefire indicator of endometriosis. Here's what else to look out for.
If this is you, stay away.
In many cases you may still be contagious long after you've returned to school or work. But there are simple things you can do to minimise the risk of spreading it to others.
The Walk Together marches across Australia in 2015 showed how welcoming regional communities are to refugees.
New research shows that refugees in regional Queensland have found it very easy to make friends and feel safe and comfortable raising children in their communities.
The US wants a ‘Space Force’ to be the sixth branch of the US military.
Those who speak of the inevitability of war in space will fuel a race to the bottom, and see even more energy towards an arms race in space.
The Gay Games have grown into a global spectacle since debuting in San Francisco in 1982.
The Gay Games are holding their 10th edition in Paris this week, featuring more than 10,000 athletes from 91 countries.
For some young women, a perceived lack of career opportunities is a significant barrier to relocating to rural communities.
Research shows that young women are more ambivalent than young men when it comes to employment opportunities and other reasons to relocate to rural communities.
Detail from Little Big Woman: Condescension, Debra Keenahan, 2017.
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The female dwarf, disability, and beauty.
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For centuries, women with dwarfism were depicted in art as comic or grotesque fairytale beings. But artists are challenging these portrayals and notions of beauty and physical difference.
Sydney has grown rapidly since the safe injecting room was established in Kings Cross in 2001.
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Sydney's supervised injection room in Kings Cross has helped reduce harmful drug use. But many drug users who live in the outer suburbs find it difficult to get to the inner-city facility.
Jumping in elevators is fun. If you like jumping.
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If you fall one storey, dust yourself off – you'll be fine. If you fall seven storeys: sorry, but you've probably got about 2 seconds to prepare to meet your maker.
Angela Williamson was sacked by Cricket Australia because of tweets criticising Tasmanian government policy.
Williamson's sacking over a tweet reveals not only problems with social media policies and freedom of speech, but the pervasive masculinity of sporting organisations.
A new Parramatta is emerging out of the rubble of history.
Artist's impression of the new North Parramatta development/URBANGROWTH NSW/AAP
Sydney's Parramatta is developing fast, building over a rich archaeological history. Finding ways to retain it can help visitors and residents feel a sense of physical connection with those who came before.