Scott Morrison’s comments may have sparked ire in some corners, but there’s good research supporting his statement.
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Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has said that a job is a "prescription" for a young person with mental health issues. What does the research on employment and mental health show?
Historically, donors were told it was best they were anonymous, while recipients were told it was best not to tell their child.
Conflating economic policy with morality is what could ultimately bring the EU unstuck.
Consumption increases during the month of Ramadan in countries where Muslims are the majority.
Greece is set to become the first advanced economy to default on the IMF in its 71-year history.
Western powers signing on for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could more effectively shape China's view of the world.
The positive story of palm oil that is much less frequently heard, especially in richer countries.
A former pupil is suing her school for the psychiatric harm she allegedly suffered from bullying.
Bill Shorten has neither built the profile nor provided the performance that renders him prime minister-in-waiting rather than fragile whinger-in-chief.
Only a hard heart could fail to respond on some emotional level when Barack Obama, eulogising at one of the most emotionally and racially charged funerals in US history, started singing Amazing Grace.
What if you could take a simple test to reveal your individual risk of developing a range of cancers and hundreds of other diseases?
Keeping time isn't easy, particularly as the Earth's rotation is slowing down, so we need to keep adding troublesome leap seconds.
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has been awarded $200,000 in damages for a partial win in his defamation case against Fairfax Media.
Whatever we think of the family of foreign fighter Khaled Sharrouf or their circumstances, they enjoy the right to return on the same footing as every other Australian citizen.
One of the by-products of field projects working in the same area over a prolonged period of time is the realisation that the team makes an enduring contribution to the local community.
The government's plan to save the Great Barrier Reef hinges on hitting a series of pollution and conservation targets within just a few years. A new expert panel will advise on how best to get there.
Successive governments have criticised the BBC for being too impartial or not impartial enough.
While there may be a connection between inflammation and depression, one doesn't necessarily lead to the other.
The Greeks are being asked to vote on whether they want further austerity measures. But the impact of the crisis is also being felt on Greek-Australian diaspora.
The world needs an alliance of leading well-being economies, a WE7, to lead it in the 21st century. It would be the first step towards a global network committed to a sustainable future for the planet.
Islamic State is symptomatic of a disturbed and troubled social order. The vast crisis of dislocated people and communities is being expressed in anger, intolerance and perverted notions of honour.
The Australian Climate Roundtable unites business, environmental and social groups in calling for a strong climate policy. This unprecedented show of unity might even break down Canberra's climate stalemate.