Unemployed Australians were characterised as 'lazy' and 'underserving' of government support in the 1930s. Sound familiar?
Recent history shows politicians should think twice before using refugees and asylum seekers for electoral gain.
The new Victoria lockdown will bring greater levels of uncertainty about jobs and prolonged social disconnection. We need rapid action to fix the mental health system to meet the demand for help.
The federal government must provide more support if Victorian businesses and households are to survive the state's Stage 4 lockdown.
Victoria's closure of child-care services may be necessary, but it will put pressures on parents and likely drive down women's workforce participation.
Babe combined cutting edge visual effects with a moving story of success in the face of adversity that still resonates today.
If a new deal between Microsoft and ByteDance goes through, the Chinese company may withdraw ownership of its TikTok operations in not only the US – but also Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
When it comes to PPE, we could be better protecting our frontline health-care workers. We need to update current guidelines to reflect the latest evidence around how COVID-19 spreads.
After half of all European Jews were killed by the Nazis, the post-Holocaust credo of Jews around the world has been "Never again!" But there's been a surge in anti-Semitism since 2017.
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Interviews reveal why some people drank more during lockdown and others gave up alcohol altogether.
How speculation came to be presented as scientific fact and inspired a decidedly non-glacial race to discover the future of Himalayan glaciers.
In response to school closures in April, researchers put together a survey asking teachers how COVID-19 affected them and their students.
High rents and insecurity are constant sources of financial and emotional stress for low-income women. They describe what it's like struggling to survive and being one step away from being homeless.
Older women have been the fastest-growing group of homeless people in recent years. New research shows about 240,000 women aged 55 or older and another 165,000 women aged 45-54 are at risk.
From a Hugh Jackman-esque spider to honouring traditional Indigenous words, these species have memorable names.
For the first time, scientists have been able to quantify how much climate change contributed to glacial melt, using more than 40 years of data from New Zealand's retreating glaciers.
Rezoning enormously increases the value of properties. Yet the developers who benefit don't want to pay, in the name of "certainty".
A state of disaster confers more power on the minister for police and emergency services to ensure compliance with the laws put in place to defeat the pandemic. It plays a powerful symbolic role, too.
New data from the ABS shows how people adjusted their consumption patterns and behaviours during the early COVID-19 restrictions — and how some lifestyle changes have remained since then.
Victoria has been declared a 'state of disaster'.