The rise of global cities, metropolises that dominate their states, is exposing Australia's lack of metropolitan governments. It's time to restart the evolution of our states after a century on hold.
Long before Netflix's Cheer documentary and JoJo Siwa, big huge hair bows were a thing. And it wasn't always girls who wore them.
A new tool for seeing hotspots in the brain could help doctors detect neurological disorders.
Young New Zealanders are less likely to use cannabis than their 1990s counterparts. But if New Zealand decides to legalise recreational use, teens will have easier access.
Quarantine measures on the Diamond Princess cruise ship weren't effective, suggests new data. So Australian passengers without symptoms are going into quarantine again.
Research suggests harsher civil or criminal penalties will not automatically lead to greater compliance by employers with workplace laws.
We all want to help native animals recover after bushfires, but giving a koala a drink from your water bottle can cause more harm than good. Here are some helpful things you can do.
The University of Sydney took in about A$750 million from international students in 2017. Two-thirds of that – about $500 million – came from international students from China.
US researchers have revealed the molecular 'key' that allows the 2019-nCoV virus to gain access to our cells. And they found it is many times more tenacious than the previous SARS virus.
This summer's bushfires have sparked a fiery debate about hazard-reduction burning. Scientists are still debating whether it really helps prevent bushfires – here's why.
Australia has long been at the forefront of human rights internationally, while side-stepping questions about its own treatment of Indigenous peoples and refugees.
Australia's icon was owned and controlled by an American firm long suspicious about Australia.
When parents suspect grooming, they should direct their concerns to the school, no matter how trivial it may seem.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Phil Honeywood on the corona virus and education in Australia.
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Michelle Grattan talks with Phillip Honeywood about the implications of the corona virus on one of Australia's top export industries - tertiary education.
China's leader is facing one of the greatest challenges of his presidency. But the extent of China’s controls almost rule out monumental change – or Xi taking accountability for his mistakes.
The fate of Australia's car industry shows the danger of prioritising what worked in the past over what will work in the future
Only the inner suburbs of Melbourne and other capital cities meet the 20-minute neighbourhood test. But we could transform the other suburbs for much less than the cost of current transport projects.
We interviewed older gay men, lesbian women, and trans women about their perceptions of residential aged care. Our research shows we need to make aged care safer for LGBTI+ people.
The current state of our climate shouldn't be dismissed as a 'new normal'. The hard truth is many of our ecosystems will not recover from the damage.
A scientist whose Kangaroo Island home was threatened by the summer's bushfires says there is a 'knowledge gap' between satellite data and useful maps that can protect communities.