If you were in charge of the new parliamentary book club, what Australian book would you want your representative to read? Our experts weigh in.
Young people continue to cancel their private health insurance despite discounts to entice them to stay. Instead, we should reduce their premiums based on their likelihood of needing health care.
Crying is something everyone does sometimes -- an expert in the history of emotions explains why people cry to express their feelings.
Not only do we not tax inheritances, we actually subsidise them, making the already well off even better off.
GetUp is already subject to the same type of regulation as a political party. By challenging its links to left-wing parties, though, the Coalition is seeking to strip away its claim of independence.
A real-life experiment to mimic future conditions for soils affected by climate change suggests that some of the biggest impacts could be to ecosystems buried out of sight beneath our feet.
A warming climate will affect the way waves hit over 50% of the world's coastlines, increasing erosion and the risk of flooding.
The white blood cells act as an army of fighting cells, protecting your body from bad cells known as germs. White blood cells can capture germs and even swallow them.
Though the Indigenous inhabitants were using white clay long before them, Sydney-made pottery helped colonists maintain different aspects of 'civilised' behaviour.
A new Grattan Institute study finds that for the first time in a long time, young Australians are no better off than those who came before, and are likely to do worse.
The courts have provided little guidance on whether politically-motivated crimes are better or worse than crimes from 'common criminals'.
Memorising poetry is a kind of long-term investment. To take a poem with us so we can truly know it, we must know it by heart.
Remembering past events, experiences or emotions is a big part of being human. But if dwelling on the past is distressing, here's what you can do to help.
Donald Glover, Shonda Rhimes, Phoebe Waller-Bridge: they are the 'showrunners' behind some of the biggest hits on the small screen. But what, exactly, is a showrunner?
An analysis of pre-polling figures shows a surge in early voting, particularly in regional areas. But questions remain about how it affects the relationship between voters and parties.
As Australia considers its next national mental health survey, it's crucial to include eating disorders. If we don't have good data on how many people are suffering, we can't come up with solutions.
Australia ensured its official communique watered down commitments to respond to climate change, gaining a hollow victory.
Ahead of the formal receipt of the Thodey report on the public service, Morrison stresses the service must be responsive to both its ministers and the “quiet Australians”.
"The need for change is undeniable," says Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, issuing a timetable for dealing with recommendations from the royal commission into banking, superannuation and financial services.
There is currently no law that specifically outlaws stealthing in Australia. A case making its way through the courts in Victoria could provide legal clarity on the issue.