The Religious Discrimination Bill does nothing to protect LGBTQ+ students and teachers. It will allow more, not less, discrimination by religious schools.
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We need new experiments to model Earth’s climate if global warming is stabilised at 1.5℃. A new paper explains why.
Child protection notification processes in Australia have a history of disproportionately targeting First Nations families.
Reproductive leave policies can help workers who are trying to start a family, dealing with painful periods or going through menopause.
Brainard has been pushing the Fed to consider exposure to climate change in its regulation and analysis of banks. That’s sparked fury from Republican senators – and even a Nobel Prize winner.
How the pandemic is reported by the media can influence people’s behaviour.
Around one in six people report addictive patterns of eating, or addictive behaviours around food.
To really reduce homelessness we need to prevent those at risk from ever becoming homeless in the first place.
Education departments are increasingly investing in student surveys to improve classroom standards. But a study has found teachers don’t change their practice in response to student feedback.
Even now much of the recovery in employment seems to be happening without big wage increases.
Orthokeratology involves wearing a specially designed rigid contact lens overnight. There’s good evidence it can help slow the progression of myopia. But like all treatments, there are risks, too.
The heaviest bird nest ever discovered weighed more than 2,000kg. It was built by bald eagles. The tiniest nest, built by a bee hummingbird, was just over 2cm wide.
What happens when a Chinese #MeToo moment meets authoritarian legality?
Preparing young people for their future requires teachers to be climate change educators, but the federal government has resisted its inclusion in the curriculum. It’s up to states to take the lead.
Why rely on unproven technologies when we can store carbon and cut emissions through Country-based and nature-based solutions?
New data show bullying is widespread in the public service, with many reluctant to report it. There are several key ways to change this.
Archival records of Dutch timber trade before 1650 are rare or lost. But the wooden timbers of the Batavia contain many secrets.
Research from Meta and some scientists shows no harm from social media, but other research and whistleblower testimony show otherwise. Seemingly contradictory, both can be right.
Experts help explain the context around the murder trial and convictions of Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.