Australia has plummeted in Transparency International’s corruption perception index over the past decade. It’s time our leaders commit to real reform.
As vaccination coverage for children rises and adults are increasingly vaccinated and boosted, it’s time to pay more attention to protecting children from the indirect harms of the pandemic.
Australia’s Consumer Price Index rose 1.3% in the three months to December, bringing inflation for the 2021 year to 3.5%.
Language tests for citizenship are increasingly common overseas. But they will not boost English skills among new Australians.
Bees have been represented in a range of art forms for millennia, from rock carvings to video games.
Insects have long been identified as a protein-rich and nutritious food, and are eaten across various cultures outside the West – including across Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The rapid rate of species declines means we should trial potential solutions before it’s too late.
Held in the leafy hills of Olinda, organisers expected 80 people – but more than 800 showed up to watch Australian and international films.
People have formed tribes since the dawn of time and, in the digital age, online tribes are helping members deal with all the uncertainties and decisions involved in getting kids ready for school.
Why do people do it, is it harmful, what makes the noises, and what would happen if our joints weren’t able to crack?
A new national survey shows the majority of Australians want the day left as it is. But it also suggests a groundswell for change is in the works.
Climate models point to these extreme heatwaves becoming more frequent in southwest Australia – a region considered a climate change hotspot.
Variant-specific vaccines would undoubtedly increase immunity. But waves of new variants would engulf the population faster than these vaccines could ever be deployed.
First Nations media are leading better conversations about the significance of the day – and issues facing Indigenous communities every day of the year.
Wordle has become an obsession online, with over 3 million daily players around the world. But the game has more in common with code-breaking than it does with crosswords.
University efforts to retain online students neglect the main causes of most dropouts. They tend see these as beyond their control, but a new study shows why they need to rethink their approach.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, the agenda for 2022 includes key developments to tackle the connected crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution.
Anthony Albanese on Tuesday will promise $440 million on better ventilation in schools, building upgrades, and mental health support for children as pupils get ready to return to school
Russia appears inching closer to invading Ukraine, despite warnings from the US and other Western powers. Here are a few key ideas to help better understand what led to this looming crisis.
Webb is NASA’s largest and most powerful ever space telescope – set to investigate the formation of the furthest galaxies from Earth.