The oldest person in the world, Kane Tanaka of Japan, died in April 2022 at 119 years. The record of Jeanne Calment of France, who died at 122, has stood for almost 25 years. Will it be beaten?
After participation in the Literacy for Life Foundation adult literacy campaign, serious offences by students dropped by almost 65%.
The Albanese government wants to change the way referendums work ahead of the Voice to Parliament vote. There are still flaws, but it is a step in the right direction.
Critic Greil Marcus sees Bob Dylan as constantly rewriting the national songbook. And in his weird, funny new book, Dylan does just that.
The classic Marvel comic book anti-hero is known for ultra-violence and vigilante justice: why is he so appealing to law enforcement?
Fijians go to the polls next week, but the country’s constitution still entrenches ultimate power and authority in the military.
The US-Australia Alliance is seen by many Australians as an incomplete project. Government rhetoric on climate cooperation must now become reality.
The newest OpenAI text-generator is a marked improvement over its predecessor – but it still has its pitfalls.
There has been much debate about the “details” of the Voice to Parliament, but the referendum is on the principle.
Women described feeling dehumanised, powerless and violated. Some experienced psychological and emotional abuse, while others were threatened and yelled at.
The human Y chromosome could disappear over time, putting our species in jeopardy. But some rodents have managed just fine without it – and we now know how.
A solution for managing the growing populations of long-spined sea urchins may not be clear at the moment, but there is a path forward.
Fiona McFarlane’s ‘masterful, complicated’ novel explores the exploitative nature of storytelling. She asks us to consider the truth of the tales we tell about ourselves and our identities.
Many digital services currently hosted on social media platforms are critical to democracy. Governments must build alternative infrastructures that allow citizens to control their own data.
Ultimately, Putin’s bequest to his people is grimness, not greatness. The next generation of Russians will be untrusted and unwanted in many of the world’s most prosperous and welcoming nations.
Can Anwar, the man who wrote a book on “his vision for a more tolerant, pluralistic Asia”, bring together a divided Malaysia?
The Albanese government’s pay secrecy ban is meant reduce gender-based pay differences. It could help others too.
Being on the same pitch as superstars like Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi signalled both the scale of this achievement and the tough task ahead for a game with a troubled history in Australia.
Mental distress can be a temporary reaction to life stress, or the beginning of a serious mental illness. It’s important to choose strategies and supports that work best for the individual.
Volunteer tourism, or ‘voluntourism’, is on the way back as borders open. But critics say the largely unregulated industry is overdue for change.