A peculiar giant kangaroo that once lived in New Guinea would have descended from a much more ancient form that migrated from Australia, between 5 million and 8 million years ago.
A new AI tool that writes computer code on demand has programmers considering their future.
We are at a dangerous tipping point in ‘inflationary psychology’, says the central bank for the world’s central banks.
We must redress the challenges of unpaid domestic work and the mental load on women’s physical, mental and economic health and well-being.
Congress has the power to make sure government serves the public interest. Conducting investigations is one way lawmakers do that.
How does democracy cope with a huge imbalance in parliament?
India is now the third-largest birthplace of Australian residents behind Australia and England, while for the first time less than half of the population has identified as Christian.
Word from The Hill: Parliamentary ‘newbies’ inspect their workplace, with some complaints
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with Peter Browne from the politics + society team
An ongoing shift in Australia’s religious demographics is playing out in our laws. Perhaps the most obvious example is marriage equality.
Australians are becoming more fearful in an insecure world, and want to see the country armed up, favouring more defence spending and the planned acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines.
American women are deleting period trackers after the end of Roe v. Wade, but evading digital surveillance will be almost impossible without changes to privacy regulations.
The hardest thing for an ageing government is to remake itself. On balance, last week’s developments in Spring Street represent the first step towards Victorian Labor performing that elusive feat.
Over two-thirds of Kiwis are worried they won’t be able to retire. KiwiSaver was supposed to help but the reality is many will still fall well short of what is needed to live comfortably past 65.
The census includes an increase in the number of people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, but it lacks details about other ways they may identity and how they live.
Heteropessimism is an attitude of disappointment, embarrassment or despair at the state of heterosexual relations – specifically about being in one.
It’s not the first time Australian schools have been given a choice of a religious school chaplain or a secular welfare officer, and for some schools the decision can be divisive.
Two radically inventive new works of Australian graphic nonfiction dig deep into 21st-century life. They balance critique with hopeful possibilities – of collective change and radical acceptance.
Two new studies reveal fascinating new information about why some animals are able to live so long. Let me introduce you to five animals who lived over a century, and their remarkable lives.
The Northern Territory has had alcohol restrictions since 2012. These restrictions are going to be lifted in July of this year, despite concerns expressed by First Nations people in the community.
Knowing where your pelvic floor is and how to exercise it properly can help male incontinence – and might even have some happy side effects.