As a woman living on the disability support pension put it: ‘You don’t have the flexibility that a rich person has to respond to crisis, so you have to beg for help. And you know you’ll be judged’.
When a black hole tears apart a star, it feeds on the debris and launches a powerful jet.
It seems like no-one is mentioning the dark days of lockdowns. But it’s worth sharing our feelings as we look to an uncertain future.
Drawn by jobs - or escaping climate change - many people from the Pacific are moving elsewhere.
The documentary Kickin’ Down the Door offers something far more nuanced than the well-thumbed tale of these national music icons.
President Xi Jinping may be concerned about a spike in the death rate if China’s tough COVID restrictions are lifted – and the political fallout from it.
Michelle & Niki Savva.
"He's a very secretive character. He's distrustful. He's a control freak. He's a bully. He's stubborn. He doesn't listen to anyone"
We hear a lot about how humans eating meat is bad for the planet. But if every animal only ate plants, Earth would look dramatically different.
For more than a decade, employers have strung out negotiations or let agreements expire. Known as “zombie agreements”, those deals mean too many Australians are living with wages frozen in the past.
In this podcast Michelle and Amanda Dunn canvass federal parliament's final sitting week of the year, including the House of Representatives' censure of Scott Morrison and the flurry of legislation
Environment ministers from both sides are determined not to see the Barrier Reef listed as in danger. The question is – why?
The Nationals’ decision sparked a vitriolic response on Tuesday from Indigenous leader Noel Pearson, while the Western Australian National party dissociated itself from it.
Sean Turnell was jailed for the ‘crime’ of doing an economist’s job, which is trying to make people’s lives better. Here’s how he was freed – and what comes next.
Protests over the death in custody of Mahsa Amini have gone global. But in Iran there is a unique version, known as ‘Amameh Parani’, targeting a garment sacred to Shi’a clerics.
Sydney Modern at the Art Gallery of New South Wales is a spectacular achievement – but going forward, funding is required for more than rammed earth, glass, bricks and mortar.
Young people provide timely and personalised mental health support to friends – but sometimes find looking after their own needs difficult in the process.
Climate change is raising the number of days the Earth passes crucial thresholds of fire risk. But urgently cutting emissions can avoid the worst.
The story of Meta’s latest AI model shows the pitfalls of machine learning – and a disregard for potential risks.
The 2022 federal election success of the teals and other community independents has been captured in three new books. How and why did they become a political force – and what might the future hold?
For aficionados of Christmas cinema, the good and the bad, Christmas Ransom is light hearted and silly enough to be bearable.