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Cricketer Chris Gayle apologised at a press conference at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. Josh Robenstone

We need to do more about sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual harassment at work is extremely common. In fact some studies suggest that most women will experience some type of sexual harassment during their working lives. A range of behaviours may constitute…

Zero tolerance for unethical sexual conduct

This week Geoffrey Marcy, Professor of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, resigned after an investigation found he had violated the sexual harassment policies of the university by engaging…
Jack Wallace speaking with Beverley O'Connor on The World, ABC News 24, 24 July 2015. @ABCNews24

Time for action on one of the big four infectious diseases of our time

Tuesday 28th July is World Hepatitis Day. Guest columnist Jack Wallace from ARCSHS at La Trobe University tells us why it’s time for action on viral hepatitis. The Australian theme for this year’s World…

Sex education is too important to do badly

Yesterday The Age reported that a school-based program had distributed a booklet to school students claiming that “girls are needier than guys in a relationship and always want to be close” because of…