Francisco V. Coching’s Rendition of Gabriela Silang Charging on a Mount, 1986 (Ayala Museum).
Did this sacred time of year make ordinary Filipinos in the 1700s more willing to challenge the Spanish empire?
An annual survey of Australian school leaders has discovered a worrying shift in threats to their health and wellbeing.
Journalist Shannon Molloy was sexually abused as a child, by another young person. He talks to experts, and to other men who’ve experienced sexual abuse, to make sense of his experience.
It is one thing to treat AI as a tool when it has no scope for emotion. It is quite another when AI has a full suite of emotional responses.
Listening to unfamiliar music can expand your horizons, create new memory bonds and offer fresh pleasures.
National Gallery of Australia/AAP
If the 2023 referendum fails, it will at least in part be due to the shortcomings and spoiled hopes of 1967.
Darebin City Council was the first to declare a climate emergency.
A national survey shows that, while Australians see the traditional council services as very important, most support local government involvement in a much broader range of issues and activities.
NAPLAN testing has been brought forward from May to March and results will be reported against just four levels of achievement.
Mirror case, ivory, a Lady Crowning her Lover, Paris, France, ca. 1300.
Victoria and Albert Museum
Today you are probably more likely to gift chocolates than fish.
The Chinese ‘spy balloon’ shot down over the US has brought the seemingly strange methods of surveillance and espionage into news headlines.
Grammar is the backbone of any language and kids need to understand it to communicate effectively.
Planting trees in urban areas can reduce the impacts of urban heat islands.
In 2015, 6,700 premature deaths were caused by urban heat – this can be reduced by a third by planting more trees.
With more than half a million notifications of suspected child maltreatment each year in Australia, we need to explore the better use of our health-care workforces to prevent maltreatment.
There is a lot of pressure on the transition to ‘big school’. For parents, this raises the question of how best we can prepare our kids and ourselves for this time.
Counterfactuals are claims about what would happen, were something to occur in a different way. For instance, we can ask what the world would be like had the internet never been developed.
AI models are increasingly being used to make important decision about people’s lives – just take Robodebt. Yet the complexity of these systems means we hardly understand them.
Image credits: State Library of Western Australia.
Historically, women’s contributions to the agricultural sector often occurred outside of professional roles. ‘Lady’ Maud Williams, who discovered the Lady Williams apple, is one of those women.
AAP Image/Jenny Evans
Pell, often described as a conservative Catholic, was jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia in 2019 but maintained his innocence and was acquitted the following year.
NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center / Jeremy Schnittman
Black holes could take us to the future, and maybe even the past. The hard part would be surviving the trip.
Suku Maya harus mendapatkan merkuri dari lokasi-lokasi yang jauh dan mengangkutnya dengan berjalan kaki sejauh ratusan kilometer melintasi Amerika Tengah.
A rally to free John Zarb, December 1968.
Search Foundation and the State Library of New South Wales
The climate emergency is in many ways the Vietnam of today’s young people. The 50th anniversary of the release of resisters to that conflict should give today’s decision-makers pause for thought.