The federal government today announced $1 billion plan to divert more than ten million tonnes of waste from landfill. But waste management is about more than just recycling.
Toilet paper stock at a Woolworths supermarket in Melbourne on June 26 2020.
What motivates people to panic buy and stockpile goods like toilet paper? The COVID-19 pandemic has given us the chance to find out.
We estimate 39% of all jobs in Australia can be done from home, with men more likely to have teleworkable jobs.
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Australian Bureau of Statistics figures suggest there have been more than 800 'excess deaths' in Australia in January-March 2020, relative to the average, but only 103 confirmed COVID-19 deaths so far.
More than ever workers want feedback, and if managers can't give it other colleagues can.
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Calling out comments about racial diversity in the arts – like those by Josh Thomas this week – should be just the beginning of a deeper conversation about racial justice and representation.
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Branch stacking may not be be new. But if the ALP is to fend off political rivals in the future, it will need to get serious about reform.
Popular social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram fail to protect children from the marketing tactics of junk food advertisers. This needs to change.
If long-nosed potoroos can co-exist with one of the world's most deadly predators, then it's time we rethink our conservation strategies.
While coronavirus restrictions are easing, you may still be feeling a strain on your relationship. This crisis has thrown a variety of challenges at couples.
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African Americans have long taken to the streets to protest against racial injustice. While some progress has been made, police violence remains an ever-present reality.
There is no specific crime of catfishing in Australia. So we have to make better use of existing laws to address this devastating behaviour.
News Corp's announcement it will stop printing 100 suburban and community newspapers is another blow for regional Australia and the the media landscape more broadly.
Juukan 1 and 2 in June, 2013.
Puutu Kunti Kurrama And Pinikura Aboriginal Corporation
It's a devastating loss, but the destruction of a culturally significant Aboriginal site is not an isolated incident. Rio Tinto was acting within the law.
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Temperature-scanning systems are not always accurate at detecting fever, and raise a host of privacy concerns.
Online workouts can give women support and inspiration. Now they've discovered the benefits, women might be less inclined to return to the gym once restrictions are lifted.
Produced during a crisis, an emerging collection of books talk to kids about coronavirus.
Past research has shown honeybees can add, subtract and even understand 'zero'. But according to new findings, they can't tell four flowers from five in natural settings.
Under lockdown, Cineteca Milano is releasing 20 archived films a week online. Why aren't we seeing this from our National Film and Sound Archive?
We surveyed over 100 Coles, Woolworths, Aldi and independent stores around Australia and found supermarkets are promoting unhealthy food much more often, and more prominently, than healthier products.