Drinking guidelines are based on the levels of alcohol consumption the latest research says can be harmful. But these guidelines don't necessarily suit the alcohol industry.
Two new screen productions show us the nuances of growing up in Arab and Muslim migrant communities. They're a refreshing look at stories too seldom told.
Value capture depends on infrastructure increasing the value of affected areas in the first place. Victoria's level crossing removal project shows the impact on property values can be significant.
Nous avons demandé à cinq experts si notre état mental peut influer sur notre rétablissement en cas de maladie. Cinq sur cinq ont dit oui, mais…
It's time to tackle the shortage of public housing head-on, rather than skirt around the problem. Public housing is the single most cost-effective way to turn around the rise in homelessness.
This quiz will measure your 'locus of control' – a psychological term referring to the extent you believe you have control over the outcomes of your decisions.
Australia’s rich diversity is reflected in its older population. It's time our nursing homes do the same.
The new law is largely symbolic so the ACT can boast animal welfare credentials without putting animal-related industries offside. Still, it could create positive change.
To understand the threat better, we need to devote more resources to monitoring and tracking far-right forums and social networks and a national database tracking hate crimes.
It doesn't take much to start making it easier for people with a disability to get around a city.
We asked five experts if your mental state can affect how well you recover from illness and disease. Five out of five said yes.
A recent study on the impacts of the 485 visa (which lets international students work temporarily in Australia after graduating) found it attracts many students here. But the outcomes are mixed.
According to a recent survey, Afghans rate their lives worse than anyone else on the planet. The election is unlikely to be a game changer considering the magnitude of challenges facing the country.
The steady flow of politicians and government staffers switching sides to lobby for powerful food, alcohol and gambling companies is a threat to public health.
You might have heard of polycystic ovary syndrome, but what about polycystic kidney disease? This genetic disorder sees cysts growing in the kidneys.
There are now more legally innocent people in jail in Victoria than there were convicted prisoners in 2005.
There are memorial stones scattered along songlines throughout the Australian landscape, victims and transgressors transformed into rock following epic struggles to stand as cautionary tales.
Under no circumstances do NAPLAN scores alone indicate a student's full potential, so linking them to any future job application is a dangerous idea.
Australia has settled thousands of African refugees over the years yet fewer than one in ten go on to study in higher education.
Michel Foucault was one of the most famous thinkers of the late 20th century, achieving celebrity-like status before his death. His theories about power and social change continue to resonate.