Victorian MPs are about to debate an assisted dying bill. How can they sift through competing claims?
There is now a reputable body of research evidence from places that have introduced assisted dying, and MPs must examine that evidence before deciding how they will vote.
The ABC had an unexpected viral hit last month.
ABC News has quietly moved into third place in the domestic online news market and had a piece that went unexpectedly viral in Korea.
Are Australian police doing enough with the data they have?
Many Australians are unaware of current police and intelligence powers when it comes to accessing our data.
“Slow” movements promote concepts of mindfulness and a consideration of process as well as outcomes.
Pressure on schools to make rapid improvements discourages deeper thinking about long-term solutions. Education can learn a lot from "slow" movements.
Police operations online sometimes have shaky legal grounds.
U.S. Justice Department/Handout via REUTERS
Without proper checks, police could have significantly expanded scope to search homes and computers around the world.
Hedonism and pleasure is what drives much binge drinking. So let’s provide people with alternative ways of having fun, but without the alcohol.
Hedonism has a complex relationship with binge drinking – part cause, part solution. Here's why.
Click and collect provides an immediacy that traditional home delivery usually can’t match, particularly in Australia where delivery times have traditionally been slow relative to international standards.
Retailers are starting to realise the benefit of combining online and in-store shopping. And by encouraging you to click first and collect later, these businesses are saving on a number of costs.
At first glance, old industrial sites, like this one in Carrington Street, don’t look like much. But they provide vital spaces for creative precincts to flourish.
A new project documents who uses urban industrial lands slated for redevelopment. It reveals a vibrant but largely hidden sector at the interface between creative industries and small manufacturing.
Crystals are renowned for being hard and brittle.
It's a crystal - but not as you've seen it before. A new crystal can be bent and flexed, and is expected to deliver new responsive materials for emerging technologies.
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, now in 3D.
It's more than 25 years since Arnold Schwarzenegger returned in the Terminator 2: Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Now he's back in glorious 3D, so how does the story and the science stack up today?
Part-time roles become difficult if that employee is the only source of knowledge, contact or sign-off.
Businesses are not considering that roles need to be redesigned to be part-time and this causes problems in managing employees' workloads and interacting with other employees.
RackaRacka, a sketch channel on YouTube, have been called Australia’s most successful content creators.
Screenshot from YouTube
Online video is flourishing in Australia with very little government attention. Content creators like Youtube channel RackaRacka are getting millions of viewers, numbers the traditional screen industry can only dream of.
Does more convenience mean less security?
Banks are experimenting with chatbots, but research shows we may not be ready to give them a go.
Online credit card fraud is on the rise in Australia. What can we do?
The banks are dealing with rising rates of online credit card fraud, but they can't fix it on their own.
Technology has provided both sex workers and their clients greater mobility and anonymity, opening sex work up to new markets.
The car, the phone and the internet have changed the way the sex work industry operates, but debates about regulation have not advanced with new technologies.
Our internet is becoming increasingly fragmented thanks to local laws.
Locals laws and norms are breaking up the internet as we know it.
Parts of the Great Barrier Reef’s outer reefs can form a natural barrier to coastal recession, thus protecting urban centres.
Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef could lead to increased vulnerability of Queensland coastal cities and towns, and not only through its impacts on the tourism industry.
On 10 July 2017 ABC News recorded a significant increase in the number of tweets sharing its articles.
ABC News' investment in long-form journalism is generating strong take-up on Twitter.
University students need more, and better, education in sexual violence prevention strategies.
A new report reveals that Australian universities are not as safe as they should be, and it's time they adopted strategies to fix the problem.
Domestic politics was front and centre on Twitter in June.
Australian Twitter users largely ignored news from Syria, North Korea and other trouble spots in June, focussing instead on domestic politics.