Child protection services must be culturally safe and responsive to the Aboriginal children and families they serve.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are increasingly being removed from their families and placed into out-of-home care, raising concerns of another Stolen Generation.
More people say they would support a vaccine mandate than say they would definitely take the vaccine themselves.
A scathing report has detailed physical, psychological and sexual abuse within Australian gymnastics, particularly for the young girls it was meant to be nurturing.
Australian Indigenous languages use a fascinating array of expressions drawing on body parts to describe emotions. Here is a guide to some of the most intriguing ones.
Skyrocketing demand coupled with shortages of vital components is leading to bottlenecks in the supply chain of Pfizer's and other mRNA vaccines.
At one time more than one in three Australians did volunteer work. Only one in five are now doing so, but there are some positive signs as volunteering organisations adapt to changing times.
The difficult defence portfolio has had a swift turnover of ministers in recent decades. But with great challenges come great opportunities for Peter Dutton.
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Some flood dangers can be hard to spot initially – to planners, developers and home-buyers. Sometimes, the danger comes from underground.
To deter Google and other big tech companies from misleading users about data collection, the Federal Court should impose heavy fines.
Food-ordering platform Menulog has declared it will break with the standard contractor business model. But let's not get too excited yet.
We have two mRNA COVID-19 vaccines so far. But what else can this technology do?
New research examines how recent federal elections would have been affected if optional preferential voting had been used. The results were not favourable to Labor.
December 1972: Billy Miargu, with his daughter Linda on his arm, and his wife Daphnie Baljur. In the background, the newly painted kangaroo.
Photograph by George Chaloupka, now in Parks Australia's Archive at Bowali.
How does rock art matter? New research finds it can act as a kind of intergenerational media –even when no longer visible to the eye.
Uber has been forced by the UK courts to treat its British drivers as workers. It will probably require legislative change for Uber's Australian drivers to be treated as employees.
The environmental, cultural and scientific sensitivity of some sites, and rarity of some fossils, means amateur fossil collecting comes with huge risks.
The National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment bill goes against two explicit recommendations of the banking royal commission.
The polar night can last for weeks and even months in the high Arctic.
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A transcript of episode 5 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including stories on the Arctic Ocean and new archaeological finds in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge.
The Arctic is warming two to three times faster than any other place on Earth.
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Plus, new discoveries about early humans in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge. Listen to episode 5 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
We analysed the public communication strategies that Australia and France used to promote childhood immunisation. There are lessons to be learned for the government's current COVID vaccine campaign.
Google, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter have all agreed to a voluntary code of conduct targeting misinformation. But the only real commitment is to appear as though they're taking action.