Many of the challenges faced by social media companies come down to failures of design.
Tech companies are beginning to recognise that there is an ethical dimension to their work, and that they have some responsibility for the well-being of their users.
The Sydney suburb of Liverpool, with its high concentration of ethnic migrants, has improved its levels of community trust since the Cronulla riots.
Trust has returned to areas with a higher concentration of ethnically diverse migrants significantly since 2005, but more must to be done if we want to avoid another Cronulla riot.
Pemandangan kota Ambon. Konflik berkepanjangan di wilayah itu membuat pertumbuhan ekonomi Maluku tidak seoptimal seharusnya.
Selama ini belum pernah ada kalkulasi dampak konflik terhadap perekonomian Maluku. Maluku tertinggal cukup jauh dibandingkan potensi optimumnya jika tidak mengalami konflik berkepanjangan.
A view of Ambon, the capital of Maluku, where conflicts have crippled the province’s economic growth.
Comparing real Maluku and synthetic Maluku (a Maluku without prolonged conflicts) shows that Maluku could have 60.3% more economic growth had it not experienced conflicts.
Sales of Apple smartwatches are increasing, while Fitbit sales are on the decline.
By Crew [CC0 or CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
Research shows that people's social networks, employment conditions and life stages all impact their use of wearable devices. Understanding these factors can help you achieve your fitness goals.
Malcolm Turnbull pressed Attorney-General George Brandis to take the London high commissioner job.
There is not a great deal to be said for Malcolm Turnbull's reshuffle, and quite a lot to be said against it.
Malcolm Turnbull said he regretted having to drop Darren Chester from his frontbench line-up.
Malcolm Turnbull's reshuffled cabinet has five new faces, but one of the Nationals’ best performers has been unceremoniously dumped by his party leader.
Watered down higher education measures, a stronger employment rate and lower than expected debt levels are the highlights for MYEFO 2017.
The government hasn't abandoned its jobs and growth mantra in the budget update and remains optimistic despite lower growth and wages forecasts.
George Brandis has served as attorney-general since 2013.
George Brandis will become Australia's high commissioner to London in a reshuffle set to be announced on Tuesday.
From the present financial year, the government will no longer be borrowing to pay for recurrent spending.
The 2017 budget update will show an improvement in the outlook for debt compared with projections in May.
Malcolm Turnbull’s excitement, no doubt fuelled by relief, at the Bennelong byelection win was obvious.
The win in Saturday's byelection was a crucial fillip for Malcolm Turnbull, who has finished a rocky year on a relative high – one he will hope continues into the new year.
Malcolm Turnbull and John Alexander celebrate victory in the Bennelong byelection.
John Alexander won the seat of Bennelong after a fiercely contested byelection, and declared it 'the renaissance' of Malcolm Turnbull's leadership.
Liberal and Labor camps expect incumbent John Alexander will hold on against the ALP’s Kristina Keneally.
The stakes in Saturday's Bennelong byelection could hardly be higher.
Cyclists ride in memory of Alberto Paulon who was struck by a person opening a car door on a busy road in Melbourne.
If the strategies we put in place to make cycling safer were taken up in earnest the result would often be chaos.
Sam Dastyari leaves parliament but insists he is a patriotic Australian.
Sam Dastyari has given in to pressure from within his party and resigned from parliament, saying he had always acted with integrity.
Impetigo happens when itching causes the skin to break and let in disease-causing bacteria.
While school sores – or impetigo – is a treatable condition, if left untreated it can lead to much more serious illness such as kidney and heart disease.
Sam Dastyari is facing increased pressure to consider his position as a Labor senator.
Sam Dastyari is again in hot water after allegations he pressed Tanya Plibersek not to meet an advocate for Chinese democracy in 2015.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian poltiics.
Despite the setbacks, Bill Shorten is still very well-placed compared with Malcolm Turnbull.
It will be months before Labor will know what damage the citizenship crisis might do to it.
MPs clapped and hugged each other after the private member’s bill went through.
The first same-sex weddings will be celebrated early in the new year after the historic change to the marriage law passed the House of Representatives with only four MPs voting against.