Women with endometriosis need evidence-based information to make informed choices about their treatment.
Timothy Paul Smith
Endometriosis is cut or vaporised with an electric current or laser. It ranges from a simple, 20 minute operation to complex surgery involving important organs such as the bowel and bladder.
Protestors rally outside Channel 7 studios in Sydney following the controversial segment on Aboriginal adoption.
ACMA's finding on the Sunrise segment is simply holding those responsible to the minimum standards expected.
The code that could see you a winner in McDonald’s Monopoly competition.
With some big prizes are on offer in the latest competition from the fast food giant, best to see what the numbers say.
The housing boom increased wealth gains for affluent households while rising housing costs undermined income gains for less affluent households.
The Productivity Commission neglected the impact of housing costs. After allowing for these costs, the top 10% of households' average disposable income grew at 2.7 times the rate of the bottom 10%.
Getting more out of ‘lazy’ land, such as this community housing built over a Port Phillip City Council-owned car park, is a key strategy to reduce the shortage of affordable housing.
CIty of Port Phillip
As Melbourne's population hits 5 million, it's a reminder that growing cities must make much better use of vacant and underused land to meet the urgent need for affordable housing.
Synthetic biology has the potential to change how we do agriculture – but will the public accept it?
Synthetic biology is highly promising – but if we don't get the regulation and engagement right, we risk alienating members of the public, and may even close doors for potentially fruitful research.
Walter V. Robinson, the US investigative journalist who was portrayed by Michael Keaton in the film Spotlight, talks to Media Files about his team’s investigation into child abuse in the Catholic Church.
Spotlight’s Walter V. Robinson and the Newcastle Herald’s Chad Watson on covering clergy abuse - and the threats that followed.
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In this episode, we hear from Walter V. Robinson on how the Boston Globe Spotlight investigation into clergy abuse began, and from the Newcastle Herald's Chad Watson on how his paper covered abuse.
Chelsea Manning should be regarded as a whistleblower.
Tim Travers Hawkins/Courtesy of Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning's disclosures on the Iraq war were major milestones in the emergence of the digital age whistleblower.
More families are living in high-rise apartments.
Urban policies are based on assumptions of a "normal household" and what buildings for it should look like. So this research project explored how people feel about children in high-density housing.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Indonesian President Joko Widodo met in Jakarta to discuss a free trade agreement.
Under the free trade agreement, Australian universities will be able to have majority ownership of an Indonesian university.
A merger between Nine and Fairfax was announced in July this year.
AAP Image/Dean Lewins
What does the Nine Fairfax merger mean for diversity and quality journalism?
Eric Beecher of Private Media, Stephen Mayne of the Mayne Report and ABC finance presenter Alan Kohler join Andrew Dodd and Andrea Carson to discuss what the Nine Fairfax merger means for quality journalism.
There is evidence drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm the developing foetus.
The DrinkWise posters are designed to highlight the risks of drinking during pregnancy. To do so effectively, the message needs to be clear and direct.
Australian crime fiction author Peter Corris published 102 novels in lifetimes, including 52 centred on the private investigator Cliff Hardy.
ALLEN AND UNWIN
With The Dying Trade, Peter Corris introduced Australia to one of its most successful crime heroes, Cliff Hardy.
Children whose father experiences mental illness are more likely to experience emotional or behavioural problems.
New research has found one in five dads has experienced symptoms of depression and/or anxiety after having children.
S.T. Gill, Kangaroo Hunting, The Death, from his Australian Sketchbook (1865). Colonial hunting clubs were established across Australia in the 1830s and 1840s.
National Library of Australia
In the mid 19th century, kangaroo hunting was a sport. Colonial hunting clubs were established across Australia and everyone from Charles Darwin to Anthony Trollope tried their hand at shooting roos.
David Woods and Eloise Mignon in the Malthouse’s production of Blasted.
Photo Pia Johnson
The central journey in Blasted is not a tourist trip through extreme violence. It's the emotional journey of a bully who learns to be grateful for small acts of kindness.
The East-West Link is only one example of myriad infrastructure projects that have caused community controversy.
Courtney Biggs/AAP One
We need to consider why transport infrastructure is so controversial, and how politicians can ensure they have the public's trust when making announcements for all transport projects.
Menjadi komuter telah menjadi bagian dari rutinitas sehari-hari hingga kita tidak sadar apa yang mungkin ditawarkannya pada kita.
Kita melihat aktivitas menjadi komuter adalah aktivitas yang membuang waktu. Namun ada cara lain yang memahaminya sebagai sebuah pengalaman yang mengubah kita sebagai seorang manusia.
Most Australians did not want Malcolm Turnbull to be deposed as prime minister.
Australians have never liked sitting PMs being deposed by their own parties - but the outrage over Malcolm Turnbull's destruction is the greatest in modern history.
Mirka Mora sitting surrounded by her colourful doll and soft sculpture creations and tapestries in 1978.
Courtesy of the Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive, State Library of Victoria.
Mirka Mora survived the second world war to carve out a unique place for herself in the Australian art world. Over six decades, her creativity was legendary.