The majority of people in Australia who haven’t had all the vaccinations they need are adults.
There are many reasons adults might not be up to date with the vaccinations they need. Catching up is easy enough, and vitally important in the fight against infectious diseases.
If Labor had won on Saturday, Bill Shorten would have been the least popular party leader ever elected prime minister, according to election data.
Election data suggests the Coalition's victory wasn't so surprising after all – long-term trends pointed toward a Labor loss, given the various factors in play in this election.
A Wire Fox Terrier named King is trotted out before being named Best in Show on the second night of the 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
A global research effort is targeting inherited disorders in dogs.
As one of the fastest-growing cities in the developed world, Melbourne’s suburban sprawl has many costs.
State and local governments can't do much about the rapid population growth in Melbourne, but they can take steps to reduce the costs of growing disparities between the outer suburbs and inner city.
Tony Abbott, with wife Margie, concedes defeat in Warringah.
AAP/Bianca de Marchi
The result in Warringah can be seen as being fought on local issues, where the former prime minister had come to be out of step with his constituents.
Scott Morrison has been returned as prime minister, but we don’t yet know if the Coalition will get to the 77 seats it needs to form majority government (minus the speaker).
We now wait for the final count of seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate - and in the meantime, government continues.
En cas de mal des transports, mieux vaut regarder l’horizon.
Le mal des transports peut être sérieusement incapacitant. Mais il existe des solutions pour l’éviter, ou le maîtriser une fois qu’il s’est manifesté.
Automating something that couldn’t be automated is a promise that hurt.
Beware the airy promise of cutting red tape and saving billions. They might come from you in a way you that hurts.
Labor has promised to establish a new office of Evaluator General to oversee high-quality evaluations of government programs.
Labor's plan for an Evaluator General could be a big change to the way we evaluate and test government policy. We just have to get the details right.
The live export of animals the top welfare concern of people in a recent report.
AAP Image/Kelly Barnes
It's not only banner-waving activists who care about animal welfare, a recent government report found the majority of people surveyed have concerns and want reform.
Natalie Christie Peluso in The Children’s Bach. The opera is based on Helen Garner’s novella of the same name.
It is rare to have a new production of an Australian opera - a vivid new performance of The Children's Bach was refreshing to see.
A recent poll showed seven out of ten South Australian voters are against drilling in the Great Australian Bight.
It would take 17 days to respond to an oil spill in the Great Australian Bight. And that's the best-case scenario.
Ada beberapa alasan mengapa beberapa orang marah ketika mereka lapar.
"Hangry" adalah campuran dari lapar dan marah yang menjelaskan jenis amarah berbeda yang dialami beberapa orang ketika mereka belum makan pada jangka waktu tertentu. Pernah mengalaminya?
Give the Good Boy a pat.
There's a big difference between rehoming and abandonment.
Photographed on Kangaroo Island, this rock – called a ‘zebra schist’ – deformed from flat-lying marine sediments through being stressed by a continental collision over 500 million years ago.
Giant forces slowly move continents across a viscous layer of the Earth, like biscuits gliding over a warm toffee ocean. This stresses the continents, and twists and contorts the crust.
About one in three people living in Australia were born overseas.
Australia is a cultural melting pot, but our blood donors are less diverse. We need a broad mix of ethnicities in our donor pool to meet the needs of patients with rare blood types.
More than a quarter of us will suffer from motion sickness.
Motion sickness can make you feel pretty wretched. But there are a few things you can do to try and prevent it, or to treat it once it takes hold.
Living in an urban centre is no guarantee for new NBN technology.
Around half of homes in three major Australian cities only have access to very old technology: hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC). For them, access to the NBN fibre network remains only a fairy tale.
Pounds and shelters are not happy places for dogs to stay in for a long time, though. So everyone tries to find an unwanted dog a new home as quickly as possible.
Different councils and different rescue organisations can have different rules about how long they can keep animals.
On industrial relations policy, the Coalition and Labor offer starkly different choices this election.
At this election there is a stark choice between the two major parties on industrial relations: the "small target" approach of the Coalition and the ALP's more ambitious and detailed plan.