Electrocardiograms are a common tool used by GPs to spot heart problems, and every medical student is trained to interpret one. Yet the government plans to remove Medicare funding for GPs to do this.
C'est au tournant du XXe siècle qu'a émergé la littérature pour enfants telle qu'on la connaît, faisant la part belle à l'imaginaire.
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Cela fait des siècles que les adultes écrivent pour les enfants. Mais les ouvrages qui leur étaient alors destinés étaient bien différents de ceux que l’on connaît aujourd’hui.
NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman.
While the latest changes to defamation laws are a step in the right direction, much more could be done to improve them for the benefit of the public.
We need a new childcare system that encourages women to work, not punishes them for it
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Recent cases remind us that although children and teens are considered less likely than adults to catch and spread COVID-19, everyone with symptoms should get a test — including children and teens.
Submerged in the waters off Western Australia lies an ancient site home to Aboriginal people thousands of years ago, when sea levels were lower than they are today.
A century ago, Australians were battling another pandemic, tuberculosis, with public health measures many will find familiar today.
This sketch depicts the Waterloo Creek massacre (also known as the Slaughterhouse Creek massacre), part of the conflict between mounted police and Indigenous Australians in 1838.
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Police played a unique role in many settler colonies executing assimilationist policies designed to dismantle First Nations families.
With signs North Korea has suffered in the coronavirus pandemic and is now facing a further threat to its shaky economy, the ratcheted up of tension with the South is ominous.
Slavery in Australia is not an issue confined to the past. It needs urgent action, and a key step is to embrace the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
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Aboriginal Australians have their own English with unique stories, words and expressions.
The absence of ethnic diversity in politics and business distorts and undermines the lived reality of a multicultural democracy.
The NSW Court of Appeal's Dylan Voller decision means the media may be liable for the hurtful things users write on social pages. This will have many media companies in a panic.
Sin importar los detailed de la trama, las teorías conspirativas siguen un patron común.
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El video 'Plandemic', que incluye falsedades y desinformaciones sobre el coronavirus, es un ejemplo de cómo funcionan las teorías conspirativas.
Trump’s recent executive order may limit section 230 of the Communications Decency Act - the 'bedrock of the internet'. What does that mean for Australia?
Incels, or 'involuntary celibate' men, are increasingly radicalising online and committing acts of violence against women. New research explores ways the government can combat it.
A gardening supply shortage during the pandemic showed our ill-preparedness to grow our own food. Permanent backyard veggie gardens can help us survive the next crisis, and provide everyday benefits.
Visits to 'adult' sites surged in March when coronavirus pandemic restrictions came in. While tastes vary around the country, a disproportionate share of traffic comes from our biggest cities.
Do recent lockdown protests indicate that Australia is on the path to Trump's America? While we can currently rest easy, the problem requires careful consideration.
No matter the details of the plot, conspiracy theories follow common patterns of thought.
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Conspiracy theories about COVID-19, such as those advanced in the video 'Plandemic,' tend to pull from the same playbook. Recognizing that can help keep you from falling for this kind of thinking.