If you’re depressed, the headlines might tempt you to reach out for a chocolate bar. But don’t believe the hype.
Depression is a serious, common and sometimes debilitating condition. And no, chocolate won't help, whatever the headlines tell you.
The ASX 200 slid 2.9% on Thursday amid less than completely encouraging news at home, and awful news from abroad.
The progress we were making has been slowed or reversed, at exactly the wrong time.
Travis Fimmel and Jay Kiriona in Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan (2019).
Jasin Boland - © Danger Close Production
A new Australian film tells the story of one of the most iconic battles of the Vietnam war - but the film repeats disputed facts and interpretations.
Glencore’s lawyers argued anything about the company in the Paradise Papers was “privileged” and the tax office should be prevented from using that information.
The High Court of Australia has given the Australia Taxation Office a green light to use leaked information about offshore tax havens.
Your online activity can be turned into an intimate portrait of your life - and used for profit.
An entire industry exists to trade on your personal data - everything from your shopping habits to your political views and medical conditions. The results can genuinely harm consumers.
We are being sucked in to something Trump started.
Australia has more to fear than most countries from a global trade and currency war. All eyes will be on the Reserve Bank governor Friday as he attempts to outline what might happen.
Thousands of children and young people provide substantial unpaid care to a family member with a disability, chronic or mental illness, dependence on alcohol or other drugs, or frailty due to old age.
A study has found children between the ages of 8 and 14 who take care of a family member with a drug addiction or mental illness aren't very happy at, and don't feel all that safe, at school.
Study shows how to help students achieve their full potential.
Women have heart attacks too and can have different symptoms to men, like jaw pain, breathlessness or nausea, as well as the familiar chest pain. So why don’t we see this on TV?
It's time characters on TV reflected not only women's experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.
Governments have been more focused on managing waiting lists than heeding calls to invest in increasing the stock of social housing.
The need to manage long waiting lists for social housing, rather than serving the best interests of tenants and prospective tenants, is a major driver of policymakers' approach.
Australia’s stable geography is suitable for below-ground nuclear storage.
EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO
There's precious little business case for nuclear power in Australia, but we could start with the end product: storing radioactive waste.
Ten presidential candidates debate on July 30. Marianne Williamson, Tim Ryan, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, John Hickenlooper, John Delaney, Steve Bullock.
Mark Peterson/Redux for CNN
The winner will set the course of America for years to come.
The ‘Stairway to the Moon’ as seen from Western Australia.
Australia should be involved in any new mission to the Moon: we have the interest and the expertise so let's be part of the race.
A First Nations Voice would help parliamentarians come to more informed, just decisions with respect to First Nations peoples.
Two former high court justices and constitutional experts have thrown their support behind the importance of a First Nations Voice to parliament.
Hundreds of supporters of the bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW rallied outside parliament after conservative MPs delayed debate on the issue.
Although abortions have been legally performed in NSW for years, doctors have long called for greater clarity in the law in regard to the possible criminality of their actions.
The Southern Tablelands contain rare native grasslands.
Tim J Keegan/Flickr
The Monaro grasslands are a tiny surviving fraction of the native grasslands that once grew across the Southern Tablelands.
In low-rent outer suburbs, almost one in six households could not afford to keep their house cool and went without meals.
While politicians ignore calls to raise Newstart, alarming levels of financial stress among private renters, particularly in low-rent outer suburbs, show why current welfare payments are too low.
Having more money now means less money, and more dependence, later.
Making super voluntary for low earners, as proposed by a Liberal senator would leave more women vulnerable in old age.
Facebook and Google potentially face fresh curbs on their market power.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says the sheer dominance of Google and Facebook has distorted other businesses' ability to compete on their own merits.
South Africa’s Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
In this case, the appropriate conclusion about the Constitutional Court's finding against the Public Protector is that there's much to be comforted by.