WeChat is an all-in-one social media platform that combines services such as those offered by WhatsApp, Facebook, Uber and Apple Pay.
Chinese-language social media in Australia are increasingly a focus for local political parties.
Domestic killings have long been treated as somehow less serious than when random strangers are killed.
The Crown said this case was an example of the worst type of murder, but the judge disagreed, arguing the killer, when freed, would be less of a threat to the wider community than some other killers.
Parents have a responsibility for their children’s math development too.
Instead of getting "back to basics" to improve math skills, we should make math literacy a priority by developing, attracting and supporting skilled teachers, and improving math literacy at home.
The current social housing construction rate – barely 3,000 dwellings a year – does not even keep pace with rising need, let alone make inroads into today’s backlog.
A tenfold increase in building is needed to overcome the current social housing shortfall and cover projected growth in need. But it can be done, and direct public investment is the cheapest way.
Taking banks to court might be crowd pleasing, but not the best use of ASIC’s resources.
ASIC is under pressure to take every significant case to court. But that would delay justice and break its budget.
Official statistics help to shape a population’s sense of itself.
Digital technologies put an abundance of data at our fingertips, but we must ensure questions of what should, and should not, be measured are answered before we use them in official statistics.
A number of Australian nursing homes use Paro, a therapeutic robot that looks and sounds like a baby harp seal, to interact with residents with dementia.
It's easy to get excited about the potential for robots to help care for the sick, injured and elderly, but we need the right regulations in place to deal with issues as they emerge.
We can make conscious decisions about how we live together in closer proximity that allow for both cultural diversity and a shared sense of community.
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Dallas Rogers speaks with Chris Ho and Edgar Liu about what's going on in apartment buildings as we move up, rather than out, and how we can look after ourselves and each other in culturally diverse, high-density living.
Officially, our inflation rate is lower than at any time since the 1950s, but we’ve reasons for doubting it.
Hardly anyone believes that prices are really increasing by only 1.9% per year. The fault lies with us, and also the way the Bureau of Statistics adjusts prices for 'quality'.
Airbnb’s likely impacts on people and their responses to it are related to their status as property owners, investors, prospective buyers or tenants.
Short-term letting via digital platforms benefits some in the market at the expense of others. Closer regulation might be needed in Melbourne and Sydney, where a permissive approach prevails.
Prestasi anak laki-laki dan perempuan sama dalam STEM di sekolah tapi mengapa kesenjangan gender di kemudian hari?
Variabilitas laki-laki lebih besar pertama kali diusulkan sebagai penjelasan untuk superioritas laki-laki pada era 1800, dan pemikiran tersebut tidak pernah hilang.
Praktik diskriminasi harga terjadi ketika penjual menawarkan harga yang pembeli bersedia bayar.
Jika Anda cek website maskapai penerbangan beberapa kali untuk mencari tiket tanggal tertentu, maskapai tersebut mungkin menduga Anda tertarik pada tanggal itu saja dan kemudian menaikkan harganya.
At the Victorian Liberal Party election campaign launch, Opposition leader Matthew Guy said Labor had presided over a law and order crisis.
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Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy said under Premier Daniel Andrews, 'Victoria has won the unenviable title as the state with the country’s highest rate of crime'. Is that right?
Super and the pension treat most retirees well, but not renters.
If you rent, you are highly likely to live in poverty in retirement. If you own your own home the pension and super will probably be enough for you.
A new framework gives you full administrative control of your blockchain-stored data.
Blockchain data is unchangeable, which is a problem when privacy laws require companies to delete data once it’s served its purpose.
The science isn’t clear on whether organic foods can lower your risk of cancer. But eating plenty of fruit and veg – however it’s grown – can reduce your risk.
The participants who chose more organically grown foods over 4.5 years had slightly lower rates of cancer. But it doesn't necessarily mean one thing caused the other.
Australia’s unemployment rate is at what would once been regarded as full employment. But that doesn’t mean it can’t fall further.
We should ignore out-of-date and failed theories and test what full employment really means in 2018.
School children at Nunawading Christian College in Melbourne. What if rural students were educated as well?
Lifting the standards of rural and remote students to the those of urban students could boost the economy by 3.3%
Despite the survey’s findings, it is heartening that many music festivals have taken serious steps towards stamping out sexual violence.
Many women do not feel safe at music festivals, citing the particular combination of big crowds and alcohol and drug intake making them particularly wary.
The community environment clearly has a large influence on child development, but exactly which factors are most important?
Research has started to identify the key factors in creating communities that promote good early childhood development.