A new set of postage stamps pays tribute to the male voices of Australian sports commentary - but there have long been female sports broadcasters and their voices are getting louder.
Floods will undoubtably wash pollutants into water reservoirs. Are we prepared enough to protect our drinking water?
Love requires imagination. What happens when this imagination spirals?
Interviews in three Pacific nations revealed concerns over a lack of balance in the Australia-Pacific relationship and a certain level of racism and disrespect directed towards islanders.
Forests are remarkable at drawing carbon from the atmosphere, and they're getting better at it. New research highlights how important it is to protect forests so they can help us fight climate change.
Swimming lessons can save lives. Here's what your child should ideally be able to do in the water at different stages of their development.
If you want to swim in the Yarra River, you can check the water quality to see if it's safe. If you want to swim in the Nepean River, you can't – and that's a problem.
The now defunct Infrared Astronomical Telescope was one of the satellites involved in the near-collision.
Two defunct satellites passed within metres of one another, prompting renewed focus on the dangers of space debris. But with many satellites treated as military secrets, how do we track the hazards?
Even without air conditioning, there are still many things you can do to prepare for extreme heat and stay comfortable on hot days.
Air conditioning isn't the answer for everyone, especially for residents of the less affluent – and often hotter – suburbs of our big cities. But there are other ways to make hot days more bearable.
Smoke form Australia’s bushfires could be seen from space. But who should be held to account for the problem?
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When a bushfire burns is one country, smoke drift means it can become the world's problem. But the law lacks the teeth to hold those responsible to account.
Margaret Court has used her platform in the sport to vilify LGBT+ people and many fans believe her name should be stripped from the arena at the Australian Open grounds.
Tennis Australia has faced criticism for its decision to celebrate Court's career next week. But at the same time, it's boosting its efforts at inclusivity with events like this year's Glam Slam.
About 195,000 Australians volunteer with the nation’s bushfire services. The NSW Rural Fire Service is the biggest, with more than 71,000 volunteers.
Australia's rural firefighting organisations hold a special place in the nation's heart. Part of what makes them so interesting is how they are organised and funded.
Regular exercise reduces the risk of obesity and a number of chronic diseases.
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Just one in four Indigenous women play sport or are physically active, with many citing racism, cost and gendered expectations as barriers.
Many students’ lives have changed as they return to school, even those not directly affected by the fires.
Some students are grieving the loss of their homes or loved ones. Even those not directly affected by fires may be distressed by stories they've heard or images they've seen. How can schools help?
Migrant sitting alone in a playground.
Migrants benefit from attachment experiences that help them form a sense of belonging, build resilience and negotiate their quality of life.
Three North American little brown bats with signs of white-nose syndrome, which is virtually certain to hit Australian bats without further action.
It's been a deadly summer for Australia's wildlife. But beyond the fires, we need to act now to protect bats -- which make up a quarter of Australian mammal species -- from a silent overseas killer.
The 22-metre radio dishes of the ATCA telescope are 30 years old but still work just fine.
An upgrade for the Australia Telescope Compact Array will enable major new discoveries about the universe
En muchos casos, seguimos siendo contagiosos cuando ya han desaparecido los síntomas. Pero hay cosas fáciles de hacer para minimizar el riesgo de contagio.
The Olympics are an international gathering – politics and protest can’t be divided from that.
From Peter O'Connor waving the Irish flag in 1906 to rainbow colours at Sochi, athletes have always used the Olympics to share their politics.
Locking yourself into one career path too early may be risky.
Today's graduates may average five separate careers and around 17 different employers in their working life. This means an important skill these days is flexibility and the ability to adapt.