Tennis Australia recommends suspending play when the “wet bulb globe temperature”, which accounts for sun, air temperature and humidity, exceeds 34°C.
It seems obvious that a game should be suspended if it's too hot to play, but it's not as easy as implementing a maximum temperature.
Musicians perform underwater in AquaSonic at the Sydney Festival.
Between Music's AquaSonic puts five musicians in tanks of water. It is an hour of evocative new sounds and striking visuals.
Talks between North and South Korea have led to the rogue North agreeing to send a delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
North Korea sending a delegation to this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea may be a global shadow puppet show – or it might help thaw the frozen relations between the two countries.
It’s important to keep your kids occupied during the holidays, not just for your sanity, but also for their education.
It's important to keep your kids active and learning during the holidays, not just for your sanity, but also for their education.
Christmas can be a particularly hard time of year, and dogs are a vital support for many of the most vulnerable in our society.
Justin A. Welbergen
We need balanced media reporting about bat-borne diseases to help avoid vilification of Australia's under-appreciated creatures of the night.
An artist’s impression of `Oumuamua, assuming it’s a rock.
Scientists looking for signs of alien life from the mystery object passing through our Solar system say they've found nothing "so far".
Women have long been told getting pregnant can help with endometriosis.
Pregnancy is often mentioned as a treatment or a 'cure' for endometriosis. Pregnancy may suppress the symptoms of endometriosis, but it is not a cure.
The royal commission has presented a socially and historically contextualised understanding of child sexual abuse.
By placing institutional abuse within its larger context, the royal commission has made the prevention and identification of child sex offending a collective responsibility.
Telstra and the City of Joondalup have joined forces in a trial of ‘smart park’ applications at Tom Simpson Park.
Public spaces have become more, not less, important to our experience of cities in the digital era. These technologies can be used to confound and enlarge our experiences of and connections to place.
Facebook’s Messenger Kids has sparked debate about what age children should be using messaging apps.
Many parents are fearful about their children being online. Messaging services for children could help both kids and parents learn how to communicate safely and respectfully in the digital space.
NSW Sports Minister Stuart Ayres claims Sydney is falling behind other Australian cities in its big sporting event infrastructure.
The New South Wales government has come in for heavy criticism over its $2 billion plan to knock down and rebuild two of Sydney's largest sports stadiums.
Clips of Peppa Pig on YouTube aren’t always what you expect them to be.
More than 300 hours of content are uploaded to YouTube every minute - and many children's clips are unauthorised, sneaky or even disturbing. Being aware is the first step.
Inklusi pendidikan bagi penyandang disabilitas bisa memperkuat daya saing mereka di dunia kerja.
Kolaborasi Australia-Indonesia menelaah inklusi bagi penyandang disabilitas di dunia pendidikan Indonesia.
Giving disabled people access to higher education would improve their social mobility.
An Indonesia-Australia collaboration is working to improve inclusion for disabled people in Indonesian schools, including in Islamic institutions.
A raft of tough new anti-scalping laws have just been introduce in Victoria, But are problems with existing ticketing systems driving fans into the hands of scalpers – and can technology help?
In This Here. Land, a performance by Filipino and Australian artists in Sydney, the audience is asked to participate in a recreation of one of the Philippines’s drug killings.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte's 'War on Drugs' is estimated to have led to more than 13,000 killings. Artists - both in the Philippines and beyond - are helping communities work through their trauma.
New Zealand’s reputation as a destination for international wedding tourism was boosted by the country’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage.
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The majority of same-sex weddings between overseas couples conducted in New Zealand have been between Australian couples unable to marry at home.
Media education opportunities should be more frequently available in schools to ensure young Australians meaningfully engage with news media.
A new survey reveals that while most young Australians get news from online sources, they lack the skills to distinguish fake news.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff launch Sidewalk Toronto, a high-tech urban development project.
Toronto has entered a joint venture with a Google sister company to create a high-tech urban development area. The goal is to 're-imagine cities from the internet up' – Google's internet, of course.