Despite the hype about a "coronial" baby boom, the pandemic is likely to see many Australians delay or not have children at all.
High fertility is driven by a number of factors including desired family size, low levels of use of modern contraceptives, and high levels of adolescent childbearing.
The data suggest that boys experience as much disadvantage as girls.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said Australia is "the highest-growing country in the world", with population growth "double than a lot of other countries". Is that right?
By showing us a world from which mothers are largely absent, Mary Shelley reminds us that the genius of motherhood lies less in biological reproduction than in the capacity to love.
In a South Australian leaders' debate, Jay Weatherill and Nick Xenophon disagreed over the extent to which young people are leaving the state in search of better opportunities. We asked the experts.
Australia will be left behind without adequate planning and preparation on fertility issues.
The latest statistics show Australia's population growth in the last decade has been significantly higher than in other developed countries.
It's not the first time Australia has grappled with concerns about affordable housing. History offers insights that can help inform contemporary debates and policies.
Contraception gives women the choice of how many children to have and when to have them. This empowers them - but millions of women in Kenya do not have this choice.