Australians have gone crazy buying toilet paper amid fears over coronavirus. Experts explain why this is the one item we...

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05th March 2020 10:03 AM

CHRISTIANS were on both sides of the debate leading to last year’s shift to marriage equality. To date, no major...

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13th Feb. 2018 12:02 PM

IN AUSTRALIA, the idea of a universal basic income has floated in and out of our political arena for years, but remains...

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13th Feb. 2018 9:02 AM

THE conversation on Studio 10 got heated this morning as Jessica Rowe, Ita Buttrose and Joe Hildebrand all offered wildly...

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28th Nov. 2017 10:11 AM

This is what a 59-year-old black gay activist in Los Angeles told me of his views on same-sex marriage.

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06th Nov. 2017 10:11 AM

THE term and even diagnosis of “depression” can have different meanings and consequences. D

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15th Aug. 2017 10:08 AM

MOST Australian adults would know they’re meant to eat two or more serves of fruit and five or more serves of vegetables...

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15th May 2017 8:05 AM

Just one night of disturbed sleep can leave us feeling cranky, flat, worried, or sad the next day.

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12th May 2017 1:05 PM

THERE are two issues in the latest episode of the culture wars, sparked by the Anzac Day Facebook comment by Yassmin...

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27th April 2017 12:04 PM

CHOOSING which of these to teach our children as a second language is an important decision, but one that may be based more...

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24th March 2017 9:03 AM

Centrelink's challenges of long queues in crowded impersonal offices, and incomprehensible form letters, are...

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21st March 2017 12:03 PM

Whether you talk about it in polite society or not, sex is central to who you are as a person.

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17th Jan. 2017 5:01 AM

SMOKING harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

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28th Nov. 2016 8:11 AM

THE best magazine column to go to for health advice is the trusty Dolly Doctor.

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21st Nov. 2016 11:11 AM

THE federal government could save about A$1 billion a year by winding back three tax breaks for older Australians that are...

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21st Nov. 2016 6:11 AM

IT'S often said that through our innovations in science, agriculture and medicine humans have become masters of our...

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20th Nov. 2016 4:11 PM

SUPPRESSING the immune system won’t improve your chances of conceiving with IVF

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13th Nov. 2016 11:11 AM

MOST people would agree choosing “the right” partner is fairly important, and a bad selection in this area can be...

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13th Nov. 2016 8:11 AM

LEONARD Cohen has died, and the lights have gone out all around the world. His death shouldn’t have come as any...

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13th Nov. 2016 7:11 AM

SEARCH for “stress”, “anxiety”, or “mental health” in the app store on your mobile device and you are confronted with a...

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08th Nov. 2016 2:11 PM

THE title of this article might trigger self-satisfied smiles among first-borns, and some concerns among the rest of...

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04th Nov. 2016 10:11 AM

A FIFTH of the Great Barrier Reef’s corals are dead after the worst bleaching event on record.

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29th Oct. 2016 6:10 AM

Many families are adopting a different approach to toilet training, one that is more commonly used in other parts of the...

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28th Oct. 2016 10:10 AM

By removing the child’s access to privacy within the legal system, naming-and-shaming policies impose a secondary...

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20th Oct. 2016 12:10 PM

Terrorist attacks in Australia have claimed the lives of only three victims in the last two decades.

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19th Oct. 2016 1:10 PM

The Opposition claims Senator Brandis "misled the Australian parliament and lied to the Australian people"

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06th Oct. 2016 9:10 AM

IS AUSTRALIA in danger of being swamped by Muslims? The numbers say we're not

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17th Sept. 2016 11:09 AM

ONE in five tattoo inks in Australia contain carcinogenic chemicals

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10th Sept. 2016 6:09 AM

Revelations of doping typically provoke moral outrage. The received view is that doping is morally wrong because it’s...

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20th Aug. 2016 10:08 AM

THE Pokémon GO craze sees gamers hit the streets but it comes with a warning

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12th July 2016 8:07 AM

In 2015, more than 280,000 votes were received in the New South Wales election from a personal computer or mobile phone.

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10th July 2016 2:07 PM

TWICE now, Malcolm has blown it. He has not been the victim of outside forces, nor an ambush, nor terrible luck. He has...

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04th July 2016 8:07 AM

THE federal election result is on a knife-edge, with the outcome between a majority Turnbull government and a hung...

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03rd July 2016 2:07 PM

JUNO is aptly named, as it's rather surprising how little we actually know about Jupiter. Our knowledge of Saturn is much...

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25th June 2016 7:06 AM

City dwellers might be forgiven for thinking that this is the latest, high-tech version of the “whingeing farmer” syndrome.

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09th June 2016 12:06 PM

IT'S Valentine’s Day and you find a lamp. You rub it. A love genie appears. They will grant you three special Valentine...

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31st May 2016 6:05 PM

IT seems there is an app for everything – from tracking your bowel movements, to practising your pimple-popping...

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31st May 2016 6:05 PM

WHY have we been drinking alcohol for the last 10,000 years?

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28th May 2016 10:05 AM

Australian flying-foxes are becoming more urbanised, and the noise, smell and droppings from their roosts can have huge...

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27th May 2016 7:05 AM

DO so-called 'detoxes' actually make you any healthier or are their claims unfounded by actual fact?

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14th May 2016 1:05 PM

MOST of our hidden housemates are harmless. But when it comes to termites, some can literally eat us out of house and...

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27th April 2016 1:04 PM

YOUNG people have missed out at the expense of older workers and migrants in the job market, according to new research on...

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12th April 2016 8:04 AM

THERE are plenty of reasons why cyclists make drivers see red, but it turns out they're not altogether based on fact.

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18th March 2016 8:03 AM

EMPLOYEES who may seem emotionally intelligent and an asset to the workplace may also be emotionally manipulative.

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11th March 2016 7:03 AM

COMMINSURE scandal reminds us commercial forces are at play in medicine.

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11th March 2016 6:03 AM

Turnbull has given voice to, and legitimised, discredited and prejudiced views that inclusive sexuality education will turn...

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26th Feb. 2016 9:02 AM

A NEW study on rats has shed light on just how much damage sugary drinks can also do to our brain.

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16th Feb. 2016 9:02 AM

KEVIN Crump, who has served nearly 42 years in prison for murder, has been formally denied any prospect of a meaningful...

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09th Feb. 2016 11:02 AM

Early in the New Year is the traditional time for setting ambitious goals for better health, fitness and, often, a slimmer...

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14th Jan. 2016 9:01 AM