Dying with dignity
From today, Victorians at the end of their lives can request medical assistance to die – but the practice will be strictly regulated.
Not for the likes of you
Instagram's trial in Canada to shift the focus of posts may have wider implications.
Whistleblowers: protected or pursued?
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.
Counting intimate partner homicides
Better access to data is desperately needed to better understand the phenomenon in order to prevent it.
The crimes of obedience
What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?
The ugly side of YouTube
Followers abandoned vlogger James Charles in their millions after a public spat, but it's not necessarily all bad for business.
Facebook's latest crush
The social media giant is entering the dating app market, but will it be seen as yet another invasion of privacy?
Safe in a city of light?
Very bright and overlit city spaces do not always translate to young women feeling safe in urban spaces, new research shows.
Art and soul
Performance art gives voice to our sense of what it means to belong; our identity and cultural evolution.
Australia's civil liberty threat
The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.