Too many Australians living in nursing homes take their own lives
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents have taken their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows
Blame the driver? Not so fast ...
A rethink in the approach to road freight transport safety is urgently required to reduce truck-crash fatalities and injuries .
Celebrants, same-sex marriage and the law
The proposed exemption for civil marriage celebrants undermines the aims and nature of Australia’s flourishing civil celebrant program.
Rugby, politics and historical amnesia
South Africans supporting visiting NZ Zealand rugby teams took root as an expression of defiance against apartheid.
The Rohingya dilemma: engagement is the way forward
With more than 800,000 Rohingya having now fled Myanmar for Bangladesh, a large-scale humanitarian crisis is unfolding. But boycotts or sanctions are not the best options.
Assumptions conspire to fail some victims of family violence
Police can misidentify victims as offenders because the real perpetrator has misled them.
Stars shine in Aboriginal oral traditions
The oral traditions of Aboriginal Australians shows a deep understanding of three red-giant variable stars, long before European observers
Why Australia shouldn't fear a wave of trade protectionism
Services are unlikely to be drastically affected by repealing free trade agreements
The Murray Goulburn dilemma – co-operatives are dying out but they're still needed
Canadian dairy company Saputo’s bid for Murray Goulburn is just the latest example of how co-operatives are disappearing in the Australian business landscape.