The numbers game: how Ash Barty became the world's best female tennis player

Barty's break from tennis to play Big Bash League cricket has proved hugely beneficial. EPA/ Corinne Dubreuil handoutAustralian Ashley Barty is th....

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Most Australian teachers feel unprepared to teach students with special needs

How can we better prepare and support teachers for the reality of diverse Australian classrooms? from shutterstock.comLess than half (38%) of Australi....

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People living in rural areas may be at lower risk of Alzheimer's disease

Living near green spaces is associated with better cognition. ShutterstockPeople who live in regional or remote areas may be at lower risk of developi....

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How English-speaking countries upended the trade-off between babies and jobs without even trying

OECD data now shows a positive correlation between higher female labour participation and higher fertility rates. www.shutterstock.comThe traditional....

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Australia's social housing policy needs stronger leadership and an investment overhaul

Energy efficient social housing in Tasmania. Xsquared, Hobart, Author providedAustralia will need another 730,000 social housing dwellings in 20 year....

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Australians' feelings sour towards China: Lowy poll

The attitudes of Australians towards China have soured dramatically in the past year, according to the Lowy Institute’s annual poll released on Wednes....

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Morrison warns of widespread pain if US-China trade tensions are not contained

Scott Morrison will warn of the danger of any further escalation in US-China tensions and declare Australia won’t let its relations with China be domi....

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To protect us all, babies travelling overseas may need the measles shot at 6 months instead of 12

If you're going overseas with your little one, you can vaccinate them against measles early. But they'll still need their regular jab when the....

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Why Christians disagree over the Israel Folau saga

The Australian Christian Lobby galvanised Folau's Christian supporters by setting up a fund-raising website that earned more than A$1 million in i....

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5 things to know about the traditional Christian doctrine of hell

Luca Signorelli, The Damned Cast into Hell, 1499-1504, a, fresco in Orvieto Cathedral, Italy. Wikimedia CommonsMartyn Iles, managing director of the A....

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