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    Social media fuelling perinatal depression

    Social media fuelling perinatal depression


    Social media images of the 'perfect family' are contributing to increased anxiety and perinatal...

    Social media images of the 'perfect family' are contributing to increased anxiety and perinatal depression.

    Tasmanian devil's future secure

    Tasmanian devil's future secure


    The team credited with helping to save Tasmanian devils from extinction says their future is looking...

    The team credited with helping to save Tasmanian devils from extinction says their future is looking good.

    New Barbie to wear hijab

    New Barbie to wear hijab


    The maker of Barbie will release its first doll to wear a hijab, modelled after Olympian Ibtihaj...

    The maker of Barbie will release its first doll to wear a hijab, modelled after Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad.

    Monster flathead caught at Lake Tyers competition

    Monster flathead caught at Lake Tyers competition


    You'd think an almost metre long dusky flathead would be enough to win a competition, but that's not always the...

    You'd think an almost metre long dusky flathead would be enough to win a competition, but that's not always the case.

    iPad generation's fingers not ready to write, teachers say

    iPad generation's fingers not ready to write, teachers say


    Children who prefer iPads over art and craft are starting school without the motor skills needed to learn to...

    Children who prefer iPads over art and craft are starting school without the motor skills needed to learn to write.

    The cult of the expert

    The cult of the expert


    Forty-one per cent of Australians said they would be willing to accept rule by unelected...

    Forty-one per cent of Australians said they would be willing to accept rule by unelected experts.

    Hospitals go back to the future over superbugs

    Hospitals go back to the future over superbugs


    New hospital guidelines advocate a return to having patients in single rooms, not sharing toilets, and...

    New hospital guidelines advocate a return to having patients in single rooms, not sharing toilets, and handwashing.

    Bitcoin: What's behind the price bumps and jumps?

    Bitcoin: What's behind the price bumps and jumps?


    Bitcoin has proven to be a extremely volatile currency. What leads to such huge price...

    Bitcoin has proven to be a extremely volatile currency. What leads to such huge price movements?

    The tricky business of defining new species

    The tricky business of defining new species


    Scientists can't agree on what gives an animal the uniqueness required to be classified as its own...

    Scientists can't agree on what gives an animal the uniqueness required to be classified as its own species.

    What it's really like to migrate to Australia

    What it's really like to migrate to Australia


    A misconstrued act of kindness represents how hard it can be to fit into Australian...

    A misconstrued act of kindness represents how hard it can be to fit into Australian culture.

    Students take centre stage for Bandstravaganza

    Students take centre stage for Bandstravaganza


    More than 1,600 music students from public schools across Canberra will perform in the...

    More than 1,600 music students from public schools across Canberra will perform in the Bandstravaganza.

    North Korean soldier shot during rare DMZ defection

    North Korean soldier shot during rare DMZ defection


    North Korean soldiers have shot and wounded a fellow soldier as he was crossing the border to defect to South...

    North Korean soldiers have shot and wounded a fellow soldier as he was crossing the border to defect to South Korea.

    Peter Carey: A Long Way from Home

    Peter Carey: A Long Way from Home


    Peter Carey has set his new novel in 1950s Australia in the era of Holden versus Ford and the six o'clock...

    Peter Carey has set his new novel in 1950s Australia in the era of Holden versus Ford and the six o'clock swill.

    Living rooms for rent by the minute

    Living rooms for rent by the minute


    Would you pay by the minute to use a shared living room? Welcome to the world of distributed...

    Would you pay by the minute to use a shared living room? Welcome to the world of distributed living.

    Humans have been making wine for 8,000 years

    Humans have been making wine for 8,000 years


    Ancient pottery from Georgia suggests humans have been making wine for at least 8,000...

    Ancient pottery from Georgia suggests humans have been making wine for at least 8,000 years.

    Italy out of World Cup after shock loss to Sweden

    Italy out of World Cup after shock loss to Sweden


    In one of the biggest World Cup shocks in recent memory, Italy has been knocked out after a 1-0 loss to...

    In one of the biggest World Cup shocks in recent memory, Italy has been knocked out after a 1-0 loss to Sweden.

    Young men use steroids more than pro athletes

    Young men use steroids more than pro athletes


    It's regular gym goers, not professional athletes, who are more likely to be using performance-enhancing...

    It's regular gym goers, not professional athletes, who are more likely to be using performance-enhancing drugs.

    Are there reusable options for managing your period?

    Are there reusable options for managing your period?


    Pads and tampons are not the only choices available to women when it comes to managing their...

    Pads and tampons are not the only choices available to women when it comes to managing their period.

    A serial killer's voice from the grave

    A serial killer's voice from the grave


    Sound recordings reveal what pushed serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke to unspeakable...

    Sound recordings reveal what pushed serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke to unspeakable acts.

    Card carrying consumers and the cashless society

    Card carrying consumers and the cashless society


    The big banks have scrapped withdrawal fees just as card transactions surpass cash payments for the first...

    The big banks have scrapped withdrawal fees just as card transactions surpass cash payments for the first time.

    Climate scientists warn time is running out

    Climate scientists warn time is running out


    15,364 of the world's leading climate scientists are warning time is running out to prevent a global environmental...

    15,364 of the world's leading climate scientists are warning time is running out to prevent a global environmental collapse.

    Keneally picked as Labor candidate in Bennelong

    Keneally picked as Labor candidate in Bennelong


    Former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally will stand as the Labor candidate in the Bennelong...

    Former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally will stand as the Labor candidate in the Bennelong by-election.

    Coalition considers rival same-sex marriage bills

    Coalition considers rival same-sex marriage bills


    Senior ministers are moving to avoid another feud within the Coalition over same-sex...

    Senior ministers are moving to avoid another feud within the Coalition over same-sex marriage.

    Leaving a child in a car while you pay for petrol

    Leaving a child in a car while you pay for petrol


    It's a dilemma faced by most parents at some point. Should you wake a sleeping child or leave them in the...

    It's a dilemma faced by most parents at some point. Should you wake a sleeping child or leave them in the car?

    E-cigarettes: Is Australia missing out?

    E-cigarettes: Is Australia missing out?


    Should Australian health experts legalise e-cigarettes, or is our approach precautionary and...

    Should Australian health experts legalise e-cigarettes, or is our approach precautionary and sensible?

    Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie

    Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie


    Louis Theroux tries to reveal the inner workings of the Church of Scientology, setting into motion a confrontational...

    Louis Theroux tries to reveal the inner workings of the Church of Scientology, setting into motion a confrontational plan.

    Fans treat new material as 'toilet break': Elton John

    Fans treat new material as 'toilet break': Elton John


    Convincing audiences that new material is worth listening to can be very difficult, says Elton...

    Convincing audiences that new material is worth listening to can be very difficult, says Elton John.

    One Nation: 'More drama than Real Housewives'

    One Nation: 'More drama than Real Housewives'


    Queensland Labor MP Terri Butler says One Nation has 'more drama than an episode of Real...

    Queensland Labor MP Terri Butler says One Nation has 'more drama than an episode of Real Housewives'.

    Rogue ABS employee (almost) rigged ABC poll

    Rogue ABS employee (almost) rigged ABC poll


    The ABS has confirmed a rogue employee used a work computer to rig an online ABC...

    The ABS has confirmed a rogue employee used a work computer to rig an online ABC poll.

    Five iconic ads from the golden days of advertising

    Five iconic ads from the golden days of advertising


    Some ads are forgotten by the end of the commercial break, while others stick in our brains for...

    Some ads are forgotten by the end of the commercial break, while others stick in our brains for decades.

    The genius of Leonardo da Vinci

    The genius of Leonardo da Vinci


    Was Leonardo da Vinci the ultimate example of making connections across arts, science, humanities and...

    Was Leonardo da Vinci the ultimate example of making connections across arts, science, humanities and technology?

    Getting stronger to live longer

    Getting stronger to live longer


    New research reinforces the importance of exercising for strength as you get...

    New research reinforces the importance of exercising for strength as you get older.

    Vietnamese farmers flourish in Top End

    Vietnamese farmers flourish in Top End


    Vietnam War refugee Michael Quatch is now one of the most successful growers in the Northern...

    Vietnam War refugee Michael Quatch is now one of the most successful growers in the Northern Territory.

    When television arrived in Australia

    When television arrived in Australia


    Dee Madigan embarks on a wild ride though the golden days of Australian...

    Dee Madigan embarks on a wild ride though the golden days of Australian advertising.

    How festival pill testing works in the UK

    How festival pill testing works in the UK


    The UK has been slow to follow Europe and the US with pill testing. But that has recently begun to...

    The UK has been slow to follow Europe and the US with pill testing. But that has recently begun to change.

    World Cup surely awaits: Sam Kerr on Socceroos

    World Cup surely awaits: Sam Kerr on Socceroos


    Sam Kerr sees the Socceroos booking their place among football's elite at the 2018 World...

    Sam Kerr sees the Socceroos booking their place among football's elite at the 2018 World Cup.

    How to improve private health insurance

    How to improve private health insurance


    Does the reality of your private health insurance policy live up to your...

    Does the reality of your private health insurance policy live up to your expectations?

    Your mental health on SSM survey day

    Your mental health on SSM survey day


    The same-sex marriage debate has been heated. Here's how to take care of yourself when results are...

    The same-sex marriage debate has been heated. Here's how to take care of yourself when results are released.

    How your MP will vote on same-sex marriage

    How your MP will vote on same-sex marriage


    What do federal politicians intend to do if same-sex marriage gets to a vote in...

    What do federal politicians intend to do if same-sex marriage gets to a vote in Parliament?

    Women in leadership

    Women in leadership


    What is being done to boost representation and get more women into leadership...

    What is being done to boost representation and get more women into leadership roles?

    Paris fashion: A cultural history

    Paris fashion: A cultural history


    Why does Paris continue to retain its supremacy as the international capital of...

    Why does Paris continue to retain its supremacy as the international capital of style?

    Janda: The corporate tax debate is pointless

    Janda: The corporate tax debate is pointless


    The Paradise Papers show the corporate tax rate debate is pointless and misguided, writes Michael...

    The Paradise Papers show the corporate tax rate debate is pointless and misguided, writes Michael Janda.

    Missing Lebanese Prime Minister stirs Middle East tensions

    Missing Lebanese Prime Minister stirs Middle East tensions


    Tensions are rising between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, with Riyadh accused of holding the former PM against his...

    Tensions are rising between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, with Riyadh accused of holding the former PM against his will.

    The ethics of a sugar tax

    The ethics of a sugar tax


    Would a sugar tax reduce the number of obesity-related deaths, or penalise those who can least afford to pay...

    Would a sugar tax reduce the number of obesity-related deaths, or penalise those who can least afford to pay it?

    What's driving the rise of life coaches?

    What's driving the rise of life coaches?


    The life coaching business is an unregulated industry and anyone, at any one time can claim to be...

    The life coaching business is an unregulated industry and anyone, at any one time can claim to be one.

    Can you make a living as an artist in Australia?

    Can you make a living as an artist in Australia?


    People may pursue the arts for love not money, but how do Australian artists pay their...

    People may pursue the arts for love not money, but how do Australian artists pay their bills?

    Celebrating a centenary of Canberra's cork oak forest

    Celebrating a centenary of Canberra's cork oak forest


    City planner Walter Burley Griffin saw the potential for growing cork oaks in Canberra's dry...

    City planner Walter Burley Griffin saw the potential for growing cork oaks in Canberra's dry climate.

    Why you should start planning a solo holiday

    Why you should start planning a solo holiday


    It's hard to find someone who has travelled alone and doesn't describe it as 'the best thing I ever...

    It's hard to find someone who has travelled alone and doesn't describe it as 'the best thing I ever did'.

    Boy George joins The Voice

    Boy George joins The Voice


    Karma Chameleon singer Boy George has joined the judging panel on The Voice in...

    Karma Chameleon singer Boy George has joined the judging panel on The Voice in Australia.

    Belle Gibson: A morality tale for our times?

    Belle Gibson: A morality tale for our times?


    It was one of the biggest scandals in recent times. What can we learn from the rise and fall of Belle...

    It was one of the biggest scandals in recent times. What can we learn from the rise and fall of Belle Gibson?

    Allergy, intolerance or food sensitivity?

    Allergy, intolerance or food sensitivity?


    Allergy and intolerance are often used interchangeably, but there's an important...

    Allergy and intolerance are often used interchangeably, but there's an important distinction.

    Sea parasite fished from SA's River Murray

    Sea parasite fished from SA's River Murray


    This eel-like fish has travelled hundreds of kilometres from the ocean into the lower Murray-Darling Basin to...

    This eel-like fish has travelled hundreds of kilometres from the ocean into the lower Murray-Darling Basin to breed.

    Conservatives are circling around weakened PM

    Conservatives are circling around weakened PM


    Malcolm Turnbull is a weakened leader under siege from within and without, says Michael...

    Malcolm Turnbull is a weakened leader under siege from within and without, says Michael Brissenden.

    Council sticks by bounty on 'monster' feral cats

    Council sticks by bounty on 'monster' feral cats


    A QLD Council says despite the 'ridiculous letters and phone calls', it will continue its $10 bounty on feral...

    A QLD Council says despite the 'ridiculous letters and phone calls', it will continue its $10 bounty on feral cats.

    Impact of SSM postal vote on our mental health

    Impact of SSM postal vote on our mental health


    Both sides reported that their members became targets of abuse and threats during the...

    Both sides reported that their members became targets of abuse and threats during the campaign.

    Curious Kids: Why do we cry?

    Curious Kids: Why do we cry?


    Grace wants to know why tears come out of our eyes when we cry. An anatomy experts...

    Grace wants to know why tears come out of our eyes when we cry. An anatomy experts explains.

    Delhi's air worsens as Beijing's improves

    Delhi's air worsens as Beijing's improves


    The people of Delhi are choking on democracy, while China enforces crackdowns on industrial...

    The people of Delhi are choking on democracy, while China enforces crackdowns on industrial emissions.

    Divorce can spark self-discovery and happiness

    Divorce can spark self-discovery and happiness


    Divorce will feature in any list of stressful life events. But some women say it can be empowering and...

    Divorce will feature in any list of stressful life events. But some women say it can be empowering and liberating.

    Does your dog really love you?

    Does your dog really love you?


    Most dog owners say that their canines love them. But is it true love, or do dogs just manipulate us for...

    Most dog owners say that their canines love them. But is it true love, or do dogs just manipulate us for food?

    Postecoglou deserves praise

    Postecoglou deserves praise


    Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is a man who backs his judgement and is not afraid if he attracts...

    Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is a man who backs his judgement and is not afraid if he attracts critics.

    Fancy feather physics help pigeons sound the alarm

    Fancy feather physics help pigeons sound the alarm


    The distinctive whirring produced by pigeons quickly taking flight is created by just two...

    The distinctive whirring produced by pigeons quickly taking flight is created by just two feathers.

    Recorded sounds of Australia's amazing animals

    Recorded sounds of Australia's amazing animals


    Ever heard the delightfully relaxing sound of a very grumpy Tasmanian devil or the 'plonk' of a pobblebonk...

    Ever heard the delightfully relaxing sound of a very grumpy Tasmanian devil or the 'plonk' of a pobblebonk frog?

    Fewer whale sightings have scientists puzzled

    Fewer whale sightings have scientists puzzled


    Tasmania is in the middle of peak whale-watching season, but at least one species has been notably...

    Tasmania is in the middle of peak whale-watching season, but at least one species has been notably rare.

    The Doctor Blake Mysteries Telemovie: Family Portrait

    The Doctor Blake Mysteries Telemovie: Family Portrait


    Three murders, two weddings and a funeral... life's never been straightforward for Doctor Lucien Blake and...

    Three murders, two weddings and a funeral... life's never been straightforward for Doctor Lucien Blake and Jean.

    The legend of Ned Kelly

    The legend of Ned Kelly


    Despite being just 25 when he was executed, Ned Kelly looms as one of Australia's largest folk lore...

    Despite being just 25 when he was executed, Ned Kelly looms as one of Australia's largest folk lore characters.

    Hinds: We should have done more for Dokic

    Hinds: We should have done more for Dokic


    Someone could have stopped the abuse endured by a young Jelena Dokic, writes Richard...

    Someone could have stopped the abuse endured by a young Jelena Dokic, writes Richard Hinds.

    Vacant blocks: A new way to tackle homelessness

    Vacant blocks: A new way to tackle homelessness


    A project to house the homeless will deliver 57 transportable homes to nine vacant sites in Melbourne's inner...

    A project to house the homeless will deliver 57 transportable homes to nine vacant sites in Melbourne's inner west.

    How a corpus can help you increase your word power

    How a corpus can help you increase your word power


    By using a corpus, you get the context of the word you are trying to learn, says Margot...

    By using a corpus, you get the context of the word you are trying to learn, says Margot Palmer.

    Why is Australia's capital so far inland?

    Why is Australia's capital so far inland?


    Canberra was built halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, but why wasn't it built on the...

    Canberra was built halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, but why wasn't it built on the coast?

    A short history of the high heel

    A short history of the high heel


    Women's footwear is often more complicated than men's, but it wasn't always that...

    Women's footwear is often more complicated than men's, but it wasn't always that way.

    Best new music: Shame

    Best new music: Shame


    British band Shame has emerged from the streets of South London with a caustic cut of angry...

    British band Shame has emerged from the streets of South London with a caustic cut of angry post-punk.

    Social media behind dangerous use of sports supplements

    Social media behind dangerous use of sports supplements


    A former bodybuilder has warned that social media and fitness challenges are behind the dangerous use of...

    A former bodybuilder has warned that social media and fitness challenges are behind the dangerous use of supplements.

    The economics of analogue

    The economics of analogue


    If you fancy making some money, it's time to unpack the box of vinyl in the garage because analogue is making a...

    If you fancy making some money, it's time to unpack the box of vinyl in the garage because analogue is making a comeback.

    Review: Radcliffe fails to shine in Jungle

    Review: Radcliffe fails to shine in Jungle


    Survival thriller Jungle, directed by Wold Creek's Greg McLean stutters early on, but does...

    Survival thriller Jungle, directed by Wold Creek's Greg McLean stutters early on, but does improve.

    Socceroos head to hostile Honduras

    Socceroos head to hostile Honduras


    In Honduras the Socceroos are sleeping behind fortified hotel walls and enjoying police...

    In Honduras the Socceroos are sleeping behind fortified hotel walls and enjoying police escorts.

    Review: Jigsaw

    Review: Jigsaw


    The eighth sequel from the Saw franchise hits cinemas, but was anyone even asking for it, asks Amelia...

    The eighth sequel from the Saw franchise hits cinemas, but was anyone even asking for it, asks Amelia Navascues?

    Recipe: Baked coconut custard

    Recipe: Baked coconut custard


    Dessert chef Caroline Jones shares her grandma's baked custard...

    Dessert chef Caroline Jones shares her grandma's baked custard recipe.