Social media images of the 'perfect family' are contributing to increased anxiety and perinatal depression.
The team credited with helping to save Tasmanian devils from extinction says their future is looking good.
The maker of Barbie will release its first doll to wear a hijab, modelled after Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad.
You'd think an almost metre long dusky flathead would be enough to win a competition, but that's not always the case.
Children who prefer iPads over art and craft are starting school without the motor skills needed to learn to write.
New hospital guidelines advocate a return to having patients in single rooms, not sharing toilets, and handwashing.
Aged care residents and school students are sharing their love of farm animals in a unique collaboration.
Scientists can't agree on what gives an animal the uniqueness required to be classified as its own species.
More than 1,600 music students from public schools across Canberra will perform in the Bandstravaganza.
Jumping from a 40-metre cliff; paddling out into a three-storey wave. How can people do these things?
North Korean soldiers have shot and wounded a fellow soldier as he was crossing the border to defect to South Korea.
Peter Carey has set his new novel in 1950s Australia in the era of Holden versus Ford and the six o'clock swill.
Would you pay by the minute to use a shared living room? Welcome to the world of distributed living.
In one of the biggest World Cup shocks in recent memory, Italy has been knocked out after a 1-0 loss to Sweden.
It's regular gym goers, not professional athletes, who are more likely to be using performance-enhancing drugs.
Pads and tampons are not the only choices available to women when it comes to managing their period.
WA researchers have uncovered eight new species of spinifex, including one with a salt and vinegar tang.
A new attraction at Monarto Zoo enables visitors to walk right into the habitat of one of Australia's largest lion prides.
The big banks have scrapped withdrawal fees just as card transactions surpass cash payments for the first time.
Risdon Prison inmates have used their experience behind bars to bring to life convict times in a series of monologues.
15,364 of the world's leading climate scientists are warning time is running out to prevent a global environmental collapse.
Former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally will stand as the Labor candidate in the Bennelong by-election.
It's a dilemma faced by most parents at some point. Should you wake a sleeping child or leave them in the car?
Should Australian health experts legalise e-cigarettes, or is our approach precautionary and sensible?
Louis Theroux tries to reveal the inner workings of the Church of Scientology, setting into motion a confrontational plan.
Convincing audiences that new material is worth listening to can be very difficult, says Elton John.
Queensland Labor MP Terri Butler says One Nation has 'more drama than an episode of Real Housewives'.
Ferry McFerryface has been voted by Sydneysiders as the name of the last ferry in a new fleet of inner harbour vessels.
Some ads are forgotten by the end of the commercial break, while others stick in our brains for decades.
There has been debate as to what is right and wrong when it comes to overhanging fruit and urban foraging.
Was Leonardo da Vinci the ultimate example of making connections across arts, science, humanities and technology?
Vietnam War refugee Michael Quatch is now one of the most successful growers in the Northern Territory.
The UK has been slow to follow Europe and the US with pill testing. But that has recently begun to change.
The same-sex marriage debate has been heated. Here's how to take care of yourself when results are released.
The Paradise Papers show the corporate tax rate debate is pointless and misguided, writes Michael Janda.
Tensions are rising between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, with Riyadh accused of holding the former PM against his will.
Buddy Hippi sings the songs of his people, the Gomeroi of northern NSW and southern QLD in a bid to save them.
Would a sugar tax reduce the number of obesity-related deaths, or penalise those who can least afford to pay it?
The life coaching business is an unregulated industry and anyone, at any one time can claim to be one.
City planner Walter Burley Griffin saw the potential for growing cork oaks in Canberra's dry climate.
It's hard to find someone who has travelled alone and doesn't describe it as 'the best thing I ever did'.
It was one of the biggest scandals in recent times. What can we learn from the rise and fall of Belle Gibson?
This eel-like fish has travelled hundreds of kilometres from the ocean into the lower Murray-Darling Basin to breed.
A QLD Council says despite the 'ridiculous letters and phone calls', it will continue its $10 bounty on feral cats.
The sacrifices made by Indigenous Australians are being remembered through a national photography exhibition.
The people of Delhi are choking on democracy, while China enforces crackdowns on industrial emissions.
Divorce will feature in any list of stressful life events. But some women say it can be empowering and liberating.
Most dog owners say that their canines love them. But is it true love, or do dogs just manipulate us for food?
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is a man who backs his judgement and is not afraid if he attracts critics.
Ever heard the delightfully relaxing sound of a very grumpy Tasmanian devil or the 'plonk' of a pobblebonk frog?
Tasmania is in the middle of peak whale-watching season, but at least one species has been notably rare.
Three murders, two weddings and a funeral... life's never been straightforward for Doctor Lucien Blake and Jean.
Hemp beer is one of many products that hit the shelves over the weekend, with the crop now legal for use in food.
Despite being just 25 when he was executed, Ned Kelly looms as one of Australia's largest folk lore characters.
A project to house the homeless will deliver 57 transportable homes to nine vacant sites in Melbourne's inner west.
British band Shame has emerged from the streets of South London with a caustic cut of angry post-punk.
A former bodybuilder has warned that social media and fitness challenges are behind the dangerous use of supplements.
If you fancy making some money, it's time to unpack the box of vinyl in the garage because analogue is making a comeback.
The eighth sequel from the Saw franchise hits cinemas, but was anyone even asking for it, asks Amelia Navascues?