Of all the various groups of learners in our school systems, it is the gifted and talented – potentially the nation's intellectual and academic elite – who have suffered the largest declines in achievement during recent years, writes Jennifer Jolly.
Patronising racial stereotypes that laud Aboriginal peoples' natural sporting prowess are impeding the development of Aboriginal leadership in sport and its many flow-on benefits, a UNSW researcher has found.
Senator Jacqui Lambie told Q&A that a third of Australian age pensioners are living below the poverty line and that number is estimated to rise to two-thirds within five years. Is that right? Rafal Chomik investigates.
Majority opposition to same-sex marriage is concentrated in rural areas, and rural Queensland in particular, according to research presented at the Australian Political Studies Association annual conference at UNSW on Tuesday.
Writing across histories, countries and languages, sometimes the stories of minority writers in Australia have been unspeakable. How do minority writers engage with the mainstream without becoming tokenised?