A new report highlights who is most at risk of poverty in Australia, showing that payments and supplements don’t go far enough.

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An analysis of 12 popular apps’ privacy policies reveals a number of concerns, including confusing privacy messages and unnecessarily long data retention windows.

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The research adds to the evidence that immigration detention is a harmful practice for children. Photo: Shutterstock.

Paediatric clinicians observed a range of health difficulties in children and young people seeking asylum who were subjected to offshore processing.

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The new report is one of the most wide-ranging housing policy reviews to date. Photo: Shutterstock.

COVID turbo-charged Australia’s existing housing problems, but policy solutions are available, says a new report.

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For the second time in five years, millions of fish suffocated in the Darling River. This was not a natural disaster – it’s our doing.

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People have died taking selfies at cliffs, waterfalls and natural pools. We need to try a different approach to reducing the risk.

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When we value and respect people with disability, they are less likely to be subjected to harm.

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Cultural policies can ensure access to arts, which is good for our wellbeing and health. Photo: Shutterstock.

Bold cultural visions can be useful for society and give certainty to the arts sector, says UNSW cultural data expert.  

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The most common food allergens are cow's milk, egg, peanut, sesame and wheat. Image: Shutterstock

There’s a close link between gut health and food allergies, UNSW food and health expert says. 

A large-scale international study shows decrease in preterm births limited to high-income countries, including Australia.

Dozens of threatened Australian species are back from the brink. But many are reliant on protection and could not survive in the wild. True safety is harder.

Are blackouts really looming by the middle of this decade? An AEMO report warns they might be – but there are plenty of projects on the drawing board that will help ease the squeeze on the grid.

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New research published today in Nature Communications suggests the rovers’ current equipment might not actually be up to the task of finding evidence of life.

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Emerging technologies enabled the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum to undertake meticulous restoration tasks. Image: Shutterstock

Digital transformation is not just about technology – it is about people and processes, says UNSW Business School’s Yenni Tim. 

There won’t be an easy tech fix for the questions about authorship raised by ChatGPT and other text generators.