Indigenous Australians are vastly over-represented in the prison population, but the success of a new program is offering hope that it can be turned around.
The issues that captured the world’s attention this year show the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.
Floating the Australian dollar back in 1983 was a leap into the unknown. Here's how it has served us well.
Experts from around the world are working hard to understand what Donald Trump's economic policies mean for global trade systems.
Australia's coastal settlements are highly exposed to the impacts of climate change. Climate-resilient urban landscapes that can cope with large amounts of water need to become the new normal.
Although people can reduce their chance of getting cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices, unfortunately it is not possible to completely prevent it... and scientists are still not entirely sure why.
Forty-five years after his death, the Art Gallery of New South Wales has mounted a major exhibition of Tony Tuckson, focussing on his intensely personal Abstract Expressionist works.
It may be happening far away, but Australia could be deeply affected by the messy Brexit situation still ongoing in the UK.
Fixing Newstart isn't enough. We need a comprehensive inquiry into our complex and bewildering social security system, especially as it applies to single parents.
While some complain that anti-discrimination laws stifle freedom of speech, there is good evidence that they make a more harmonious, safe and equal society.