Setting aside time to read during the week can be challenging. Fortunately, you only need 20 to 30 minutes of reading a day to boost your child’s literacy—and it’s up to you how you want to structure it!  Here are six expert-backed ways to read as...

Viewing our media from a child’s perspective can be alarming, writes Wayne Warburton. Since the start of the year, we have witnessed a series of natural disasters, both here and overseas. We have watched families dislocated and financially ruined as floods swept through parts of Australia....

Dr Brendan Churchill and Professor Leah Ruppanner look at the future of work for women. So much of the debate around the future of work has us thinking far into the future– to workplaces unimaginable and to jobs that very few of us feel we are...

How can we protect ourselves with a surge in cases since the beginning of the year? Laurence Don Wai Luu looks at how to protect your family Australia is facing a whooping cough outbreak. Some 2,799 cases were recorded in the first three months of 2024....

As the holidays progress, parents will no doubt be hearing a classic line from their kids: “I’m boooooored”, writes Trevor Mazzucchelli. We all get bored from time to time, and there is nothing particularly wrong with feeling bored. In fact, it is a useful emotion because...

Real-life impact, not diagnosis, should determine NDIS support, write researchers Nancy Sadka and Josephine Barbaro Ahead of the release of the government’s review into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the topic taking centre stage is the diagnosis of autism. Over one third of people accessing...

 Tamara Heath wonders if liberation equals hyphenation – or is it just more complication? For want of a better solution, my daughters have a hyphenated surname. And I am the first to admit the ‘double banger’ name can be more than a little annoying. It takes careful...

What ‘psychological warfare’ tactics do scammers use, and can you protect yourself? by Mike Johnstone and Georgia Psaroulis Not a day goes by without a headline about a victim being scammed and losing money. We are constantly warned about new scams and staying safe from cybercriminals....