Indonesia’s first and only female president Megawati Sukarnoputri at a campaign rally in 1999.
Four different female presidents led three Asian nations in recent decades. What does their legislative record tell us about the impact women leaders can have on women’s lives?
Abolishing the Australian Building and Construction Commission may end up empowering the Fair Work Ombudsman to investigate alleged union misbehaviour.
One Medical provides primary healthcare services to people across the US.
Effective biosecurity involves more than just what happens at the airport. And it doesn’t come cheap.
The requirement that super funds act in the best financial interests of their members is up for review, as is the nature of the performance test that weeds out poorly-performing funds.
Digging is a natural and important behaviour for cats – trying to interrupt it may cause stress and confusion for your pet. But if your cat is kicking litter everywhere, here are a few tips to try.
The new Liberal leader says education is a top priority and ‘activists’ are driving ‘non-core’ subjects in schools.
The grammar of persuasion can be subtle – but pro-lockdown tweeters tended to be more direct and less conciliatory than those they opposed.
“We Will Never Be Frightened”: Young demonstrators holding a banner during a protest in Yangon yesterday.
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This week’s executions have reminded the world about what’s happening under the generals. It’s time for Australian policy to change
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The word ‘feminism’ was unlikely to be heard in Neighbours’ early days, but today characters are talking about Clementine Ford.
Associate Professor Catherine Herbert
Almost half of the rehabilitated possums in our study were killed by foxes shortly after release. Keeping wildlife wild during rescue is hard – but necessary.
The monkeypox virus, shown in this illustration, can be transmitted through close contact between people.
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By late July 2022, monkeypox was present in more than 70 countries with significant spread in certain communities. As a result, the World Health Organization began taking steps to fight the virus.
The recent State of the Environment report assessed nature’s impact to Australians’ wellbeing for the first time. Here’s what it found.
Stay connected but switch off too. Working from home requires a delicate balance to protect your wellbeing and get the job done. Here are some tips.
Russia controls six modules aboard the International Space Station.
STS-122 Shuttle Crew, NASA via flickr
The head of the Russian space agency announced that the country will withdraw from the International Space Station after 2024. A space policy expert explains what this means and why it’s happening now.
Ptin and Lavrov are intent on growing Russia’s African influence.
Russia is trying to normalise an international order where might makes right. And democracy and respect for human rights are optional.
Mario Draghi has resigned after his unity party lost its unity.
Fabio Frustaci / EPA-EFE
The latest political chaos in Italy is the result of a series of political manoeuvres by varying parties.
The chemical properties of coffee are what produce its waking-up effects.
Drinking a cup of coffee means ingesting a complex mixture of chemicals. Research has given us mixed messaging about whether coffee is beneficial or harmful.
Simulation of lead ion collisions within the ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider – one of eight detector experiments.
The Matter of Everything is a partial account of the history of physics, which leaves out a lot, including the story of some key women scientists.
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Cases may be stabilising but this could be the dip before a new wave.