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Youth in, families out: 6 charts on the inner cities of Brisbane, Sydney and...

From 2006 to 2016, the population of Melbourne’s inner city grew by 78%. Shutterstock In just ten years, the inner city populations of Australia’s biggest state capitals have boomed. We examined Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) census...
Fashion

Ultramodern Tactics To Style Up For Glam Event

There are a lot of ways for you to look great when you are dressing up for a big event, but you need to pick the methods that you think would be appropriate for...

Homelessness soars in our biggest cities, driven by rising inequality since 2001

In 2001, around half of homeless people were found in capital cities. Today it’s almost two-thirds. Photographee.eu/Shutterstock Homelessness has increased greatly in Australian capital cities since 2001. Almost two-thirds of people experiencing homelessness are in...

Move away from a car-dominated city looks radical but it’s a sensible plan for...

Walking accounts for about 90% of all travel in Melbourne city centre, yet pedestrians are allocated only 24% of street space. Adam Calaitzis/Shutterstock More shared spaces, safer streets and fewer cars in the city are...

High Court delivers landmark ruling validating abortion clinic ‘safe access zones’

Supporters of creating safe access zones around abortion clinics gathered outside NSW Parliament House in Sydney last year. Peter Rae/AAP The High Court of Australia handed down a judgment on April 10 that upheld Tasmanian and Victorian...

Pets and owners – you can learn a lot about one by studying the...

The personality of a pet owner can help a veterinarian understand the health and welfare of the pet. Shutterstock/PM Production There’s an old saying that pets and their owners become more similar as time goes...

Don’t wait for a crisis – start planning your aged care now

The earlier you start planning, the better.Shutterstock Most Australians prefer to die at home but few adequately plan for it. Consequently, just one in seven dies at home. Some say they will make plans “when the need arises”. But what...

Want a safer world for your children? Teach them about diverse religions and worldviews

Students are far more understanding of their religious peers if they attend classes about religious diversity. from shutterstock.com Around 80% of secondary school students who had classes about diverse religions claim to have positive...

Autonomous transport will shape our cities’ future – best get on the right path...

Cities have a choice of autonomous vehicle futures: cars or mass transit vehicles. Which one we adopt is likely to determine how people-friendly our cities are.SueBeDoo888/Shutterstock A unique opportunity exists for infrastructure investment in...

Would you like to grow old at home? Why we’re struggling to meet demand...

In December, more than 127,000 Australians were waiting for a home care package. From shutterstock.com The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is this week turning its focus to aged care in the home. So far...