.


Fat nation: the rise and fall of obesity on the political agenda

Phillip Baker, Alfred Deakin Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University - avatar Phillip Baker, Alfred Deakin Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University

Why have successive federal governments not regulated junk food marketing to control obesity? The reasons aren't as obvious as you might think.from www.shutterstock.comWh...

‘Right wrongs, write Yes’: what was the 1967 referendum all about?

Russell McGregor, Adjunct Professor of History, James Cook University - avatar Russell McGregor, Adjunct Professor of History, James Cook University

At a demonstration, Faith Bandler (right) and her daughter Lilon (2R) appeal to national unity as grounds for constitutional amendment. Aboriginal Studies PressOn May 27...

Vital Signs: Trump's innumerate budget makes Australia's look plausible

Richard Holden, Professor of Economics and PLuS Alliance Fellow, UNSW - avatar Richard Holden, Professor of Economics and PLuS Alliance Fellow, UNSW

Vital Signs is a weekly economic wrap from UNSW economics professor and Harvard PhD Richard Holden (@profholden). Vital Signs aims to contextualise weekly economic events...

Pregnant rays and babies pay a price after 'catch and release' from fishing trawlers

Leonardo Guida, PhD Graduate, Monash University - avatar Leonardo Guida, PhD Graduate, Monash University

This newborn fiddler ray will be released back into the ocean. But will it survive? Leonardo Guido , CC BY-NC-NDRays are among the species most vulnerable to overfishing ...

Friday essay: desecration and romanticisation - the real curse of mummies

Craig Barker, Education Manager, Sydney University Museums, University of Sydney - avatar Craig Barker, Education Manager, Sydney University Museums, University of Sydney

Sofia Boutella rises from the dead in The Mummy. Universal PicturesThis June Hollywood’s tomb of old ideas will creak open yet again and present the tale of an anci...

The plan to protect wildlife displaced by the Hume Highway has failed

David Lindenmayer, Professor, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University - avatar David Lindenmayer, Professor, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University

Hundreds of large old trees were removed when the Hume Highway was widened.Brian Yap/Flickr, CC BY-NCIt’s no secret that human development frequently comes at a cos...

Green space – how much is enough, and what's the best way to deliver it?

Anne Cleary, Nature and Health PhD Candidate, Griffith University - avatar Anne Cleary, Nature and Health PhD Candidate, Griffith University

Providing green space can deliver health, social and environmental benefits for all urban residents – few other public health interventions can achieve all of this...

Grattan on Friday: Pauline Hanson's strategist James Ashby can be a risky guy to have around

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra - avatar Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

The Australian Federal Police is evaluating a recording in which Pauline Hanson's adviser James Ashby suggests a a scam on taxpayers.Mick Tsikas/AAPIn 2015 journalist Mar...

 

The LifeStyle Bulletin

Carlos Elysee: Corporates need to embrace fitness in the workplace

Australian fitness entrepreneur, Carlos Elysee, founder of the 30 Minute Blitz and the 10 Minute Turnaround, is working hard in conjunction with corpo...

Top Holiday Destinations 2017

While the Northern Hemisphere is preparing for a warm, sunny holiday season, those in the Land Down Under are close to their winter season. Despite th...

The Real Reasons Why Most People Do Not Lose Weight Although They Try Hard

This is a much common scenario than we would like to believe. There are hundreds of thousands of people out there that follow a really good weight los...