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filicide

When parents kill: the reality of filicide in Australia

A study reveals that filicide is a regular occurrence in Australia, not a rare one.

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democracy decline

AFP media raids: the secret country, security laws and Australia’s democratic decline

The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.

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Victorians struggling to make food ends meet: study

While cost of living pressures have hit Victorians hard, families have become more resourceful in budgeting and food preparation, new research shows.

Medicine & health
Insta likes

Thumbs down: Instagram hides 'like' button to combat validation culture

Instagram's trial in Canada to shift the focus of posts may have wider implications.

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parentteacher

Parents and teachers need to get along in the best interests of children

Parents are emotional creatures, so why are we surprised when parent-teacher conflicts arise?

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paramedic

Beyond the Emergency: Paramedics not equipped to deal with men's mental health crises

A new report reveals alarming statistics regarding male self-harm, and how first responders feel ill-prepared to deal with patients in mental crisis.

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Detention

Crimes of obedience: Why do people consent to large-scale harm?

What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?

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homebirth

Hospital or house: Setting the record straight on home births

With more women choosing to give birth at home, researchers are developing a clinical guideline for safe practices in Victoria.

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Federal election 2019: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.

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