HIV infection rates are at their highest in 20 years. GABRIELLE JACKSON remembers the fears of her youth and looks at STDs on the rise today.
Hosnai is 15 and wants to be a doctor, but her education goes only to grade 8. As we await the results of the Afghan election, JABEEN BHATTI looks at the future for girls like her.
Almost 200 senior academics have called on Education Minister Christopher Pyne to sack the handpicked education advisor who believes in corporal punishment.
Jacqui Lambie has been lampooned for announcing on radio she wants a man who is wealthy and well-endowed. But are the questions she was asked worse than her answers?
Gerard Baden-Clay’s former mistress Toni McHugh drew vicious criticism for her interview on 60 Minutes. Did we forget who the real villain was? TRACEY SPICER reports.
The productivity commission’s draft report into childcare has raised questions about how we organise the care of our children and work in our lives. What’s your experience?
In his response to MH17, Tony Abbott has finally connected with the Australian people. PAULA MATTHEWSON wonders whether it’s enough to turn around his flagging popularity.
Most parents would risk arrest to get the medication they need for their sick children – but should they have to? ALEXANDRA COULTON reports.
How do we remain compassionate in the face of a tsunami of disaster, conflict and humanitarian crisis? WENDY HARMER says she’ll never be “comfortably numb”.
WENDY HARMER is old enough to remember kids in class getting the strap. Now Tony Abbott’s education adviser says it can be “very effective”. Seriously?
The knee-jerk reaction to Uthman Badar’s FODI talk shows how deeply Islamophobia runs in Australia, says CORINNE GRANT. There is a dangerous idea here, but it’s not Badar’s.
Wanting to chase that lifelong dream, reinvent yourself, or simply gain a new skill? Forget it, says mature-aged student CORINNE GRANT, who tries to calculate a grim future