New enrolments at WA private schools have increased at twice the rate as those in public schools in the past 12 months. Here are the factors driving the growth, according to education chiefs.
The cat’s out of the bag. The Federal Government now wants you to use your family home to fund your retirement. Some will be better off but there’s hidden dangers for the less well-off.
Lauren Jackson has joined hoops royalty like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant in receiving basketball’s ultimate honour.
A sweeping review of the country’s defence mechanisms has recommended new surveillance systems to stop the enemy.
Australians relocating within our shores won’t be a long-term trend that stays around after COVID. This is why.
Dr Shane Geha
Australians will have access to some of the biggest deals at this week’s Click Frenzy, but experts say they come with a warning.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a warning as he faces pressure to open borders despite support among a majority of voters to keep them closed.
Angie Raphael, Merryn Johns, Jade Gailberger
The Coalition’s positively-received Federal Budget — the most popular since 2007 — has not translated to success in the polls, with the Government still trailing Labor 49 per cent to 51 per cent.
Actor Craig McLachlan has accused the ABC and Eastern States media of manipulating interviews with women who accused him of sexual misconduct – effectively ending his stellar performing career.
One of the rescued crew members from an Indonesian fishing boat stranded 1200km off the WA coast is being airlifted to Fiona Stanley Hospital with a ‘significant hand injury’.
Briana Fiore, Daryna Zadvirna and Shannon Hampton
Australian Medical Association president Andrew Miller has taken aim at former deputy chief medical officer Nick Coatsworth after he slammed ‘activism’ among medical professionals.
On a far too regular basis, Warwick Vale is called upon to reach out to the families and colleagues of Aussie vets who have chosen to end their lives.
Warwick Vale, Australian Veterinary Association President
Vanessa Scammell, the defiant partner of actor Craig McLachlan — who was accused and cleared of sexually assaulting four of his co-stars — says she never believed the “devastating” allegations.
More Australian veterinarians are taking their own lives — and they are calling for solutions to pull them back from the brink.
‘Change’ and ‘the Coalition’ don’t usually go hand-in-glove. But anyone who experienced the Australian aged care sector, or known someone with a mental illness, can tell you progress is long overdue.
With international borders closed, Aussie artists and festivals are bringing more gigs to the bush and the coast. See where they are going.
They’re cute. They’re also critically endangered. But now a number of native Aussie species have a new shot at survival.
IKEA Australia is about to roll out new parking signs and bathrooms that will change the customer experience.
Australians are choosing cheaper cars over rival UK, US and German imports, with two Chinese brands racing ahead in sales.
Aussie flight attendants from Qantas and Virgin are disappointed they have all been offered early access to a COVID jab.
Is there such thing as ‘too old’? It seems for many Australian employers there is, with the ideal worker getting younger and younger.
The national skilled migration program would be flipped on its head to open the door to thousands more foreign workers under a drastic overhaul being considered by a Federal Government inquiry.
This is a story about modern Australia, about the sort of society we are becoming and most importantly, personal responsibility, writes Paul Murray.
They are the words that can break the heart of any jobseeker: ‘we regret to inform you’. But 53-year-old veteran Nicolas Winterson is used to hearing them, as are many older people looking for work.
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