The troubled rollout of the National Broadband Network is creating a digital divide across Australia, with some households saddled with older technology such as copper phone wire and pay TV cables, and unable to access the high speeds they…
A Wallabies win over the All Blacks and an Indigenous-themed jersey are a top combination. But sport has to go beyond feel-good gestures when it comes to helping Indigenous communities, writes Richard Hinds.
Will he stay or will he go? Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has shown he has no intention of clearing the air on the biggest question in Australian football right now, simply shrugging when asked if he will stick around in a one-on-one…
Whether it is photo recognition software taking on a racist bent or wise-cracking AI phone assistants being hopeless on the topics of suicide or domestic abuse, the tech industry has a few bias issues that keep cropping up.
The National Broadband Network Company is trialling cheaper and less intrusive technology to take fibre to the driveway of homes, in a bid to divert criticism the mixed rollout is creating a digital divide in Australia.
Sport is in a bind — professing inclusivity, often practicing the opposite. The challenge is to replace the outdated model of deciding "who can play" with one that enables "sport for all", writes Tracey Holmes.
When experienced diver John Craig found himself alone in deep water more than seven kilometres off the WA coast — and with a four-metre tiger shark circling him — he thought those moments might be his last.
A huge embroidered dome sculpture is the result of a collaboration between Brazilian designers and Aboriginal artists from Central Australia, and will welcome visitors to the NGV's first international Triennial of contemporary art and…
Does invoking a previously unused article of a constitution truly derail the push for Catalonian independence, or does it play into the hands of a movement that may have needed some momentum, asks Europe correspondent James Glenday.
The wife of missing bushwalker Bruce Fairfax posts a heartfelt goodbye and memories of their trek the day before he disappeared, as friends and colleagues of the former teacher share their memories of him.
Authorities temporarily shut down a north Queensland kindergarten following a string of breaches including mouldy mattresses, dangerous play areas and a failure to properly report the smacking of a special needs child.
Victoria's controversial voluntary euthanasia legislation wins approval in the state's Lower House after a 26-hour debate, meaning lethal drugs will be available to terminally ill patients if the Upper House also passes the bill.
In just three months, Jacinda Ardern has taken NZ Labour from an unwinnable election position to the throne of government, in the process, becoming the country's youngest prime minister since the 1800s. But for that, she owes a great debt…
Jacinda Ardern will become the country's third female prime minister, after New Zealand First leader Winston Peters throws his support behind Labour to form a coalition government, ending nearly a decade of National rule.