Two-thirds of voters, including more than half of all Coalition supporters, believe claims that the hands of asylum seekers were deliberately burned by border protection authorities should be investigated.
The soft drink industry wants us to think we are drinking less sugar. It is promoting a study about to be published in the journal Nutrition and Dietetics that concludes in the 14 years to 2011 sales of sugar-sweetened beverages grew 5 per cent. But it says population growth makes that a drop in consumption per person. Sales of non-sugar sweetened drinks, including bottled water, almost doubled.
Looking for love online is exploding in popularity across all generations. But the huge numbers mean some people are being swamped with attention while others struggle to be noticed.
Australian researchers have questioned the safety of commonly used acupuncture needles after they found some had blunt tips and metallic lumps on them that could be deposited into people's skin.
A law lecturer argues the legal definition of wickedness is inadequate.
Global issues such as climate change are clouding solutions to inequality.
Australia must plan to take migrants displaced by changed weather patterns.
Government plans to build more tollways won't solve Sydney's transport woes.
We do it without even realising, until we are forced to think about it.
Schapelle Corby's chosen TV interviewer Mike Willesee has still not spoken to his star subject or her sister but is “absolutely” hopeful the paid interview will go ahead.