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Poor children more likely to be overweightThe proportion of overweight and obese young Australians has remained stable over the past decade, but this is not the case among some population groups.
Australians will now get more help to access the Disability Support PensionA new online resource has been established to help people navigate the sometimes complex process of accessing the Disability Support Pension.
Unions want to scrap working holiday visas to focus on employing young AustraliansThe unions said agricultural industries have relied for too long on backpackers to fill jobs in regional areas.
Scott Morrison wants Afghan killer of three Australian soldiers kept behind barsPrime Minister Scott Morrison wants a rogue Afghan soldier who murdered three Australians in 2012 to remain behind bars.
Scott Morrison says nation supports Lebanese Australians' push for systemic reform in BeirutPrime Minister Scott Morrison has downplayed Australia’s power to influence political and economic reform in Lebanon following the devastating explosion that has reignited political anger in Beirut.
PM wants Afghan killer kept behind barsPrime Minister Scott Morrison wants a rogue Afghan soldier who murdered three Australians in 2012 to remain behind bars.
Campaign to tackle coronavirus alcohol habits with many Australians drinking dailyA new Alcohol and Drug Foundation survey has found 12 per cent of Australians have been drinking every day since the coronavirus outbreak began.
Campaign to tackle COVID drinking habitsA new Alcohol and Drug Foundation survey has found one in 12 Australians have been drinking every day since the coronavirus outbreak began.
Labor calls for government coronavirus data on disabled AustraliansNational tallies of coronavirus cases and deaths don't reveal how the pandemic is affecting Australia's disability community, federal opposition frontbencher Bill Shorten says.
Chinese Australians call for more government engagement amid rising racism and political tensionsChinese Australians are calling for more government support and engagement amid rising sinophobia and political tensions.
Australia commits inital $2m in aid for Lebanon blast victimsPrime Minister Scott Morrison has said the Australian government will give an initial $2m to Lebanon to assist in the immediate wake of the Beirut explosion. Mr. Morrison said, 'this was a terrible,..
Lebanese-Australians look to help Beirut after explosionMembers of Australia's Lebanese community woke in the middle of the night to news of a huge blast in Beirut. Talal Dib, from western Sydney, spent the day frantically locating family and friends.
Unions are demanding improved pandemic payments for AustraliansThe Australian Council of Trade Unions has called for workers to be compensated at normal rates of pay and for the scheme to be administered through payroll systems.
What the 16 new Closing the Gap targets will actually mean for Indigenous AustraliansAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have worked in partnership alongside governments for the first time to develop 16 new Closing the Gap targets.
Coronavirus is creating new barriers for Australians in need of organ transplantsWith COVID-19 impacting transplant waiting lists and the number of organs becoming available, Australians are being encouraged to sign up to the donor register and give someone else a second chance at..
The young Australians trapped in the coronavirus economy's dire job marketMany young university graduates have been stuck in low paid jobs since the global financial crisis and there are concerns the coronavirus pandemic will further fuel these challenges.
Young Australians risk being trapped in a dire job market as coronavirus hits economyMany young university graduates have been stuck in low paid jobs since the global financial crisis and there are concerns the coronavirus pandemic will only further fuel these challenges.
Unemployment rate to peak at 9.25 per cent. That's another 240,000 Australians out of workAustralia's unemployment rate is expected to peak at 9.25 per cent in the December quarter and there are warnings high jobless figures are set to remain persistent into next year.
650,000 Australians will face poverty if JobSeeker axed, new modelling showsThe Australia Institute estimates more than 650,000 people will be thrown into poverty if the JobSeeker dole payment returns to its pre-pandemic level.
The stranded Australians who now have to pay thousands for hotel quarantine to come homeAustralians and permanent residents are allowed to return to the country during the coronavirus pandemic. But as of Saturday, most will be billed thousands of dollars for their hotel quarantine.
How LGBTQI+ AFL fans have banded together to create a network of pride groupsThe AFL might be busy navigating coronavirus, but its fans remain as loyal as ever. For LGBTQI+ Australians who have previously reported feeling unwelcome by the men's game, they have been mobilising..
What senior Australians need to know to avoid getting scammed onlineAbout three quarters of older Australians are concerned about safety and security when banking online. Now a new online course aims to make the process more accessible for the elderly.
Deaths in custody database reinvigorates calls for justice system overhaulA national database has collated almost 800 coroners' reports on deaths in custody, including a high proportion involving Indigenous Australians.
Thousands of Australian women experienced domestic violence for first time during coronavirus pandemicA large proportion of women experienced violence from their partner for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic, a survey of 15,000 Australians has found.
Australians on lower incomes to get second $750 coronavirus payment from WednesdayLow income earners will get their second economic support payment of $750 from 15 July.
A growing number of Australians are choosing vocational training over universityVocational Education and Training (VET) makes perfect sense given the majority of in-demand occupations as well as most top-earning occupations require it.
Children's books must be diverse, or kids will grow up believing white is superiorChildren develop their sense of identity and perceptions of others from babyhood, and 75 per cent of Australians grow up with an implicit bias against their Indigenous counterparts.
Australians and permanent residents stranded abroad urge government to reconsider cap on international flightsAustralians and permanent residents stranded abroad are calling on the federal government to reconsider plans to cap international flights.
Australians divided over new China travel warningsThe Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has said Australians travelling to China could face arbitrary detention.
How Australians are mobilising to support Melbourne's locked-down public housing residentsPeople from across the country are mobilising to help the public housing tower residents in Melbourne under Australia's strictest coronavirus stay-at-home orders. Here's how you can help too.
What is the 'dangerous misinformation' that is stopping Melburnians getting tested for COVID-19?Some Australians have been sharing social media posts saying there is no COVID-19 pandemic and test kits are "contaminated".
Australians with disabilities 'sidelined' during coronavirus pandemicPeople with disabilities felt snubbed by the government's coronavirus response as care systems collapsed due to health restrictions.
Scott Morrison says unemployed Australians are not working because JobSeeker is too generousThe prime minister is set to receive a Treasury report into coronavirus supports, but will not make changes for another month.
Despite 6 million downloads, the COVIDSafe app is yet to detect any unknown coronavirus contactsMore than six million Australians have downloaded the COVIDSafe app, but it does not appear to be playing a major role in the coronavirus pandemic recovery.
Four in 10 Australians had a negative experience online during the pandemicThe federal government has announced a $10 million funding boost for online safety, after an increase in Australians reporting negative online experiences, including cyber bullying, during the..
Families of the 67 Australian women and children kept in Syria say they feel 'betrayed' by the governmentA large-scale identification operation was conducted in the Al-Hawl refugee camp last month, with families of the 67 Australians trapped there hoping it would lead to a breakthrough in repatriation..
Feeling 'betrayed' by the government, families of the 67 Australian women and children kept in Syria renew repatriation callsA large-scale identification operation was conducted in the Al-Hawl refugee camp last month to get countries to "assume their responsibilities towards their citizens". Now, the families of the 67..
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people more likely to seek help for alcohol and drug abuse, study findsThe number of Australians getting drug and alcohol treatment is slowly rising with a sharp jump in the number of people seeking treatment for drugs like ice.
Rise in people seeking help for alcohol, iceThe number of Australians getting drug and alcohol treatment is slowly rising with a sharp jump in the number of people seeking treatment for drugs like ice.
How long will Australians have to wait to travel overseas again?While other countries are reopening their borders to international travel, Australians remain confined to travelling within their own country.
Smoking rates for Indigenous Australians are dropping faster than the general populationThe number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who smoke cigarettes has declined by almost 10 per cent in the last 15 years, new research shows.
SBS and ABC launch audio descriptions to help blind or vision-impaired Australians enjoy television moreThe service will give those who are blind or vision-impaired a description of what is being shown on screen.
Victoria records 16 new coronavirus cases as Australians urged to avoid hotspotsVictoria has recorded another 16 new cases of COVID-19.
These aspiring Indigenous police officers are determined to drive change in AustraliaA new generation of Indigenous Australians are training to become police officers with the hope of healing the relationship between communities and the force.
Australians urged to maintain physical distancing as borders debate continuesDeputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth says avoiding hugs and kisses remains the best defence against the threat of a second wave of COVID-19 as Victoria reports a rise in community..
For some Australians with autism, going back to 'normal' life after coronavirus isn’t so welcomedWorking from home, communicating via a computer, social distancing ... In a world turned upside down by coronavirus, some people on the autism spectrum have prospered, and returning to how things were..
Some LGBTIQ+ Australians are having to pick between their culture and their identityFor some LGBTIQ+ people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the choice to leave their families and hometowns behind to be with more people like them in the city is the only option...