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we asked fast-fashion shoppers how ethical concerns shape their choices

You’ve found the perfect dress. You’ve tried it on before and you know it looks great. Now it’s on sale, a discount so large the store is practically giving it away. Should you buy it?For some of us it’s a ...

4 Simple Tips To Help You Relax This Weekend

After a long week of hard work, a relaxing weekend is much needed. Often, some people just don't know how to lay back and enjoy their weekend without getting stressed or anxious about the things to do for the upcoming week. The...

10 ways New Zealand employers can turn the 'great resignation' into a 'great recruitment'

ShutterstockInternationally, and especially within the US, there has been a lot of talk about the so-called “great resignation” – the trend seeing large numbers of workers leaving their jobs during the COVID-19 p...

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The best Nike shoes you can buy right now

You certainly have a few pairs of Nike sneakers around the house, but you may not be aware that the brand famous for its Swoosh was not always known as Nike. Bill Bowerman, who was the legend...

Should I get a COVID vaccine while I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

From Monday, Australia’s front-line health workers, quarantine staff, border control officers, and workers and residents in aged-care homes will be offered the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Some ...

Paid parental leave needs an overhaul if governments want us to have ‘one for the country’

As Australia and New Zealand face the realities of slow growth, or even a decline in population, it’s time to ask if their governments are doing enough. Especially if they want to encoura...

Victoria On The Road Towards COVID Normal - Andrews

The Victorian Premier and his ministers, have issued a press release that forecasts relief for some Victorians from the crippling restrictions. The public are getting restless after weeks of co...

How tech billionaires’ visions of human nature shape our world

In the 20th century, politicians’ views of human nature shaped societies. But now, creators of new technologies increasingly drive societal change. Their view of human nature may shape ...

Parrtjima opens in Australia’s Red Centre

Free event in Alice Springs will lift spirits every night until 20 September Parrtjima – A Festival in Light launched last night with an incredible display of lighting installations and ...

Prime Minister Interview with Peta Credlin, Sky News Live

PETA CREDLIN: Well, tonight, 26 year old Sarah Caisip is alone in a hotel quarantine room. Earlier today, as we've told you, she was allowed out of that hotel room to view the body of her d...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison Interviewed by Ray Hadley, 4BC

RAY HADLEY: The Prime Minister has been in contact with me. He's on the line right now. Prime Minister, good morning to you.  PRIME MINISTER: Good morning, Ray. HADLEY: I note, in your...

Lifestyle

Remembering Geoff Harcourt, the beating heart of Australian economics

UNSWAustralian economics has lost one of its most internationally renowned scholars with the passing of Geoffrey Harcourt AC at the age of 90. He was also one of its most prolific. He wrote more than 30 books and 400 articles.The ...

Who's the unsung architect behind Labor's climate plans? A retiring Coalition minister

The architect of the ingenious mechanism at the heart of Labor’s plan to sharply cut carbon emissions is about to leave the parliament.Throughout the pandemic, Greg Hunt has been best known as Australia’s health minist...

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Remembering Geoff Harcourt, the beating heart of Australian economics

UNSWAustralian economics has lost one of its most internationally renowned scholars with the passing of Geoffrey Harcourt AC at the age of 90. He was also one of its most prolific. He wrote more ...

Who's the unsung architect behind Labor's climate plans? A retiring Coalition minister

The architect of the ingenious mechanism at the heart of Labor’s plan to sharply cut carbon emissions is about to leave the parliament.Throughout the pandemic, Greg Hunt has been best known...

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Republicans have used a ‘law and order’ message to win elections before. This is why Trump could do it again

In 1991, Donald Trump’s mother, Mary, was mugged on a New York street. As Trump’s niece recounts in her new book, the young assailant slammed Mary’s head into her Rolls Royce so hard...

Ensuring a consistent Australian foreign policy - Scott Morrison

The Morrison Government will introduce new legislation to ensure the arrangements states, territories, councils and universities have with foreign governments are consistent with Australian...

Prime Minister Press Conference Australian Parliament House

PRIME MINISTER: Good afternoon everyone. Today's meeting of the National Cabinet came during a week of what I'd describe of increased hope. This was a week of hope. We were able to speak of...



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