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Energy Crisis Explained: “A Dangerous Storm”

At the height of winter, an energy crisis has gripped Australia’s East Coast. Here is why, and what’s in store for the future.

How “You Do You” Is Leading To Narcissism and a Mental Health Crisis

You Do You’: it’s about finding your purpose and identity within. But it’s led to more narcissism and a growing mental health crisis, writes Akos Balogh.

She’s A Crowd: Making Cities Safer for Women Around the World

She’s A Crowd allows sexual assault survivors to safely share their stories and collects data to prevent assault cases in the future.

The Future of Shopping in a Post-Lockdown World

After relying on handy click-and-collect methods and helpful delivery services, many of us became accustomed to avoiding shopping centres to stay safe.

Why is Petrol $2 Per Litre?

The price of petrol recently skyrocketed to over $2 per litre. How can this be? Because this is the price we have to pay, writes Sam Chan.

Peter Hitchens Opens a Political Can of Worms on Russia

Peter Hitchens questions whether the West truly appreciates the geopolitics of the Russian invasion, opening a can of worms in this chat with John Anderson.

Are You Confused About Religious Freedom in Australia? These 3 Short Videos Will Help

Three short videos providing a great explainer about Religious Discrimination in Australia and the Religious Discrimination Bill.

Australia’s Top Baby Names 2022

Every year Australia’s states and territories release the names of every child born, and McCrindle analyses the trends. The numbers are in for 2022.

NSW’s Bold Ban: “Let’s Go Plastic Free”

In a stunning move for the environment, the NSW Government is banning a range of plastics, including bags, cotton buds and straws.

The Future of Flying Cars is Here

In years past, flying cars were the stuff of fantasy. But developments of the last decade are seeing them edge closer to reality, writes Michael McQueen.

A Moment of Silence for the Iconic and Now Discontinued iPod

It’s time to move on! Made redundant with the introduction of the iPhone, Apple bids adieu to the iconic iPod after 21 years.

Where To Snag A ‘Democracy Sausage’ This Saturday

The iconic sausage sizzle has been part of Australia’s election days for years, but the term ‘democracy sausage’ became part of the vernacular around 2012.

Gen Z’s Top Hopes and Fears

The world is changing at a faster rate than ever before – and for Generation Z, this is the world they are being shaped in.

Home Loans and Rate Hike Pain: “It Will Rise For Some Time”

Australians feel the pinch as the Reserve Bank lifts interest rates for the first time in more than a decade. Here’s the rundown.

Time to Choose: Your Guide to Election 2022

Still on the fence for the Federal Election? Here’s a quick rundown of some of the pledges and promises of the major two parties.

The Influences Shaping Gen Alpha, and Why Their Future Is Bright

As the first generation to be entirely born in the 21st Century, the influences that shape Generation Alpha are different to previous generations.

How Schools are Designing Classrooms for the Future

20th century style learning, including memorising, cramming, and silently listening to teachers lecturing, has had its day, writes futurist Michael McQueen.

8 Tips to Avoid Being Scammed Online or Over the Phone

Tips and tricks from Andrew Legge of Servant IT on how to be more online and phone call savvy when it comes to avoiding scammers.