Thousands of Australians are taking money from their retirement nest eggs to pay for weight-loss surgery and other life-saving medical treatments that are not covered by Medicare.
The heart foundation and the dietitians association of association of Australia have slammed Chef Pete Evans’ spray about the Paleo diet on social media.
Australia needs to stop obsessing over international education rankings and be confident in its own values and vision, one of the world's most influential educators has warned.
Property investors taking advantage of Australia's tax system are helping to drive up property prices and shutting out first-time home buyers.
After living in her beautiful Brooklyn townhouse for almost 10 years, Michelle Williams has decided to sell up.
The Australian public, not individuals, gains most from higher education but students shoulder most of the cost, according to international figures that undermine the government's claim that students should pay more because they benefit most.
People who live in low-density housing in Melbourne's outer suburbs are at risk of developing heart disease and becoming obese due to a lack of exercise, a study by the Heart Foundation has found.
Just what will happen with our share market from here is far from certain.
This month the Federal Court decided that private companies have the right to control human genes in an important test case. A sensible win for private investment in research or a scary corporatisation of our shared genes? Jane Lyons sequences the debate.
West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak was "preventable" and is on the hands of "complacent" institutions that have failed to heed stark early warnings, says an Australian aid worker who has returned from Monrovia.