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Life November 25, 2017

Online mental health services

Online mental health services, including self-guided tools and live therapy sessions, address problems of access for people in rural and remote areas as well as cost-effectiveness of treatment.


Life November 18, 2017

Early menopause and fertility-related genetic conditions

Large numbers of younger women are being told they’ve undergone early menopause, but some medical experts are concerned the diagnosis is far too simplistic.

Life November 18, 2017

Street art in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Street artists in Banja Luka are lobbying the EU to have the city in Bosnia and Herzegovina deemed the European Capital of Culture in 2024, to help the region overcome its association with civil war.

Life November 11, 2017

Verner’s small print

Stepping back from the traditional model of ever-expanding business has allowed Melbourne designer Ingrid Verner to create a boutique label that is a labour of love.

Life November 11, 2017

Manila American Cemetery

On a holiday to the Philippines, the author finds herself drawn to visit a memorial to wartime dead – here, the Manila American Cemetery – for reasons personal and universal.

Life November 3, 2017

House Conspiracy, Brisbane

A collaborative community arts studio in Brisbane’s inner-city suburb of West End is a holdout against creeping gentrification and a living connection with local history.

Life November 4, 2017

London’s Archipelago restuarant

Amid the excess of Archipelago’s Empire-themed decor, a diner can test their appetite for the London restaurant’s insect dishes.

Life October 28, 2017

Virtual reality for charities

Charities are increasingly turning to virtual reality experiences of lives in developing countries to motivate support, but critics say it’s creating poverty porn.

Life October 28, 2017

Life and death at Niagara Falls

A trip to Niagara Falls provokes contemplation of the force of nature and the fragility of life.

Life October 21, 2017

Memory systems and ancient knowledge

Studies of how cultures without writing maintained their scientific knowledge in ritual, dance and song have led to a better appreciation of their complex understanding of the world

Life October 21, 2017

Port Arthur, Tasmania

Amid southern Tasmania’s prison ruins, the silence many find so serene is the same silence that broke dispirited convicts.

Life October 14, 2017

Birth injuries

The first step to helping new mothers cope with the physical and psychological damage of injuries sustained during childbirth is to acknowledge how commonly they occur.