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Life October 23, 2021

How accurate are rapid antigen tests for Covid-19?

As millions of Australians exit lockdown, they will soon be able to test themselves for Covid-19 at home with rapid antigen tests. There are benefits to the tests, but concerns remain over accuracy.


Life October 23, 2021

Love is not enough

It’s a relationship filled with passion and love, and also with rage and words of hate. Only after walking away from it, and acknowledging its true ugliness, can healing finally begin.

Life October 16, 2021

Why tinnitus is on the rise

The pandemic has seen an increase in people reporting tinnitus. Although the cause is not known, it could be related to the stress and anxiety of Covid-19.

Life October 16, 2021

Sydney fashion label Commas

The designer behind resortwear label Commas has attracted local awards and international interest for his relaxed beach aesthetic paired with high-end materials.

Life October 9, 2021

Making a home in a cave

A former NSW Liberal politician has written her thesis about a couple who chose to live in a cave, in order to challenge the negative stereotypes of homeless people.

Life October 9, 2021

Covid-proofing classrooms

As Victoria and NSW plan school reopenings, experts are highlighting the risk of Covid-19 transmission to unvaccinated children posed by poor ventilation systems.

Life October 2, 2021

Has Covid-19 finally taught us to stop coming to work sick?

As we move towards a ‘Covid normal’ return to workplaces, the importance of sick leave has never been greater.

Life October 2, 2021

A new alternative medicine: ‘honest’ placebos

Australian healthcare workers are increasingly interested in prescribing placebos to patients, but the science to support their use is still being investigated.

Life September 25, 2021

Cultivated tastes

It’s time to start raising tomatoes – and take a punt on warmer weather to plant them out in November.

Life September 25, 2021

The YouTube game

Nearly a decade later, a random exchange between two men unspools the long tail of YouTube and viral videos.

Life September 18, 2021

Esse Studios’ Edition Five collection

With the launch of her latest collection, Esse Studios founder Charlotte Hicks reiterates her commitment to creating feminine styles that are reliable and comfortable, and that focus on how a woman feels within herself.

Life September 18, 2021

Psychologists worried over long-term mental health issues

Psychologists are concerned about anxiety and depression becoming long-term problems due to the pandemic, with the worst effects felt by the young and the vulnerable.