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Sunday essay: ‘but we already had a treaty’ – Tom Griffiths on a little known 1889 peace accord

Image: Josh Gorringe at the Debney Peace site in 2019. Photo: Tom Griffiths Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are...

Exhibition Listing Linden New Art – Project Space Upcoming Exhibition

LUCILLE MARTIN | Right Fire  21 April > 22 May 2022 Tuesday to Sunday 11AM > 4PM  Opening Reception > Thursday 21...

‘Draconian and undemocratic’: why criminalising climate protesters in Australia doesn’t actually work

Image/Flavio Brancaleone: Police officers dispersing a protestor during a Blockade Australia rally in Sydney this week. AAP A man who drove through a climate protest blocking the Harbour Tunnel last week...

Pornography, the devil and baboons in fancy dress: what went on at the infamous historical Hellfire Club

Image: Netflix After a month of waiting, the season finale of Stranger Things season 4 has almost arrived on Netflix. This season, along with the nightmarish arch-villain Vecna, we have been...

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Sunday essay: why soldiers commit war crimes – and what we can do about it

A member of the US’s elite counterterrorism force in...

Stopping family violence starts with protecting our children

They're our youngest and most vulnerable citizens, yet despite...

It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

Image: Shutterstock While manufacturers have successfully increased the water-repelling nature of smartphones, they are still far from “waterproof”. A...

Grattan on Saturday: Election delivered bonanza of crossbenchers but what impact will they make?

Image: Bianca Di Marchi/AAP David Pocock, the progressive independent who broke the Liberals’ stranglehold on one of the two...

The iPhone turns 15: a look at the past (and future) of one of the 21st century’s most influential devices

Image: Shutterstock It is 15 years since Apple released what’s arguably its flagship device: the iPhone. A decade and...

When driving near a cycle lane, do you speed up or slow down? Where you’re from may influence your answer

Image: Shutterstock There are clear economic, environmental, safety and health benefits to getting people cycling more, but research shows would-be cyclists are reluctant to start without good...

TOORAK TIMES NEWS

PLASTIC BAN: HOW THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY IS ADAPTING & INNOVATING TO KEEP AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES AHEAD OF THE CURVE

TODAY - More single-use items will be added to Australia's banned plastics list as states move to further protect the environment. The Government will unveil the five-year plan today –...

It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

Image: Shutterstock While manufacturers have successfully increased the water-repelling nature of smartphones, they are still far from “waterproof”. A...

The iPhone turns 15: a look at the past (and future) of one of the 21st century’s most influential devices

Image: Shutterstock It is 15 years since Apple released what’s arguably its flagship device: the iPhone. A decade and...

The clean energy revolution isn’t just a techno-fix – it’s about capturing hearts and minds

Image: Shutterstock The Black Summer bushfires devastated parts of the Eurobodalla region in New South Wales. Then earlier this...

The national electricity market is a failed 1990s experiment. It’s time the grid returned to public hands

Image: Dean Lewins/AAP A crisis, as the saying has it, combines danger and opportunity. The dangers of the current electricity...

Research reveals fire is pushing 88% of Australia’s threatened land mammals closer to extinction

Image: David Mariuz/AAP About 100 of Australia’s unique land mammals face extinction....

Recognising Indigenous knowledges is not just culturally sound, it’s good science

AAP Image/Supplied by DFES, Evan Collis - Cultural burning...

Stopping family violence starts with protecting our children

They're our youngest and most vulnerable citizens, yet despite...

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‘Draconian and undemocratic’: why criminalising climate protesters in Australia doesn’t actually work

Image/Flavio Brancaleone: Police officers dispersing a protestor during a Blockade Australia rally in Sydney this week. AAP A man who...

Grattan on Saturday: Election delivered bonanza of crossbenchers but what impact will they make?

Image: Bianca Di Marchi/AAP David Pocock, the progressive independent who broke the Liberals’ stranglehold on one of the two...

When driving near a cycle lane, do you speed up or slow down? Where you’re from may influence your answer

Image: Shutterstock There are clear economic, environmental, safety and health benefits to getting people cycling more, but research shows would-be cyclists are reluctant to start without good...

The Bible says nothing about abortion. So being anti-choice is a cultural and political decision, not a biblical one

Image: Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/AAP In many churches across the United States of America, and even perhaps here in Australia, Sunday...

The Albanese government has committed to enshrining a First Nations Voice in the Constitution. What do Australians think of the idea?

Image: Shutterstock Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his new government have committed to enshrining a First Nations Voice in the Australian...

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade – but for abortion opponents, this is just the beginning

Image: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin The United States Supreme Court has handed down a ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973...

Sunday essay: if growing US-China rivalry leads to ‘the worst war ever’, what should Australia do?

A military officer salutes during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the founding of Communist China in...

Grattan on Saturday: Anthony Albanese has a lot on the go in the ‘back office’ of government

Image: Lukas Coch/AAP Anthony Albanese will be on the international road again next week. He’ll be at the NATO...

Final Senate results: Labor, the Greens and David Pocock will have a majority of senators

Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas The final buttons to electronically distribute preferences for the Senate were pressed in NSW, Victoria and...

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Hidden costs, manipulation, forced continuity: report reveals how Australian consumers are being duped online

Image: Shutterstock Australian consumers’ choices on websites and apps are being manipulated through online designs taking advantage of their...

3 Tips for Increasing Productivity at Work Instantly

Have you noticed a decline in your employees' productivity? Or do you just want to continue to improve...

Why is lettuce so expensive? Costs have shot up, and won’t return to where they were

Image: Shutterstock Lettuce prices are skyrocketing. Twitter users are posting photos of iceberg lettuces for A$10 and $11.99, well above the more...

POLITICS / SOCIETY

‘Draconian and undemocratic’: why criminalising climate protesters in Australia doesn’t actually work

Image/Flavio Brancaleone: Police officers dispersing a protestor during a Blockade Australia rally in Sydney this week. AAP A man who...

Grattan on Saturday: Election delivered bonanza of crossbenchers but what impact will they make?

Image: Bianca Di Marchi/AAP David Pocock, the progressive independent who broke the Liberals’ stranglehold on one of the two...

When driving near a cycle lane, do you speed up or slow down? Where you’re from may influence your answer

Image: Shutterstock There are clear economic, environmental, safety and health benefits to getting people cycling more, but research shows would-be cyclists are reluctant to start without good...

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Research reveals fire is pushing 88% of Australia’s threatened land mammals closer to extinction

Image: David Mariuz/AAP About 100 of Australia’s unique land mammals face extinction. Of the many threats contributing to the crisis, certain fire regimes are among...

Recognising Indigenous knowledges is not just culturally sound, it’s good science

AAP Image/Supplied by DFES, Evan Collis - Cultural burning practices can clear out flammable plant materials that lead...

Plastic Free July: recycling is the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff. It’s time to teach kids to demand real change from the...

GettyImages Plastic Free July has rolled around again and we’ll all be hearing about reducing plastic use in our daily...

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The mindful way to manage stress among elite athletes

Just like the saying, 'when the going gets tough, the tough get going', elite athletes are known for...

6 things you need for cricket practice

One of the best ways to improve your cricket skills is by practicing. You could be a veteran...

How To Get The Best Seats For An AFL Match 

Watching a football game live is a thrilling experience any fan would appreciate. However, it can be challenging...

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Pornography, the devil and baboons in fancy dress: what went on at the infamous historical Hellfire Club

Image: Netflix After a month of waiting, the season finale...

Sunday essay: why soldiers commit war crimes – and what we can do about it

A member of the US’s elite counterterrorism force in...

Why Regular Plumbing Maintenance Is A Must-Do

Plumbing system plays an important role in regulating the...

By naming ‘Pennhurst’, Stranger Things uses disability trauma for entertainment. Dark tourism and asylum tours do too

Image: Netflix The Netflix sci-fi horror series Stranger Things is vividly soaked...

What is ‘heteropessimism’, and why do men and women suffer from it?

Image: Shutterstock A friend introduces their partner as “my current husband”. Another jokes about marriage as a life sentence. Everyone laughs, no one is surprised. The sentiments at the heart of...

Australians are more millennial, multilingual and less religious: what the census reveals

Image: Dean Lewins/AAP Census data released Tuesday shows Australia changing rapidly before COVID, gaining an extra one million residents from...

Monkeypox is not a global emergency for now, says WHO. 3 things we need to know next about how it’s mutating and spreading

Image: Shutterstock The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided not to declare monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. This may...

How to save $50 off your food bill and still eat tasty, nutritious meals

Image: Shutterstock Grocery prices have taken a hike upwards for a host of reasons, including the rising costs of...

COVID deaths are now barely mentioned in the media. That changes the very nature of grief

Image: Shutterstock About a year ago, many of us were in lockdown. State premiers fronted the media every day...

HEALTH| MEDICINE| MIND

By naming ‘Pennhurst’, Stranger Things uses disability trauma for entertainment. Dark tourism and asylum tours do too

Image: Netflix The Netflix sci-fi horror series Stranger Things is vividly soaked in 1980s nostalgia, famously catapulting Kate Bush’s 1985 song Running...

Monkeypox is not a global emergency for now, says WHO. 3 things we need to know next about how it’s mutating and spreading

Image: Shutterstock The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided not to declare monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. This may...

How to save $50 off your food bill and still eat tasty, nutritious meals

Image: Shutterstock Grocery prices have taken a hike upwards for a host of reasons, including the rising costs of...

EAT AND DRINK

The Ultimate Guide To Fruit Hampers

Fruit hampers are so versatile that they can be considered a universal gift regardless of the occasion. You...

Easter & Upcoming Events at Veludo

Veludo FRIDAY NIGHTS GREAT DRINK SPECIALS $3.90 Basic Spirits - Coronas & Wines 9pm-12 Midnight $9.90 Fireball - Vodka Red Bull &...

Is It The Right Decision To Visit A Steakhouse?

There are many reasons are available that show choosing to visit a steakhouse is the right decision to...

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Why Regular Plumbing Maintenance Is A Must-Do

Plumbing system plays an important role in regulating the flow of water all over your property. Water is...

10 Benefits Of Hiring a Commercial Pest Control Company

A commercial pest control company is a business that provides extermination and pest management services to businesses, office...

How Do Undersink Water Filters Work?

Your tap water may seem clean, but most contaminants are invisible to the human eyes. Since your tap...