Sunday, 22 October 2017

Sport is in transition whether you like it or not

Sport is in a bind — professing inclusivity, often practicing the opposite. The challenge is to replace the outdated model of deciding "who can play" with one that enables "sport for all", writes Tracey Holmes.



Saturday, 21 October 2017

You might say it to yourself, but your fat talk still hurts others

You'd never intentionally say something cruel to your fat friend, family member or colleague. But what you say to yourself could also be really hurtful.



Friday, 20 October 2017

Looking back in time at Ararat's mental asylum

The Ararat asylum was the first Victorian hospital to open for the mentally ill and the last to close and its unique history is being celebrated as it marks its 150 year anniversary.



New play tries to shine light on living with autism

A play run by Adelaide's Company AT and starring a cast of children with autism hopes to capture how people with learning disorders see and experience the world.



'It's about bloody time': Period 'blood' shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos

A British hygiene company shows a pad absorbing red — not blue — "period blood" in an advertisement for the first time, with many taking to social media to praise the realistic portrayal of what women experience during their reproductive years.



Future AFL stars developing skills in new Darwin program

A new program nurturing future AFLW players in the Northern Territory is helping participants develop skills that go beyond the playing field.



What the Pho: Maggots found in Canberra food van

ACT Health is allowing a north Canberra business to continue trading after maggots were found inside a meal bought from the food van.