You already know exercise helps with depression, now the numbers show it can prevent it too

You already know exercise helps with depression, now the numbers show it can prevent it too

Posted May 01, 2018 20:55:00 Photo: We’ve been hearing that exercise is good for mental health for a long time, now here is the data to prove it. (Unsplash: Mārtiņš Zemlickis) Related Story: Central Queensland duo using exercise to boot depression and anxiety Related Story: What you eat could help …

Victorian Government to build 12 new schools as student numbers explode in growth zones

Victorian Government to build 12 new schools as student numbers explode in growth zones

Posted April 23, 2018 17:31:36 Photo: Premier Daniel Andrews and Education Minister James Merlino at Wilandra Rise Primary School (ABC News: Stephanie Anderson) The Andrews Government will build a dozen new schools as part of a $353 million package aimed at catering to an explosion in student numbers in Victoria’s …

Record numbers of US Marines arrive in Darwin for six months of joint training

Record numbers of US Marines arrive in Darwin for six months of joint training

Posted April 23, 2018 20:19:07 Photo: The 1,587 US Marines started arriving in the Top End this month. (Supplied: Australian Defence Force) The largest contingent of US Marines to ever be stationed in the Northern Territory has arrived in Darwin to spend the next six months training alongside the Australian …

Rottnest hotel expansion approved as island’s visitor numbers boom

Rottnest hotel expansion approved as island’s visitor numbers boom

Posted April 19, 2018 10:32:41 Photo: An artist’s impression of the expanded Hotel Rottnest, which will feature 80 new rooms. (Supplied: Christou Design Group) A major expansion of Rottnest Island’s main resort has been approved, with the West Australian Government hoping it will help to draw more tourists to the …

Australia hosting unprecedented numbers of international students

Australia hosting unprecedented numbers of international students

Updated April 18, 2018 08:37:27 Australia is hosting unprecedented numbers of international students, who now make up more than a quarter of enrolments at some universities. Key points: The number of international students has increased by 12 per cent to 525,054 Students from China make up the largest proportion of …

Stay-at-home dads are scarce, but their numbers are on the rise

Stay-at-home dads are scarce, but their numbers are on the rise

Updated April 05, 2018 15:30:13 Photo: Stay-at-home Dad, George, with his two daughters. (Supplied: George Kanjere) Fathers who take on the role of primary carer in couple families are a small but steadily growing group, with a report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies showing around 80,000 Australian families …

AFLW criticised over missed opportunities to boost numbers of women coaches

AFLW criticised over missed opportunities to boost numbers of women coaches

Updated March 06, 2018 07:22:56 Photo: Only four of the AFLW’s 26 assistant coaching roles are held by women. (ABC News: Andrew Altree-Williams) A pioneering female footy coach says clubs are making excuses about the lack of women coaching in AFLW, while another leading coach believes blinded selection process could …