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A NEW strain of the deadly canine parvovirus has been confirmed on Australian shores for the first time.


Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found cases of the contagious virus, CPV-2c, in South Australia and Victoria over the past two years. A number of suspicious cases have also been red flagged in Queensland and Northern Territory.


Australian couture making waves on the red carpet

Paul Vasileff

In 2016 Australian fashion designer Paul Vasileff made his Paris debut with a haute couture collection of gowns that each took between 800 and 1500 hours to embroider. A favourite on the red carpet as well as in the couture realm, the 2017 Young Australian of the Year is taking over the fashion world in


Base Jumper records 4300rd jump at one of the Wonder of the World

base jump

American Daisher celebrates BASE jump 4,300 in iconic location Petra.


Post-budget, health system must be modernised


If the federal government ends the Medicare rebate freeze, a leading think tank wants it to demand data from doctors in return to start modernising our health system.


How to open coconuts without any tools

open coconuts

If you are stranded on a desert island and you’re not a coconut cracking ninja from Samoa, then you’ll need an easier way to bust coconuts for pleasure, or for survival. This is the easiest and most effective way I’ve found to do it, when you don’t have any tools.


Backyard skinny-dippers lack effective laws to keep peeping drones at bay

Brendan Gogarty, University of Tasmania Recent advances in technology mean we can no longer rely on fences or barriers around our homes to protect our privacy. This was certainly the case for Darwin resident Karli Hyatt, who on Tuesday explained to the ABC’s Law Report how a drone invaded the security and privacy of her


Feeling anxious about that first date? Here’s how science can help

first date

Does anxiety keep getting in the way of you making connections with the people you’d like to spend more time with? Maybe you’ve just met someone, but are worried that your anxiety will ruin it all. People with anxiety can be highly self-critical, tend to overestimate the likelihood that something negative will happen, and often


Extreme weather: Why the impact will be felt more widely

extreme weather

Extreme is the new normal when it comes to weather, with devastation caused by floods, fires and cyclones filling our news feeds all too frequently. Thanks to the relatively recent development of event attribution in climate science, researchers can now confidently attribute the increase in extreme weather events to human-forced climate change writes Associate Professor Grant


Our autumn coffee table book club reading list…

book club

Is there any better feeling than ticking off your to-do list, grabbing a glass of wine and sitting back with a gorgeous book? The coffee table is where your books with the eye-catching covers, intriguing stories and styling tips are on display, so grab a read, sit back and relax…read all our latest autumn coffee


Green Tea Matcha Pancakes

Green Tea Matcha Pancakes

Surprise your loved ones with these delicious GREEN pancakes!!! They taste amazing and contain a huge amount of antioxidants thanks to the matcha green tea!