Despite a diagnosis of ADHD in kids meaning a higher risk of academic failure, substance abuse issues and imprisonment, many feel medication is overprescribed. A lack of other options and the drugs' proven effectiveness suggest the concerns are unfounded, write Daryl Efron and Harriet Hiscock.
The design of Australia's Parliament House, it has been said, promotes dysfunction and division. But are Segways the answer? Or should we look to other parliaments around the world for inspiration?
It's 8:30 on Sunday night and I'm standing up the back of Danielle Bregoli's all-ages Sydney gig with a bunch of other awkward parents. And my daughter's just been taken to first aid, writes Emma Jane.
Grey nomadism is considered a reward from a lifetime of hard work but the future of wandering looks less sutstainable and may happen earlier in life out of necessity, not escape.
He crushes buckets and flexes his famous muscles in plenty of social media posts, but now thousands are mourning the alpha kangaroo and passing their condolences to the keeper who calls him his "son".
There is a mountain between Australia and a first-Test win against India, still requiring 219 runs to win, with just six wickets left at the Adelaide Oval.
Canberra calls on Thailand to immediately release a Melbourne-based refugee, amid fears he could be tortured if an extradition request made by Bahrain is carried out.
Queensland police and Toyah Cordingley's father criticise media reports that a key suspect in the Cairns woman's murder fled the country shortly after her death.
Parliament House in Canberra was designed to facilitate democracy, but instead symbolises the emptiness at the heart of our nation. And its centrepiece — a large slab of reflective granite — evokes a desire to throw coins and to wish for something better, writes Kim Dovey.
In my career, I investigated several murders that had gone cold — including that of a retired Yakuza boss. With the media's help, detectives can provide justice for victims and their families, writes Terry Goldsworthy.