Joel Robinson is one of Australia's few producers of the beverage mead — and he is doing it with an extremely rare olfactory condition that makes almost everything smell like rotting flesh or burnt rubber.
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.
As emergency service workers face catastrophic fires and cyclonic conditions in eastern Australia, new research is shining a light on the more personal battles they may face once the disasters are over.
Around the world, people are taking to the waves as part of their treatment for mental illness. Advocates of surf therapy say it's a way to draw people out of dark places, and world champion surfer Layne Beachley couldn't agree more.
Each year hundreds of thousands of Chinese students flock to Australia to study, lured by promises of enhanced career prospects. They spend tens of thousands of dollars on what is sold to them as a life changing experience — but are they getting what they pay for?
It's no-one's favourite pastime, but there is evidence government paperwork and taxes are causing great distress for small businesses owners across the country, and some are not coping.
Somewhere before Christmas, my son will get a number that will tell him if he is to get into his preferred course at uni. That number will not define him — I think after making it even this far he knows that, writes Vanessa Wiltshire.
Cricketer Moises Henriques appeared to have the perfect life, and he knew how good he had. But it made the anxiety and barrage of negative thoughts he was suffering all the more distressing.
The violence in Melbourne's Bourke Street last Friday is still being investigated as a terrorist incident and discussions about the nature of the terrorist threat tends to go around in circles, as the same issues are raised, commented upon, and then forgotten, writes Rodger Shanahan.