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The unhealthy habits killing Australian women


Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in Australia and has been for more than two decades. But despite ongoing educational campaigns and medical recommendations – Australian women are still risking their long-term health with bad habits. Christa Dang, Professor Cassandra Szoeke and Professor Martha Hickey investigate. A chest x-ray of a woman


Census 2016: Women are still disadvantaged by the amount of unpaid housework they do


The first release of data from the 2016 Census shows the typical Australian woman spends between five and 14 hours a week doing unpaid domestic housework. For the typical Australian man it’s less than five hours a week, suggesting women still assume the lions’ share of the housework writes Leah Ruppanner.


Women don’t ‘lose value as they age,’ says business coach

New research has found that more Australians than ever are approaching retirement age, revealing that 415,000 Aussies are planning to retire in the next 12 months, substantially more than in 2008, when it was 327,000. In line with this – a study by economists at the University of California at Irvine and Tulane University found