Sexually abused students need ongoing, not piecemeal, support

It’s not often that we look to the secondary school sector for examples of innovation in leadership or good governance. However, Melbourne’s Xavier College looks to be on the cusp of implementing a bold strategy in a sector where good governance remains patchy at best. The school is set to tackle the consequences of past […]

I may need to review my membership – again

Credit:Illustration: Andrew Dyson To submit a letter to The Age, email [email protected] Please include your home address and telephone number. THE LABOR PARTY I may need to review my membership – again Forty years ago as a fresh-faced enthusiast for progressive politics, I joined the Labor Party. A few boring branch meetings later and with […]

The Gross Reason Why You Need To Start Washing Your Hair Ties

Your list of items to clean may be constantly growing, but there might be one last place you forgot to look — your hair-tie drawer. If you’ve never thought to wash these, you’re not alone. Whether they spend the majority of their time in your hair or on your wrist, they can accumulate a lot […]

Do I still need to wear a face mask on public transport?

FREEDOM Day in England has finally arrived but not every Covid restriction has been entirely lifted. While it is no longer mandatory passengers on public transport are still urged to cover their faces with a mask. Do I still need to wear a face mask on public transport? Masks will no longer be required by […]