One in three Australians sexually harassed at work, SBS News

An Australian Human Rights Commission report shows the number of people who have reported being sexually harassed in the workplace has risen dramatically in six years. Rates of sexual harassment in the workplace are highest in the information, media and…

NAPLAN results show Australian students falling behind in writing, SBS News

This year's NAPLAN results have been released despite criticism of the process and quality of the data. The 2018 National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) results have been released, with the report showing little change from last year.…

Six PMs in 10 years: How this leadership spill was different, SBS News

Scott Morrison has been elected Australia's 30th Prime Minister. One former Liberal Party leader says the latest leadership spill has some features that distinguishes it from episodes in the past. Former Liberal Party leader John Hewson said personal vendettas rather…

University students going hungry as cost of living hits: report, SBS News

A rising cost of living is forcing university students to go without basic necessities. A new survey has found more and more Australian university students are going hungry. The Universities Australia report has found about one in seven students in…

Echoes of Tampa crisis as Italy rejects rescue boat, SBS News

A migrant rescue ship left stranded in the Mediterranean has been compared with the controversial 2001 Tampa affair in Australian waters. More than 600 migrants stranded on a rescue vessel in the Mediterranean Sea since the weekend have begun their…

‘Get screened early’: New Cancer Council campaign targets Indigenous Australians, SBS News

The Cancer Council is urging everyone to get screened early as it launches its latest campaign aimed at the Indigenous community. Aboriginal elder Uncle Jack Charles has teamed up with Cancer Council Victoria as part of a new campaign to…

‘None of us expected to survive’: Battle of the Atlantic remembered, SBS News

Australians involved in one of the longest battles of World War II have gathered in Canberra. Australians involved in World War II's Battle of the Atlantic have gathered in Canberra 75 years on to reflect and remember. The battle was…

Diversity a highlight of Aviation Rescue Fire Fighters’ class of 2018, SBS News

The 2018 class of Airservices Australia's Aviation Rescue Fire Fighter program has graduated, with a quarter identifying as Indigenous. Fifteen weeks of discipline, hard work and sacrifice have paid off for 20 young men and women who have graduated from…

‘Dream come true’: Australian violin prodigy Christian Li, 10, opens up on competition win, SBS News

Australian Christian Li, 10, is home after capturing the world's attention with his award-winning violin performances. Music prodigy Christian Li is back in Australia after becoming the youngest-ever winner of the "Olympics of the Violin" in Geneva. The 10-year-old violinist,…

How you can protect your privacy online, SBS News

As Facebook falls under scrutiny for its role in data-harvesting, experts say Australians might also be at risk of having their online privacy breached. Experts have warned Australians to be cautious of their online security, amid the controversy surrounding Facebook's…