It might be regarded as the most important meal of the day, but skipping breakfast is the best way to tackle Australia's epidemic of obesity and fatty liver disease, new research suggests.
The Abbott government is offering to ditch or delay the most controversial elements of its sweeping higher education reforms to secure a deal with the Senate cross-benchers to allow universities to set their own fees.
For Patrick Green, a physiotherapy student at the University of Sydney, the thought of doing his two-unit maths HSC course again would make him want to "crawl up into a little ball and cry."
Business is in the blood for many of the boys at Waverley College.
It's lunchtime and you're tossing up what to eat. You know that a protein-packed salad or a tuna and hummus and veggie wholemeal wrap are smart options, but Subway or a vending machine sandwich with chips and maybe a chocolate bar are fast and easy.