Oct 31, 2013
The Washington Post
How British colonialism spread Halloween
Halloween is a controversial day in Australia. The holiday is not traditionally observed there widely, but kids are still aware of it from TV and movies.
Want to look (and feel) better?
Victorians outlay much more on orthopedics - and prosthetics - while Tasmanians 'spending on glasses and eye tests is four times that of South Australians, where outlays on health and well-being are the lowest in the land.
Curriculum 'to match world's best'
Five year olds will be tackling fractions and computer algorithms, as a more stretching national curriculum is announced for state schools in England.