Australia’s elimination of rubella is a powerful sign that that vaccinations work, according to health minister Greg Hunt.

A petition with over 2,000 signatures has urged SA to re-open a sleep laboratory at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital.

A set of 250,000-year-old teeth have revealed unprecedented detail about ancient children.

The ACCC says fake aboriginal art is a serious issue.

Around a third of Australia’s foreign workers earn $12 an hour or less.

A new program is giving dental students a unique opportunity to practice administering injections in a virtual reality environment.

Universities have expressed dismay at “political interference” in the blocking of $4 million in grants.

NASA is preparing to send off the most prolific planet-hunting machine in history.

CSIRO has launched a new app to empower citizens scientists to monitor water quality.

Australian researchers have used video game software to enhance the safety of crane lift training and operation.

The ACT has proposed new laws to prevent discrimination against students and teachers based on their sexual identity.

New analysis suggests the location of a school is more important than whether it is public or private.

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has responded to claims it was damaging its forecasting.

Up to 20 per cent of kids in Queensland Indigenous communities do not have birth certificates.

People fleeing domestic violence have been warned that former partners could trace them via their children's myGov accounts.

Basic lifeforms have the potential to survive on Mars thanks to briny waters, US researchers say.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has delivered a formal apology on behalf of the nation for failing survivors of institutional child sex abuse.

Artificial intelligence has improved on human-designed quantum science experiments.

ASIC is reviewing school banking, following criticism of Commonwealth Bank's Dollarmites program.

Flinders University academics are facing job uncertainty due to a restructure.

A safety inquiry has exposed serious flaws in how the ACT Education Directorate handled incidents of violence against teachers.

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