Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan has reportedly put aside plans for a taskforce to scrutinise university responses to sexual assault and harassment.

International researchers have produced the world's first global vegetation database ...

A new plan would see families gain greater flexibility with how they use paid parental leave entitlements.

The federal education department has written off nearly $10 million from its failed national apprenticeship management IT system.

Questions are being asked about the credibility of the Queensland government’s poll to change the name of the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital.

Over 200,000 Australians are now on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and almost all report positive experiences.

The next rounds of research grants have been delayed while the Government applies its new “national interest” test.

Financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC has warned non-profits are vulnerable to terrorist infiltration and exploitation.

Australia’s top coral expert has been acknowledged for his courage in promoting science.

A new project will help Brisbane residents with hayfever and seasonal asthma keep a check on levels of grass pollen in the air.

A new institute has been launched to transform the cultural status of mathematics in Australia.

South Australia has signed up to the Federal Government's new schools funding agreement.

A crowdfunding campaign aimed at one of Australia’s most iconic but endangered animals has been launched this week.

An upcoming meeting should see the standard kilogram changed.

Australia’s new face-matching system will be prone to misreading non-Caucasian faces, experts say.

Research suggests alcohol advertising restrictions are unlikely to reduce young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing.

Australian researchers have dated some of the oldest known figurative art.

Anglican schools are pushing to keep discriminating on the basis of sexuality.

The New South Wales Government has announced a new $712 million fund for public schools.

The number of children seeking gender reassignment surgery is surging, stats suggest.

Experts say systemic change is needed to tackle suicide in the health workforce.

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