A major science lobby says a Science Future Fund could generate economic returns of up to $2.3 billion a year.

Australia is expanding the role of its official people smuggling monitor.

Nearly 20,000 refugees on temporary protection and safe haven visas can now apply for permanency.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has been criticised for allegedly shutting out candidates ...

Australian experts have developed a new tool to speed up genetic disease diagnosis.

Over 11,000 QUT employees, students and former staff have been affected by a cyber attack.

An unlikely bunch of codebreakers have cracked the secrets of Mary Queen of Scots’ lost letters.

State school principals say private schools are luring teachers away from the public sector with better salaries.

The director of the Australian Antarctic Division has resigned.

New research maps the superhighways travelled by the first Australians on a 10,000-year journey through the continent.

Citizen scientists have found greater-than-expected coral cover in waters off Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

The Productivity Commission says that despite school funding rising to $72 billion, improvements in academic outcomes ...

Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt has announced he will resign as Australian National University vice-chancellor.

Investigations have been ordered after a disturbing look into schools linked to Catholic group Opus Dei this week.

A review has called for the National School Chaplaincy Program to include secular support staff.

The Federal Government has announced plans to reform Australia’s family law system.

Close to 400 victims have alleged sexual abuse at Victorian state schools.

South Australia's head of child protection has stepped down.

The EU and US have agreed to share AI models, but keep key data at home.

The Federal Government has pledged to restore arts funding cut off by its predecessor.

The Robodebt inquiry has heard of the pressure that senior leaders put on the Department of Social Services legal team.

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