A civil lawsuit has been filed against the Northern Territory Government over its youth detention facilities.

Experts hope new investigations into ancient DNA can enable the return of Aboriginal remains to the lands from which they came.

An inquiry has been launched into the miscalculation of university entrance scores in Tasmania.

The unemployment rate has increased despite the creation of more than 37,000 jobs last month.

The Federal Government has announced a cut in funding for research.

Labor says it would create a commonwealth environmental protection agency if it wins next year’s election.

A new study has found shoppers underestimate the carbon cost of their food choices, but they would like to know more.

Research suggests people who frequently play violent video games are less affected by disturbing images than non-players.

New stats show gay, lesbian and bisexual Australians suffer from poorer health, especially when it comes to emotional health and suffering physical violence.

Australian engineers have taken the latest step closer to quantum computing with a new optical microchip.

The University of Wollongong will soon offer a controversial Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation degree.

Adelaide will be the home of Australia's new space agency.

Some leading local labs have formed a new group dedicated to developing ethical AI.

Victoria seems unlikely to sign on the federal school funding deal at a COAG meeting on Friday.

The Federal Government has accepted recommendations for new measures to guard religious freedom.

A new study by Australian safety authorities has found no link between the use of mobile phones and incidence of brain cancers.

NASA’s Voyager 2 probe is officially in interstellar space, after a journey of more than 40 years.

The competition regulator has issued a report on Google, Facebook and Australian news and advertising.

Medicare will soon cover treatment for tens of thousands of Australians with severe eating disorders.

A handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein grapples with the concept of religion has sold for AU$3.9 million.

Darwin Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis has moved to douse concerns about his wife's links to the Chinese Government.

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