Experts say sports betting is becoming a normal social practice, but could potentially lead to peer pressure and risky gambling behaviour.

The South Australian Government has put up $2 million for 57 regional youth local government traineeships.

Rowena Allen has been appointed Victoria’s first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner, and is set to champion the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) Victorians within the Government.

Experts say Australia can achieve zero net emissions by 2050, living within its recommended carbon budget and using technologies that exist today, while still growing the economy.

GovHack has returned for 2015, with the competition bringing 1,800 people together to innovate, collaborate and apply their creative skills to open government data.

One New South Wales school is taking new steps to stem rising violence; posting police inside its gates.

A former Rio Tinto executive from outside the academic world will lead the Federal Government’s research training system review.

Research shows teachers can use the hugely popular computer game Minecraft to help teach maths, design, art and geography.

A new report has investigated the health and safety concerns of Australian educators.

Mental health experts are working on new risk assessments which they say could help reduce suicide.

Australian works of digital literature will soon be collected and preserved by Canberra’s National Library of Australia (NLA), after new legislation was adopted by Federal Parliament.

A group of blind hikers has crossed a French mountain range in a bold test of a new GPS system.

A Melbourne pharmacist and a leading doctor have called for serious conversation about legalising and regulating currently illicit narcotics.

The ACT Education Union has agreed to a revised pay deal for Canberra public school teachers, after more than a year of tough negotiations.

The Federal Government has launched the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) this week, which it says will help get more students into apprenticeships.

Researchers say science education could soar with the help of high-altitude balloons.

Research shows one in seven New South Wales children are now living in poverty.

New research has found that that school funding in its current state is “politically, financially and educationally unsustainable”.

Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has promised his entire $US32 billion ($41.8 billion) fortune to charitable projects.

Archived News

RSS More »