The Fair Work Commission has cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality, retail and fast food workers.

NASA has announced the discovery of a nearby alien solar system.

The Federal Government has issued its first licences to sell marijuana.

The New South Wales Higher School Certificate syllabus has had its biggest overhaul in 16 years.

Obesity experts say that if we have controls on alcohol and tobacco, we should have them on sugary drinks too.

Google is looking to hire Australia's best and brightest hackers.

Victorian teachers are preparing to strike to break stalled pay and workload negotiations.

Reports say the Aurukun primary school massively overstated its student numbers by accident.

The Victorian government has put up $5 million to fund social enterprise projects.

The Islamic College of South Australia has lost funding, after it failed to meet conditions imposed by the federal Education and Training Department.

It appears facts are not enough to spread scientific truth.

Scientists have captured the very early stages of a supernova; the violent explosion of a star in a nearby galaxy.

Health experts say the lack of a strong approach to the Australian obesity epidemic is ‘unacceptable’.

Victoria has become the third Australian state to offer free meningococcal W vaccines for school students.

In a shock discovery, researchers have found kids who enjoy maths are better at it.

Australia has lost one of its greatest contributors to public health ...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rebuilt the Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC).

Lucrative AFP and Defence training contracts have been awarded to a private college group with an interesting history.

A new survey shows an increasing number of people think Australia is a racist country.

We are moving into an age where many people will live virtual lives, but little is known about the potential health effects.

1.5 million Australians will see a reduction in Family Tax Benefit (FTB) supplements after changes proposed this week.

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Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that an object about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

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