The Grattan institute has proposed a ‘master teacher’ position be created to improve teaching across schools.

An elite Melbourne school will be investigated over its management of child abuse risks, after damning revelations this week.

The new Australian Space Agency launched this week.

An increase in the number of people looking for work lifted Australia's unemployment rate from 5.1 to 5.3 per cent in January.

The Federal Government says its latest efforts to stop welfare overpayment will cost about $30 million.

Unions want a pay rise for Victoria’s juvenile prison staff to reflect the dangerous nature of their work.

Almost one-third of school students report being bullied.

A new survey shows one in three trainee doctors in Australia have experienced or witnessed bullying, harassment or discrimination in the past 12 months, but most do not report it.

New research has revealed what appears to be a ‘switch’ that controls consciousness in the brain.

Concerning new details have emerged about the Federal Government’s two sports rorts.

The Federal Government has extended a ban on foreign students returning to Australia.

Investigations have found that children's access to disability funding appears to depend on where they live.

The latest Closing the Gap report shows that by most socio-economic measures, Indigenous Australians are still behind ...

Expert agencies have decided to assign a new name to the novel coronavirus: Covid-19.

Australian authorities have approved one part of Elon Musk’s plan to provide a new satellite internet services.

The Federal Government was told some ‘robodebts’ are illegal on the same day it suspended the scheme.

A native title group in Western Australia has been awarded both native title recognition and a $450 million economic package in an Australian first.

Quantum engineers have created artificial atoms to improve the stability of quantum computing.

The Federal Government is being accused of a second ‘sports rort’, this time with a $150 million fund ...

Former foreign minister Julie Bishop has made a low-key entrance to her new role as ANU's first female chancellor.

Many institutions are still yet to join the national scheme for victims of child sex abuse.

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