The government says its employment white paper focuses on improving economic outcomes for First Nations people.

A report has emerged from a two-year inquiry into the Tasmanian government's handling of child sexual abuse within its institutions.

NASA's OSIRIS-REx has returned asteroid Bennu samples and is now jetting off to its next target.

The Federal Government has announced an inquiry into the country's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Australian-first biobank will be established to improve and discover new treatments for children with ...

A new CSIRO handbook will guide businesses on how to report and account for their natural assets.

Australia is witnessing a stark divergence in socio-economic fortunes.

Australia's long-awaited digital identity legislation has made its way to Parliament.

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has officially declared the arrival of two significant climate drivers ...

The Great Barrier Reef has avoided being added to UNESCO's endangered list.

Small island nations are pushing for clarity and legal accountability amid a worsening climate crisis.

The Federal Government is set to scrap the outdated Disability Services Act and impose new standards ...

Australia, famed for its fertile lands and premium produce, finds itself in a dire dietary predicament.

A landmark inquiry has called for an taskforce on university sexual violence.

Australian students will soon build their own nuclear fusion device.

As the world approaches the halfway mark for achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a sobering report reveals ...

Former Queensland MP Stuart Robert has been referred to the anti-corruption commission.

The chair of a Royal Commission has urged action on Defence and veteran suicide.

The WA Government is revising its Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act.

The Victorian government is scrapping tuition fees for secondary school teaching programs starting in 2024.

Researchers have decoded Wi-Fi signals to extract keystrokes for password theft.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

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