Welfare recipients may soon be asked to report their actual wages.

Religious organisations are fighting moves to make gay conversion therapy a crime in Queensland.

A new study suggests regulations designed to limit lead levels in children may be working.

Scientists have 3D-printed the vocal cords of an ancient Egyptian priest.

Advocates say children with autism languish unduly in emergency departments and mental health wards.

Pressure is increasing on the Federal Government over the biased allocation of sports funds.

The world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope is ready to run.

A long-running study has found people no longer believe working hard will lead to a better life.

A new independent national taskforce is tackling the significant deficit in the numbers of women studying engineering.

Years of plant research have been destroyed by hailstorms in the ACT.

A review of the NDIS has found it is plagued with delays, frustrating and difficult to understand.

The auditor-general has found a federal government minister awarded $100 million worth of grants based on electorates the Coalition wanted to win.

Australia’s catastrophic bushfires and smoke haze are presenting a risk for the nation's third most valuable export.

New studies suggest whooping cough is evolving into a superbug.

Australia's science minister wants the climate change debate to move several steps ahead.

Murdoch University has dropped a financial claim against a whistleblower academic.

NASA says the plume of smoke from Australia’s bushfires has encircled the planet.

A gender balance has been achieved on the sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island for the first time.

A new multinational study suggests smaller class sizes are not always better for pupils.

Digital storybooks that respond to a child’s vocalisation appear to boost learning.

Queensland school students have been ‘locked down’ more than 250 times in the past two years.

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