WA’s largest disability service provider has been sanctioned after it underpaid 1,700 disabled workers.

The Federal Government has found time to give private schools a $3.4 billion boost.

Dozens of private schools have closed due to COVID-19, but the official stance is for schools to remain open for now.

A high-tech study of teeth has exposed ancient gender inequality in China.

A British study has found young vapers are less likely to try cigarettes later.

Experts have issued advice on keeping kids occupied in quarantine.

The first ever genetic map of the cerebral cortex has been produced with the help of Australian researchers.

Queensland researchers say they have reached their funding goal for clinical trials of a possible COVID-19 vaccine.

Australia’s Closing the Gap policy has been dubbed a “medical response to what is effectively a political problem”, amid calls for stronger efforts.

New research shows how media coverage can cause people to search for information on an epidemic, regardless of the actual threat level.

One of Australia’s leading health labs has expanded with a new facility to fast-track medicines to patients.

Quarantined Chinese students have moved en masse to get a homework app taken down.

School holidays could be extended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The University of Tasmania is slashing its number of degrees and courses from about 514 to 120 by next year.

With up to 10 per cent of Australians living in social housing at some point, experts say it can be a vital launchpad for a more stable life.

A study of billion-year-old rocks has revealed that the building blocks for life on Earth arrived much later than previously thought.

Australia’s wastewater has given new insights into the nation’s drug consumption.

Eager citizen scientists have led to the discovery of a new type of star.

Australian work safety authorities are issuing advice on how to keep staff safe from COVID-19.

Facebook is being taken to Federal Court over alleged privacy breaches stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

A high-tech study has solved a chemical mystery about the nature of benzene.

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