Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton has been discussing plans to withhold tax benefits from families who do not immunise their children.

Planners in Sydney have taken a high-tech approach to getting kids off the internet and back outside.

A study has shown that growing up in a stressful environment affects a child’s DNA, modifying their development through disadvantage.

A new report says the Federal Government is missing out on $1 billion worth of unrecovered student loans, but students say they should not be muscled into paying up.

Tasmania has embarked on an effort to extend its high schools to Year 12.

A unique program will see a visit to Wagga Wagga's Mt Austin High School by thirty refugee students seeking asylum in Australia.

A living archive has been launched in Darwin, to breathe life into Indigenous languages recorded decades ago.

UPDATE 14/04: The NSA has denied reports that it has been using Heartbleed as a spying tool. 

An experiment has been conducted to test the prestige of the world’s most famous violins.

Seven years of incredible conservation efforts have led to the declaration that Macquarie Island is free of pests.

Australian scientists have helped improve our ability to look back into the history of the galaxy.

One of the most popular open source programs on the internet has launched a project to crowd-fund a feature film.

One hundred and fifty important programs have had their funding renewed, as the Federal Government pours $170 million into mental health services.

The Victorian Government has announced $20 million will be spent on a new school in inner-city Melbourne, but has faced allegations of inappropriate political promotion.

A highly commendable trend continues this week, with the announcement of a $100 million package for scholarships to get more female leaders in IT.

An event for Queensland school principals has heard that schools should be actively finding roles for teachers-in-training.

Concerns have been raised about funds some thought were secured for Tasmanian schools.

A new visa arrangement means young people from Australia and Poland will soon be able to work and holiday in each other's countries.

Questions have been asked over just how savings will be made at James Cook University in Queensland, which has been hit with a $26 million funding cut.

Over one hundred WA schools were closed as thousands of teachers took their anger to the streets this week.

Universities Australia has launched a new campaign to increase public awareness of the importance of research and continued tertiary funding.

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