Aboriginal leader and Labor senator Pat Dodson says the Community Development Programme (CDP) work-for-the-dole scheme is a “national shame”.

NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes has joined Labor and the Greens in criticising the revised Gonski school funding plan.

New genomic tools are enabling researchers to overturn long-held beliefs about the origins of populations.

A whistle-blower says corruption at the Australian National University has cost taxpayers millions of dollars.

A major vocational education provider has gone into voluntary administration.

The Northern Territory and South Australia are joining forces to bid collectively for new services.

Researchers have linked forty new genes with intelligence.

A Swedish ecologist has proposed a crypto-anarchist approach to environmental protection.

West Australian researchers say giving trans or gender diverse kids hormone to suppress puberty can improve their mental health.

Oceanographers want people to appreciate the beauty and mystery of the deep sea floor.

Mining magnate Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest has announced a $400 million philanthropic donation.

Experts say we need to ask difficult questions about how to reduce the number of Australian children in out-of-home care.

Australia has purchased two high-performance storage solutions to provide an advanced data platform for researchers.

The Federal Government is close to introducing new revenge porn laws.

Medical research could already be suffering under Australia’s new visa laws.

The WA Government is looking to ban unvaccinated kids from childcare centres.

Wikipedia has changed its Australian front page to raise awareness of copyright reform.

South Australia has launched its own version of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program.

Evidence from a remote cave on Australia’s north coast has confirmed human occupation of the region 50,000 years ago.

State education ministers are standing against the Turnbull government’s new school funding model.

Plans to expand the cashless welfare card scheme could struggle to pass Parliament.

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