New South Wales is looking at rolling out a star rating system for childcare centres.

Tasmanian state schools are planning to ban mobile phones.

Victorian councils are supporting 16 days of activism against gender-based violence.

The Federal Government has admitted its robodebt scheme was unlawful, as it settles a legal challenge.

The Australian Academy of Science is “greatly concerned” about the cherrypicking and misrepresentation of scientific evidence.

CSIRO is auctioning its historic collection of bull semen.

Scientists have completed a new study on the extinction of Australia’s megafauna, and say their demise was not only because of people.

New research suggests climate change will have a particularly negative impact on women.

Nursing students may soon face a barrage of insults and belligerence from a VR simulation of an angry patient.

A new study could douse fears of a looming superhuman future.

Australian medical research is in danger of becoming non-competitive on a global stage when it comes to sex and gender analysis, according to a consortium of leading universities and research institutions.

Coral researchers have been slaving over a radical new project, rearing millions of coral babies.

The Victorian Government has put up funds to support a breakthrough 3D-printing technology.

A new mental health program is helping teens recognise and support peers at risk.

For years scientists have operated on the assumption that the universe is works under four fundamental forces ...

The Productivity Commission says around half a billion in spending on NT child protection has been used inefficiently.

Synthetic biology could transform Australia’s agricultural sector into a $100 billion industry.

New recordings show the Earth singing a strange song when the Sun is having bad weather.

A team of ‘underwater gardeners’ is working to stem the decline of an endangered seagrass.

An inquiry has heard Australia's food allergen labelling must be improved.

Save the Children Australia has become the first socially focused NGO to join the UN's Green Climate Fund.

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