The latest Closing the Gap Report shows limited progress, with four targets on track, but another four going backwards.

The Northern Territory is first Australian jurisdiction to raise its minimum age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 12 years.

Melbourne scientist Professor Alan Cowman has been awarded the CSL Florey Medal.

The UN has again raised concerns over the state of the Great Barrier Reef.

A leading Australian academy has announced 50 scholarships for women in STEM.

Exposure therapy combined with aerobic exercise could help reduce PTSD symptoms, a new study has found.

An Australian researcher appears to have solved the mystery of why lightning zig-zags.

Twenty per cent of Tasmanian teachers say they do not feel safe in the workplace.

The WA Government continues to grapple with industrial relations fights on several fronts.

DNA experts have addressed a hearing into Kathleen Folbigg’s convictions for killing her four children.

CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology have released the State of the Climate Report 2022.

Scientists have discovered what one of Earth’s oldest animals had for its last meal.

Australian researchers have made a significant discovery in how the brain influences impulsive behaviour.

Youth justice advocates have slammed the ‘e-carceration’ of young Queensland offenders.

A radio telescope in remote Western Australia is building 3-dimensional maps of galaxies.

School students have helped identify thousands of insect species.

Researchers say unconscious bias and gender stereotypes are preventing teachers from intervening in bullying.

The Federal Government has pledged an extra $15 million to address a backlog in child abuse redress scheme.

Economists say demand for workers is one of the strongest ‘pull factors’ for regional movers.

CSIRO says its long-serving chief Dr Larry Marshall will conclude his third and final term in June 2023.

Personalised, gene-edited immune cells have been used to treat cancer in humans for the first time.

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