The Federal Government has announced a “justice reinvestment” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The Queensland Government says it wants to spend less on contractors and consultants.

Researchers are exploring the potential of ‘digitalised touch’ in social media.

Australian experts suggest a potential solution to the rampant spread of misinformation on social media.

People tend to spend more when using cashless payment methods compared to traditional cash transactions.

After 128 years of exploration and excavation, Flinders University researchers have uncovered the skull of Australia's “giga-goose”.

The Victorian Government has put up new money to address gender disparities in the energy and manufacturing sectors.

The National Anti-Corruption Commission will not investigate public officials referred by the robodebt royal commission.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) wants to address the inequities in junior rates of pay.

The UN Secretary-General has called for a ban on fossil fuel advertising.

Meta has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool capable of translating 200 different languages, including many that are under-resourced.

A key government lawyer involved in the controversial Robodebt scheme has resigned.

The eSafety Commissioner has officially withdrawn its Federal Court action against X, formerly known as Twitter.

The Australian government has pledged to co-design changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the disability community.

A key figure in WA’s education department is stepping down.

Artificial intelligence could revolutionise the monitoring of brain development in children.

Scientists say pollution presents a greater threat to global health than war, terrorism, and a range of diseases combined.

The Federal Government has pledged $3.5 million to support Stolen Generations survivors through community-led healing services.

Australia will soon have its first federal Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

People living with disabilities in Victoria are set to benefit from an increase in locally manufactured assistive devices.

The University of Queensland (UQ) is partnering with Emory University in the US to enhance vaccine research.

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