Victoria is on the brink of a historic milestone, poised to become the first Australian state to negotiate an Indigenous treaty.

A new community partnership has been formed in the hope of creating a safer, stronger Port Augusta.

Telstra has been fined $1.5 million by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for failing to adequately protect its customers from scams and fraud.

A government body has called for the reclassification of mobile services.

As Queensland gears up for its election, proposed policies addressing child offending have come under sharp criticism.

Governments have been accused of inadequately addressing racism, with many even avoiding the term altogether.

Experts say the overall health of Australians remains robust when compared to similar countries.

A leading professor has strongly criticised the Albanese government's decision to cap the number of international students.

Many Australian teachers hesitate to teach First Nations histories and cultures due to fears of saying something wrong.

Researchers have discovered that a small brain region known for regulating hunger, body temperature, and sleep plays a significant role in survival situations.

A new archaeological find has uncovered a 12,000 year old First Nations ritual.

The DAFF says it will expand its network of agricultural counsellors.

Australian researchers have shown that modern dingoes share almost no ancestry with domestic dogs.

Warrnambool College in south-west Victoria is in a dispute between WorkSafe and the Victorian Department of Education over the safety of its teachers.

Western Australian public school teachers have agreed to a revised pay offer from the state government.

Experts say Australian selective schools offer little long-term advantage for students.

New funding should improve access to secondary education for students from the Torres Strait Islands.

The WA Government has convened the inaugural meeting of the LGBTQIA+ Inclusion Strategy Reference Group.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is projected to create up to 200,000 AI-related jobs in Australia by 2030, new findings suggest.

Researchers have investigated whether a marked decline in youth mental health is linked to social media.

CSIRO has partnered with Dell to develop an advanced high-performance computing (HPC) system named Virga.

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