Corrupt former NSW ministers are being stripped of their parliamentary pensions.

The Federal Government has conceded that not much is happening with its plans to decentralise the public sector.

The Federal Government appears to have abandoned its “Shared Services Centre”, after sinking $210 million into the idea.

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

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

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

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

NSW Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean wants businesses to commit to a Safety Promise.

Adani has indefinitely delayed a meeting that was set to decide the future of the Carmichael coal mine.

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

ATO deputy commissioner Michael Cranston has been accused of conspiring to “defraud the Commonwealth”.

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

The Transport Workers' Union (TWU) is at war with ALDI over alleged underpayment and unfair treatment of workers.

The ACCC has approved plans for 27 South Australian businesses to bulk buy electricity.

Swiss voters have backed billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy and a ban on new nuclear plants.

Federal Government departments are working to improve the much maligned myGov system.

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

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

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

UBS analysis suggests mortgage brokers are a relic of a previous age.

A new survey hopes to get a picture of the workers who interact with family violence.

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A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

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