The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has struggled to respond to a critical systems collapse this week.

New laws may prevent reporting on council corruption in Queensland.

Former NSW Labor minister Eddie Obeid has been sentenced to five years' jail, with no parole for three years.

The ACCC has launched legal action against the manufacturers of “flushable” wet wipes.

Victoria’s anti-corruption commission says drug use is a “widespread and serious problem”.

Public health officials say that as the length and severity of hot weather increases, work practices must change.

The usual veneer of agreement was missing after Friday’s COAG meetings.

Mathias Cormann has been criticised for describing paid domestic violence as “another cost” ...

The BBC and Wikipedia are working to change online biographies on women.

An international study says depression affects nearly a third of all med students.

The first meetings on the constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people start this week.

Dr Ken Henry says Australia’s future is “hopeless” if it does not make the most of Asia’s burgeoning middle class.

Despite spending over $10 billion a year on sport and fitness activities, keeping kids engaged after 11 years old is proving a challenge.

The heads of the ATO want workers to give up their resistance to Coalition government's industrial relations policies.

Reports say a secret government review could cut the entitlements for high-flying diplomats.

A global report found has found a dip in the educational achievements of Australian 15-year-olds.

Education Minister Simon Birmingham has warned “green activist” teachers against protesting the abuse of asylum seekers.

Workplaces will be encouraged to employ people with disabilities, fund leadership and create ...

A conservative think tank says Australia’s chief business lobby is now “completely outgunned” by progressive think tanks.

Environmentalists are concerned about the amount of mining industry figures on an NT Government-appointed board.

The Federal Government has opened the possibility of new climate policies for the energy sector.

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