Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says the pink batts scheme would not have proceeded if its safety risks were better understood.

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation's (ANSTO) is fixing tech errors in response to workers’ concerns.

It seems more regional residents want internet access than NBN designers planned for.

Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd has resigned amid questions over his conduct.

A former leader of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has joined call for a funding overhaul.

The Catholic Church, Anglican Church, Salvation Army, Scouts Australia and the YMCA have all signed on to the national redress scheme for child abuse survivors.

The Fair Work Commission has increased the national minimum wage by 3.5 per cent to $719.20 a week.

The Greens say there is evidence that school chaplains are pushing religion on students.

The Federal Court has ordered Jobs Minister Michaelia Cash to give evidence in a legal case ...

Health Minister Greg Hunt has apologised for verbally assaulting Katherine Mayor Fay Miller.

Federal agencies may be forced to report the pay of senior bosses and disclose spending on contractors ...

The Greens want a parliamentary inquiry into how $444 million in reef funding was awarded to little-known group with mining links.

Over $1 billion of public money under the Coalition’s Direct Action climate policy is being wiped out by just a few years of forest-clearing, government data suggests.

Australia's superannuation system has been described as “an unlucky lottery”.

The people in charge of printing banknotes have gone on strike because they do not get enough of them.

New stats show fewer children are being held in detention or under community supervision orders, but the rate for Indigenous children is slower to move.

The Federal Government has knocked back Labor's proposal for a federal corruption watchdog.

A former public service leader has welcomed a major review of the APS.

The World Bank says global carbon markets are back from the brink of collapse.

The Federal Government has been criticised for awarding $444 million in funding to a small Great Barrier Reef group with big mining links.

Politicians are arguing over the influence of Australia’s trade unions.

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