Federal emissions cuts are being counter-balanced by the costs of Queensland land-clearing.

There has been a mixed response to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority's (MDBA) new water efficiency package.

The Federal Court has rejected a challenge to planned penalty rate cuts.

The Australian Taxation Office has launched a four-year project to overcome its repeated IT failures.

Australian health expenditure topped 10 per cent of GDP for the first time in 2015-16, new data shows.

Claims of a disturbing new ‘mass surveillance’ regime have been raised after a COAG ...

The Prime Minister says he is “keenly aware” of NBN issues, but says he is “absolutely on top” of them.

The Defence Department wants to recruit Australia’s top new mathematicians.

Federal insurer Comcare’s attempt to recoup payments to an ACT government employee have been labelled “unconscionable”.

The regional Victorian city of Wangaratta wants to become the centre of Australian foreign policy.

The Federal Government has detailed the next step in its plan for stronger whistleblower protections.

The AFP is running a female-only recruitment drive.

India’s former environment minister has warned that authorities are ignoring Adani’s environmental record.

A government audit has savaged Telstra’s 20-year USO deal.

AGL is still not on board with the Federal Government’s push to keep the Liddell power station open beyond its scheduled closure in 2022.

CSIRO has bought time on one of the world’s most sophisticated satellites.

A leading education expert says too many teachers are “allowed to make it up” as they go.

A joint federal inquiry has called for a drastic overhaul of the NBN.

Commonwealth departments will soon be able to use the private sector to manage compensation claims.

The Federal Government has secured an agreement with major firms on gas export controls.

Big firms are circling as the Government gets ready to drop billions on boats.

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