The body in charge of NAPLAN has given itself a pass mark, despite problems plaguing the move to online testing.

ASIO wants more funding to help it meet demand for advice on spying and foreign interference.

The slow wage growth affecting Australian jobs is also hitting Treasury staff.

ACT public servants were hit with nearly double the amount of disciplinary sanctions in the most recent financial year.

The Federal Government has been warned that intervention in the water market could have “dire consequences”.

The Federal Water Minister has announced the Native Fish Emergency Response Plan for the 2019–20 Summer ...

The promised Snowy Hydro 2.0 project has been described as “too expensive” by a leading energy expert.

Australia’s top universities could be helping develop mass surveillance and military technologies for China.

The ACCC says it will examine the affordability of basic NBN products.

The Federal Government has called on the ACCC to investigate the banking sector‘s refusal to pass on interest rate cuts.

Authorities want senators to block the government's bid to repeal medical evacuation legislation for refugees.

Experts say international governments cannot agree on how to regulate global carbon markets.

Experts say chaotic approaches to energy policy have pushed up electricity prices and scared off investors.

Aged care royal commission chair Richard Tracey QC has died.

The Federal Government’s says its new billion-dollar dam package for NSW will see “bulldozers in the ground” next year.

New rules will require all quad bikes sold in Australia to have roll bars.

Some outstanding Australians have been recognised for contributions to science.

A Federal Court judge has ruled the union regulator’s investigation into the Australian Workers' Union (AWU) donations to GetUp! was invalid, but not political.

The $1 trillion International Monetary Fund (IMF) says almost anything would be worth trying in the effort to address climate change.

Nadine Flood has slammed politicians over a predicted “lost decade” of pay increases for public servants.

A federal election inquiry has heard pre-polling periods are too long.

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