A scholarship will allow three inspiring Indigenous students to study at two of the world’s most prestigious universities.

The independent review of the Renewable Energy Target has been released, proposing a number of suggestions to reduce the cost of the scheme and its impact on the energy market.

The Federal Government has threatened to withdraw Cadbury’s $16 million grant, after it was revealed that the company did not explain what it would do with the money.

Two stories this week suggest federal public servants may want brush up on their tech skills.

A motion has been moved in the Senate calling on all MPs not to attend the World Congress of Families.

The governments of the USA and Australia have agreed to share visa and immigration information, as a new level of local counter-terrorism is launched as well.

The Federal Government’s school chaplaincy program will go ahead, but has been changed to get around a High Court decision.

The Local Government Association of Queensland wants its road money, slamming a bickering Senate for delaying the vital funds.

Group of Eight vice-chancellors have assembled in Canberra this week as decisions are made around university deregulation.

A cost-benefit analysis of National Broadband Network (NBN) plans has shown the Coalition model could deliver nine times the benefits Labor’s would have.

One of the key architects of Australian water law says clear environmental efforts are being muddied.

Comcare’s new Chief Executive Officer has started work this week.

Australian firms operating in West Africa a preparing for the threat of Ebola outbreak, as the Federal Government pledges more money to fight the growing plague.

The Australian Federal Government’s skittishness about renewable energy systems has forced one solar power giant to look elsewhere.

South Australian independent Senator Nick Xenophon is plugging a range of changes to the Abbott government’s direct action policy, which researchers say may actually help it meet its emissions reduction target.

The Bureau of Meteorology's mobile website has been recognised for its useful and simple design at this year's Australian Mobile and App Design Awards.

An Australian has been granted asylum in a foreign country after years on the run.

Public sector workers live longer than most other Australian workers, recent stats show.

Federal authorities are moving to change laws in a way that would allow illegally obtained evidence to be used in court.

Councils will feel the strain of changes to Federal Assistance Grants this week as new indexing arrangements come into play.

Australia will sell uranium to India following several years of negotiation.

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