Many Australian local government areas are calling out to be allowed to re-house refugees and asylum seekers in their towns.

Scientists and other staff at the CSIRO are launching industrial action today over management's refusal to budge from the federal government's “hostile” bargaining policy.

The Federal Government has unveiled more than $10 million worth of new funding to help preserve Indigenous culture and keep Indigenous kids in school.

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has been named the third most attractive employer in the country.

Wage disputes could see the Abbott Government’s “Stop the Boats” policy come undone.

Voting strictly on party lines means people very rarely know the real opinions of politicians, but one researcher says he may be able to find out.

The Immigration and Border Protection Department is bringing in a talking computer to help it sift through data.

The University of Western Australia’s latest posting has caused some serious stirrings.

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton appears in a new video spruiking the Cambodian solution to asylum seekers, while one of his most vocal opponents accuses him of torture.

Public servants at Centrelink say they go to work every day in fear of violence, and are urging their bosses to boost security at the agency’s shopfronts.

The huge Department of Human Services has seen a deluge of applicants for jobs at Centrelink, Medicare and the Child Support Agency.

Union members at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) look set to join strike action alongside public servants from 12 other departments.

Australian researchers have exposed the cost the battle of Gallipoli on the Turkish side, long after the dead were cleared from the historic beach.

Labor has proposed superannuation tax changes that it says would bring more than $14 billion from over 10 years to the federal coffers.

New research says Australia could go 100 per cent renewable, with a few good policies.

Business groups have reacted poorly to a push by unions to change the Fair Work Act.

The governments of Australia and Iran will share information on Australians fighting with the Islamic State group in Iraq under a new deal.

Documents from the United Nations show the Australian Government is facing serious international pressure over its environment policies.

The Abbott government has given $4 million to the University of Western Australia so that renewable energy investment sceptic Bjørn Lomborg can spread his message.

The Australian Tax Office is using animated GIFs to sell the message of superannuation consolidation to trendy youngsters.

Eric Abetz says lawyers are teaming up with public servants to “rort” workers’ compensation.

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