A new snapshot of Australia's education system shows the Gonski funding is working, although it may have increased teachers’ workploads.

Unions want an increase of $30 per week in the minimum wage, but that is three times more than the retail industry says it can afford.

Victoria will soon have Australia’s first independent family violence agency, combining monitoring, policy advice and research roles.

New working groups have been announced for a nationwide research overhaul.

NBN's chief executive Bill Morrow says he has visited the homes of tech giants Google and Facebook, and confirmed that people do not want fibre optic internet at home.

An interesting idea has been lost in the furore over income tax reform.

The Federal Government says it is promoting competition by stripping the ASX of its legislated monopoly on share clearing.

The Queensland Government has launched a surprising attack on job cuts at the CSIRO imposed by the Federal Government.

Innovation Minister Christopher Pyne has announced the first stage of an online Digital Marketplace for smaller businesses to access government’s $5 billion annual spend on ICT projects.

The main doctors’ lobby is excited by a possible $7 billion emergency hospitals funding deal between the Federal and state governments.

Two experts have debated whether doctors should boycott working in Australia’s immigration detention centres.

The National Heath and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has put up another $3.3 million for studies on illness and wind turbines.

The latest corporate tax transparency figures show almost a third of companies earning over $200 million paid no tax.

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) wants a north-west economic zone to be created to protect important mining areas from economic ebb and flow.

A new report says China is responsible for about ten per cent of the global warming since the pre-industrial era.

Adani has reached some key agreements on its $AU16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project.

Legal experts say there needs to be big reforms to protect privacy in the digital age.

The Federal Government could regulate the rapidly-expanding world of online gambling.

The UK Government is imposing a tax on sugary drinks to help tackle obesity, leaving many to wonder if the same thing would work in Australia.

Staff at the Department of Human Services have been warned they will not get a better offer than the one they rejected last month.

Infrastructure Australia has released its 15-year Australian Infrastructure Plan, and it has already been used to argue for more local government involvement.

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