Aboriginal leader and Labor senator Pat Dodson says the Community Development Programme (CDP) work-for-the-dole scheme is a “national shame”.

The Federal Government is looking to save $37 million by cutting cable TV, clothing and financial advice perks.

The head of ASIO is standing by comments that refugees are not to blame for terrorism.

A leading Aboriginal public service figure says the APS should make Indigenous employment “core business”.

NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes has joined Labor and the Greens in criticising the revised Gonski school funding plan.

The Turnbull government wants the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to invest in carbon capture and storage.

New figures show renewable sources provided 17 per cent of Australia’s electricity in 2016 – a 3 per cent increase on the year before.

Corporate regulator ASIC is making changes to keep up with rapidly changing tech sectors.

Top government officials are looking at public hospital funding reforms that could see consumers pay more.

The Queensland Government will not give away royalties for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has warned the world is “going to hell”, and the Defence Department is not ready.

The Federal Government has conceded that not much is happening with its plans to decentralise the public sector.

The Federal Government appears to have abandoned its “Shared Services Centre”, after sinking $210 million into the idea.

A global treaty to protect human health and the environment comes into force in 90 days, but Australia has still not ratified it.

Federal Government departments are working to improve the much maligned myGov system.

Experts say we need to ask difficult questions about how to reduce the number of Australian children in out-of-home care.

Researchers say Australia is not facing a gas shortfall crisis.

NBN has purchased over 15,000km of copper cabling in an investment likened to buying steam trains.

Australia has purchased two high-performance storage solutions to provide an advanced data platform for researchers.

The Federal Government is close to introducing new revenge porn laws.

Medical research could already be suffering under Australia’s new visa laws.

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