Russia has imposed sanctions on 235 Australians, including high-profile politicians.

New South Wales has appointed judges for its revived industrial court.

New South Wales has become the first state to introduce digital birth certificates.

Research suggests COVID-19 vaccination significantly mitigated the death toll among older adults in NSW.

The Australian government has delayed plans to rewrite the nation's environmental laws.

The Great Barrier Reef is undergoing its fifth major bleaching event since 2016, according to the latest snapshot.

Western Australia’s teachers are set to strike next week over an ongoing pay dispute.

Brisbane Councillors will be sworn in again after an administrative bungle.

State police forces are looking cross-border for new recruits.

Victoria’s public servants are pushing for extra reproductive leave.

A new campaign is encouraging people to ask frontline healthcare workers; “Could it be sepsis?”

A big player in the energy sector says Australians will pay more for power.

The possibility of new fossil fuel activities have stirred controversy in the Northern Territory.

Queensland has announced milestones with two significant projects: the Pioneer-Burdekin Pumped Hydro project and the Gladstone hydrogen facility.

The NSW government is cutting public school funding by $148 million.

The minimum pay for the average Queensland construction worker on civil projects has been increased to over $200,000 a year.

The Department of Regional NSW has announced the elimination of over 100 roles.

In a surprising sign of Australia’s tight rental market, the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) says it has secured year-long leases for multiple venues initially acquired for the March 16 local government elections.

An inquiry will be held after the controversial hiring of a top cop's media chief in NSW.

In the latest review of Australia's education funding, a government report has highlighted a significant issue that could see public schools miss out on $13 billion over the next five years.

Devastating floods have put Warragamba Dam works back up for debate.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

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