A law suit on behalf of youth detainees alleges human rights abuses in the Northern Territory's detention centres.

Tasmanian politicians have been granted a pay rise well above that of the public sector, and they want more.

Prison advocates are concerned about a new, fully-private women’s prison in Queensland.

Conservationists have gained access to documents that coal giant Adani tried hard to keep hidden.

The Coalition has managed to reach basic consensus on a Nation Energy Guarantee (NEG) ...

The commodity forecaster says Australia’s water market could cope with another big drought.

Australian education officials are in a stand-off that is delaying the release of NAPLAN results.

WorkSafe Victoria has filed charges against a government department over occupational violence in an aged care facility.

State energy ministers have given conditional support to the NEG, allowing it to move ahead.

SA Premier Steven Marshall says a “tough” upcoming state budget is needed to address a $250 million health ...

Libraries across NSW are calling for a doubling in State Government funding to ensure their long-term viability.

Environmentalists say new Queensland laws would allow companies to avoid rehabilitating some mine sites.

Queensland is very close to closing the gap in Indigenous Year 12 completion.

SA Health says thousands of children's medical test results have been publicly available online for over a decade.

Queensland police have been accused of failing to have adequate measures to prevent officers wrongfully accessing private personal data.

The Northern Territory says progress is being slowed by excess regional telecommunications reviews.

A new survey finds over 70 per cent of Australians want the government to set a high renewable energy target.

The Northern Territory government will spend almost half-a-billion-dollars to save Jabiru, the tiny mining town inside Kakadu national park.

Firefighters are travelling from across the country to learn ancient Aboriginal techniques.

SA Premier Steven Marshall has defended the $550,000 annual pay cheque of South Australia's new top public servant.

The CPSU is at odds with the CFMEU in NSW.

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A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

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