Queensland has become the third state to commit to a national redress scheme for survivors of sexual abuse in government-run institutions.

An expansion of waste-to-energy projects is on the way, but experts say we cannot burn out problems away.

The new Gonski report says Australia's school curriculum should be changed to focus to individual student achievements.

New South Wales paramedics face dozens of assaults each year ...

Local government lobbies say China’s ban on imports of recyclable waste should be used as an opportunity for change.

All aged-care homes have been instructed to offer their staff a flu vaccination.

The Victorian Government says it will pay people to find better power deals, in a plan the Opposition has labelled a “bribe”.

The NT Government has announced it will lift its moratorium on fracking, triggering almost immediate protests.

The Queensland Government is keeping facial recognition software installed for the Commonwealth Games in place, but will not say when it will be used.

The SA Government has announced Christopher McGowan will take over the lead role at SA Health.

All Australian states are now offering free flu jabs to children under five, with South Australia becoming the last to get on board.

The Victorian Government has opened its infrastructure plans up to a public vote.

Critics say giving police control over when they turn on their body cameras makes the devices less effective.

The Federal Government is loosening the requirements for NAIF funding.

The NSW Government has promised to keep a major release of environmental water into the Barwon-Darling system away from irrigators.

A report on issues in NT aboriginal town camps has been released after two years, but there will be more delays before new policies can be formed.

Authorities want Australia to take a more circular approach to recycling.

A corruption inquiry in NSW has heard a council general manager was “blackmailed” into hiring a planning director.

The Basslink power cable between Tasmania and Victoria will be out of action until the end of May.

The NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) has ordered striking prison officers to return to work.

Queensland health services have been granted over $6 million to help close the gaps between medical research and the delivery of healthcare.

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