An education expert says special measures should be taken for university students who are first in their family to attend.
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The Federal Government’s childcare system overhaul has passed the Senate.
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Law firm Slater and Gordon has been cleared of falsifying its financial records and accounts.
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Economist Saul Eslake says retirees are having to use their superannuation to pay off mortgages.
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The West Australian Government appears likely to introduce ‘no jab no play’ laws.
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The push for a commission of inquiry into Australia's scandal-plagued banking system is gaining momentum.
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The Federal Government has issued a new National Science Statement ...
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South Australian councils are restricting the use of drones.
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The Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has announced it will hold a public hearing about the 2016 Gold Coast City Council election.
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Tasmanian councils are fighting to retain control of TasWater.
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The Federal Government has put up millions to fund smart tech projects for local government.
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Shadow Minister for Human Services Linda Burney says the Turnbull government’s treatment of DHS staff is “disgusting”.

Unions claim ACCC chair Rod Sims has broken the public service code of conduct.
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One of the Queensland Government’s top bureaucrats has referred himself to the state’s corruption watchdog.
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Australia has come under fresh criticism for the treatment of its Indigenous population.
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Former Greens leader Bob Brown has brought together a unified front against the Carmichael coal mine.
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Today is a day to reflect and take stock of the most valuable commodity on Earth.
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A new blood test can determine if a child is on the autism spectrum with 96 per cent accuracy, according to American researchers.
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Researchers have wound back the clock to see what has happened to the Murray-Darling Basin system over the last 90,000 years.
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The latest spot-checks have again found bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.
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After four years of inactivity, Victoria’s desalination plant is churning.
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Researchers say they have evidence that a planet about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.