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.

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

Australia’s asbestos mulch scandal has spread, with discoveries in a number of Melbourne parks.

Progress on Australia’s Inland Rail project has been reported.

The NT Government has put up $200 million to recruit 200 additional police officers over the next four years.

VicGrid has announced details of its planned investigation into a new transmission line route.

The NSW Independent Planning Commission has announced its new chair.

Experts say Sydney has grown like a tumour.

The Federal Government has unveiled a new plan to overhaul the nation’s overarching water policy...

Cheaper bills and healthy water supply appear to be coming for Melbourne.

Experts say Australia is on track for unprecedented, decades-long megadroughts.

Experts say new standards are needed for indoor air quality in public buildings.

Outrage reigns in Western Australia's local government sector.

Western Power has urged property owners to replace private power poles at their own expense.

The figures show the number of Australian teens involved with the justice system continues to drop.

Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp has announced she will step down at the end of June.

A WA Auditor General's report on sports spending has raised pork-barrelling allegations.

Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) is fighting for the extension of its lease at the Jabiluka uranium deposit in the Northern Territory.

Scientists and experts have signed an open letter calling for a development to be halted to protect sensitive wetlands.

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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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