Reconciliation might be growing in Australia, but three out of 10 indigenous people say they still suffer racial abuse.
The nation's security agencies remain concerned about the age of individuals on the radar in relation to terrorism, AFP commissioner Andrew Colvin says.
Even if as little as five per cent of some Antarctic ice shelves melted, the ice would likely become detached from the landmass, research shows.
While the number of Australians fighting in Syria and Iraq has fallen, the conflicts continue to resonate here, ASIO chief Duncan Lewis says.
WA is leading the way in automated vehicle technology with the trial of a driverless and fully electric shuttle bus this year.

Jobs to go at museums, galleries

The heads of the country's major cultural institutions have told a senate hearing they are weighing up how many jobs to cut as a result of budget cuts.

Costa unloads on modern Labor

Former NSW minister Michael Costa has launched a scathing critique of the ALP.
Melbourne Zoo is trialing world-first computer technology to assess how closely orangutans interact with humans. It's hoped the use of games and images will...
A fake Melbourne immigration training company that promised clients permanent residency will be fined more than a million dollars by the Federal Court.
An 11-year-old boy accused of murdering a man during a brawl outside a Perth train station intends to apply for bail, a court has heard.
Actor Hugh Jackman has posted a picture on Instagram of himself wearing a bandage on his nose, informing fans he'd had a fifth skin cancer spot removed.
The Turnbull government must work harder on the reason for tax reform with many voters believing it is just about balancing the budget.
Clinicians involved in a chemotherapy dosage bungle in South Australia will be investigated by the health practitioner watchdog.

Future Fund earning its reward

Global markets have suffered another severe bout of the jitters, an episode the Future Fund had protectively positioned for.
A car has ploughed through the fence of a childcare centre in Sydney, stopping short of hitting the building where the children were sleeping.
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