Researchers have taken a look at why some country towns survive and thrive, while others decline and die.

Industry groups have sent a warning that the Australian Government’s big plan to tackle harmful emissions may thoroughly miss the mark.

Funding has been secured for more rounds of the Bush Blitz – a program that sends Australian scientists on lightning war against the mysteries of the outback.

Anthropologists say that the voices heard by schizophrenics are shaped by their environments.

The US President has banned workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender public service employees and government-linked contractors.

Everything from finance to safety is set to take off at Airservices Australia, after some new figures were appointed to the Board.

Dodgy bus shelter deals may be just the tip of the iceberg in state corruption inquiries.

At least eight major projects have been put on hold in recent weeks, due to uncertainty over the Renewable Energy Target.

Budget cuts could be deadly, as the World Health Organization struggles to stem outbreaks with fewer resources.

Thousands of jobs and billions of investment dollars are at risk from the ever-increasing gas price, economists say.

Outgoing staff say corporate tax cheating could become rampant, as the Australian Tax Office has its workforce “gutted”.

The threat of a new mining approval has spooked horse stud operators in the Hunter Valley.

Rumours are circulating that Australia could soon see a new tech stock hit the market.

Councillors are pushing for a tax-free income.

Dozens of ABC journalists will be sacked, and their union says it is just the start of big cuts to the national broadcaster.

The Federal Government has tabled its plans to enhance Australian intelligence agencies with more digital powers.

The boss of a state government water agency embroiled in controversy has resigned.

Teams across the country will be working furiously on their entries for the G20 water challenge.

Australia’s biodiversity is a part of its national identity, and a new book from CSIRO details an incredible range of ways to keep it safe.

Indigenous housing is one of the key ways to improve global equality and sustainable lifestyles, the UN says.

Warner Brothers has dropped its campaign to bury a Greenpeace advertisement highlighting links between LEGO and Shell Oil.

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