Concerns have been raised about Australia’s time-based energy tariffs.

Powercor, the electricity distribution giant, has pleaded guilty to 104 charges stemming from failures in vegetation management around power lines, which led to a dangerous bushfire.

BHP is retaining its gas dependence to meet growing power demands.

A federal-state tug-of-war over bulk billing is unlikely to leave any patients better off.

Experts have described medicinal marijuana as the “Wild West” of Australian healthcare.

New research looks at the stress, demand and pressure for social workers in Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdown.

A compensation scheme recommended by the banking royal commission is now operating.

The Federal Government is supporting a “world first” gender justice institute for First Nations women.

Debate over whether public servants should be required to observe ANZAC Day has been reignited.

Major investors are challenging Woodside Energy’s climate strategies ahead of the company’s AGM.

EY has announced the redundancy of 148 roles within its consulting and financial services divisions.

Australia is seeing striking rates of business insolvencies.

The Federal Court of Australia has found stockbroker Adam Blumenthal guilty of serious and deliberate market rigging, involving shares of the cannabis start-up, Creso Pharma.

An international research team has recently introduced the most extensive and intricate 3D map of the universe ever produced.

The Albanese government has allocated $330 billion for defence spending over the next decade.

Productivity Commission veterans have criticised the Albanese government’s economic direction.

Research suggests COVID-19 vaccination significantly mitigated the death toll among older adults in NSW.

Warren Mundine’s attempt to raise millions for a new mining company has failed.

Changes to student debt indexation have been announced amid rising costs.

International student numbers are dropping.

Russia has imposed sanctions on 235 Australians, including high-profile politicians.

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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. 

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