Last week’s high profile Optus outage happened due to a software upgrade, raising questions about its resilience.

A significant spike in concrete prices is hitting commercial builders.

Strict new cybersecurity measures have been outlined for major telecommunications companies.

Australian aerospace startup AMSL Aero is set to elevate hydrogen-powered flight with a $5.43 million ARENA grant.

Woodside Energy CEO Meg O’Neill says demand for oil and gas will stay high.

South Australia and the federal government have reached a land-swap deal to facilitate the construction of AUKUS nuclear submarines.

Governments worldwide are on track to produce 110 per cent more fossil fuels by 2030 than is consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5°C.

Labor is giving up ground on its gig economy laws.

Australia's CoinSpot exchange has fallen victim to a hack resulting in the theft of more than $2 million.

A Senate report urges national consistency in ADHD diagnosis and treatment.

The High Court of Australia has declared that it is unlawful and unconstitutional to detain people in indefinite detention.

Apple has failed in its attempt to halt a massive lawsuit in London.

A new list reveals the dozens of public servants that earn over $1 million a year.

Compensation has been suggested in the wake of a major Optus failure.

Rachel Noble, the director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), has expressed concerns about internal threats.

The federal government is making changes to enhance the security of myGov logins.

The DTA is looking at ways to bring generative AI into government services.

The FRC is urging enhanced audit oversight by ASIC.

Government-aimed firm Scyne Advisory will begin operations next week.

Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) wants to expand the NT’s Arnhem Space Centre.

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund has invested in Chinese Communist Party-linked companies and Uyghur oppression.

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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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