The Victorian Government has rejected key recommendations from the Yoorrook Justice Commission's inquiry into child protection and criminal justice systems.

Samantha Mostyn AO has been named Australia's 28th governor-general.

Advocates want Centrelink to lower the age of independence for Youth Allowance from 22 to 18.

Experts say Sydney has grown like a tumour.

Scientists have mapped the complete sugarcane genome.

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

Reports say that close to a third of jobs created last year were for the NDIS.

Australia’s new climate reporting legislation will come into force next year.

New documents have revived airport industrial action.

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

New gender laws could see big companies stripped of government contracts.

Boeing has announced a leadership overhaul amid its safety crisis.

Experts have challenged the integrity of Australia's Carbon Credit scheme.

Official stats show Australia will see a decline in resource exports of about $117 billion by the end of the decade.

The Commonwealth has issued an update on its ongoing COVID-19 inquiry.

The Federal Government has introduced legislation aimed at fortifying protections for Commonwealth frontline workers.

Julian Assange has won a temporary reprieve in his ongoing extradition battle.

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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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