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Compound that helped elderly mice become as fit and as strong as younger ones could eventually become 'exercise in a pill'.
The inquiry into the devastating Tathra fires needs take heed of the plethora of investigations into the 2003 Canberra bushfires.
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The minister's argument will be a green light for students to reject STEM disciplines.
NSW added more overseas migrants than newborns last year.
Catholic leaders are “locked in a misogynistic and unaccountable culture” that has failed to adequately respond to the child sexual abuse scandal, critics say.
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About $1.2 billion a year will come at the cost of individual taxpayers who are under the age of 65 - but while retirees have spoken up in droves, this younger group has stayed silent.
Teachers who pose a risk to children's safety will be barred from working in Victorian schools under a state government overhaul of the teaching watchdog.
Spies at the Defence Intelligence Organisation will get a new kitchenette and office layout.
A WA woman has won the right to bring her deceased partner's sperm to the ACT in an attempt to have a baby.
The Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, has gratuitously interfered in the internal affairs of South Africa.
Floods menace big area
The Opposition Leader's plan to offer middle Australia relief from stagnating wages, and to offer voters a fundamental choice on economic policy, allows him to avoid a personality contest that he would probably lose.
There will be frantic checking of Lotto tickets around the state after it was revealed that one West Australian won $20 million in Wednesday's Powerball draw.
The resurrection of a desiccated eel
She delivered one of the most iconic lines in Australian film history.
With a score including Lullaby of Broadway and Dames the Broadway hit comes to the Q.
A man has died after a firearm incident at a business in Geraldton in WA's Mid West with a manhunt underway for another man.
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"As a motorbike rider on Perth's roads for over 30 years, I thought I'd seen it all, but then I came across this one yesterday," Mark Smith said.
Corruption in jails across Queensland will be examined by a task force set up by the state's corruption watchdog.
A Brisbane company is building almost 2000 electric vehicle chargers a year, but most are being sent offshore.
The RFS has completed its preliminary investigation into the cause of the bushfire that devastated Tathra on Sunday.
Images of nature in the micro and macro helped Canberra photographer Sam Norrie to be recognised at photography awards held recently in Los Angeles.
World Science Festival day two kicks off with a visit by Dr Karl to the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, where he was questioned by the kids.
A severe tropical cyclone is forecast to form off the western coast of Cape York on Friday, bringing gale force winds and possible heavy downpours.
Video footage of Courtney Topic's last moments shows her surrounded by three police officers wielding weapons, an inquest has heard.
Parents don't want their children to be formed by the school system as economic units.
The wait for a verdict in the trial of a Russian refugee who allegedly posed as a psychologist in Queensland hospitals will go into a third day.
Even the Premier is hoping it's the "last we ever see" of the S-Set trains.
The historic Whalers Tunnel beneath the Round House has been closed.
Pastor Jon Owen takes over as CEO and pastor of the Wayside Chapel from July this year.
An easts-versus-wests daylight brawl erupted between two gangs of Sudanese Australian men armed with knives, baseball bats and other weapons
It would have been impossible for George Pell to reveal his genitals without somebody helping him to remove his clerical robe, a court has learnt.
The government has tabled its latest update on the territory's Blueprint for Youth Justice.
Emergency Services Association rubbishes "outrageous" union claims that a firefighter shortage led it to break the law.
After eluding detection for eight years, a serial rapist dubbed the "night stalker" came undone when he fondled the teenage daughter of a friend.
The antiquities dated back up to 9000 years, but it took just two days for the marauders to steal them.
The ride stopped in a vertical position with six people on board, who were then reassured with announcements through a loudspeaker.
What happens when an Aboriginal lawyer brings home an unemployed white fiance for Christmas?
A STEM education is more than just maths, equations and scientific principles, it is a way of looking at the information available, analysing that information, drawing conclusions and finding creative solutions to future problems.
Commuters are being warned of train and traffic pain as thousands of footy fans are set to descend on the city on Thursday night.
The incident occurred at around 2.30am on Saturday July 22.
Hundreds of people who dined at Cumulus Inc. from last month will be contacted by Victoria's health department.
With the advent of social media, everyone is a publisher in the eyes of defamation law – and many more people in far-flung places can see or hear the nasty things we say about each other.
"Basically everyone involved" has been blamed for poor communication that led to a loss of control of the Perth Children's Hospital.
Melbourne's trams are set for their biggest annual period as a host of major events fall on one weekend.
"We all share the vision that a city where biking and walking are made easy has benefits for everyone, whether you’re a bike rider or not."