The Research and Development Tax Incentive, a significant chunk of the government's $9 billion of annual support for innovation, is failing to achieve results, lacks accountability and risks becoming unsustainable, according to a review conducted by three senior public servants.
Emily Woods The entire state of South Australia is currently without power.
Adam Carey Hundreds of native trees that grow alongside the Hurstbridge railway line could be cut down and replaced with two-metre concrete barriers if a proposal to carve a rail trench beneath Lower Plenty Road in Rosanna go ahead.
Rachel Olding, Kelsey Sutor Police have allegedly shot a man in the buttock following a confrontation in the central western NSW town of Cowra.
Emma Partridge Sydney man Ahmed Kaddour, 22, has told a court he tried to save the man he is accused of murdering.
Matthew Knott Some of Australia's most elite high-fee private schools are receiving taxpayer funding almost three times as generous as they are entitled to while others schools remain grossly underfunded, official Education Department data reveals.
James Massola, Chief Political Reporter Politics has "gone mad", and Australian politicians shouldn't blame a rising tide of anti-Muslim sentiment or opposition to multiculturalism as the main reason, says Labor's finance spokesman.
Ava Benny-Morrison A woman has died after taking the drug MDMA at a music event in Sydney's inner west.
Melanie Kembrey A Sydney terror suspect who refused to answer questions at a secret NSW Crime Commission hearing was "profoundly vulnerable" and trying to protect her new husband, a court has heard.
Adam Cooper A 'cowardly' and unprovoked stabbing that left a man critically injured and with a knife stuck in his back has landed his attacker a 12-year prison term.