Australian electricity prices are falling overall, but there is significant variation between jurisdictions.

Safety authorities say flying rideshare taxis are feasible and could be in Australia within five years.

Tasmania’s EPA has been slammed for its handling of a drilling platform moored in the River Derwent.

NASA's New Horizons mission has taken detailed images of the most distant object mankind has ever explored — a big rock called Ultima Thule.

Australian scientists are working on new solar cell materials to replace silicon.

Activists are trying to stop insurance companies from backing Adani’s Carmichael mine project.

Traditional owners are lodging an Australian Human Rights Commission complaint over the process to select a nuclear waste dump site in South Australia.

A local judge has ruled that a class action against BHP Billiton can proceed.

Labor says it would create a commonwealth environmental protection agency if it wins next year’s election.

A former Queensland union boss has been found guilty of destroying documents ahead of a royal commission.

NBN Co has been given an additional three years to pay off its federal government loan.

Australian engineers have taken the latest step closer to quantum computing with a new optical microchip.

The 622km Northern Gas Pipeline has officially opened.

CSIRO says Adani's water management plan for the proposed Carmichael coal mine is seriously flawed.

The UN climate summit has come up with universal, transparent rules on how to cut emissions and curb global warming.

Some leading local labs have formed a new group dedicated to developing ethical AI.

Adelaide will be the home of Australia's new space agency.

An inquiry has found the multi-billion-dollar contract to build new trains for Queensland was flawed from the start.

NSW’s auditor-general says the State Government revealed its Ausgrid asking price too early.

The NSW Government has announced a new initiative to harness dam storages for hydro-electricity.

The NSW planning department has warned of the impacts of a new coal mine near Sydney ...

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