Nicola Roxon

Native title process more sophisticated as parties negotiate, run billions in benefits

Twenty years on from the first recognition of native title in Australia, land-use agreement negotiations and the management of benefits has evolved significantly.

WA gets more graduate nurses in 08

A record 586 new graduate nurses will start work across the Western Australian public health system this year, 110 nurses or 19 per cent more than in 2007, federal health minister Nicola Roxon and WA health minister Jim McGinty have announced.