The Grattan Institute says regional towns should focus on keeping current residents before trying to attract new ones.

South Australian prison guards are on strike over privatisation plans.

Queensland wants to become a leader in Australia's space race.

Vaccination rates appear to have increased since welfare payments were cut for unvaccinated children.

Environmental authorities are investigating claims that Adani dug bores without permission.

Authorities are using satellites to keep track of river flows in the northern Murray–Darling Basin in a bid to guard against water theft.

An investigation has found Port Pirie Hospital staff failed to provide care to elderly patient who died from a severe bedsore.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he will scrap the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has made its largest investment to date.

A Victorian parliamentary committee has called for a major overhaul of the police oversight system.

New research suggests protected areas alone are not enough to save Australia’s threatened species.

A draft report says the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) could be split into two separate institutions.

SA has approved trials of a controversial mining technology that is banned in other states.

The Queensland Government says it will put downward pressure on electricity prices through a new renewable energy body.

A survey has found a majority of residents want the name of Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane to be changed.

Transurban has been announced as the successful bidder to buy Sydney’s WestConnex for $9.26 billion.

South Australia's Murray Darling Basin Royal Commission will not cross–examine federal officials.

NSW public libraries have welcomed a $60 million funding commitment.

Scientists say giant dams could turn north QLD, WA and the NT into even greater agricultural food bowls.

A misplaced decimal has seen an NT public servant overpaid almost half a million dollars.

American legal activist Erin Brockovich has arrived in Australia for a lawsuit against the Department of Defence.

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