An independent survey has been undertaken to find out how people feel about corruption, misconduct and maladministration in councils.

Even the trees are grabbing their slice of Western Australia’s underground resources, with CSIRO showing nature may have levied its own minerals tax.

As NSW experiences one of the worst fire seasons in decades, WorkCover NSW has waived the five-day asbestos removal notification to allow immediate clean-ups.

Corruption claims have rocked the heavy vehicle industry, calling into question the safety standards of hundreds of trucks and transporters.

The South Australian Government has announced a whopping $36 billion project to upgrade roads, rail, port and public transport.

NuCoal Resources is suing the New South Wales Government and former mining minister Ian Macdonald, after a recent finding of “corrupt conduct” in exploration approvals.

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman plans for his state to be the export point for hundreds of millions of tonnes of resources per year, by way of developments at five of its existing ports.

WorkSafe ACT is conducting a sweep of cafes and restaurants across the Territory, looking specifically for risks and hazards that could befall employees.

The Western Australian Government is most certainly in the fracking industry, and may intend to stay there for centuries.

There is no doubt of the life-saving response paramedics provide in a emergency, but a new report says ambulance workers may be able to prevent future incidences as well.

A report has had a new look at the rates of sexually transmissible and blood-borne infection in Australia, showing an increase in HIV diagnoses among other findings.

Legislation has been passed in Queensland to remove the personal liability of executives in certain situations.

Speculation abounds as to what will fall under the intense probing of the upcoming Commission of Audit, with still no solid word from the Government.

Reports have emerged praising the streamlining and cost-cutting possibilities of cloud computing facilities for government sectors, with results in Britain showing the public sector can reach efficiency goals through better software.

Changes have been approved by the Victorian Parliament, redrawing the state’s electoral district boundaries.

Over one thousand voluntary redundancies will be made as the Western Australian government rolls ahead on its cost-cutting public sector contraction

The New South Wales Independent Local Government Review Panel (ILGRP) has nearly finished its report on the state of play for local governance, with council amalgamation recommendations seeming quite likely.

Victorians will soon have to damage their skin and invite melanoma the traditional way, with the State Government introducing legislation to ban the solarium.

The Tasmanian Integrity Commission says public servants need to be better equipped in order to avoid the allure of corruption.

The former boss of the Health Services Union has pleaded guilty to dozens of crimes relating to dodgy dealings spanning years.

A protracted legal battle between the Victorian Government and the builder of a billion dollar desalination plant has been resolved.

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