Australian and US forces found little resistance as they laid siege to a town in Queensland this week.

The Federal Government has announced it will put up $10 million for the first stage of a heavy vehicle bypass of Katherine in the Northern Territory. 

Residents in regional New South Wales are being encouraged to think of their role in fire management, and ask whether they can do more.

One Australian company may take on the biggest job of its history, with the call put out for tenders to build Victoria’s East West Rail Link.

Plans to sell off three school ovals and cram two large schools into one have been ditched in Queensland.

It is a little known fact that Tasmania makes a roaring trade growing opium; now demand for the lucrative crop has pushed companies to look at expanding onto the mainland.

Federal Government savings of $248 million have been made at the cost of 800 jobs in the public sector.

A conglomerate of some of the country’s highest producing councils are pushing for more control over mine rates.

New South Wales government authorities have been cleared of concerns they would be footing the bill for administering the Federal Government’s Farm Finance plan, and have gladly signed on for funds.

Kevin Rudd has announced plans to strip unions of their political power within the Labor party, sending several into crisis-mode.

The Queensland Government has opened the door even wider for mining companies in the state, with more cuts to red tape for investors.

The Victorian Government has announced a $2.4 million funding boost to seven innovative recycling projects.

Change could be in the air for local councils in the country’s west, with structural reform reportedly on the way.

Concerns are arising that New South Wales’ new water sharing regulations have given coal companies open slather on the state’s water resources.

The challenge has been put out for the NSW Transport body to justify its push for light rail in the Newcastle CBD.

A Western Australian community is still waiting to find out when the Government plans to fix its contaminated drinking water.

Victorian TAFEs, universities and private training facilities can sign up for a $15,000 federal grant, provided to help companies solve current business challenges using the design-led thinking.

Australia’s iconic carmaker could be looking for more stimulus money from the Federal Government to stay afloat, reports say.

The Chief Minister of the Northern Territory says he is holding out for an education deal that will not push the Territory further into debt.

Perth is Australia’s most expensive city to live in and 10th worldwide, according to a new report.

Representatives from councils around Queensland have gathered to sort out the state’s disaster management plans.

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