The NSW parliament has passed laws aimed at improving workers' wages and conditions.

Drones are being used to fly blood tests across regional Queensland.

Seven rural councils in Queensland have united on plans for a “clean energy corridor”, connecting western Queensland to ...

Tasmanian health unions are concerned new changes could see firefighters responding to medical emergencies in the absence of paramedics.

Victoria's government will refund $7 million in taxes collected from electric vehicle (EV) owners after the High Court declared the tax unconstitutional.

Almost $14 billion was spent on Australia's health system response to COVID-19 up until mid-2022, according to a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

An investigation by the Integrity Commission in Tasmania has revealed public servants accepting gifts, including sports tickets, dinners, and Coles gift cards.

The Albanese Government has announced an extra $50 million to improve water quality in the Great Barrier Reef.

NSW Premier Chris Minns says new powers will allow the state to maintain construction quality while addressing the urgent demand for new homes.

New South Wales is implementing voluntary assisted dying (VAD) laws this week.

New driving standards are creating concerns for autistic drivers.

New figures show a widening funding gap in Australia's education system, with an $800 million overfunding in private schools compared to a $4.5 billion shortfall for public schools.

A two-year local government review in Tasmania has recommended merging 12 of the state's councils into seven.

An audit has revealed $1.3 billion in assets that councils did not know they had.

New technology should help augment NSW water supplies.

WaterNSW has released its Menindee flood operations review.

Experts want Queensland’s fluoridation gap closed.

Santos’ work on an offshore pipeline has been partly paused by court action.

Australia must electrify 500 homes each day and triple the pace of retrofitting non-residential buildings to achieve its 2050 emissions target.

Northern Territory Chief Minister Natasha Fyles has divested shares in gas company Woodside amid scrutiny over a perceived conflict of interest.

NSW has allocated $413 million for new renewable energy projects.

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