The re-drawing of Queensland’s electoral map could trigger an early election.

Major Hunter Valley mine plans have been knocked back again.

Workers are on strike at Adelaide’s ASC shipbuilding yards.

The Northern Territory Government has been accused of redirecting money meant for cleaning up old mines.

New South Wales has pushed back the start date for its container deposit scheme.

The Fair Work Commission has cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality, retail and fast food workers.

The two tiers of Tasmanian government are at war over water works.

ARENA has approved a $450,000 pumped hydro energy storage project for South Australia.

The Federal Government has issued its first licences to sell marijuana.

Upgrades have been announced at Melbourne’s high security mental health facility.

The New South Wales Higher School Certificate syllabus has had its biggest overhaul in 16 years.

State governments have their eyes on a potentially landmark native title case in the Northern Territory.

Greens Senator Larissa Waters has been forced to retract claims about coal miner Adani’s chief executive.

Victorian teachers are preparing to strike to break stalled pay and workload negotiations.

The Victorian government has put up $5 million to fund social enterprise projects.

The Federal Government's $3.5 billion pledge to Sydney's WestConnex project has been criticised.

Victoria’s opposition wants a stoush between the State Government and Privacy Commissioner to be played out in public.

The Australia Institute says over 60,000 mines have been abandoned across Australia, and there is no solid plan on what to do with them.

The NSW Government is continuing with forced council amalgamations for city regions, but is giving up on some regional council mergers.

The Opposition wants the MDBP to deliver an extra 450 gigalitres of water for the environment.

Experts say WA will see power price hikes unless it realises how popular rooftop solar is.

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Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that an object about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

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