A public servant at the centre of a controversial land swap deal has spoken out.

Wagga Wagga MP Daryl Maguire has gone on bereavement leave amid strong calls for his resignation.

The audit office says evidence about the effectiveness of the cashless welfare card is unreliable.

Centrelink’s remote work-for-the-dole scheme has been labelled “devastating” for Indigenous participants.

The Murray-Darling inquiry has heard some irrigators find themselves caught between competing interests.

Adani appears close to locking in finance for a key part of its $16.5 billion Queensland coal mine.

Western Australian firefighters will soon receive $8.7 million in funding for a crew-cab protection program.

Researchers have analysed millions of Medicare claims to gain insights into Australian general practice.

South Australia wants the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site to house the nation's new space agency.

Authorities say deteriorating conditions at some EDs are putting patients’ health and safety at risk.

New South Wales Police Minister Troy Grant is leaving politics for now.

Bus drivers went on strike across Victoria this week as part of their fight for better pay.

Complaints about suspected illegal land clearing have increased in NSW.

The NT Government has launched a six-month independent review of NT WorkSafe.

Questions have been asked about the exclusive Qantas memberships of some high-flying public service heads.

New analysis shows Australia reached a 19 per cent share renewable energy in the year to June 30.

Adani could be ordered to cease work near its Abbot Point coal terminal and planned rail corridor, after traditional owners applied to protect sacred sites.

Huawei has secured a $136 million telecommunications contract from the WA Government, despite security concerns.

Insiders say WA’s Landgate has already lost a lot of staff.

The Federal Government is pushing a new model for carving up GST.

There are calls this week for the Commonwealth to intervene on controversial brumby culling plans.

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