Authorities say things are progressing as they should on the Hunter Expressway in NSW, soon to cut a big chunk off transport times from Newcastle to the Hunter Valley.

Bus drivers in the Northern Territory have gone on strike, and threatened to do so again until their pay and training demands are met.

Western Australia’s Auditor General says the state’s Health Department is losing revenue from private patients that it should be making, and has been warned about before.

The Fred Hollows Foundation has continued its incredible work restoring sight to the blind, focussed this time on Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.

Surgeons in Adelaide have pulled off a nationwide-first – attaching a miniature heart monitor to wirelessly diagnose and manage irregular beats.

Legislation which allows faith-based schools in Tasmania to refuse enrolment for students of opposing faiths has been tightened.

School administrators in remote New South Wales have responded to comments by Education Minister Adrian Piccoli that they were in an “appalling” and “disgusting” condition.

Two senior education bureaucrats have left the South Australian department in the wake of the Debelle inquiry.

The South Australian Government says the Office of Consumer and Business Services found it has been overcharging builders for their licenses for nearly two decades.

Workers in the public sector can expect harsh consequences if they choose to air work grievances on social networks, according to a senior official.

A recent ‘mistake’ in a regional council’s definition of mining land could have implications for local, state and parliamentary relationships around the country.

Some concerns from the public sector over the new Federal Government’s widespread departmental shake-up may have been temporarily quelled.

The South Australian Government has laid out plans to put aside millions of dollars a year for future spending.

The Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) will continue supporting voters’ ability to veto council merger plans.

A class action continues in the Victorian Supreme Court, where a group of 88 members of the abalone farming industry are suing the State Government.

The government body that has been left holding the bag on Victoria’s $2 billion irrigation project says it has dropped behind schedule.

Major project status has been awarded to an iron ore mining and export plan in South Australia, with costs forecast  in the neighbourhood of $5 billion.

As has been repeated many times since the federal election, the new Coalition government intends to be known for its infrastructure – the incoming regime is trying to put money where its mouth has been and present a business case for massive road projects.

A bill which would have set a compensation standard for fire-fighters with specific cancers has been extinguished in the Victorian Senate.

A memorial has honoured the victims of mine sites in New South Wales, and encouraged current workers to be mindful of the many dangers in the industry.

Prison overcrowding could be creating an increasingly dangerous work environment for staff, according to the Law Institute of Victoria.

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