Astonishing reports today say the political media advisor to Clive Palmer has been arrested over the kidnapping of an NAB executive.

South Australian councils are being urged to relax, take a deep breath, and read the state’s new planning proposals for themselves.

Former NSW Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid and his disgraced ally Ian Macdonald are back in court today, as the trials of some of the shadiest men in politics continue.

A new program will see more teachers trained to face the growing shortage in the Northern Territory.

Budget cuts will leave hundreds of vulnerable teenagers at risk of falling through the cracks, insiders say.

Experts say they are keen to start using newly-announced Federal Government money for research projects across northern Australia.

A Tasmanian Government pay deal could see nurses and firefighters get a 2 per cent pay rise before Christmas, but police officers will have to go without.

Queensland is looking at options to boost flood defences for Ipswich and Brisbane. 

The Australian Government is signing New South Wales up to its 'One-Stop Shop' scheme for environmental assessment and approvals.

The much-awaited business case for Melbourne’s slated $6.8 billion East West Link has been released following a change of government.

The Transport Workers’ Union is taking a strong stance on violence against women, saying it should be sought out and condemned in all forms.

Millions of Australians will have to increase their risk of skin cancer in a private capacity, with a ban on commercial solariums coming in on December 31.

The Australia and New Zealand Government Procurement Agreement (ANZGPA) stands strong, a review more than two decades after its establishment has found.

Far west New South Wales councils the State Government is slow, disconnected and sometimes ineffective in dealing with the needs of those outside big population centres.

The Queensland Police Service is feeling some heat from its links with oil and gas giant Santos.

Victorian public servants are not wary enough to detect or prevent corruption, new research says.

Floods and fires will leave Australia with a mind-boggling damage bill in coming years, the CSIRO says.

The managing director Goulburn-Murray Water has resigned and will move over to the NSW DPI.

Traditional owners in Queensland's Channel Country have asked the United Nations to intervene in a battle over oil and gas development.

The WA Government wants to bring in a congestion tax to raise revenue for new infrastructure projects.

A team of university experts has warned that the risks of coal seam gas mining could play out before governments get around to responding.

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