Fortescue has called for a “use it or lose it” policy with regard to Western Australia’s domestic gas reserves.

With many public school administrators facing the threat of heavy budget cuts from the federal to state level, Education Minister Christopher Pyne has assured private schools that the Federal Government will continue funding them directly.

The NSW corruption watchdog has recommended the sacking and prosecution of the State Emergency Service (SES) Commissioner, saying he sacked a deputy to silence dissent about a number of safety issues.

There have been no fond goodbyes after the former leader of the South Australian Liberals changed sides this week.

Heads may roll at Tasmanian health departments, following strong allegations of nepotism and misconduct.

Rural doctors say the proposed Medicare co-payment will add an extra weight to their already over-burdened shoulders.

Four Australian Taxation Offices (ATOs) in Queensland will close, as the Federal Government winds down all regional tax centres.

Irrigators in NSW are not impressed by the sudden scrapping of the state’s Water Commissioner.

The COAG Transport and Infrastructure Council has had its first meeting, launching the group designed to bring transport ministers and other authorities together across state boundaries.

The latest report has shown some encouraging gains from attempts to close the gap in Indigenous education.

There is very little support around for Queensland Premier Campbell Newman’s latest legal moves, which critics say are designed to spare his government the embarrassment hitting the LNP in New South Wales.

With no meaningful federal option, state governments are being urged to create better protections for whistleblowers.

The architect of Australia’s significant education funding reforms has lamented their deterioration, just a few years after being put in place.

The Federal Government’s inquiry into the economic future of the northern half of Australia has been touring the region, talking to various groups about the path to a successful tomorrow.

As the tough federal budget continues to take a bashing, a new report may show how government businesses can find some more room to move.

The Federal Environment Minister has defended his decision to give state governments more power over mining approvals.

Representatives from all interested parties have raised their voices about the state of water licences allocation laws in the Northern Territory.

Comcare, the workers’ compensation insurance body, has put out a handy tool to help reduce the psychological damage of rapidly changing workplaces.

A joint state and federal funding scheme will see millions spent showing new ways to use brown coal.

One state’s Health Minister says a $7 co-payment for appointments will end up costing the Commonwealth.

One of Australia’s largest coal supporters has given a glimpse of how much money it costs to “do business in New South Wales”.

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