Federal motoring body NRMA has called on the Coalition Government to address a mound of backlogged road projects in NSW.

Media investigations have shown the ongoing costs of the mining industry in New South Wales, with close to $9 million spent dealing with legacy mine issues in the last five years.

The remaining Tier 3 rail lines in Western Australia's grain belt have been closed, and many are waiting to see what effect it will have when tonnes of freight are moved onto the roads.

The first 100-storey building in the Southern Hemisphere has been approved for the Victorian Government, clearing the way for the 319-metre monolith.

A prominent Christian education figure has spoken against the school chaplaincy program, saying obesity and psychological wellness are more important issues for the money.

The Federal Government has ended some of the uncertainty around the Teach for Australia program, which offers a fast-track to professionals from non-teaching backgrounds into classrooms.

A new ACT Government taskforce will be the key point of contact for Canberrans affected by asbestos insulation.

The Australian Competition Tribunal will allow the sale of New South Wales power assets, overturning an ACCC decision.

Staff rallies will continue as CSIRO fights to preserve its ranks.

A NSW Legislative Assembly will look into accusations that the state’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) covered up the extent of coal dust pollution.

A United Nations hearing took just minutes to reject the Australian Federal Government’s attempt to delist 74,000 hectares of Tasmanian forest for logging.

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the NSW government should share gas royalties with landowners, but that he would die before creating a domestic reservation.

The mining industry is hugely responsible for economic prosperity in Australia, but a new report says there is a big cost when states choose to dig.

A combination of action and delays at ports across Western Australia this week, with the launch of plans for a massive new project while another hits a hitch.

Showing the extreme mining-friendliness of the Queensland Government, a law has been changed to prevent investigation of a controversial quarrying practice.

The Singleton Chamber of Commerce says it has become a victim of the diminished global coal price, with low demand hitting businesses hard in rural New South Wales.

New research suggests the sun may be physically addictive.

Victoria's corruption watchdog is looking into claims of dodgy dealing at the Department of Transport.

A new report says the Australian Public Service must promote innovation and creative minds within its ranks.

There are accusations of extreme political pandering being thrown at the Federal Government, after it was revealed that it has so far funded projects in LNP electorates at a rate about three times higher than others.

Hundreds of hackers will soon sink their digital teeth into piles of Australian Government data for the benefit of the nation.

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