Queensland childcare centres will be allowed to reject unvaccinated children from January 1 next year.

A plan is being developed that could see the ACT become Australia’s most transparent government - by a very long way.

ACT Minister for Women Yvette Berry says the gender pay gap in the ACT public service is “only two per cent”.

Western Australia's Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) has heard that state and local government employees have taken cash in exchange for dodgy roadworthy and license checks.

A parliamentary committee has called on the Baird Government not to force amalgamations of NSW councils unless they are bankrupt or non-functioning.

The drought gripping farms in Queensland and New South Wales is spreading, with Murray Darling irrigators set to feel the strain too.

Some areas of central Queensland have scored high on a new water quality report card, but that could be because they do not actually monitor water quality.

The New South Wales Government says it will spend $16 million on new, science-based approaches to preventing shark attacks.

The Queensland Government says it is still working out the details of its plan to merge five state-owned power companies.

Australia has a new political party – the Australian Liberty Alliance (ALA).

The New South Wales Government says forced council amalgamations are well and truly on the table, after its recent report found most are not ‘fit for the future’.

Hundreds of jobs will be lost at Perth's major hospitals in an attempt to contain rising costs in the government health system.

A $100 million push for new anti-terrorism facilities has been launched at a summit of police unions in Adelaide.

An industry lobby says selling-off SA Water would raise up to $13 billion for the struggling South Australian economy.

A new study shows a majority of Canberrans support the territory’s proposed Light Rail project, but only just.

A new company will soon launch outlets offering a ‘hangover cure’ administered through an intravenous (IV) drip.

A Victorian Health Department inquiry into 11 stillbirths or deaths in 2013 and 2014 at the Bacchus Marsh and Melton Hospital says a backward system and sub-par practices contributed to infant mortality.

Queensland’s LNP Opposition says the State Government has given extraordinary powers to a union that was key to its election victory.

A row is forming over the West Australian Government-owned electricity company Synergy’s $100,000 bill for ‘corporate hospitality’ at sporting events.

The Tasmanian Government says it will implement all seven recommendations from a State Service Management Office examination of redundancy payments.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced increased federal government funding to tackle the issue of partner violence in Australia, and experts say the funds must reach rural and regional communities.

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