Dyson Heydon has ruled himself fit to continue running the royal commission into trade unions, sending the unions off to find new ways of avoiding the legal lens.

Stats show New South Wales is under-achieving in the field of renewable energy.

The Queensland Government has given evidence at a budget estimates hearing that suggests electricity customers should not fear higher power bills.

A new enterprise agreement has been approved for the South Australian Public Service.

Queensland's corruption watchdog has stood by a decision not to charge officers who allegedly bashed a man at a Gold Coast police station, but to punish the person who leaked the footage.

Western Australia’s Public Sector Commission (PSC) and Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) have reported after their first month of operating under revised arrangements.

The iconic Great Barrier Reef could have a new counterpart, with the discovery of a large coral community in the waters south of Melbourne.

The Northern Territory Chief Minister says NT gas will flow to east coast markets by 2018.

The ACT Government has announced Canberra will run entirely on renewable energy by 2025.

Experts say there must be a better level of debate on health funding, after an NT minister said treating the elderly came at the expense of children.

Victoria has outlined a modest aim to get at least 20 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

The Federal Government has splashed $100 million around the Murray-Darling Basin area to improve water infrastructure.

Reports say the ACTU is setting up a $30 million campaign to spread anti-Abbott messaging.

Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says more flexible work arrangements could help retain older workers in the public service.

A leading defence industry body says just a small slice of the Federal Government's $39 billion promise for shipbuilding will actually go to South Australia.

Queensland’s corruption watchdog will review the police handling of a recent case that struggled to pass the sniff test.

Union members at a NSW water provider could take strike action, with a postal ballot being voted on this week.

The Federal Government is continuing its push to change environmental approval laws so that activists and environmentalists cannot hinder mining projects.

Former Health Services Union (HSU) boss Kathy Jackson has been ordered to pay over $1.3 million in compensation misappropriating union funds.

A legal expert says pub and club lockout laws might not be the reason alcohol-fuelled violence is down in some cities, despite claims of their success.

Experts have warned against culling sharks because the long term ecological impact cannot be predicted.

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