Tasmania’s energy crisis drags on this week, with very little sign of reprieve on the way.

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has been forced to redo a ruling for NSW power companies.

Doctors and addiction experts will conduct pill testing at NSW festivals, with or without the support of the Government.

South Australian Health Minister Jack Snelling has unveiled a range of changes in response to health staff caught snooping on patient records.

Tech experts have reviewed the botched handling of WA’s hospital digitisation program.

A review has found Melbourne’s protective services officers (PSO) have made train passengers feel safer, but it is hard to tell if they actually are safer.

A Senate committee is examining BP’s plans to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

WaterNSW has confirmed job cuts are on the way, raising concern that services may suffer.

The new chief of the Murray Darling Basin Authority has reported on his first few weeks in the job.

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has put out a 15-year plan for 93 major projects that it says will only be possible after big changes.

The NSW Government has been slammed for spending over $300,000 on public transport research.

State governments may have to spend billions duplicating their electricity networks to cope with the unreliable renewable energy sources, the national energy forecaster claims.

Work has started on a $400 million Esso Australia pipeline project in Victoria.

School funding increases before the Gonski reforms were skewed away from disadvantaged schools, the AEU says.

A new company hopes to help bypass big electricity providers and let people trade their own power amongst themselves.

A Public Sector Commission (PSC) report says WA Government employees and department directors have taken thousands of tickets to sponsored events for private use.

South Australia's public school teachers have been offered pay rises of 2.5 per cent a year for three years.

Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection officers are visiting sugar cane properties this to help improve the quality of water flowing out to the Great Barrier Reef.

Former state director of the Victorian Liberal Party, Damien Mantach, has pleaded guilty to siphoning close to $1.5 million from party coffers.

A big funding boost has put Melbourne’s Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital redevelopment back on track.

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ruled out a “fire sale of revenue-generating assets”, while West Australia’s electricity network might be privatised.

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