Youth homelessness costs national health and justice systems more than $600 million a year.

Federal Government frontbencher Arthur Sinodinos is standing by his decision not to front a Senate committee.

The 2,000 residents of Norfolk Island say Australia is trying to “re-colonise” their tiny South Pacific home.

Projects to boost water quality on the Great Barrier Reef have been announced.

South Australia is looking to get the most out of the $3 trillion baby boomer market in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Industry analysts have backed plans for a tunnel in Perth, part of the controversial Perth Freight Link.

Nearly 10 years after the Beaconsfield mine collapse left one worker dead and two others trapped underground, safety laws are still not strong enough.

International attention has been drawn to the CSG industry in Queensland on the back of a YouTube video.

Victoria has put up $30 million to stop doctor and prescription “shopping”.

The Queensland Government has passed laws to avoid having to pick up the tab when big firms fail.

The Victorian Government will take more royalties from some of the least efficient power stations in the country.

Specialist doctors in Tasmania will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis for people with serious or chronic illnesses from 2017.

Australian school students will be probed to find out what makes them tick, and learn.

It will cost $93 million to start the cleanup of Clive Palmer's Yabulu nickel refinery, the Queensland Government says.

The Victorian Government’s 2016 budget will include $15 million for Australia's first Pride Centre.

Independent Cairns MP Rob Pyne has apologised to Queensland Parliament over his attack on Deputy Premier Jackie Trad.

The WA electrical union says job cuts could seriously undermine bushfire safety.

Public health campaigners have collected and tested Broken Hill drinking water.

Underground coal gasification (UCG) will soon be banned in Queensland.

The Greens have released an 18-point policy plan they say will stamp out tax avoidance by multinationals and raise at least AU$1.69 billion in additional revenue.

Iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart says things are rough in the resources sector, but northern Australia still has incredible development opportunities.

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