The battle in the bush that could shape the federal election outcome

From dead fish in the Murray-Darling to debates about how to power the country, the fight to win over regional voters could well determine who forms the next Federal Government.

New Queensland coal-fired power station fails to gain Government support, despite push from Nationals

National Party MPs and senators fail in their bid to convince the Federal Government to underwrite a new coal-fired power station for Queensland, with the Coalition opting for other energy sources.