A meat processor says a "housing crisis" in one of the country's most productive agricultural regions is putting the business at a disadvantage because it cannot hire enough staff to expand.
Queensland's top country high school student says success is not all about study, but more about being organised and taking time to de-stress.
Climate change, drugs and mental health — what do the next generation think are the most pressing issues facing regional Australians?
Real estate agents in Adelaide's inner west are preparing for house prices to take a hit in the wake of controversial changes to the catchment zone for two public high schools.
Tanzanian Seif Sakate stood out in the small, Australian coastal town he called home but it helped him get noticed by the locals who eventually followed him to Africa to build a school and a kindergarten.
Marwa was nine when she moved to Australia. She struggled to fit in at school. And when spoke, the kids made fun of her. Now she has had the last laugh.
Malala Yousafzai was shot in the face by the Taliban six years ago in an attempt to silence her activism for girls' education. Since then, she has gone on to help girls all around the world.
Australia's key financial regulators the RBA and ASIC are pushing for greater economics education in schools in order to empower future consumers.
Its destruction tripled commutes and split a school in two. Now, after 18 months after the category 4 storm, a critical roadway in central Queensland is operational again.
In the fierce debate over school funding, new commentary suggests the Government should continue to subsidise private schools to keep it affordable because "there is a common good in giving parents a choice".