Payday lenders ‘preying’ on natural disaster victims, financial counsellors say

An alarming number of natural disaster victims turn to high-cost, short-finance — or pay day loans — to avoid going broke, financial counsellors say.

On one side of this island, taxpayers will foot a clean-up bill. Developers are invited on the other

In Australia's largest island national park, taxpayers will be forced to spend $1.3 million cleaning up a resort in ruins while the Queensland Government courts companies to build more eco-accommodation on the other side of the island.

Adani’s new lawyers proposed ‘attack dog’ plan to wage legal ‘war’

Documents obtained by the ABC reveal Brisbane law firm AJ & Co proposed an aggressive strategy for mining giant Adani to shut down critics and pressure the Queensland Government to bring the Carmichael mine to life.

Adani to get ‘show cause’ notice over coal-laden floodwaters at Abbot Point

The Queensland Government is poised to act against Indian energy giant Adani over the release of coal-laden floodwaters from its coal port at Abbot Point in the state's north.

UN calls for Australia to suspend Adani project amid concerns over Indigenous rights

The United Nations asks the Australian Government to consider suspending the Adani project in central Queensland until it gains the support of a group of traditional owners who are fighting the miner in court.

Adani remains under investigation by Qld Government over bores

Indian miner Adani remains under investigation by the Queensland Government for alleged illegal works on its Carmichael mine site, despite federal authorities ruling out any wrongdoing in October.

Adani employee and traditional owner referred to ASIC over trust fund collapse

A traditional owner employed by Adani is referred to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for investigation over the collapse of a million-dollar trust fund set up to hold mining income for the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) people.