The introduction of speeding fines based on the offender's income has been ruled out for this year's South Australian budget, as motorists brace for an expected hike in fees, fines and charges.
A Territory economist casts doubt on the likelihood of success of a 10-year plan to save the Northern Territory economy, arguing power and politics will trump the Government's ability to sustain the plan.
Through "the biggest changes since self-government", the NT Government releases its plan to get out of crippling debt using a range of new fees and cuts to existing programs.
The long-running Westpac/Melbourne Institute survey reveals a noticeable uptick in consumer sentiment in the days after the Federal Budget, particularly in low- to middle-income groups.
I've packed up my "It's a Budget for Women!!!" banner, unused for another year: my learned female friends have already made some major criticisms of what this Budget offers women and I've got a few too, writes Zoë Norton Lodge
How long will cattle producers have to wait for sorely-needed bitumen? ABC Rural takes a look at the Federal Government's significant budget for Territory roads.
Let's not get ahead of ourselves about the election campaign just yet. We saw plenty worth discussing in the halls of Parliament this week, writes Laura Tingle.
Income tax cuts are a central issue in the looming federal election campaign, so what are both parties offering, how much will you get, and when will you see the money?
An expert in political mind games, Bill Shorten preaches that a vote for stability is to change government as the political leaders prepare to end the faux election campaign and replace it with a real one, writes Andrew Probyn.
The Opposition Leader promises to honour the Coalition's proposed tax cuts if elected, and vows to spend billions to slash out-of-pocket costs for cancer patients.