Mining lobbyists and environmentalists say a go-ahead for Adani tomorrow would be monumental for the Galilee Basin, possibly paving the way for six other mines in the region but analysts say some projects may not be viable.
Businessman and former senator Clive Palmer failed to pick up a single seat in the election, but he says his $60 million advertising campaign is behind Labor's defeat.
Days out from the election, the United Australia Party has offered few policy details to Australian voters despite bombarding them with advertisements for months, writes Rafael Epstein.
The veteran MP brushes off calls from Mr Palmer to "go and enjoy his retirement", saying he will take the billionaire on in a race up the stairs in Parliament House.
Clive Palmer's coal company Waratah Coal announces plans to build a coal-fired power station in central Queensland, but the Australia Institute says the proposal is "just crazy" in view of the "huge threat from climate change".
Bill Shorten distances himself from the former Labor PM on a day when he and Scott Morrison spend hours debating a debate.
Clive Palmer is no classic right-winger nor crotchety conservative. He is no angel either. So why is he spending so much of his own money on what looks like a pyrrhic campaign?
A candidate for Clive Palmer's United Australia Party tried to trade favourable coverage in a regional newspaper for a slice of the party's multi-million-dollar advertising budget.
United Australia Party senator Brian Burston says businessman Clive Palmer will spend an unprecedented $60 million on the election campaign.
Less than a year after Scott Morrison referred to Clive Palmer's political push as a "circus sideshow", he will sign a lucrative preference deal with the rising United Australia Party, writes Michelle Grattan.