Mintabie locals to fight permanent eviction

A frontier opal mining town in remote South Australia prepares to fight the State Government over moves to permanently evict its residents.

‘No better example of arrogance’: Frustrations mount over new NT youth detention centre plans

Business owners next to the proposed site of a new youth detention centre at Pinelands say the NT Government has disregarded their concerns, skipping through a consultation process and not listening to potential impacts to their businesses.

Could an old coal-fired power station breathe new life into this town?

Locals fear Lithgow could turn into a ghost town if the Wallerawang Power Station — which has sat idle since it closed in 2014 — is not redeveloped soon. But questions are being raised about who will be left with the bill do demolish the site.

Just eight of 170 chemical regulator staff accept offer to go bush for Barnaby

A Senate hearing is told the agency at the centre of Barnaby Joyce's controversial decentralisation scheme has convinced just eight of 170 staff to move from Canberra to Armidale.