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.