The Queensland Government defends giving almost $3.5 million of taxpayer dollars to the controversial Great Barrier Reef Foundation, including more than $100,000 for a smartphone app that is yet to be delivered.
An alarming number of natural disaster victims turn to high-cost, short-finance — or pay day loans — to avoid going broke, financial counsellors say.
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.
It took Greens politician Tim Hollo more than a year, a 75-year-old document and even a president's signature to renounce his multiple citizenships.
A major expansion of BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam mine is another step closer, with the South Australian Government declaring it a major development proposal.
With more than 110 people taking up hospital beds in South Australia while waiting for their NDIS plans, there are calls for the Federal Government to foot the bill for the delays.
The Federal Government will try to get the states and territory to agree to a plan for population growth at a meeting of Treasurers in Canberra today, but some states are sceptical about the Coalition's commitment to delivering on its promises.
A decade after Kevin Rudd was ousted as Prime Minister over his failed emissions trading scheme, Australia is still without a clear policy and it is discouraging investment.
The Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission finds Commonwealth officials committed gross maladministration, negligence and unlawful actions in drawing up the multi-billion-dollar deal to save Australia's largest river system.