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.

Landlords not taking mould issues seriously despite grave illness, tenants claim

Renters and public housing tenants are facing an uphill battle to get the issue of mould in their properties taken seriously, with a growing number of people claiming it has left them ill and some owners blaming residents for the accumulation.