The range of fish being eaten is reducing and the demand for popular species is growing. It means consumers are missing out on cheaper local seafood, while also putting pressure on the sustainability of fish populations.
A falling Australian dollar is contributing to a surge in tourism that, in turn, is leading to the biggest hotel building boom in decades.
Small mining towns are struggling to balance the popularity of food trucks with the viability of fixed-business owners who are already under financial pressure.
The Lachlan Hotel has stood for 100 years in a small Tasmanian town, but the bank has foreclosed and they might have to call last drinks on Sunday.
The owner of a well-known Darwin nightspot instructed staff to bar Indigenous people from his premises and has been accused of underpaying almost all of his staff.
Crowded with options and indecision, choosing your food order can burden the experience of dining out.
A years-long saga to see a Woolworths liquor superstore built near Darwin Airport is now finally in the hands of the NT's Liquor Commission.
The South Australian Government is looking at banning single-use plastic products such as straws and cutlery as well as expanding the container deposit scheme.
A prominent Perth restaurateur speaks out in support of the WA Government's planned rock lobster industry changes, saying local crayfish is too expensive to have on his menu, but crayfisherman remain opposed to what they see as "the dilution of our fishing rights".
A national survey reveals 87 per cent of fast-food workers have experienced abuse, with some facing death threats and having cigarettes and hot coffee thrown at them during shifts.