The Barkly region is set to receive $60m — but it’s still unclear what will be funded

Representatives from all levels of government jet into Tennant Creek to sign a "statement of intent" to progress a regional deal for the outback region, but no specific projects are announced.

Indigenous voice to parliament should be reconsidered, bipartisan committee finds

Indigenous Australians should have a voice to parliament and the government should consider supporting the body, a bi-partisan committee says in its report being tabled in Parliament today. The recommendations come despite Scott Morrison's rejection of the concept.