Short-stay accommodation giant says a mishmash of regulations on Airbnb accommodation is acting as a "handbrake" on WA's economy, and contributing to the state being left behind a national tourism boom.
The cost of living is shaping up as a critical New South Wales election issue as both sides splash cash at measures they say will help households. Here are some of the offers from the major political parties so far.
In Australia's largest island national park, taxpayers will be forced to spend $1.3 million cleaning up a resort in ruins while the Queensland Government courts companies to build more eco-accommodation on the other side of the island.
It's not the usual suspects of rising energy costs, tolls or petrol that are hitting the hip-pockets of New South Wales voters the hardest. Take a look at what expenses are chewing up the household income.
As Australians continue to reach for their daily flat white, one Brisbane social researcher has discovered how cafes have changed the way we socialise.
A peaceful paradise known for its iconic pine trees and spectacular coastline, Norfolk Island is riddled with political tension and simmering social unrest.
Hipsters have an uneasy place in our cultural landscape, not least of which is their role in gentrification. But there's an upside for inner cities and the outer suburbs shouldn't miss out, writes Peter Walters
Tiny houses aren't for everyone, but most people who live in them are positive about the experience. Yet planning laws still make this way of life harder and less secure than it could be, writes Heather Shearer.
A tourism expert warns Australia not be complacent with the Chinese tourism market despite a boom in travellers from the Asian nation in recent years, adding that the country should upgrade its infrastructure if it wants to remain attractive.
Australia is home to some of the world's best road trips and scenic drives thanks to its geographic diversity. Does your favourite drive make the cut?