The minister tasked by the Prime Minister to "bust" congestion has massively inflated the number of skilled migrants moving to Melbourne and Sydney.
As Australian political parties prepare for three big elections in the next six months, they are adopting sophisticated 'big data' crunching techniques to target voters.
A former senior immigration official blasts the Prime Minister's attempts to curb population pressures in Australian cities, saying Scott Morrison's decisions as immigration minister "drove population to our cities".
Trams and trains drive the shift to public transport on the Gold Coast and the push might take off in other fast-growing regional cities.
The small South Australian community of Leigh Creek is divided over a controversial new energy project that could either save the town or prove to be an environmental hazard, depending on who you talk to.
Uncertainty surrounding the future of a South Australian opal mining town impacts upon the international trade of the precious gemstone.
The closure of two national chain stores and a cinema in the heart of Darwin has business groups concerned about the fate of the city's ailing retail sector.
As Victoria's capital becomes a city of renters, politicians are being urged to look to London as an example of how to balance the rights of landlords and long-term tenants.
With Australia's population topping 25 million this year, our major cities are not just spreading out, they're also stepping up.