Rural councils are moving away from owning and running livestock exchanges, opening the door for private investors to develop multi-million dollar facilities.
Secret reports and insider accounts from prison officers and former inmates reveal Brisbane's Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre is overcrowded, increasingly violent and unsafe — even for the staff.
Tony Abbott has suggested the Government may need to compulsorily acquire the Liddell Power Station. But his colleague Tim Wilson said such action "would be only ever be raised and actioned as a last resort and when all other pathways have failed." RMIT ABC Fact Check takes a closer look.
The Business Council of Australia, the lobby group representing the nation's largest companies, is now spending big on political campaigning and is targeting marginal seats.
The head of Australia's consumer regulator has skipped his own inquiry to slap more regulation on NBN Co.
Sixty-six Australians have taken the NBN rollout into their own hands, one to the tune of almost $218,000. That's more than double the the highest cost incurred by NBN Co in rolling out fibre to a single premises.
Housing industry groups raise concerns about the privatisation of SA's Lands Titles Office, which is expected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for the State Government.