The auditor-general says the process behind the 2016 sale of Ausgrid meant NSW taxpayers may have missed out on "value for money" — a deal the NSW Labor Party has labelled "secretive" and "horrible".
A $4.4 billion contract to build new trains for Queensland was flawed and illegal "from day one" and the problems were known "when the contract was signed", an inquiry finds.
A secret Australian government body tasked with making decisions on medical transfers from Nauru discussed eradicating a longstanding requirement that medical care in offshore facilities must meet "Australian standards", according to internal documents.
One of the three board members of Queensland Rail who quit last month hits out at Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and Transport Minister Mark Bailey for their "unfathomable" decision on staff bonuses.
The Australian Tax Office wants to give its 20,000 staff access to a panic button on their mobile phone so security can find them if they are being threatened or abused.
The investigation into damaging leaks about Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton's visa intervention in two au pair cases escalates, with AFP officers raiding Home Affairs Department offices in Canberra's CBD.
Queensland's coordinator-general has granted Indian mining giant Adani a 20 per cent boost in coal export capacity through its Abbot Point terminal in north Queensland.
Complaints to Queensland's energy ombudsman about electricity companies increase more than 37 per cent in the past year, with 10,000 complaints made amid rising costs and debt collection.
Transport Minister Mark Bailey admits he does not know when hundreds of train services in Queensland will be restored, nearly two years after the so-called "rail fail" that saw rides slashed from the timetable.
Phillip Strachan was appointed Queensland Rail chairman by the Premier early last year after his inquiry highlighted problems with train crewing. But today, Mr Strachan has quit his job amid another QR controversy.