Australia’s smallest airports cop huge national security costs and the Government won’t help

Most regional Australian airports are owned and operated by local councils and there are warnings the Federal Government's expensive new national security measures could force fares up or routes to close.

Queensland Environment Minister ‘shed tears’ over Adani approval process

A new video shows Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch telling a room full of people she has shed tears over the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, while also saying current environmental legislation is flawed.

Billion-dollar Indigenous-led power station to revive struggling Queensland coal town

A proposed $2 billion Indigenous-led coal-fired power station in Collinsville in North Queensland — developed by Brisbane-based Indigenous company Shine Energy and headed by traditional Biri man Ashley Dodd — is set to revive one of the country's oldest coal towns.

Adani gets final environmental approval for Carmichael mine

After nearly nine years in the planning, fierce protests and endless political debate, mining giant Adani is granted its final environmental approval and can now begin work on its Carmichael mine.