Adani confident Labor will honour environmental approvals for coal mine

The head of Adani Australia says he does not believe a Shorten government poses a risk to the company's proposed Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland.

Cattle, infrastructure losses worse than first thought for Qld livestock producers

Farm lobby AgForce says more than $800 million in sheep and cattle died during the worst floods seen for 50 years. In total, the damage bill could be pushing $2 billion.

Mysterious outback aviation drone incident linked to UK Defence

Reports emerge of reconnaissance-style drone crashing in outback Western Australia as Airbus says one of its aircraft was involved in an incident in the region.

Palaszczuk questions Adani over failure to submit rail plans

With the Queensland Government facing mounting pressure by mining giant Adani to give final approvals for the proposed Carmichael mine, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urges the company to fulfil its requirements and submit its outstanding rail plans.

Zipline plan dumped for Mount Coot-tha, Brissbane council says

The Brisbane City Council scraps its support for the controversial Mt Coot-tha zipline project, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner saying in a statement that protecting the area is his priority going forward.

Ocean shopping-trolley graveyard and the rising cost of cleaning it up

A regional council left with a massive bill for removing 500 trolleys from an underwater graveyard near its wharf says it could force major retailers Coles and Woolworths to pay.