Faced with a unique problem, locals in the WA coastal town of Carnarvon have come up with a unique solution with a dredge named 'Community Spirit'.
Rural councils are moving away from owning and running livestock exchanges, opening the door for private investors to develop multi-million dollar facilities.
An alarming number of natural disaster victims turn to high-cost, short-finance — or pay day loans — to avoid going broke, financial counsellors say.
The District Council of Coober Pedy spends $60,000 investigating complaints before the complainant himself is elected to council.
Another three people have contracted the potentially fatal disease melioidosis after the north QLD floods.
A frontier opal mining town in remote South Australia prepares to fight the State Government over moves to permanently evict its residents.
In one year South Australia attracted 10,000 migrants — a feat accomplished in Victoria in just 26 days. Now, the State Government is looking at how it can boost the intake of migrants to the state.
Flooding in north Queensland has delivered a catastrophic blow to cattle producers, but further south the drought is making good wine.
After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.
Abandoned by rail links and surrounded by parched grazing land, Ivanhoe, like many outback towns, is fighting for survival.