Barnaby Joyce's suggestion to redirect floodwater to arid parts of the country would be costly, impractical and probably ineffective, experts told RMIT ABC Fact Check.
Australia's oldest asylum complex, Willow Court in Tasmania's Derwent Valley, gets another lease on life with plans for a rum distillery to complement its award-winning restaurant.
From dead fish in the Murray-Darling to debates about how to power the country, the fight to win over regional voters could well determine who forms the next Federal Government.
When firefighters bring big bushfires under control they don't just suddenly go out. That's the work of largely unseen mop-up crews who work quietly behind the scenes for weeks and months after Australia's biggest blazes.
As researchers around the world look into the antibacterial properties of crocodile blood, one expert is calling on the Northern Territory to reach for a foothold in an emerging medical industry.
Vietnam is Australia's fourth-largest grain trading partner overall and any change to the glyphosate restrictions on imports could have a big impact on Australia growers.
Producers describe plans for a new abattoir near Port Pirie as a "complete game changer" for pastoralists, saving them thousands in freight costs.