Whistleblowers who helped prosecute Linc Energy in Queensland's worst contamination scandal say the State Government is putting royalties and a growing CSG industry ahead of dealing with an ongoing contamination problem.
Queensland landholders are afraid that new government mapping of threatened species could lock up their land and force them to stop farming and grazing.
Small businesses in South Australia employ nearly 75 per cent of the state's workers, but this week's State Budget offered them less than 1 per cent of the total spend.
Allegations of sexual harassment, abuse of power, bullying and intimidation have been levelled against an SA court office by former employees in submissions to a parliamentary inquiry.
Traditional owners on a Northern Territory island partner with a Chinese company to set up a mining enterprise, which they hope will secure their future.
South Australia's latest budget locks in money for a new hospital and other key infrastructure projects, but also foreshadows cuts to overall health spending.
Funding flows for low-income earners to buy a home and a new Women's and Children's Hospital are on the cards in South Australia's 2019 budget. Find out how the budget will impact you.
The Northern Territory Chief Minister says plans for a water theme park in Darwin are not dead in the water yet, despite his Government formally rejecting all expressions of interest in the project submitted so far.
A mistake made more than 40 years ago has created a powerful voting block that some experts believe will railroad any Territory Government plan to bring its budget back into the black.
In 2013, a Chinese-Australian association donated $100,000 to Chris Bowen's election campaign, with $5,000 of the donation transferred to NSW Labor MP Chris Minns as "moving expenses".