Western Australia produces 70 per cent of the gold mined in Australia, so a predicted mini gold rush along with a jump in the iron ore price is renewing optimism about the state's long-subdued economy.
The upcoming cinema blockbuster Mortal Kombat is only a small part of South Australia's booming entertainment sector, and many people say the jobs are starting to flow.
Demand for electricity from WA households and businesses is predicted to fall for the first time, bucking long-held assumptions linking power use to an economy's size, as the extraordinary uptake of solar panels reshapes the system.
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.
Transparent recycling bins have been proposed by an Adelaide councillor "to encourage positive behavioural change" and help tourists use public bins correctly.
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.
I may have only five years left to live, but knowing that I can now choose a gentle death has calmed the fear and anxiety I have lived with for so long, writes Nia Sims.
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.
The number of older women experiencing homelessness has surged in recent years, with divorce, pay disparity and a lack of superannuation culminating in a "perfect storm" of gender disadvantage.