The Victorian government has laid out details of its proposed container deposit scheme.

The NSW government says it will raise up to $1.1 billion from developers near Sydney's new airport.

Experts say growing up in an impoverished neighbourhood may be bad for kids' brains.

Brisbane's eco-friendly natural gas buses are being replaced with diesel-driven versions after a series of explosions involving gas cylinders.

CSIRO says Australia needs a better biosecurity system.

NSW councils say they have been supported in their calls for greater natural disaster resilience.

The NSW Government has suspended the Central Coast Council and brought in administrators to deal with its $89 million debt.

The Productivity Commission has called for measures to place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at the centre of policy evaluation.

A report has found the extraction of Gold Coast groundwater has been “largely unmonitored and unregulated”.

Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt has launched a Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) office in Murray Bridge.

The Dartbrook underground coal mine in NSW is set to reopen.

Reports say federal MP Angus Taylor knew figures he used to attack Sydney’s Lord Mayor were wrong within hours of making the claims.

A former Frankston City Council manager has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment ...

Perth’s Lord Mayor has apologised for comments he made about transgender people on breakfast radio.

A parliamentary inquiring has exposed the wonky distribution of the NSW Government’s Stronger Communities Fund.

The Supreme Court of Victoria is ruling on a highway project in western Victoria...

The Murray Darling Basin Authority has no Indigenous board members, despite laws requiring Aboriginal representation.

The man meant to police water use in the Murray-Darling system has resigned, leaving farmers feeling cheated.

A new Australian Government toolkit is aimed at ensuring young children meet milestones for hearing and speaking.

Experts are working on ‘virtual hospital’ treatment methods.

The Central Coast Council says it will fight moves to suspend it over a massive financial blowout.

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