A Northern Territory policy has seen so many students back in regional schools that teachers say they are overwhelmed.

The approval of a coal mine on the New South Wales central coast has become embroiled in controversy; accusations of corruption and broken promises.

Melbourne’s skyline will feature several new high-rises in coming years, with the Victorian Government signing off on a record number of residential permits.

Gosford City councillors have voted in favour of a major restructure, which will see 17 jobs go and departments slashed

The Federal Court has made a significant native title ruling over land taken for military use in the 1940s.

Both public concern and a possible class action are mounting, as a coal mine fire continues burying a Victorian town in smoke and fumes.

Government and economic leaders from WA, Queensland and the Northern Territory have gathered to make plans for a new age of agriculture in the northern half of Australia.

The Northern Territory Government is considering a move to independent public schools at some sites, seeking the same benefits as Queensland and Western Australia have claimed.

Several public sector unions have reduced their traditional payments to the Labor party, choosing instead to fund a campaign against job cuts.

A surprising allegiance has continued between environmentalists, the Federal Government and Coca-Cola, which is aimed at reducing cane farm chemical run-off into the Great Barrier Reef.

The Federal Government has announced the details of its long-awaited assistance package for drought-affected farmers in Queensland and NSW.

The New South Wales Government has fast-tracked approvals for a proposed coal seam gas project at Narrabri.

A stoush is unfolding in South Australia, where the Opposition has called on the State Government to explain why it has not secured around $100 million for farmers.

Literacy and numeracy levels in Tasmania are around ten per cent lower than the rest of country and continuing to drop.

One regional council has written to the Immigration Minister requesting refugees be settled there, but says the offer was rejected.

The Health Minister may soon end months of speculation over the future of Medicare, but it looks like the changes will not be to everyone’s liking.

The WA Local Government Association says it will be looking for the reinstatement of grants for regional infrastructure projects.

A regional council just wants to change its name, but the decision keeps getting harder.

The General Manager of the Armidale-Dumaresq Council has left early, and there are now calls for more heads to roll.

Media stirrings indicate industrial relations changes are imminent, and that new legislation will be announced soon.

Tasmanian Liberals want public sector workers to keep their opinions to themselves in the run-up to the state election.

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