A recent survey has found that negative attitudes among Australian voters towards asylum seekers are driven by religious bigotry more than by racism or economic anxieties.

The impact of Tasmania’s Basslink outage continues, as the government scrambles to patch up various services.

Australia could soon have a powerful new advocate for an NBN that is actually worth doing.

The engineers of the future say new cities will be designed according to the lessons of our biological past.

Two new skyscrapers have been approved at an iconic site in Melbourne’s CBD.

A West Australian mayor wants trouble-making kids to be caned, and is looking to the Barnett Government for support.

A new Australian study says particularly social bugs like ants and bees may have something to teach us about building resilient infrastructure.

A simple street crossing will soon become an apt tribute to one of the founding mothers of Melbourne.

The Local Government Association of Queensland wants an anti-mud-slinging cop.

A new discovery could see more tourists visiting one of Australia’s already best-known sites.

Rural Australian towns may soon have a new option for much-needed wastewater treatment.

Western Australian Water Minister Mia Davies says more supplies and uses of water are needed.

Clive Palmer – a politician and mining magnate of indeterminable wealth – appears to have taken control of his ailing nickel refinery once more.

Reports say Brisbane City Council (BCC) signed a multi-million-dollar contract to sell city parkland to major donor to the Liberal National Party.

An outback WA council says if residents cannot control their rubbish, they will not get any benches to sit on.

With local government elections happening across Queensland this month, the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) says it is ready for an influx of new councillors and mayors.

Leaked reports suggest the company building the National Broadband Network has investigated a new kind of fibre-to-the-premises technology.

The NT education union has grilled the Government on where $272 million of funding is being spent.

The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) has voted to retain its leadership team at a meeting of the organisation’s State Council this week.

Far North Queensland authorities are struggling through a perfect storm of reef destruction.

Archived News

RSS More »