South Australian irrigators say politicians are keen to spruik environmental benefits on the Murray River, but no one is talking about the negatives.

Research suggests plain packaging and warning labels are motivating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers to quit smoking.

Both sides of Queensland politics are fighting to stop the compulsory acquisition of agricultural land for an army training ground.

Western Australia will soon become the first state to offer free meningococcal vaccinations for teenagers aged 15 to 19.

A new partnership should help address inequities in health services for rural and remote areas.

A small enterprise that brings unlimited internet to rural areas says it could soon be muscled out.

A corporate whistleblower says Origin Energy has a deliberate policy of ignoring leaking coal seam gas wells.

The ACT Government is looking at changing its long-standing ‘no billboards’ rule.

Australia has kept its place on a key global corruption index for the first time in four years.

Nationals’ reluctance to question the NSW Government’s amalgamation plans could devalue their coalition.

A small parcel of CSG-rich Queensland has been set aside to produce gas for Australia only.

Environment Tasmania has called on the Integrity Commission to investigate what it sees as a backflip by TasWater over dam plans.

Europe’s beautiful yet haunting new underwater museum is open.

Engineers will review 1,500 South Australian bridges after structural problems emerged last week.

A new study shows horses kill more Australians than all the country's venomous creatures put together.

Beijing has set an air quality target for 2017 that is over double the World Health Organisation (WHO) standard.

The Social Services Department has not decided whether to expand trials of the cashless welfare card.

Local Government NSW is concerned new planning laws exclude vital community input.

A former local government worker who went on to become a councillor has won his unfair dismissal case.

The WA Government wants the private sector to help divert flows from the Collie River and desalinate it.

The Victorian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will undergo its first major overhaul since it was established 45 years ago.

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