Gold Coast residents say a lack of safety is holding back development.

State governments have their eyes on a potentially landmark native title case in the Northern Territory.

Upgrades to Adelaide’s underground water system have been accelerated.

Federal public servants are not keen on the Tax Office’s NSW central coast sabbatical deal.

The first Victorian councillor has been replaced after refusing to sign a compulsory code of conduct.

The Australia Institute says over 60,000 mines have been abandoned across Australia, and there is no solid plan on what to do with them.

The NSW Government is continuing with forced council amalgamations for city regions, but is giving up on some regional council mergers.

The NSW town of Narrabri is being divided over coal seam gas.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rebuilt the Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC).

The Federal Government's $3.5 billion pledge to Sydney's WestConnex project has been criticised.

The Tasmanian Greens want Launceston's outdated water and sewerage system to be fixed with a government windfall.

The Opposition wants the MDBP to deliver an extra 450 gigalitres of water for the environment.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has refined his line of attack on renewable energy.

A Hobart council has been suspended after years of infighting...

Queensland’s privacy commissioner has “grave concerns” about hundreds of cameras and listening devices being rolled out ...

A new interpretation of native title law could have far-reaching implications.

A scientific snapshot shows Australia's heatwaves will be hotter, last longer and occur more often.

A new report says around ten per cent of Australian infrastructure spending is entirely wasted.

Experts say socioeconomic status is a health risk factor just like physical inactivity, smoking and obesity.

The Victorian Government has gained opposition support for a permanent ban on fracking.

Public consultations have started for plans to build a pipeline from Murray River to Broken Hill.

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Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that an object about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

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