Changes could be on the way for the fund designed to turn northern Australia into an economic powerhouse.

The audit office says evidence about the effectiveness of the cashless welfare card is unreliable.

The Federal Opposition says it will introduce a City Partnerships program if it wins the next federal election.

Centrelink’s remote work-for-the-dole scheme has been labelled “devastating” for Indigenous participants.

A Sydney council wants to cap the number of cats non-breeders can own.

Wagga Wagga MP Daryl Maguire has gone on bereavement leave amid strong calls for his resignation.

A public servant at the centre of a controversial land swap deal has spoken out.

The Murray-Darling inquiry has heard some irrigators find themselves caught between competing interests.

Experts have proposed a tax on building materials to fund the removal of asbestos.

Queensland is moving forward with new legislation that will let it sack the entire Ipswich council.

Dockless bike-sharing companies are leaving Australia in the latest evidence that we can’t have nice things.

A former Hobart lord mayor has made a range of suggestions ahead of Tasmania’s local government review.

New South Wales Police Minister Troy Grant is leaving politics for now.

Complaints about suspected illegal land clearing have increased in NSW.

The northern Tasmanian town of Deloraine has been put on a boil water alert with no end in sight.

Residents of a small NSW town want to dig their own trenches to secure faster internet.

A northern Victorian council has announced a ‘rates holiday’ to lure in more residents.

Councils have reacted poorly to NSW’s attempt to ease recycling issues.

A former City of Perth employee has been handed a 22-month jail term for corruption and bribery.

The Federal Government is pushing a new model for carving up GST.

Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) has been criticised for apparent data breaches.

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