Tasmanian councils are fighting to retain control of TasWater.

Australia has come under fresh criticism for the treatment of its Indigenous population.

South Australian councils are restricting the use of drones.

The Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has announced it will hold a public hearing about the 2016 Gold Coast City Council election.

The Federal Government has put up millions to fund smart tech projects for local government.

Former Greens leader Bob Brown has brought together a unified front against the Carmichael coal mine.

NBN Co is ploughing resources into fixing the troubled Sky Muster satellite service.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has brought a gaggle of rural mayors to India to push for the Carmichael mine.

Hobart City Council is taking a high tech approach to parking fines.

Local government associations want to confirm the return of indexation of Financial Assistance Grants (FAGs).

Two senior staff have left Brisbane City Council in the wake of a $60 million tech blowout.

Residents in Tasmania’s Meander Valley have refused to pay rates to a “false god”.

Some key non-mining industries are concerned about the rise of protectionism.

Courts have quashed questions over the legality of Santos’ water treatment plant in the Pilliga forest.

The Federal Government says the “success” of its cashless welfare card trial means it will continue.

An advanced DNA project has mapped the connection to country of Indigenous Australians.

The SA LGA is taking up arms against perceived cuts to council facilities and services.

The head of Bendigo Health used the organisation's employees to do unpaid work on his wife’s properties.

Fracking is illegal and conventional onshore gas is banned in Victoria until at June 2020.

The Tasmanian Government is moving to take control of the state's water body.

The national broadcaster is cutting to 200 jobs to fund new content and regional services.

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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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