The Gold Coast Mayor says local government election campaigns should be self-funded or capped.

The Tasmanian Government’s proposal to take over TasWater may prove too costly for householders.

Polling suggests Queensland councils are keen to own and upgrade the street lighting network.

The Federal Government’s attempts to push the public service into regional cities will not work, the Grattan Institute says.

Residents of Tasmania’s Bruny Island are looking for an alternative fresh water supply.

Regional Victoria has slammed the NBN rollout.

An international consortium is looking at setting up a high-tech battery factory in regional Australia.

Mining magnate Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest has launched a nationwide ad campaign to support the cashless welfare card.

The residents of Bruny Island are looking at what could be a solution to the nation’s energy issues.

Queensland Indigenous leaders want funding for housing in remote communities kept.

The Federal Government is looking at ways to link Australia's gas networks.

Tasmanian councils say a new survey on the state’s image proves Treasurer Peter Gutwein’s recent claims are wrong.

Widespread mockery is the latest hurdle in the Federal Government’s plan to move APVMA workers to Armidale.

Operation of Perth’s Elizabeth Quay water park will be handed to commercial operators.

The north Queensland city of Townsville is casting a wide net in its search for water security solutions.

A Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) inquiry has heard allegations of undeclared donations in last year’s local government elections.

The WA Government will use Royalties for Regions money to boost agricultural employment.

The Federal Government has failed to name the “community leaders” that it says are calling for the cashless welfare card.

The latest Bush Blitz has uncovered over 50 new species of spider.

The NT Government has put aside $10 million for soil and water mapping.

Residents have launched a High Court appeal against their eviction to make room for Sydney's second airport.

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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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