South Australia has broken ranks with other Labor states and come out in favour of a 15 per cent goods and services tax, with conditions.
Peter Martin Business investment is collapsing at a record pace as resource companies accelerate cutbacks amid slides in coal, iron ore and gas prices.
Matthew Knott University students would no longer be eligible for a 10 per cent discount on their university fees if they pay upfront under legislation introduced into Parliament by the Turnbull government.
Mark Kenny An upbeat Malcolm Turnbull has denied he is facing an insurgency led by Tony Abbott, expressed optimism about a new global climate deal in Paris, hinted that superannuation concessions used by the rich could be trimmed and again dismissed suggestions of ground troops in Iraq and Syria.
Jane Lee Australia's mental health care system will be overhauled to provide more local services tailored to people's illnesses over the next three years, but may require significantly more funding to be completed.
Nicole Hasham Australians are using less water but the average household water bill has jumped to $584 a year, the latest figures show, largely due to new drought-proofing measures such as desalination plants.
Jane Lee The Turnbull government is rushing to pass changes to the Medicare Safety net without releasing details on the extent of their impact on chronically ill patients.
Latika Bourke, Matthew Knott Mal Brough should stand aside while police investigate the James Ashby affair Labor Leader Bill Shorten has said, in an escalation of the opposition's pursuit of the Special Minister of State.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The Senate has sunk government plans to open up Australia's port-to-port shipping industry to more foreign-flagged vessels – many of which are crewed by sailors paid as little as $2 an hour.
Lisa Cox Australia has a new five-tier terror alert system but the actual threat of an attack on home soil has not changed, the government said on Thursday.
Daybreak on the Manning - Taree Christmas Tree Farm
Nippers at Old Bar beach November 22nd 2015.
ULTRALIGHT pilot Trevor Kee from Wauchope raised the alarm at Old Bar on Monday after spotting what he ...
Work has started on the memorial clock in Fotheringham Park, on Victoria Street, Taree.