Victorians left in the dark after wild storms, but a permanent fix to power outages could cost billions
More than a week after deadly storms tore through Victoria, knocking out power to more than half a million customers, the lights are still out in some hard-hit areas of the state.
Outgoing ATO boss says getting rid of work-related expense deductions could simplify the tax system — but it's 'a big step'
Outgoing ATO boss Chris Jordan said "Australians love their work-related expense deductions" and abolishing them in favour of lower personal income tax rates "would be a big step".
Mascot Towers ordeal close to end after five years as multi-million payout deal agreed for unit owners
Residents of the uninhabitable complex in Sydney will still incur major losses, but the deal will provide some resolution nearly five years after cracks were discovered in the building.
'Those men would have died': Inside the remote community that helped rescue 39 foreigners in Western Australia
More details are emerging of how shocked locals rescued boat arrivals from the bush and why one mystery remains. What happened to the boat and how did the skipper get away?
Victorian MPs can receive gifts of up to $599 without disclosing the payments to taxpayers under a little-known system, raising questions about undue influence and political transparency.
Accusations fly thick and fast as a David and Goliath battle to save historic sports clubs in Toowoomba boils over.
The Liberals promise if re-elected they'll reinstate confidence in Tasmania's public transport system by "taking back" some control of the public bus operator.
Weighing up whether to intervene in the clothing industry to divert clothes going to landfill, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek says the churn of fast fashion must shift.
Alice Springs has some of the highest rates of chronic kidney disease in the country but patients face huge challenges to qualify for organ donations.
The extinct volcano in the NSW Central West was set to be reignited by a nearly 100km network of mountain bike trails, but the project has stalled indefinitely because of funding.
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analysis:Queensland's police commissioner is making a quick exit, but perhaps it's not all that unexpected
Handing in her resignation at the airport as the police minister was about to fly out is arguably the very definition of a shock announcement, but speculation about Katarina Carroll's future has been rife in recent weeks.
With details emerging of the tactics employed by Coles and Woolworths to increase profits at the check-out, what are the multiple inquiries on supermarket pricing examining, and what might they accomplish?
Younger people have been fastest to sign on to the national gambling exclusion register BetStop, which requires online gambling services to check in with the register before processing requests.
Recent election campaigns from Pakistan, India and Indonesia have shown radical new uses of generative AI that change how campaigns are run. Here's what's coming for Australia and the rest of the world.
Ten years ago, Tasmania was ruled by a minority government. With an election on for March 23, and a solid chance of a repeat, this former leader and others say it will be "good for democracy".
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