Tasmania is a big net beneficiary of the Renewable Energy Target given the dominance of hydro and wind power in the state, according to a report by The Australia Institute.
Australia's elected Indigenous leaders have called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to intervene to save remote indigenous communities from closure.
Senior Ministers have privately blamed Tony Abbott's own office for creating the crisis which raised tensions between the Prime Minister and the Treasurer.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has dismissed suggestions of cabinet divisions over the controversial Medicare co-payment as "a complete and utter beat up."
An asylum seeker woman in Nauru has alleged she was raped twice by a male asylum seeker, whom she claims was immediately given a visa by the immigration department after she complained about the assault.
Days after losing the battle to dilute financial advice reforms, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann is being accused of breaking a promise to victims of the fraud-ridden Trio Capital.
The first contingent of Australian health workers will depart for West Africa on Friday to prepare to tackle Ebola in an Australian government-funded treatment centre.
"We do not accept that the old ways of delivering aid should remain": Foreign Minister sends message to bureaucracy.
Immigration minister Scott Morrison is under mounting pressure from crossbench senators to compromise if legislation to restore temporary protection visas is to pass into law next week.
Differences within federal Cabinet over budget policy versus political strategy have raised speculation of tensions between Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey.
News from the Mid-North Coast, regional Australia and beyond this morning.
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