Astonishing reports today say the political media advisor to Clive Palmer has been arrested over the kidnapping of an NAB executive.

Former NSW Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid and his disgraced ally Ian Macdonald are back in court today, as the trials of some of the shadiest men in politics continue.

Queensland is looking at options to boost flood defences for Ipswich and Brisbane. 

The thrilling final of the National Forklift Championships has been held in Brisbane, with crowds and competitors witnessing some of the best forklift operators in the game.

Coles will pay $10 million in penalties for the 15 instances of unconscionable conduct against eight suppliers it has been willing to admit.

Researchers are looking for one of the most mysterious substances in the universe, starting their search in a rural Victorian mine shaft.

The much-awaited business case for Melbourne’s slated $6.8 billion East West Link has been released following a change of government.

Government authorities say they have reached a milestone in the massive project to duplicate Victoria’s Princes Highway.

A new shed has opened in Darwin, and it is the kind that would make any heavy-machinery enthusiast weak at the knees and hot under the collar.

An international research team has developed a new “high-entropy” metal alloy with a higher strength-to-weight ratio than any other existing metal material.

An inquiry into two deaths at mining firm FMG’s Rail Camp One has heard that there may have been surveyor error involved in the collapse of buildings during the devastating Cyclone George.

New South Wales Government says it will breathe new life into Sydney, with the launch of its new planning strategy.

The Transport Workers’ Union is taking a strong stance on violence against women, saying it should be sought out and condemned in all forms.

The Industry Minister says he wants to save households’ some money by making Australia into a cheap energy capital, hoping that smart meters will make it happen.

There are calls to ban a new device that alerts drivers to nearby police cars.

The National Broadband Network (NBN Co) and the Federal Government have signed deals with telcos Telstra and Optus to deliver the Coalition's version of high-speed broadband.

Remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory have joined forces to combat threats posed by the oil and gas industry.

It will be a tough holiday period for many NT workers, after oil company Inpex announced it was cutting around 1,400 jobs from its Icthys construction project near Darwin.

The head of a major energy company has put the five-year low for oil prices in succinct terms, saying; “It’s an uncertain world.”

ANZ says it will stop kicking embattled farmers off their land for the next twelve months.

The Queensland Police Service is feeling some heat from its links with oil and gas giant Santos.

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