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Why does the Carmichael coal mine need to use so much...

The Great Artesian Basin is one of the largest underground water reservoirs in the world. It underlies 22% of Australia’s land area, beneath the...

The Darling River is simply not supposed to dry out, even...

Beginning in 2018, South Australia'snewly announced Royal Commission will investigate breaches of the Murray Darling Basin Agreement, and the Commissioner “will examine the adequacy...

It will take decades, but the Murray Darling Basin Plan is...

The Basin has 23 major rivers. Almost 4 million people rely on water from these rivers and catchments for the survival of their families,...

New regulations expose energy price gouging through ‘free’ comparison sites

New regulations expose energy price gouging through 'free' comparison sites Consumers who used comparison sites typically paid 5-12% more than the lowest possible offer. Yung Chang/Unsplash,...

Pencils ready: it’s time for Politics 2019 Bingo!

Pencils ready: it's time for Politics 2019 Bingo! Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND Rob Manwaring, Flinders University Australian politics in 2019 will inevitably be dominated by the federal...

The Coalition is determined to spend from beyond the grave

It's easier to develop long-run visions than solve short-term problems, which presumably explains why governments facing election defeat seem to care more about what...

Adani’s key water management plan is flawed and used some unverified...

Report finds more than 95% chance of hydrological changes to Belyando River Basin from mines including Carmichael The CSIRO has found serious flaws in Adani's...

Faith and trust? Prime Ministers? Politicians? The budget will restore trust?

"We've soundly established that this was a crappy, crappy year, even by Canberra's standards" Annabell Crab ABC News When Scott Morrison first became Prime Minister —...

MYEFO reveals billions more in revenue, $9 billion in fresh election...

They are the two rules that have defined the Coalition's economic management - budget repair and a "speed limit on taxes". On Monday, they...

Unions likely to be more challenging for a Shorten government than...

On Thursday he had a double-header news conference, with two major, unrelated, announcements – a proposed new federal integrity body, and a plan for...