Adani aside, North Queensland voters care about crime and cost of living

Pauline Hanson's One Nation will contest ten of 12 northern electorates. Dave Hunt/AAP, CC BYThe controversial Adani mine has dominated national debate around the Queensland election, but voters in the far north of the state are...

We can still prise coal’s fingers off our necks in Australia | Tim Hollo

The UK and Canada are far from democratic wonderlands. But within their limits, they demonstrate how to commit to phasing out coal in the short...

It's too soon to celebrate a narrowing gender wage gap

Women working full-time earn on average $26,527 less than men each year. ShutterstockThe gender pay gap is trending downward. It has fallen from 24.7...

Sydney man gets 45 years for the brutal ‘psycho-sexual’ slaying of his teen friend

A Sydney man who brutally raped and murdered his 16-year-old friend has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for what the judge called an “...

Queensland LNP could form government with One Nation

LNP leader Tim Nicholls says he will work with parliament elected after previously refusing to say if he would accept One Nation supportAfter nearly...

Turnbull government’s plan to tackle homelessness would ‘make people poor’

The Turnbull government’s plan to tackle homelessness would gouge social housing tenants and make them even poorer, welfare groups say. Rent and...