A shortage of rail capacity in the Hunter Valley prompted by rising coal exports led three of the country's biggest power stations to run down stockpiles to their lowest in years.
Adam Gartrell Mental health experts are attributing a dramatic spike in demand for frontline services to the divisive debate surrounding the same-sex marriage postal survey.
Anna Patty Workplace Editor Fair Work inspectors were ordered to withhold information about new provisions for unions.
Stephanie Peatling A Senate inquiry will examine the adequacy of laws to combat cyber bullying.
Peter Hannam Brain-eating amoeba might be the only way to explain the government's energy policy.
Bevan Shields Fairfax Media has spoken with a number of MPs who voted for the fence but are alarmed by the scale of the project now they've seen it.
Judith Ireland All year one students would undergo a national literacy and numeracy test, under a federal government plan to improve the detection of learning difficulties.
Nicole Hasham Government data has also revealed an increase in the number of dolphins and whales, as well as seabirds such as albatrosses, ensnared by commercial fishers.
Adam Gartrell, Workplace Correspondent Labor is calling for an independent inquiry into the government's decision to appoint Nigel Hadgkiss to head the building industry watchdog despite legal concerns.
Jenna Clarke Campaigners against marriage equality have upped the ante, apparently employing a skywriter.
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