Relations between the states and the federal Coalition have soured further, after Prime Minister Tony Abbott refused to meet premiers and chief ministers and insisted state services could be delivered more efficiently.
More than 16,000 people in NSW will not receive about $350 million in lump sum workers' compensation payments as a result of a High Court decision that makes state government changes to the WorkCover scheme retrospective.
A senior Coalition MP has called for the GST to apply to fresh food as rattled colleagues questioned the government's pre-budget political strategy and admitted they have been hit by a wave of voter anger over the broken promises, new taxes and cuts in federal Treasurer Joe Hockey's first budget.
Complaints about rooftop solar panels have jumped markedly as more Victorians have taken up cheap offers in the booming green energy market.
Parents are confused about the purpose of NAPLAN and students are generally disinterested in the tests by year 9, a report has shown.
Information withheld from the budget shows high income couples may suffer scarcely at all while low income families on benefits could lose as much as 10 per cent of their incomes.
A Sydney woman and her three children have returned home after her husband died in a high-speed boating accident off the coast of Fiji.
Real-time Twitter analysis is being used to map the world's emotions, according to Sydney researchers who have already seen noticeable changes in the national mood since the federal budget was announced.
Parents using family day care have been warned their childcare fees will jump by up to $35 a week and some small childcare providers could be put out of business because of federal funding cuts.
Federal Labor has recaptured its voice to represent Australians' opposition to the Abbott government's ''cruel'' budget, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has declared.
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