The Queensland Labor government still must approve two outstanding environmental management plans for the Adani mine to go ahead.
Everything you need to know – where it is, the environmental impact, Indigenous land rights issues and actual profitability – of the Adani Carmichael coal mine in one simple interactive.
A small finch has stalled the multi-million-dollar Carmichael mine.
Adani has promised to fix its groundwater plan – but that might not be possible.
With a fake news scandal already marking this election campaign, questions remain about how well our democracy can cope with it.
West Australian voters need convincing that the Coalition will be better than Labor at managing the economy. Meanwhile, the Queensland seat of Dickson has already descended into personality politics.
An appeal to the full court of the Federal Court still stands in the way of Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine.
Leigh Sullivan talks about the start of the federal election campaign with Michelle Grattan.
The decision, taken by Price, comes after public pressure from Queensland LNP members, including a threat by McGrath to publicly call for her resignation if she failed to treat the project fairly.
Some from the Queensland LNP, including Matt Canavan, and Barnaby Joyce, are screaming for Environment Minister Melissa Price to act; southern Liberals are praying she doesn't.
For more than 30 years, Environmental Defenders Offices around the country have worked to help people take legal action on environmental issues. They've notched some big wins along the way.
Just one out of a possible 775 development approvals was refused on the basis that it would harm the southern black-throated finch, despite this endangered species being protected by federal law.
Indian mining firm Adani has announced scaled-down plans for its planned Queensland coal mine, which it will now fund itself. But there are still many questions hanging over the project.
Anti-fossil fuel activism is gaining ground where previous climate campaigns have failed, largely because it resonates better with people.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Lawrence Pratchett about this weekend's elections.
Labor sources are talking down the chances of Ged Kearney in Batman, though the party is not writing off the seat.
Politics podcast: the Batman byelection battleground.
On Saturday, Labor and Bill Shorten face a major test in the Melbourne seat of Batman.
Malcolm Turnbull handled the Barnaby Joyce affair badly and his ban on ministers having sex with members of their staff is risible, according to 'soft voters' in focus groups.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
Adani is being seen as a test of Bill Shorten's commitment to policy integrity versus his willingness to say and do whatever is politically expedient.