The pandemic could lead to a regional Australia renaissance if governments, businesses and communities work together, regional advocates say.
The $10-billion Inland Rail route across south east Queensland will be reviewed, after the federal government bowed to community pressure.
The royal commission into bushfires begins today and evidence is growing that logging native forests drastically increases their fire risk.
A "significant" reporting error has seen the cost of the Morrison government's $130 billion JobKeeper scheme revised down to $70 billion, after some businesses filled out the application form wrong.
The levy was expected to generate about $100 million in additional annual revenue fund protection from foreign pests and diseases.
The Queensland border could remained close for another four months, which has lead to a war of words between the two state governments.