Every weekday, catch up with Sinéad Mangan as she explores news and analysis of national issues significant to regional Australians.
'No amount of money will ever replace that': One year on traditional owners reflect on the loss of Juukan Gorge rock shelters
Traditional owners in the Pilbara say there's no amountof money that will bringback rock shelters destroyed ina mining blast nearly ayear ago
Concerns over addiction treatment options as meth trade rebounds from lockdowns
Pandemic lockdowns slashed the amount of illicit drugs flowing into remote corners of Australia, but the Australian Institute of Criminology says the illicit drug market has bounced back.
Sea freight explored as possible alternative for fresh food producers and exporters as air freight costs expected to soar
Australian exporters are concerned air freight costs will double from pre-pandemic prices, researchers are now looking at how to improve sea freight conditions for some highly-perishable vegetable products
Equivalent of napalming mice’ – NSW seeks approval for stronger mice bait as $50 million is put forward to tackle mice plague
The NSW Government has announced $50 million in funding to tackle the ongoing mouse plague, this comes after two of the state's most influential rural lobby groups labelled it an 'economic and public health crisis'.
$18 billion announced for aged care, but where will the workers come from?
Aged care providers have welcomed the federal budget's major funding boost, but concern is growing over a worsening labour shortage
Scammers targeting potential home renters
The ACCC says the pressure cooker housing market has created the perfect storm for scammers, with many desperate people being caught out by fake rentals, advertised on social media