A fight for second place in the NT, while across the border the worms are coming for Queensland. In a news-packed week, here are the stories you may have missed.
It's the latest political football in the government's bitter climate wars. But one mining company is hoping to benefit from the 'unviable' project.
The Queensland government continues its quest to vanquish the LNP's enemies for them.
Extinction Rebellion has faced a calculated overreaction from right-wing media and the Coalition. Is that co-opting our supposedly apolitical police forces?
As northern Australia becomes ever more disaster-prone in the face of climate change, what role should governments have in subsidising the insurance and infrastructure of the people who live there?
The Coalition has launched another investigation into conditions on the Great Barrier Reef. But is it really about the science, or just a chance to attack Queensland's Labor government?
Annastacia Palaszczuk's rhetoric on tougher anti-protest laws has reminded some of a dark chapter of Queensland's past.
Bob Brown's anti-Adani convoy has been derided by conservatives for alienating the very voters it was supposed to draw in. But Brown isn't so sure.