Government's use of taxpayer money questioned as new documents show Shenhua didn't want the exploration licence area NSW paid for.
Federal government will pay the cost of preparing funding pitches for new road and rail freight links to the Inland Rail.
Federal government is working with states to deliver the key rural recommendation from the Banking royal Commission.
The Treasurer says the coalition will take all necessary actions to keep Australia's economy afloat, amid fears of an impending recession in the United States.
The long-awaited business case for the $467m project reveals state government failed to properly consider environmental costs.