Advocates from across political divide say controversial inquires into buyback deals may stymie more important environmental reforms.
A tight three cornered contest in Gilmore could go down to the wire, opening the door to promises of real change in the beleaguered dairy industry.
Bill Shorten took his election campaign to the central Queensland seat of Flynn on Tuesday where he faced questions on his stance on the Adani mine.
Labor lashes government over $80m water buyback as Littleproud launches inquiry into Commonwealth water deals dating back to Labor's time in office.
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has asked the auditor-general to review taxpayer-funded water buybacks.
An elected Labor government would launch an inquiry into the federal government's $10 billion Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail line.
THE COALITION has promised $100 million to establish a trial allowing patients to have increased access to advanced treatment options, regardless of where they live.
Labor is not ruling out supporting a Greens push for a royal commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan over water buyback from two properties in 2017.
A Newspoll released today shows Mr Palmer's United Australia Party holds more sway that predicted in key marginal seats.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale has led calls for a wide-ranging royal commission into the management of the Murray-Darling river system.