Queensland’s Audit Office has released a report on corruption in Local Government, and revealed that about half the state’s corruption is limited to a single council.

The Ministers for Indigenous Affairs and Finance have released a new policy that requires the Australian Public Service (APS) to award 3 per cent of all contracts and tenders for goods and services to Indigenous businesses by 2020.

WikiLeaks has released more information on Australia’s secret trade dealings.

Analysis has shown that same-sex marriage would be a big boost for Australian business.

The world's biggest pension fund is looking to sell it stake in companies that invest in the coal industry.

Research says property is now the largest contributor to the Australian economy, eclipsing both the mining and financial services sectors.

Expressions of interest from more than 22,000 customers have been lodged in the Commonwealth Bank's (CBA) open advice review program.

The children of Australia’s richest person have wrestled control over their multibillion-dollar family trust.

An authority on superannuation says two major accounting bodies are the only source for accountants to get objective information.

The ACTU wants domestic violence victims to be allowed an extra 10 days of annual leave to help them break free of their abusers.

Chinese-linked companies have applied to the Foreign Investment Review Board over a big investment involving Fortescue Metals Group.

The US has taken a technical step in the new space race, passing a bill to allow mining in space.

There are claims this week that Japan's Inpex Corporation is struggling to keep the $A43.5 billion Ichthys LNG project on schedule due to delays with the South Korean shipyard manufacturing the massive offshore platform.

The world’s most expensive ‘clean coal’ fossil-fuel power project is under new pressure, after a major backer backed out of the deal.

The ACTU wants to make a temporary LNP-fighting fund into a permanent fee for members.

ASIC has banned trading group FX Primus from providing services to Australian clients.

The reputation of international banking has taken another wallop, with fines imposed on major banks for rigging foreign exchange markets.

PayPal is making millions of dollars in repayments to customers it left short through a range of questionable practises.

About 800 applicants will be up for just 20 graduate jobs at the Department of Finance, while the agency tries to shake off its cold and uncaring image.

Finance firms have dominated a new list of Australia’s top companies for supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people at work.

The Federal Government has acknowledged that Co-operative Research Centres earn more than they cost, but will cut funding to them anyway.

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