The rolling tide that is Australian surfwear company Billabong seems to have landed on new shores, settling on a finance deal and new chief executive for the label.

One company has made an interesting move to combat inter-office jealousy over rumoured pay rates; telling everyone in the company exactly what everyone else earns.

A massive wind farm in Victoria has been awarded $70 million by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, in what may be the last such renewable energy pay-out for some time.

Obesity remains one of the major public health challenges internationally, with weight-loss quick-fixes arriving at a constant rate, but rarely sticking around long enough to help.

New statistics from the ABS say illegal drugs add about $6 billion to the Australian economy every year, with cultivation shaping up as a rapidly-mushrooming domestic market.

Two of the hottest names in fashion will have a bit more cash to burn soon, with Myer announcing it will complete its buy-out of Sass & Bide worth about $30 million.

Queensland’s big man of mining has cleared up his $90 million tax dispute and is ready for the possibility of taking up a role in federal government.

The stoush over the value of the Dell computer brand seems to have subsided, with reports shareholders have finally agreed to a $US24.9 billion buyout offer put forward by founder and CEO Michael Dell with venture group Silver Lake Partners.

The chief executive of a key regional Victorian training centre has quit, her outgoing message said there were still big hurdles on the road ahead.

Twitter is going public, the social media mammoth made the announcement in the only appropriate way overnight – condensing the news into a punchy 135-character tweet.

A former council CEO has been jailed after his free-wheeling use of the shire’s credit card.

The Queensland Farmer’s Federation is one of the first of many groups which will be hoping the newly-elected government sticks to its pre-poll promises.

The issue of how to provide a comfortable retirement for Australia’s aging population will be tackled by a $9 million collaborative effort between top scientific agencies.

Australian-based engineering consultant Sinclair Knight Merz has been bought out by Californian giant Jacobs Engineering for over a billion dollars.

A recent agreement has secured WA jobs in many trades for a number of years, with one group scoring a billion dollar contract to build large parts of a massive mine.

There will be some worried exchanges at one of Australia’s top technology research groups today, with word the new federal government may look to slash funding in the future.

One of the country's few functioning uranium mines will soon be Australian in location only.

Coal and iron ore miners may be the most surprised to hear warnings about the future of Australia’s commodities markets, with new records set this month for exports to China and Japan.

Reports today say Australia’s debt ceiling would have to be raised from its $300 billion level if the Opposition take power after Saturday’s election.

A new fund has been launched to develop Aboriginal businesses.

The Prime Minister has deflected criticism from a board-member of the Reserve Bank, saying Roger Corbett is just talking up his own interests as chair of Fairfax.

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