BHP Billiton is putting pressure on its suppliers to take cuts of up to 25 per cent so the major miner can save some money, and analysts say others will follow.

The House Economics Committee is calling for stronger enforcement of foreign property investment rules.

Australia residents who spot cybercrimes in progress now have an avenue to report it.

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is working on a massive open online course (MOOC) to train public servants how to calculate the financial impact of new regulation.

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has warned that the Federal Government will need to practice some serious spending discipline to avoid bad budget figures and economic shock.

Queensland’s new Integrity Commissioner says in-house lobbyists should have to declare their contact with government ministers.

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s latest report shows women are under-represented in management positions, and underpaid as well.

Mum and dad investors have leapt onboard for the public float of Medibank Private, lining the Government up for a $5.7 billion sale.

Environmental concerns have come into play in BHP’s decision to split itself in two.

A fiery Senate estimates hearing in Canberra has seen former treasurer Peter Costello forced to defend the Future Fund's investment decisions.

A new report shows the central role that Australian financial services could play in the country’s booming relationship with China.

The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) has made its submission to the nationwide competition review, demanding a greater say on the rules it will be asked to enforce.

Workers across the Department of Human Services (DHS) have voted in favour of taking industrial action over enterprise bargaining negotiations.

Go Home On Time Day was on this week - a day for awareness about the risks of working too hard.

Many of Australia’s major exports can flow more freely into China, with the official signing of a new free trade agreement.

WorkCover NSW has decided which agents will provide claims and policies for new compensation payouts.

The tarmac is heating up at Australia's newest public airport, with flights from the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport near Toowomba now departing.

A Global Infrastructure Hub will be set up in Sydney to increase investment, after a deal was brokered at the G20 summit on the weekend.

The Queensland Services Union wants a better look at the Mackay Regional Council’s new private consulting partnership.

A push is on to take a 0.05 per cent tax from big financial transactions instead of levying GST across the board.

Former Coca-Cola Amatil executive Sally Loane has been appointed to the Financial Services Council (FSC), replacing outgoing chief executive John Brogden.

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