BHP is pushing ahead despite a depressed iron ore market, drumming-up funds for a new open pit near Newman in WA.

Australia’s main financial regulator says it will turn its focus to ‘phoenix activities’ in the construction sector.

The Australian Taxation Office is looking at the funding of the massive Gorgon natural gas project, amid claims that it will make billions of dollars tax-free.

The first report from a Senate inquiry into multinational tax avoidance is expected to be tabled today, while investigators say companies are funnelling more than AU$30 billion to Singapore every year to avoid tax.

Economists say the sugar hit of mining boom masked a deterioration in Australian wage growth.

Live music poured $15.7 billion into the Australian economy last year, while creating 65,000 full and part-time jobs.

A new survey suggests financial planners at non-aligned planning practices earn more than their aligned peers.

WikiLeaks has warned Federal Government whistleblowers to watch out, following the prosecution of a junior public servant alleged to have posted secret information online.

A new campaign has been launched to rename the common navy blue ‘wife beater’ singlet.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has unveiled a bold plan to place Australia at the back of the pack of nations responding to climate change.

Tech companies have emerged as bold innovators in the realm of employee perks.

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is moving to buy out aerospace supplier Precision Castparts, in a deal valued at a staggering $37.2 billion.

Funds manager Ausbil will pay out nearly $20 million in refunds to customers it overcharged in the course of the last decade.

Many people describe themselves as the type of person who needs everything to be “done right”, but this urge for perfection could carry some severe costs.

Mining giant Rio Tinto has posted first-half profits that show the company’s fortune sliding down alongside metal prices, leading it to make a pledge of $1 billion in cost-cuts this year.

ACCC chair Rod Sims says he wants more debate on how to get better regulatory outcomes and reduce regulatory burdens.

A war of words is brewing as to whether a review of industrial relation is a return to Work Choices.

A trial has been launched for a cashless welfare card in one South Australian town, which community leaders say will save lives.

A former Monash University economics graduate has provided a $5.2 million gift to support mental health research at Monash University.

Japanese police have arrested Mark Karpeles, chief executive of the failed company MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange.

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