Facebook’s big figures have halted a run of poor results for tech stocks.

The maker of Nurofen, Reckitt Benckiser, has been fined $1.7 million for its ‘targeted’ pain-relief products.

Youth homelessness costs national health and justice systems more than $600 million a year.

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has launched an election plan ahead of the upcoming Federal poll.

Federal Government frontbencher Arthur Sinodinos is standing by his decision not to front a Senate committee.

The Queensland Government has passed laws to avoid having to pick up the tab when big firms fail.

The Victorian Government will take more royalties from some of the least efficient power stations in the country.

The Federal Government has moved to combat the oversupply of Chinese steel.

An explosive report has revealed fraud and number-fudging is rife in the banking system.

Bendigo Bank is under pressure to cease its operations on Nauru.

The ALP says it will unwind the LNP’s harsh public sector bargaining policy if it wins the next election.

It will cost $93 million to start the cleanup of Clive Palmer's Yabulu nickel refinery, the Queensland Government says.

Tech giant Intel has undertaken a ‘restructuring initiative’, which consists largely of sacking 12,000 workers.

The Federal Government is setting up a levy on banks to enhance regulation.

The senate has agreed to abolish Labor’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

The Greens have released an 18-point policy plan they say will stamp out tax avoidance by multinationals and raise at least AU$1.69 billion in additional revenue.

Iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart says things are rough in the resources sector, but northern Australia still has incredible development opportunities.

Advocates say a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks will save 1,600 lives over 25 years, while reducing the social costs of diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Telstra's chief technology officer says “innovation” is at risk of becoming a meaningless buzzword.

New figures show the value of Australia's natural wealth has nearly doubled.

Taxpayers’ funds will be used to pay entitlements to Queensland Nickel workers.

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