The Federal Government has backed away from a banking royal commission's recommendation on mortgage commissions.

The Department of Home Affairs is investigating the $423 million contract awarded to the little-known Paladin Group.

The High Court has ruled on a native title case considered one of the biggest since Mabo.

The Reserve Bank says it will have to account for climate change when setting interest rates.

Visa rules are being relaxed so farmers can more easily hire skilled workers.

A massive investor group has warned that the Federal Government’s emissions policy is unlikely to be much help.

AEMO and CSIRO say wind and solar are clearly the cheapest new forms of electricity generation.

Despite hundreds of millions invested, Carnegie Clean Energy's much-lauded wave technology is plummeting in value.

There could soon be a vote on the federal government's proposed “big stick” energy laws.

Australia is in a per capita recession, with negative growth on that basis for the past two quarters.

Labor has officially questioned the ATO’s treatment of whistleblowers.

Property prices could affect public sector wage negotiations in Victoria.

The ABC's former managing director, Michelle Guthrie, has secured an out-of-court settlement in return for ending legal action for wrongful dismissal.

Lawyers want an extra $310 million a year to close “critical gaps” in the legal aid system.

Billions of dollars are being wasted in water recovery subsidies for irrigation, a new study says.

A free trade deal between Australia and Indonesia is being signed in Jakarta.

The Federal Government has set up a new agency to restock the Queensland cattle industry.

Women could earn the same as men in most management roles within the next two decades, a new report shows.

An Australian Tax Office whistleblower facing 161 years in prison will not be covered by new protections.

Australian media stalwart Ita Buttrose has been appointed chair of the ABC.

The Federal Government has been slammed for “stacking” the administrative appeals tribunal with political allies.

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