Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has suggested that businesses be “levied” to pay for the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, but one local expert says it would be against the public interest.

The royal commission into nuclear fuel cycles has opened in Adelaide, and its first witness has warned that Australia needs to catch up with other countries in combating greenhouse gas.

A top level expert in electronic engineering has warned that the Coalition’s National Broadband Network is a bad deal for Australia.

While it might make for awkward lunchroom conversation, experts say the workplace is a logical place to open up about suicide.

Bernie Fraser has resigned as chairman of the Climate Change Authority (CCA).

The trade union corruption inquiry has heard secretly-recorded phone calls that allegedly reveal thuggery and workplace manipulation in action.

The head of Australia’s competition watchdog has backed big reforms from a recent review.

Future strikes could be averted at the Gorgon liquefied natural gas project on Barrow Island off WA, with reports that unions have reached an agreement with the employer.

Today is Equal Pay Day - marking the 65 extra days from the start of the financial year on 1 July that women must work to earn the same as men.

ASIC has permanently banned former financial adviser Nicholas Hunter from the financial services industry.

Experts are exploring the long lasting value that accounting can bring to Indigenous communities.

A new survey suggests top bosses in the Australian Public Service think they are doing a great job, but many of their workers disagree.

The Federal Government and the states are paying close attention to a NSW plan that addresses big social problems through community programs.

A new Deakin University study seeks to answer the question; ‘How are women with no children faring in a society where being a mother, or not, continues to be used as a measure of a woman's worth?’

A finance expert has shed light on the private world of executive recruitment and remuneration, and says managerial salaries are strongly impacted by job hopping.

Banks, big business and financial services are being called on to pay for their own regulation.

A new industry-linked program is throwing students into the deep end of the foreign exchange market.

A high-tech study has revealed that the human brain really does learn from failure.

New Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data reveals women are dramatically underrepresented in leadership positions across business and public life, despite high levels of education.

A new study says that 60 per cent of Australian students are studying for jobs that will not exists, or be very different, in 15 years’ time.

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been forced to defend a massive cost blow-out on the National Broadband Network.

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Chiropractic is a surprisingly popular form of alternative medicine - so mainstream that it’s hardly ‘alternative’ and so non-scientific that it’s barely ‘medicine’.

Our cars are being programmed to kill us.

Blockchain is the programming that gives Bitcoin its value, but it could be much more than that. Blockchain could change the world.

A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

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