The heart of the Australia resources sector – iron and coal – continues to wane in value, and analysts say lesser-known commodities will not fill the gap.

The New South Wales government is continuing to take the lead on tackling issues with the ‘collaborative economy’.

China has announced it will close thousands more coal mines.

Advisers and small business owners will have to be quick to avoid the pitfalls of changes in accounting practices coming into effect in 2019.

New figures suggest a company can boost safety and profitability at the same time.

Scientific advances underpin $330 billion of Australia’s annual economic output, the Chief Scientist says.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is still up in the air, and has been a major topic during Prime Minister Malclm Turnbull’s trip to the US.

The Finance Department says private companies are being asked if they can send Australian Public Service (APS) work overseas.

Big moves among hardware giants this week, with Woolworths looking to offload Masters.

Insiders say big profits in the resource market this year will come from materials used in high-tech energy storage and other futuristic technologies.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency(ARENA) has shortlisted 22 renewable energy projects for $100 million in funding, signalling that solar project costs would fall below $AU100/MWh by 2020.

A comprehensive economic analysis has shown Australia stands to gain almost nothing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

BHP Billiton is staring down the barrel of a $10.3 billion write-down on its US shale oil and gas assets.

A new survey suggests just half of the Australians who take out private health insurance actually understand what their policy covers.

Australia's construction industry contracted in December 2015, a weak end to the year despite a growth in apartment and house building.

Research suggests that increasing the cost of the cheapest alcohol leads to a reduction in consumption.

Research has again showed the big budgetary gains to be made by cutting high end concessions.

A Parliamentary report into credit card use has suggested banks should take better care of customers struggling to meet repayments.

Auditors have warned that Australia’s AAA credit rating could be put at risk by the Federal Government’s failure to pass its policies.

Australian Public Service procurement spending soared by $10 billion in the past financial year, new figures show.

The Western Australian government says it will soon put council financial information online, so that ratepayers can see how their council stacks up.

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