The head of a major European coal lobby says the industry will be “hated and vilified” like “slave-traders” after the Paris climate deal.

Former federal MP Craig Thomson has been ordered to pay $458,000 for breaching the Fair Work Act.

The ACCC says petrol margins are at their highest on record, letting retailers harvest the benefits from falling oil prices.

The Queensland Government and the French territory of New Caledonia are avoiding Clive Palmer's attempts to keep his refinery afloat.

Chemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont have announced they will merge, before splitting into three separate companies.

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has given the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) a mandate that allows it to invest in wind projects.

The Federal Government signed an international climate change deal in Paris on Saturday night, which seeks to limit the future increase in global temperatures to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius.

Embattled car-maker Volkswagen is working hard to minimise its emissions-test scandal.

Two local tech gurus have shot up Australia’s rich list after the public offering of software company Atlassian.

Victoria’s auditor-general has slammed both sides of Victorian politics and the public service in his report on Melbourne’s failed $23 billion East West Link (EWL) project.

Australia's next top public servant says living standards are slipping, the tax system looks like it is from the 1950s, and the nation needs to have an “adult” debate on tax reform.

A landmark report says Tasmanians cannot blame social disadvantage or low government spending for being behind on social and economic indicators.

Federal politicians, judges and top bureaucrats will receive a 2 per cent pay rise at the end of an Abbott government-era wage freeze next month.

Iron ore is down again, continuing its slow decline to land at US$39.40 per tonne on the Steel Index.

The Federal Government has put up almost $1.1 billion to promote business-based research, development and innovation over the next four years.

Reports say the Turnbull government is looking to sell large chunks of the government-owned National Broadband Network.

The insurance industry has welcomed the Federal Government’s renewed focus on natural disaster preparedness and mitigation.

New research shows the act of handling money makes young children work harder and give less.

The Federal Government has agreed to a deal proposed by the Greens over laws to crack down on multinational tax avoidance.

The APSC says government workers spend too much time stuck in one job...

It can take young people up to a decade to secure a stable and meaningful job after leaving secondary school, according to Australia’s most comprehensive youth trends study, the Life Patterns project.

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