A two-time cancer-surviving grandmother has won a groundbreaking legal battle to protect her genetic rights.

Malcolm Turnbull has hinted that changes to penalty rates are on the way, but that they would need broad support to get off the ground.

Trade ministers are gushing about the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, but anyone who wants to know the details will have to take their word for it.

US Courts have ordered BP to pay more than $US20 billion ($AU28 billion) in fines from the deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago.

The Federal Government says the Australian mining sector has hit the bottom of its bust period, and will begin moving upwards.

Shell's global chief executive says the world needs to put a price on carbon.

The ACCC says it will go to great lengths to find out whether the Volkswagen scandal involves Australian customers.

Share-trader Nigel Heath of New South Wales has been jailed on two market manipulation charges.

The Financial Services Council (FSC) says having fewer, larger superannuation funds would drive down fees.

Education Minister Simon Birmingham says the controversial university deregulation plan will go away for now.

A new study has revealed the big gaps that exist between members of socially-marginalised groups and the mainstream population.

The WA Government has “backflipped” on its decision not to provide community financial counselling funds, and councils are celebrating.

HR experts have ranked Australia near the top in the world for wage pressure in high-skill industries.

Royal Dutch Shell has stopped its controversial search for oil off the Alaskan coast, leading environmentalists to claim a huge victory.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a consultation package on Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions’ (ADIs) Points of Presence statistics.

The well-publicised hike in the price of an essential medicine this week raises serious issues about the design of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an intellectual property expert has warned.

The ALP says it wants to encourage brilliant minds to start new companies in Australia.

Josh Frydenberg, the new Resources and Energy Minister and Minister for Northern Australia, is heading to the top of the country to push for new opportunities.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman has again spoken of the need to take on recommendations from the Harper Review of competition policy.

A new report from Greenpeace says that for the world to switch from climate-altering fossil fuels to renewable energy by 2050 would cost about $A1.39 trillion per year.

The world's biggest trade union says US energy giant Chevron has been profit-shifting to drive down the tax it pays in Australia.

Feature Stories

More »

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, Commodore-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

This week marked an astounding leap forward, scientifically speaking - taking a picture of something that cannot be seen.

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.

Archived News

RSS More »