Experts say chaotic approaches to energy policy have pushed up electricity prices and scared off investors.

The Federal Government has been warned that intervention in the water market could have “dire consequences”.

The promised Snowy Hydro 2.0 project has been described as “too expensive” by a leading energy expert.

Australia’s top universities could be helping develop mass surveillance and military technologies for China.

The ACCC says it will examine the affordability of basic NBN products.

Experts say international governments cannot agree on how to regulate global carbon markets.

Concern has been raised about a big agricultural company’s plans to buy up groundwater.

The Perth Mint is selling a new cryptocurrency backed by real gold.

The small business ombudsman is running an inquiry into dodgy insolvency practices.

Medibank Private's “rip-off” basic health cover has won it a Shonky Award from consumer group Choice.

A Federal Court judge has ruled the union regulator’s investigation into the Australian Workers' Union (AWU) donations to GetUp! was invalid, but not political.

The $1 trillion International Monetary Fund (IMF) says almost anything would be worth trying in the effort to address climate change.

Nadine Flood has slammed politicians over a predicted “lost decade” of pay increases for public servants.

Builders, energy firms and other major corporations have hidden political donations from planning authorities, reports say.

The telecommunications watchdog has backed the idea of an ombudsman for digital platforms.

Commonwealth Bank has become first major bank to face criminal charges following the banking royal commission.

Mental illness costs the Australian economy $60 billion a year, stats show.

Consulting firm EY wants more “shovel-ready” infrastructure projects to stimulate the economy.

Services Australia has defended the extensive outsourcing of work.

More drought money has been offered by federal and state governments.

An Australian Government report outlines new opportunities to sell resources to China.

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