National Australia Bank chief Cameron Clyne has backed warnings from the RBA to all Australian lenders, saying they should maintain tight control over lending practices even when the interest rate is low.

Gold merchants have been the subject of a combined ATO and AFP shake-down, suspected of withholding millions of dollars worth of GST.

A new figure has entered to the bidding dance for the takeover of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, a much-loved brand for many Victorians.

Media boss Rupert Murdoch addressed some of Australia’s most prominent figures last night, praising the nation for overcoming the “primeval prejudices” and “stuffy, narrow-minded elitism” of its colonial past.

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has been engaged in a light scuffle on his way into Victoria’s Parliament House.

There has been widespread criticism of a proposal to move Centrelink’s front desk duties to Australia Post outlets, after the Treasurer confirmed it was an option.

A deal has been signed that should see the construction of a 1000 megawatt geothermal electric plant in Ethiopia worth an incredible $4 billion.

United Airlines has been ordered to pay more than US$1 million in fines after leaving passengers on the tarmac for over four hours.

Industry analysts say 2016 will be a defining year, wherein a majority of IT spending will be made on cloud-related purchases.

The vice-chairman of General Electric says Australia needs a price on carbon, but has not come up with the right plan yet.

The people in charge of a new plan to deliver the next generation of Australia’s internet infrastructure have got some of the advice they need at a summit in Stockholm.

A recent university report has been used to highlight the dangers of understaffed emergency rooms and facilities, with figures showing a 15 per cent higher hospital death rate on weekends.

Treasurer Joe Hockey was responding to fears over lost potential resource profits in his recent move to raise the debt ceiling and boost the RBA, reports say.

Schools in New South Wales have seen the start of benefits from the multi-billion dollar education funding reforms installed by the previous federal government.

The Port Augusta branch of popular home appliance lenders Mr Rental has been charged after it was found to be engaging in unconscionable conduct.

Sport remains a major element of Australian life and, recent data shows, a significant contributor to the nation’s wallet as well.

Debts and the fear of mismanagement has led to a large-scale spill of the executive board for several tourist resorts and centres in the Northern Territory and Queensland.

The Minister for Small Business has used the 90th birthday of an Australian icon to plug his party’s tax cuts and deregulation.

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the release of exploration permits for offshore petroleum reserves shows the resources sector is still strong, despite spilling from the mainland into the ocean.

Public servants have seen nothing to reduce their concerns over large-scale job cuts in the sector.

The Federal Government’s modification of Australia’s policies and general stance on climate change has been criticised by international authorities, prompting the Prime Minister to claim one expert did not know what she was talking about.

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