Accusations of economic untruth are being flung from all sides of the political arena today, with Federal Budgetary Office and federal Treasury policy costings called into question.

The Financial Sector Union has warned more jobs might face the guillotine as the National Australia Bank scrambles to improve its figures.

The nation’s largest airline has announced a return to profitability, but by a pretty slim margin.

The Victorian Government has announced a significant expansion of its business support program.

Recent changes have come into place giving irrigators and irrigation groups more options for their tax treatments.

In the lead-up to next weekend’s election both major parties have made broad promises pertaining to the northern end of the country, but the people who actually live there have questioned the feasibility, viability, equity, and validity of the pledges.

A South Australian uranium mine has reported losses of $60 million over the last two years, recently blamed on the fallout from the Fukushima disaster.

A major Australian engineering firm says it has been hit hard by a recent downturn in resource spending and abandoned construction operations.

A big player in the financial services education provision sector has put its support behind moves by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission away from overseeing training and education.

There are rumours that Fairfax Media may be eyeing an executive change-up, with reports major shareholder Gina Rinehart may be looking to attempt a board spill.

Some may be scrambling to move on the information that James Packer has sold his stakes in employment website SEEK and the Magellan Financial Group.

Musical chairs continue at two of Australia’s big lenders, with word that ANZ and the Commonwealth Bank are scouting for new blood on their executive team

The Western Australian Government has added an $80 million top-up to its education fund, reportedly to deal with a surge in student numbers.

Australia’s competition regulator has withheld its decision on whether to accept the long-term pricing plan put forward by NBN Co.

A commissioner for Australian trade in West Africa says it is time to strengthen the already healthy economic ties with Ghana.

New statistics show the strong Australian tradition of bush entrepreneurialism is still alive and kicking.

Singapore says it could do with some Australian assistance in the healthcare, infrastructure and education sectors, with plenty of opportunities to benefit.

A major car-maker has blamed proposed changes to the Fringe Benefits Tax for a drop in orders over the last fortnight.

An Australian government fund-management agency has announced a much-needed overhaul of its HR system, moving from paper forms and manual filing to digital technologies.

The Metals Australia firm has raised half a million dollars for a project to drill for uranium in Namibia.

The chief executive of money-managers AMP has stepped down on a high note, hanging up his cuff-links as the company reports a healthy profit.

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