Qantas has laid its cards on the table, and now the company boss will meet with unions to discuss plans to cut thousands of workers.

A conference in Canberra has seen some of the chiefs of the online education revolution spruik their achievements to local universities.

The Prime Minister may soon be the sole supporter of his promised paid parental leave scheme.

The corporate watchdog has its eyes on companies that bundle insurance in add-on packages, after thousands of complaints.

An economists’ report has said privatisation in the electricity sector is expensive and achieves little more than customer annoyance with none of the alleged benefits.

Nearly half a billion dollars will be spent to improve transport in Pacific regions.

A new company will soon take over a large range of operations at Australia’s offshore detention centres, with the tragedy of recent violence still echoing around the country.

Australian engineering firm UGL has emphatically denied media allegations that it “cooked the books” to misrepresent financial results for investors.

A new round of Trans-Pacific Partnership talks have begun in Singapore, where trade ministers from twelve nations carve out the final parts of the far-reaching deal.

Qantas is being hounded by rumours that it will announce massive job cuts this week, but the airline says it will keep cuts down to a thousand workers at most.

The chair of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority says he wants banks to stop bullying it for its stance on capital rule adjustments.

New figures show a 7 per cent rise in National Australia Bank’s underlying profit for the first quarter.

The WA Local Government Association says it will be looking for the reinstatement of grants for regional infrastructure projects.

One of the world’s largest engineering firms has secured a contract to re-design the water infrastructure of an entire country.

The seemingly imminent repeal of the carbon tax is being prevented while Labor and the Greens hold the balance of power in the federal Senate, and new research has investigated how the efforts to end the carbon price may be hurting energy investments.

Corruption investigations have led to the director of the NSW government-owned State Water Corporation stepping down.

A series of currency transactions in 1989 have led to an $882 million government payout to media giant News Corp.

The Federal Government is moving its review of the Renewable Energy Target into full-swing, releasing the terms of reference and announcing who will lead the inquiry.

More than a thousand workers have been sacked after the collapse of engineering company Forge Group, some small towns are worried for their workforce, but reports say the company has been spending-up on executive perks.

UGL, a giant of the Australian trades and construction sector, is expected to announce the sale of its property arm this week.

Clive Palmer’s company has been accused of dipping into a joint fund for about $4.5 million without the permission of his partnering Chinese firm Citic Pacific.

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