The Federal Government is softening the ground ahead of the Medibank Private sale.

New investigations have shown just how much money Australia’s biggest companies are avoiding paying in tax.

The Financial Services Council (FSC) is pushing for an for an independent governing body for the industry, a move which has been slammed by some big names in the sector.

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has reported on a raft of applications for legal relief, including some of the reason they were refused.

A new study shows that twenty-five per cent of first home buyers saved for more than five years before buying their property.

Federal Government health spending has dropped to a record low, according to new figures.

A Hong Kong-based logistics giant is making moves toward Australia.

The heirs to one of the world’s great oil empires are getting out of the family business.

New WA Department of Mines and Petroleum figures show a 20 per cent increase in the state’s total resource industry value from last year.

Australia will seek to claw back billions of dollars that big mining, building and technology companies funnel out of the country to avoid tax.

APRA has put up a discussion paper and draft amendments ahead of possible disclosure reforms.

Central Queensland University is preventing students from passing based on sheer accident, becoming the first to abolish multiple-choice exams.

A group of 63 Australian economists have released a joint statement rejecting the Federal Government’s repeated insistence that the country is facing a “budget emergency”.

Financial advisers’ record-keeping obligations have been updated following industry consultation.

The Australian Taxation Office's internal police could themselves be investigated by Australian Federal Police anti-corruption officers.

A new report could test the resolve of infrastructure-friendly but ecologically-ignorant politicians.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has called a sharp drop in global oil demand “nothing short of remarkable”.

Japan is testing a robot that could end the plague of lost productivity from long walks to the office printer.

The finance industry has made some positive moves to close the gender pay gap.

The ACCC will not block TPG’s plans to install fibre-optic internet connections to the basements of high-rise apartment blocks.

An Australian professor of economics has picked apart what he sees as the main failings of the Group of Eight universities in the stance on deregulation.

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