Resource industry analysts say Australia avoided a recession this year, and is now unlikely to have one.

Two of Australia’s largest and most powerful unions are one step closer to merging.

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is not going to meet its rollout targets, according to a leaked report.

As robots take on more human abilities, a new report on the future of the workforce has been released.

ANZ has announced it is shutting four branches – two in West Australia, one in Queensland and one in New South Wales.

Australia will spend nearly $30 billion on new planes, submarines, soldiers and other military matters after the release of the Defence White Paper today.

A rural council at the heart of the resources sector will soon crack down on miners and mining companies not paying their rates.

Research suggests the number of work-family programs at an organisation is linked to higher productivity and earnings.

BHP Billiton has posted a half-year loss of $US5.7 billion ($7.84 billion), as its interim dividend drops from 62 to 16 US cents (22 cents) per share.

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has put out a 15-year plan for 93 major projects that it says will only be possible after big changes.

A tussle over who will buy Australian port-and-rail operator Asciano continues, with two big players looking at a joint bid.

Multinational companies that avoid paying tax on Australian earnings could soon be forced to sell their assets.

Reports this week shed some light on the vicious in-fighting at the Finance Sector Union.

Papua New Guinea is suffering in the same way that many of its larger neighbours do – as big companies in major industries come up well short on their tax bill.

Some Commonwealth departments and agencies are moving to top-up employees’ pay packets after the Federal Government softened is bargaining arrangements.

Australian workers are among the world’s most likely to take a sickie, and experts say it could show something deeper about our organisations.

Former state director of the Victorian Liberal Party, Damien Mantach, has pleaded guilty to siphoning close to $1.5 million from party coffers.

The Federal Government has congratulated itself for the successful Federal Exploration Development Incentive (EDI).

South Australia is lining itself up as the new home of nuclear waste in Australia.

The competition watchdog wants Australia's major petrol retailers to explain their massive retail margins.

The Norwegian firm behind the somewhat popular Opera web browser has been offered a $1.7 billion buy-out.

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