The New South Wales Government now has the ability to revoke certain mining licences, after plumping up its powers to cancel corrupt approvals.

The Reserve Bank’s verbal assault on the Australian dollar continues, with RBA governor Glenn Stevens last night indicating the bank might be forced to intercede to drive the dollar down.

A survey has shown that engineering students should be more aware of the public and social welfare issues in their projects, or risk focusing too much on the technical and not enough on the human element.

The Australian Tax Office says it will have to shed up to 900 jobs due to the federal Government’s moves to repeal carbon and mining taxes.

Tasmania's Integrity Commission wants to take on certain police powers to enhance its corruption investigations.

Australia’s thirteen best university teachers have been recognised at the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

A new book has added 25 species to the thousands which inhabit a small island area off the north west of Australia.

Two groups often seen as arch-nemeses of road-sharing situations have linked together in the name of safety.

For years people have said that the only real replacement for internal combustion engines would be a hydrogen-driven motor, but that is too far off. Not anymore.

Jean-Claude Van Damme has made a bold show in the name of safety, stretching his body to the limit to advertise electronically-assisted steering.

The Victorian Labor party claims it will get 5000 trucks per day off congested Melbourne roads with a $6 billion transport plan – if it wins next year’s state election.

Australia leads its part of the world in the new age of advertising, taking on digital marketing techniques faster than any of its neighbours.

A court ruling has allowed Google to continue digitising books and soon offer-up millions of scanned texts for online viewing.

A French court has ruled a German company must pay compensation to women whose breast implants ruptured.

Several states have now banned the use of ultra-violet solarium sun-beds, but the outlawing has cause outrage from some operators in Queensland.

The finance industry regulator is considering publishing more statistics and superannuation data, to enhance transparency in super funds.

Diabetes Australia has welcomed the posting of its new president, the job being filled by a former MP and well-known contributor to the field.

Media billionaire Kerry Stokes says it is unfair that companies like Google are a source of competition in Australia, while not having to pay taxes to take part.

The bickering has turned to accusation-flinging as a stand-off unfolds in parliament, with neither side willing to adjust the position on the debt ceiling just yet.

The non-consecutive two-time former Prime Minister of Australia has announced his retirement, creating a symbolic end for an historic period in politics.

The Federal Treasurer believes the Opposition’s refusal to back the entirety of his attempted debt ceiling lift could lead to a government shut-down, as recently happened in the United States.

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