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.

A new research centre will use high-tech tools to investigate the history of the country’s first residents.

Some staff at the University of Western Australia will take industrial action to escalate an ongoing pay dispute.

The General Manager of the Armidale-Dumaresq Council has left early, and there are now calls for more heads to roll.

Media stirrings indicate industrial relations changes are imminent, and that new legislation will be announced soon.

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.

The Federal Government will investigate events at its detention centre on Manus Island, which left one asylum seeker dead and dozens wounded.

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

One of the chief figures in Australian aviation is stepping down, with CASA saying it will begin the search for a new director.

Google has dropped over a billion dollars into a range of renewable energy projects, possibly so that it can trim the power bills from its other big buys.

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

The Queensland Attorney-General wants to impose new restrictions on workers’ union safety inspectors, requiring 24 hours notice before they enter a site.

A Queensland-based firm has won the right to expand the Tonkolili iron ore mine.

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.

What seemed like an innocuous error has become a scandal in the healthcare bureaucracy after a potential conflict of interest in the Health Department.

There has been widespread alarm and outrage since NBN Co announced it would wind back fibre-optic installations at some sites where the copper network seems fine.

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.

A former Australian Prime Minister will lead a program aimed at educating the world's poorest children.

Rio Tinto’s cost-cutting measures will continue, but a surge in earnings has been proof they are effective.

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