A NSW mining lobby wants charity status removed from protest groups that fight to interrupt industries in the name of conservation.

Australian Federal Police have arrested the captain of a Chinese coal ship sailing through part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

One of Australia’s best known nuclear scientists says a nuclear waste dump could earn South Australia billions of dollars.

Engineers from around the world are heading to Broome to use a state-of-the-art ship simulator to test their designs for multi-billion-dollar ports.

Sydney Council says a CBD construction boom is ramping up, thanks to funds from multinational investors.

Origin Energy has been charged $325,000 for breaking Australian Consumer Law over some of its discount claims.

Fair Work Building and Construction says a CFMEU official kicked workers out of a lunch shed and threw their food on the ground on a site in Queensland, because they were not union members.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's (ASIC's) adviser register should be ready for use by March 31.

Insiders say the Federal Government appears to have given up on its contentious changes to Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation.

A new study suggests monkeys have a very human desire to learn, especially if it proves them right.

The Prime Minister has dismissed a disturbing report on the state of hundreds of children in Australian detention centres.

While Tony Abbott has successfully fended off this week’s assault on his leadership, there is still some speculation about how things could have been.

The Commonwealth Ombudsman wants Federal Agencies to be more open about their mistakes.

The CEO of Xerox says corporate gender quotas won’t work.

A number of experts have spoken out about the need to protect human societies by looking after the environment.

Shares in a major Australian resource engineering firm have plummeted on the back of its latest figures.

China has executed a mining billionaire for “organising and leading a mafia-style group”, murder and other crimes.

Hungry Jack’s has been fined $90,000 after an Adelaide employee fell into fry oil, and no one called an ambulance.

The University of Sydney has become the latest big Australian institution to get cold feet on coal.

The Prime Minister says the Australian Submarine Corporation will have a shot at a $20 billion dollar submarine-building contract, but there are fears it may just be a rouse.

A high-tech neural-engineering lab has received a very generous donation, which will go towards the development of new devices in Australia.

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