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

A Public Sector Commission (PSC) report says WA Government employees and department directors have taken thousands of tickets to sponsored events for private use.

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.

Research suggests that belief in an angry and vengeful god may have brought ancient societies together.

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

The Finance Sector Union (FSU) has provided an update on its pay bargaining with IAG.

Rio Tinto says its dividends will fall in future years, sending its own stock tumbling after the announcement.

More mud has been slung at Liberal minister Stuart Robert over his links with Chinese businesspeople.

Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd has been accused not protecting a public servant.

Shoppers are turning away from shelves laden with a wide choice of the same products, because it takes too much time and effort to decide.

Over 50 electronics companies operating in Australia have failed to make the grade in a review of forced labour, child labour and exploitation.

Alcoa is celebrating a big mining milestone, having pulled its billionth tonne of bauxite from the ground in Western Australia.

New research shows the countries that emit the least greenhouses gasses suffer the most from them.

Worksafe Victoria is bringing charges against Hazelwood Power Corporation over a long-running coal mine fire that smothered the town of Morwell.

Unions are hoping a new legal precedent will help them recover millions of dollars in lost wages.

There is a lot of concern about the future of Australian science and technology, with hundreds of jobs cut from the leading government organisation.

Royal Dutch Shell is cutting 10,000 jobs worldwide on the back of an 87 per cent plunge in annual net profits.

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