Experts say chaotic approaches to energy policy have pushed up electricity prices and scared off investors.

The Victorian Government has admitted Fujitsu pulled out of its Latrobe hi-tech education precinct project before last year's state election.

Aged care royal commission chair Richard Tracey QC has died.

Concern has been raised about a big agricultural company’s plans to buy up groundwater.

The Federal Government’s says its new billion-dollar dam package for NSW will see “bulldozers in the ground” next year.

The Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their work in developing lithium-ion batteries.

Medibank Private's “rip-off” basic health cover has won it a Shonky Award from consumer group Choice.

The Perth Mint is selling a new cryptocurrency backed by real gold.

A Federal Court judge has ruled the union regulator’s investigation into the Australian Workers' Union (AWU) donations to GetUp! was invalid, but not political.

The small business ombudsman is running an inquiry into dodgy insolvency practices.

The $1 trillion International Monetary Fund (IMF) says almost anything would be worth trying in the effort to address climate change.

Nadine Flood has slammed politicians over a predicted “lost decade” of pay increases for public servants.

The French company building Australia’s new submarines may have accidentally tweeted yet-to-be-announced plans.

Builders, energy firms and other major corporations have hidden political donations from planning authorities, reports say.

New research contradicts Federal Government claims that no new dams are being built.

A Senate committee has recommended authorities relax maintenance requirements for aircraft involved in medical charity flights.

Thousands of protesters are disrupting major cities for two weeks of Extinction Rebellion protests.

The National Home Doctor Service is being investigated over its doctors' Medicare billing.

Migration groups warn that outsourcing the visa platform is a disaster in waiting.

The telecommunications watchdog has backed the idea of an ombudsman for digital platforms.

The ACCC says 20,000 vehicles with defective Takata airbags are now classified as “critical”.

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