Companies save money on acquisitions for each female board member doing the buying, a new study says.

Federal Treasurer Joe hockey has announced he will prohibit the foreign acquisition of 100 per cent of major Australian agricultural company GrainCorp.

A leaked internal report by NBN Co says the Liberal government’s plan will make less money and cost more, reports say.

Researchers have made up their minds on which part of the brain is most responsible for decision making.

The verdict is down to state governments to decide whether more GST should be collected from online purchases, and minds should be made up by March.

A special taskforce has been formed to root out corruption in one of the most vital government services.

A mining company has been fined $120,000 for the heavy pollution of waterways in Far North Queensland.

A new system developed by University of Adelaide engineers can model and predict temperatures within a building, promising significant reductions in commercial energy use.

Biting at the heels of NASA’s latest launch, the space agency is preparing to send up a rocket to probe the atmosphere of Venus.

A poll published by a finance news outlet has indicated a profound lack of trust in Qantas management from the company’s engineers and pilots.

A former industry executive has made the remarkable call for energy giant BHP to move toward environmentally sustainable technology and processes, while also trying to get a job on BHP’s executive board.

Microsoft has launched its latest video-gaming console, the X-Box One, and managed to sell over one million units in the first 24 hours.

Legislation has been put before the House of Representatives which is intended to make it easier for business to work within the paid parental leave scheme.

Industry insiders reporting from the UN-sponsored climate change talks in Warsaw say the solutions to the energy market’s effect on the environment are already here.

According to recent polls, the Federal Government’s plan to replace the carbon tax with a direct action policy has been as well-received as having no policy at all.

The Australian Government is continuing its pledge to dissolve approval processes it deems unnecessary or duplicative, this week announcing a new ‘one-stop-shop’ environmental process for offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage activities.

The chief executive of a major mine pumping equipment supplier says Australia needs to ignore the concerns of environmentalists and other residents, and surge full-steam into coal seam gas extraction.

The Gold Coast council has unveiled its plan for the city’s new arts precinct, and if nothing else it most certainly captures the spirit of the place.

Australian waistlines are on the increase, and we’re fattening-up faster than nearly everyone else.

The chief executive of BHP Billiton says a ‘direct action’ approach to dealing with climate change is the best way to protect trade-exposed industries.

The University of New England may reconsider its sponsorship deal with the Parramatta Eels NRL team, after the club sign a deal with another sponsor that the University does not abide.

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