A piece of equipment from one of mankind’s most astounding technological achievements has been sold at auction.

Senator Scott Ludlam has grilled Attorney-General George Brandis on the Federal Government’s plans for internet piracy legislation, and found renewed suggestions that a ‘three strike’ policy may be on the way.

Governments have made a worldwide call for companies interested in building a huge Sydney roads project.

Though it may not be enough to stop the tide of unemployment rising in Australia’s automotive-manufacturing sector, one expert has a suggestion for way energy efficiency can boost local industries.

Nine new permits have been awarded for offshore oil exploration around Australia.

The coal price is being blamed for a string of job cuts on local mine sites.

Investment fund Hunter Hall is ending its relationships with fossil fuel companies.

The chief of one of the world’s biggest mining firms says protectionist trade barriers set up to weather the storm of the GFC are no longer necessary.

There has been some concern about the effectiveness of a program designed to improve the quality and range of experienced staff in the teaching sector.

The Finance Minister says Australia Post will not be privatised.

When trying to change long-held ideas about the world, language is everything.

One tiny island nation in the Pacific is having its lack of clean water addressed by the life-saving work of an independent Australian aid group.

Millions of dollars has been moved from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to pay for the home insulation inquiry.

Despite efforts to avoid it, millions of dollars in budget cuts will force CSIRO to close down several sites for world-leading research.

A massive gas project in Papua New Guinea has sent its first shipment to Japan, marking the start of returns on the $20.5 billion LNG endeavour.

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke says Australia should once again consider becoming a storage ground for the world’s nuclear waste.

Tugboat workers’ strikes have been called off, for now.

A grassroots group supporting Australian workers and industries has unveiled new products to keep energy costs down for small operations.

The Australian Competition Tribunal has heard that customers will see increased costs if AGL is allowed to buy Macquarie Generation.

Coal giants say the Australian industry is being squeezed to its limit by high taxes and strong local dollar.

Building products giant James Hardie may have doubled its revenue this year, but the company’s toxic past keeps knocking numbers down.

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