New figures show gay men earn around 20 per cent less than their heterosexual counterparts, while lesbians out-earn heterosexual women by at least 33 per cent.

The national maritime union and an associated labour hire firm have been ordered to pay a Perth couple more than $720,000.

The Federal Government has put its cards on the table in regard to tax reform, and is moving slowly following the release of a very broad discussion paper.

The iron price has dropped again, and Andrew Forrest is having trouble finding friends to fix it.

The latest leaks of the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership show the Australian Government making some attempt to avoid its big pitfalls.

Clean energy lobbies have written on behalf of the industry to the Federal Government, hoping to clear an impasse in renewable energy target (RET) talks.

A new study suggests very fit men in their late forties are less likely to get lung cancer and bowel cancer than unfit men.

The Federal Court has ordered EnergyAustralia to pay $1 million for breaching Australian Consumer Law in its telemarketing practices.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for global support on Beijing's ideas for a new development bank, and Australia may take him up.

The founder of one the nation’s most successful broadband companies has slammed the technological choices under­pinning the NBN.

ASIC say it needs access to private telecommunications to function properly.

Global finance giant Bloomberg has joined with the Australian Government on a $100 million health program.

The Senate will vote on the Government’s metadata retention bill today, and it appears almost certain to pass with the blessing of the party technically considered the Opposition.

The Federal Employment Minister will be faced with worker troubles on his own doorstop, with industrial action given a green light.

Business simulation experiments have shown simple interventions could increase compliance by company directors whose companies are undergoing liquidation.

Robots will change the Australian workforce in the next decade, according to some.

A new report has named Australia’s top 10 polluters, and unsurprisingly, they do not appear to like renewable energy.

Legal experts say neither the Federal Government nor the Opposition have given a proper justification for new data retention laws.

A former union boss has backed the return of the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC), saying certain unions must be “brought to heel’’.

Leighton Holdings is changing its name to avoid corruption allegations.

The Federal Government is in fresh talks about the renewable energy target today, with just a week left before a deadline that forces emissions-intensive producers to pay fines.

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