The NSW Government is preparing to introduce its power privatisation bill in state parliament this week, with buyers lining up to make a bid.

Research says property is now the largest contributor to the Australian economy, eclipsing both the mining and financial services sectors.

Analysts say the civil construction sector in Australia is will decline even further over the next two years.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions has ramped up its push for a federal gas reserve to keep domestic prices down, but experts say it will not pay off.

The children of Australia’s richest person have wrestled control over their multibillion-dollar family trust.

More authorities have joined the push to boost STEM education in Australia, while the Prime Minister mocks the idea.

A federal public servant will receive compensation after proving the her office was too loud.

The ACTU wants domestic violence victims to be allowed an extra 10 days of annual leave to help them break free of their abusers.

The Federal Government has launched its plan for the future of Australian research, and it is strongly industry-linked.

Senior church leaders have called on the Federal Government to make stronger climate change resolutions, saying the risks outweigh religious difference.

Aurizon could return cash to its shareholders to calm investor concerns about the rail group's weak growth prospects.

Chinese-linked companies have applied to the Foreign Investment Review Board over a big investment involving Fortescue Metals Group.

There is much concern about a push to allow international carriers to service domestic routes in Australia.

One of the top people at Gina Rinehart’s $10 billion Roy Hill mine has entered the debate on what to do about the iron ore price.

The US has taken a technical step in the new space race, passing a bill to allow mining in space.

There are claims this week that Japan's Inpex Corporation is struggling to keep the $A43.5 billion Ichthys LNG project on schedule due to delays with the South Korean shipyard manufacturing the massive offshore platform.

James Hardie has seen its annual profit almost triple, up to $A369.57 million on the back of its US and European operations.

The Victorian Government has approved seven new apartment towers in Melbourne, in an area some consider poorly served by public transport.

Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has admitted the Queensland Government bought the wrong system to run its $1.2 billion health payroll, leading to a long-running and expensive debacle.

The WA Opposition has accused the government of putting a campaign logo on normal capital works, in order to look like it has achieved something.

The ACTU wants to make a temporary LNP-fighting fund into a permanent fee for members.

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