Coles has been ordered to refund more than $12 million to its food and grocery suppliers, after the ACCC found they were forced to pay extra to join the Coles supply chain.

A new study has found that more than one in ten complaints of sexual harassment at work are reported by men.

Heavy Haulage Australia (HHA) has gone into voluntary administration, leading its major shareholder McAleese to seek legal recourse.

Chinese tradies will not have to undergo the usual skills tests to work in Australia under a “side” deal in the new Australia-China free-trade agreement, unions claim.

An odd coupling of business, union, environmental, investor and welfare groups has come together to push for action on climate change.

Attorney-General George Brandis is seeking tough new requirements for Australian telcos.

Treasurer Joe Hockey says Australia is lining up to become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

Authorities are warning that life insurance changes will cost financial planners as much as $250 million a year in lost fees and commissions.

The Federal Government has unveiled draft legislation to shake up corporate governance at superannuation funds.

Rural Liberals want to officially question the validity of climate science, putting concerns on the agenda for its upcoming federal council.

There are strong signs that the Federal Government will soon commit to the controversial 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite concerns it could be signing away its freedom.

A bill to cut the renewable energy target (RET) has passed Federal Parliament, including measures to use native wood burning as a renewable fuel source.

A study of over 50,000 Twitter posts has shown where Australian politicians ‘really’ sit on the left-right divide.

The competition watchdog has concluded its investigation into alleged dodgy deals between Toll Holdings and the Transport Workers Union.

Analysts at both ANZ and Goldman Sachs say the price of iron ore will drop by at least $US10 per tonne before the end of the year.

The chair and two directors of Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) have stepped down in the wake of the decision to bail on the Ranger 3 Deeps project.

The Queensland Resources Council says the state government should embark on some “visionary” investment, and build more rail.

Rio Tinto’s iron ore boss Andrew Harding says the commodity will stay strong, but high-cost producers will not last long in the current market.

Australian researchers want to ease the burden of back pain with their new invention – the smart chair.

Australia’s Worley Parsons could be lining up to buy a Canadian engineering giant, despite it facing legal action over alleged bribery and corruption.

A new report says technology will make 5 million Australians redundant in the next 15 years.

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