Dyson Heydon has ruled himself fit to continue running the royal commission into trade unions, sending the unions off to find new ways of avoiding the legal lens.

The Federal Government is ramping up its rhetoric to ensure the China free trade agreement (FTA) goes ahead.

A high-tech study has revealed that the human brain really does learn from failure.

Banks, big business and financial services are being called on to pay for their own regulation.

Queensland’s Ipswich City Council says it will oppose future coal mines and coal seam gas exploration in the region.

New Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data reveals women are dramatically underrepresented in leadership positions across business and public life, despite high levels of education.

Western Australia’s peak business lobby has warned that a FIFO workers strike could damage future investment.

The ACT Government has announced Canberra will run entirely on renewable energy by 2025.

Despite a storm surging around its approval, proponents of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine are doing everything they can to ensure it goes ahead.

Santos’ half-year profits have slumped 82 per cent to $37 million, tumbling alongside global oil prices.

A new study says that 60 per cent of Australian students are studying for jobs that will not exists, or be very different, in 15 years’ time.

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been forced to defend a massive cost blow-out on the National Broadband Network.

The ACCC will not oppose TPG’s plan to buy iiNet, allowing two of the five broadband providers in Australia to become one.

Reports say the ACTU is setting up a $30 million campaign to spread anti-Abbott messaging.

The most powerful woman in the Commonwealth bureaucracy says public servants “make up” red tape.

Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says more flexible work arrangements could help retain older workers in the public service.

The Federal Government is continuing its push to change environmental approval laws so that activists and environmentalists cannot hinder mining projects.

Family First senator Bob Day is optimistic despite failing in a bid to remove the ban on nuclear power plants in Australia.

BHP is pushing ahead despite a depressed iron ore market, drumming-up funds for a new open pit near Newman in WA.

The Australian Taxation Office is looking at the funding of the massive Gorgon natural gas project, amid claims that it will make billions of dollars tax-free.

The first report from a Senate inquiry into multinational tax avoidance is expected to be tabled today, while investigators say companies are funnelling more than AU$30 billion to Singapore every year to avoid tax.

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