Resource industry analysts say Australia avoided a recession this year, and is now unlikely to have one.

Three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) executives will be on trial in the first criminal trial linked to the Fukushima crisis.

Two of Australia’s largest and most powerful unions are one step closer to merging.

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is not going to meet its rollout targets, according to a leaked report.

As robots take on more human abilities, a new report on the future of the workforce has been released.

Australia will spend nearly $30 billion on new planes, submarines, soldiers and other military matters after the release of the Defence White Paper today.

A rural council at the heart of the resources sector will soon crack down on miners and mining companies not paying their rates.

A Senate committee is examining BP’s plans to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

Research suggests the number of work-family programs at an organisation is linked to higher productivity and earnings.

Labor, Greens and independent politicians have gathered to stop the latest attack on Australian science.

BHP Billiton has posted a half-year loss of $US5.7 billion ($7.84 billion), as its interim dividend drops from 62 to 16 US cents (22 cents) per share.

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has put out a 15-year plan for 93 major projects that it says will only be possible after big changes.

A tussle over who will buy Australian port-and-rail operator Asciano continues, with two big players looking at a joint bid.

Thirteen NSW union officials have been accused of unlawful blockades and work disruptions, and were served with notices to appear in the court this week.

State governments may have to spend billions duplicating their electricity networks to cope with the unreliable renewable energy sources, the national energy forecaster claims.

Multinational companies that avoid paying tax on Australian earnings could soon be forced to sell their assets.

Four major oil producing countries say they would consider freezing output levels, but only if other producers join in.

Reports this week shed some light on the vicious in-fighting at the Finance Sector Union.

Papua New Guinea is suffering in the same way that many of its larger neighbours do – as big companies in major industries come up well short on their tax bill.

The administrator of the suspended Auburn Council is winding back major development decisions that would have benefited suspended deputy mayor Salim Mehajer.

A new company hopes to help bypass big electricity providers and let people trade their own power amongst themselves.

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