The Prime Minister may soon be the sole supporter of his promised paid parental leave scheme.

Environmentalists are celebrating a decision by building giant Lend Lease to pull out of the planned expansion of a Queensland coal port.

The approval of a coal mine on the New South Wales central coast has become embroiled in controversy; accusations of corruption and broken promises.

Melbourne’s skyline will feature several new high-rises in coming years, with the Victorian Government signing off on a record number of residential permits.

Both public concern and a possible class action are mounting, as a coal mine fire continues burying a Victorian town in smoke and fumes.

Tuna fishing zones in the Western and Central Pacific are being slammed by international fleets seeking the swimming gold.

The Federal Government has announced the details of its long-awaited assistance package for drought-affected farmers in Queensland and NSW.

The New South Wales Government has fast-tracked approvals for a proposed coal seam gas project at Narrabri.

A new study says that while Australian unions are not perfect, they still play an important role in enforcing minimum standards and certain regulations.

Nearly half a billion dollars will be spent to improve transport in Pacific regions.

China has dusted off its idea to build an underwater rail tunnel across 123 kilometres of the Bohai Bay, which would be the world’s longest if it goes ahead.

Australian rail company Aurizon is standing firm in the face of impending train driver strikes.

A new company will soon take over a large range of operations at Australia’s offshore detention centres, with the tragedy of recent violence still echoing around the country.

The oldest piece of the Earth’s crust ever seen has been uncovered in Western Australia.

The widespread failure of many trucks to register under the new National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has forced several states to step in and try to aid compliance.

The Toll Group has managed to keep a lucrative set of contracts, which will see it remain the prime mover for oil and gas producer Santos.

The heads of trucking industry bodies are pushing for the Federal Government to bring in compulsory electronic stability control (ESC) on all heavy vehicles.

Australian engineering firm UGL has emphatically denied media allegations that it “cooked the books” to misrepresent financial results for investors.

The Fair Work Building Commission (FWBC) has called dozens of Western Australian workers into court to face charges from protests over jobs in local mines.

Oil exploration and production firm Senex Energy Ltd has posted its profits and announced a new partnership with Origin Energy in South Australia.

A new round of Trans-Pacific Partnership talks have begun in Singapore, where trade ministers from twelve nations carve out the final parts of the far-reaching deal.

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