Cuts to the office in charge of developing northern Australia mean remote communities will continue missing out, some say.

Major banks say they are not keen on Queensland coal port expansions, which are also the subject of a damning scientists’ report.

An Australian mining firm has come across a vast new water source in the Northern Territory.

The WA Conservation Council has been slammed for a full-page advertisement that claimed CSG ‘fracking’ puts water supplies at risk.

Australian researchers are seeking a patent on an system that mimics the way feathers help birds detect disturbances in the air.

A Bill will be tabled this week that seeks to hold Australian companies accountable for bribes paid overseas.

The Federal Government has put up $1 billion to help asbestos-affected families in the ACT.

Sunshine Coast bus drivers will walk off the job on November 1.

Authorities are looking into allegations of “cartel conduct” by mining companies and Aboriginal heritage service providers.

A secret deal for the Western Australian Government to get a slice of Brookfield Rail’s grain profits has been revealed.

Companies from all parts of the cattle export supply chain will be involved in a class action against the Commonwealth.

A former Palmer United Party candidate has the party for alleged attempts to gain political leverage for the party leader’s mining interests.

Businesses, police, transport and safety authorities are joining forces to boost safety.

Defence Minister David Johnston has sent a strong signal that Australia’s next fleet of submarines will not be Australian.

Victorian fuel tanker driver Ben Johns has been crowned Australia's Best Driver.

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon bought $500 in Qantas shares in order to take the board to task at the recent Qantas AGM.

AGL is moving ahead on a hydraulic fracturing plan for coal seam gas wells near Gloucester, setting up specialist equipment on a number of sites.

Tech giant Samsung is getting into gas, with word of a near-$1 billion deal to build an advanced liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has welcomed the removal of a builder accreditation requirement.

Revelations and denial in the latest instalment of the royal commission into unions.

Analysts say huge coal projects in Queensland’s Galilee Basin carry “an almost unprecedented level of financial complexity and risk.”

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