Reports this week accuse private training colleges of profiteering to the tune of $3 billion - at public expense.

Yamaha’s new motorcycle-riding robot has called out nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi.

The Australian Academy of Science has become the latest major institution to offload its fossil fuel investments.

A Senate inquiry into the future of big regional cities has heard fly-in, fly-out workforces can bring considerable benefits to regional communities.

Whether we’re drinking, downing, sinking, sipping or slamming it – alcohol is a big part of Australian culture.

The Adelaide City Council has imposed new rules that mean only 10 food trucks can operate in the city before 6pm.

An iron ore company linked to Rio Tinto has been hit with a $70,000 fine over the “foreseeable” death of mine worker in Western Australia's Pilbara region.

The chairman of BHP Billiton says the company remains “robust and resilient”, despite taking a battering in recent months.

Profit shifting has led to big costs for Chevron, with the Supreme Court ruling it must pay $322 million to catch up on its tax-dodging.

Australian bio-engineers have discovered two new methane-eating organisms that could help clean up anything from gassy coal operations to cattle farms.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) says imposing minimum rates for owner-drivers will not price them out of the market, but industry figures disagree.

Australia has a new chief scientist, in a move some say will open up debate about nuclear energy.

The Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Queensland (CVIAQ) is rebranding itself to take a nationwide view.

Road safety researchers are using videos posted online by drowsy drivers to study the effects of sleepiness on driving.

The former head of the Australian Workers Union (AWU) in Victoria has responded to claims of big donation deals around the $2.5 billion EastLink road project.

Environmental activists are celebrating a Western Australian Government rejection of hydraulic fracking on a large section of agricultural land.

The Federal Opposition says the Government should do more to stop asbestos-laden building products coming into Australia.

BlueScope Steel will continue with steelmaking operations at Port Kembla in the New South Wales Illawarra region, saving thousands of local jobs.

A Queensland team has become the first Australian squad to cross the line and complete the gruelling 3,000 km Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

Nearly 100 workers at a WA Water Corporation maintenance project have been exposed to asbestos particles, but authorities say it is not as bad as it seems.

A bill to enact the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement is making its way through Parliament.

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