The South Australian Local Government Association (LGA) says plans to re-enliven property development in Adelaide will deprive city councils of important planning powers.

In a new development that some may find disconcerting, researchers in the US have made a knife-wielding robot smarter and capable of making its own decisions.

Lawyers say an independent investigation needs to be undertaken into the 2009 Montara oil spill, which saw millions of litres of light crude strewn across the Timor Sea.

Big rigs stretched dozens of city blocks during this year’s Brisbane Convoy for Kids on October 26, which raised tens of thousands of dollars for childrens’ charities.

A Federal Court order has sought to maintain public confidence in food safety and warning labels, after finding a duck farm had been making misleading claims about the lifestyle of its birds.

Three big players have come together for a joint venture which should see them deliver a seven-year road asset management project for Syney's South Zone.

A Victorian Government grant has allowed engineering students at Swinburne to look skyward for a sustainable method of air travel.

An extreme offer has been made to over 300 Qantas engineering staff in a bid to save jobs.

Worked stopped at a construction site in the ACT last Friday as workers took action over safety concerns.

Charles Darwin University has been named on the shortlist for a national award, following success in the education category at the Chief Minister’s Northern Territory Export and Industry Awards in Darwin.

The Transport Workers Union has petitioned Small Business Minister Bruce Billson do step in and do something about the major Australian supermarkets’ increasing stranglehold on smaller operators.

Experts say age discrimination is keeping thousand of fully capable Australians out of work, and costing workers through increased welfare needs.

BHP Billiton has bailed on its plan for a rail and port project in Queensland, after being told that the current facilities are good enough.

A report by industry consultants and university researchers says nearly 40,000 jobs would be lost if car makers pulled out of Australia this decade.

The Chinese telecommunications giant accused of secretive tactics by Australian authorities has finally spoken out, albeit through a leaked internal email.

While there has been contraction in some Queensland resource-linked trades, it seems demand for LNG and CSG workers is about to explode.

Speculation about two mysterious barges docked in US ports has lit up the tech-world in the last two weeks, but guessing is still all anyone can do as the inexplicable ships give up none of their secrets.

The Communications Minister has called for negotiations to continue between NBN Co and the companies in charge of the optical roll-out in Tasmania, saying that it takes two to tango over contracts.

Many will have heard Tony Abbott’s repeated promise that WorkChoices is “dead, buried and cremated”, but the watchdog created to enforce the old laws is coming back – and sporting a shiny new collar.

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