More than a thousand workers have been sacked after the collapse of engineering company Forge Group, some small towns are worried for their workforce, but reports say the company has been spending-up on executive perks.

There has been widespread alarm and outrage since NBN Co announced it would wind back fibre-optic installations at some sites where the copper network seems fine.

Tens of thousands of residents have spent two days in darkness after dozens of power pole fires in Melbourne.

UGL, a giant of the Australian trades and construction sector, is expected to announce the sale of its property arm this week.

Clive Palmer’s company has been accused of dipping into a joint fund for about $4.5 million without the permission of his partnering Chinese firm Citic Pacific.

West Australian farmers are taking legal action against ANZ, accusing the bank of ‘predatory’ and ‘unethical’ practices.

Millions have been spent across a number of sites to reform TAFE services on the Gold Coast.

Rio Tinto’s cost-cutting measures will continue, but a surge in earnings has been proof they are effective.

The latest unemployment stats have already been used as evidence for a number of political stands, including calls for new budgetary considerations and industrial relations reform.

A cluster of eight councils will be able to offer one big contract for waste collection, recycling and green waste services.

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has let a Wall Street Journal reporter in on the scale of cuts, sales and savings the Government intends to make, which may soon see the nation's power poles in foreign hands.

The Victorian Treasurer will not release the business case for a planned multi-billion dollar tunnel project.

The Prime Minister has pledged to do better, and Indigenous ministers are crying out for more, with the release of this year's Closing the Gap report.

The Prime Minister has launched a Royal Commission into union governance and corruption across a range of industries, with terms of reference set to string up dodgy workplace practice nationwide.

Global engineering firm Sandvik has secured a significant contract, receiving $77 million for a materials handling EPC deal at an Australian coal mine.

A former senior member of the Treasury says Australia may miss the boat to the ‘Asian Century’ if it doesn’t start building on a big scale.

Changes to pay rates for apprentices have come into effect, which will mean increases for many young workers.

An NZ-based company is drumming up funds to make every ten-year-old’s dream come true; developing the world’s first practical, commercial jetpack.

New South Wales Roads Minister Duncan Gay has ordered the Cootes Transport fleet off the road for safety inspections again, showing a lack of faith in interstate inspection regimes.

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is now in place but inconsistencies between states remain, and the industry needs more time to prepare.

The Toll Group has inked a hefty deal with Japanese energy company Inpex, which will bring in $90 million over 10 years.

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