The latest youth unemployment figures show tough times in many regions, with some areas seeing dramatic spikes in joblessness over the last few years.

Several bodies are calling for increased scrutiny of the Port of Gladstone, as the federal environment department moves to delay its decision on leaking dredge spoils.

The Senate has rejected the Federal Government's attempt to bury the mining tax, voting down legislation to abolish the MRRT by 35 votes to 32.

Mining companies often weigh environmental outcomes against economic ones, and choose actions which benefit the latter, but researchers say with better planning they can have the best of both worlds.

Cootes Transport has demonstrated that it can be a safe, valid and compliant trucking company - enough for it to be allowed to continue operating in New South Wales.

Courts have supported logistics operator Linfox's social media policy, and the firing of one staff member who insulted a manager online.

The United Firefighters Union has accused Victorian authorities of sending its members to battle the Morwell mine fire with inadequate protection from poisonous fumes, and against the warnings of its own expert.

A new report has added weight to the argument that all users should pay for roads, highlighting new ways to fund advanced infrastructure.

Some New South Wales drivers will have breathalysers attached to their ignition systems in coming weeks, as the state rolls out its technological weapon in the fight for road safety.

Some of the biggest names in transport planning say current computer models are inadequate and obsolete.

The chief executive of Australia’s largest rail company has encouraged growth through free trade with China, while firing 50 staff.

Advanced modelling has solved a generations-old geological question, as scientists investigate why long, curvy mountains form near places where tectonic plates smash together.

A regional newspaper has reported that a major gas project could be getting shut down, but the company behind has said nothing.

A new report from analysts at Deloitte Access Economics has highlighted 25 sectors that could drive the Australian economy in the future, including nuclear power generation and waste storage.

Woodside’s floating Browse gas project will produce 17,000 barrels of LNG per day for fifty years, the company hopes.

The Federal Government believes jobs and capital are at stake, as it moves to reduce union power on building sites.

Paying 20-year-old workers at the same rate as 21-year-olds will “kill jobs” and rend the already struggling retail sector, an industry lobby says.

The newly-elected Tasmanian government has made the first cuts in its effort to fell the Tasmanian Forests Agreement.

Some of the world’s leading online companies and communities have spoken out about efforts to “fast track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying governments should ease up in their push to create a corporate-friendly, freedom-restricting future.

The biggest mining project in Australia is now locked in, with Gina Rinehart securing a $7.2 billion deal for work at Roy Hill.

Toyota will pay an incredible $1.32 billion to settle a criminal investigation into deadly safety issues

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