Fossil fuel giant Santos has rejected a $7.1 billion takeover offer from an elite syndicate of Middle East and Asian ruling families.

An industry lobby says selling-off SA Water would raise up to $13 billion for the struggling South Australian economy.

Safe Work Australia has developed a guide and information sheet on managing the risks of diesel exhaust exposure in the workplace.

Authorities are investigating serious burns suffered by a resources industry worker, who was injured by a hose failure that left him with severe chemical burns.

Western Australia is in the grips of the rise of robo-trucks.

International authorities are looking to learn from the Australian system for keeping truck drivers safe.

The Federal Government has provided some more details on the plans for Sydney’s second airport at Badgerys Creek.

A new study shows a majority of Canberrans support the territory’s proposed Light Rail project, but only just.

Big industry players are concerned about the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) plans to mandate minimum pay rates for owner-drivers.

Uranium exploration firm Toro Energy has a new non-executive director and chairman on its board.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has some serious reservations about a proposed takeover of ports and rail operator Asciano, by a Brookfield Infrastructure Partners consortium.

The $16 billion Adani Carmichael coal mine has been approved under a new set of environmental conditions.

Queensland’s Labor Government has passed new laws that mean unions no longer have to give 24 hours notice before entering a worksite.

The world's premier solar car race is rolling out of the Northern Territory, leaving from Darwin onon a 3,000km run to Adelaide.

Ride-sharing firm Uber is partnering with military veterans to give returned soldiers a solid job.

There has been plenty of bad press about Westpac’s sudden rate hike this week, but Morgan Stanley analysts say it could reach even further than most already fear.

High levels of toxic metals, found in and near mining towns, appear to be negatively influencing the brain development of children living nearby.

Labor is trying to adjust Australia’s free trade agreement with China, but the big unions say they have not gone far enough.

New stats show 10 construction workers have been killed at work this year.

The ACT Government wants electric car maker Tesla to set up a research hub in Canberra.

The Queensland Government has completed its review of fly-in-fly-out work and its effect on communities.

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