The Victorian Government has approved seven new apartment towers in Melbourne, in an area some consider poorly served by public transport.

The WA Opposition has accused the government of putting a campaign logo on normal capital works, in order to look like it has achieved something.

The ACTU wants to make a temporary LNP-fighting fund into a permanent fee for members.

The world’s largest private coal company has been accused of promoting itself in Ebola-ravaged Africa, claiming that fossil fuel is a solution to global poverty.

Coal seam gas company AGL can fire up its Gloucester operations once more, after the EPA cleared away a contamination scare.

A Senate inquiry has been told around 1,000 wind turbines will need to be built to meet the new Renewable Energy Target figure of 33,000 gigawatt hours.

The High Court has allowed mining giant Rio Tinto to challenge a compensation ruling over a former worker dying from asbestos-related disease.

A parliamentary inquiry is looking at claims that lives were put in danger at the Fiskville fire-fighters training centre in Victoria, after reports of a cancer cluster among former workers.

The Abbott government is still considering an inquiry into claims that iron industry giants are forcing down prices and driving out smaller rivals.

The Industry Minister has unveiled 29 new offshore areas for oil exploration at an energy industry conference.

Workshops are being held in New South Wales to teach mobility scooter to safely use roads and footpaths.

Oil giant Chevron has been accused of running an aggressive tax avoidance scheme, depriving local coffers of millions of dollars.

The Transport Workers’ Union says operators who allow unsafe vehicles on to the road should face jail.

One of Australia’s biggest energy industry lobbies say the nation has become a world leader in solar power installation.

There was much rejoicing at the site of Australia’s newest gas export terminal on the weekend, with politicians plugging the local role in the global energy game.

The United States is moving to fast-track the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), while the residents of other signatory nations demand to know what is in store.

Reports are in from a trial of a solar power generating road in Europe, and it appears ot have gone quite well.

The rebuilding of Christchurch's earthquake-ravaged CBD has been delayed by several years, but residents will soon get a high-tech preview of what’s to come.

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s call to increase STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education by teaching kids to code.

The Federal Government says it will only fund road projects in Victoria if they are of “national significance”.

Mining companies have avoided becoming targets of the Federal Government's efforts to reclaim lost tax.

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