The Turnbull government is expected to call a double dissolution for July 2 after the Senate voted down its controversial workplace relations legislation on Monday evening.
Fertiliser producer Incitec Pivot is Australia’s last importer of 'illegal' phosphate from disputed Western Sahara
Australian company Incitec Pivot has been revealed as the world’s sixth largest importer of “illegal” phosphate from the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
Hundreds of suburban stockpiles revealed in NSW firearm ownership statistics spark calls for stricter gun control laws
Police statistics have revealed that 100 private individuals in New South Wales alone own over 70 guns each.
Turnbull government to prop up Arrium Mining and Minerals with new steel projects despite cabinet confusion
The Turnbull government has announced a $75 billion infrastructure project to secure the future of Arrium Mining and Minerals, which entered into voluntary administration on Thursday.
Mobile technology added $43b to Australia’s economic growth in 2015, set to increase workforce participation, productivity further as IoT expands
Advancements in mobile technologies will pave the way for increased productivity, driverless cars and the Internet of Things.
Australian manufacturing beats the odds to outpace US, Europe activity in March - strongest month in over a decade
Australian manufacturing levels hit record highs for the ninth consecutive month in March, with the sector outgrowing US and Europe expansions.
State and territory leaders split over Turnbull’s state income tax reform proposal ahead of COAG meeting
Leaders of states and territories have had mixed responses to the Prime Minister’s proposal to share the responsibility of collecting income tax between the federal and state governments.
Australia’s 'alarming' budget deficit could be eliminated by 2018 through raised taxes, budget cuts: CEDA
Five new plans released by the CEDA show how the budget could be returned to surplus before the decade’s end.
Australia's top tech startups neglected by National Innovation and Science Agenda in favour of increased scientific research, critics say
A fiery debate has brought to light complaints that the government is neglecting startups in favour of scientific research.
Africa’s Super Sunday: Congo, Niger, Zanzibar marred by violence and repression, Benin elects new president, Cape Verde sweeps ruling party from power
Five elections and one referendum were held across the continent, which saw both Beninese President Lionel Zinsou and Cape Verdean governing-party, the MpD, ousted.
Airport immigration and Border Force staff on rolling strike - additional 24-hour strike at major airports planned for Easter Thursday
“These are working mums and dads who’ve suffered a two year long onslaught from this government,” said CPSU National Secretary Nadine Flood in a message to the government.
Discussion in the Senate over the government’s proposed voting reforms has run through the night and into Friday morning, with the Labor Party and independent senators filibustering the series of amendments.
Food delivery startup Marley Spoon secures $22m in Series B funding, now team will expand, fight competitors like HelloFresh 'slowly'
Recipe box delivery startup Marley Spoon has secured $22m in Series B funding, which is set to help drive a steady expansion across the east coast of Australia.
Obama, Trudeau announce US and Canada will work together to reduce methane emissions, protect arctic
The US and Canada will work together to reduce methane emissions by 40-45 percent of 2012 levels.
84% of Australian fast food restaurants underpay workers - two in Melbourne underpaid employees by over $9,000
Eighty four percent of fast food stores in Australia have been found to underpay workers, according to a new report.
Infrastructure development lagging behind population growth is greatest threat to Australia’s economic future, says infrastructure exec
The main threat to Australia’s economic future is population growth outpacing infrastructure development, says Infrastructure Australia chairman Mark Birrell.
Calls for economic modelling code of conduct following Scott Morrison’s misleading use of BIS Shrapnel report
The government’s attack on Labor’s negative gearing proposal was an “extraordinary abuse of economic modelling,” say the Australia Institute.