Federal Employment Minister Eric Abetz has used a speech to a large workforce and labour conference to outline the LNP’s plans for reform.

The 2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been traced to a single infection that started a chain of human-human transmission, and experts say it will not stop soon.

A strike at a big power plant has been extended, putting supplies at risk across Western Australia.

An architecture and design firm has put out plans for massive development in Australia's north, in a town where crocodiles outnumber humans 1,000 to one.

The Federal Government has threatened to withdraw Cadbury’s $16 million grant, after it was revealed that the company did not explain what it would do with the money.

The Federal Government is planning to let regional businesses pay foreign workers differently to locals.

Australian lenders are enthusiastically selling the same mortgage deals that drove the United States to economic ruin.

Two stories this week suggest federal public servants may want brush up on their tech skills.

A noxious club culture allowed a “toxic cell” of high-level staff at Public Transport Victoria (PTV) to thrive.

A motion has been moved in the Senate calling on all MPs not to attend the World Congress of Families.

The governments of the USA and Australia have agreed to share visa and immigration information, as a new level of local counter-terrorism is launched as well.

Tasmania's Auditor-General has poked some holes in rules around the hiring and firing of the state’s public servants.

A cost-benefit analysis of National Broadband Network (NBN) plans has shown the Coalition model could deliver nine times the benefits Labor’s would have.

An Australian university-run project has seen teams of young engineers design and build houses for rural Cambodian communities.

Indian mining firm Adani is looking to hire 5,000 workers for the Carmichael coal project in Queensland.

The former boss of Sydney Ferries has been jailed for using his work credit card to splurge on cars, holidays and renovations.

Safe Work Australia will launch Safe Work month with a free online event for those with an interest in the OHS industry.

Australian firms operating in West Africa a preparing for the threat of Ebola outbreak, as the Federal Government pledges more money to fight the growing plague.

Regulators say they are cracking down on ‘phoenix’ activity and dodgy pay arrangements in the construction sector.

The Western Australian Government has announced an inquiry into suicides among fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers.

Public sector workers live longer than most other Australian workers, recent stats show.

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