An opposition spokesperson has warned an expanded work-for-the-dole program will probably not fix unemployment.

The University of South Australia has decided to open the doors on a new research institute dedicated to the many choices we have to make.

A Federal Minister has warned bad things will happen if wage negotiations are not controlled, calling on unions and employers to take it easy.

Every day tonnes of paper is printed on, handed to someone, virtually ignored and then thrown away, but a new development could see the end of single-use paper wastage.

The Queensland Bus Industry Council (QBIC) wants to help the state’s drivers shape-up, launching a plan to improve the health of workers in a high-risk arena.

Reports by multiple Australian media outlets have shown a high level of corruption in construction, with several unions accused of handing lucrative contracts to criminals.

Some of the smaller players in the ACT electricity market want prices adjusted to improve competition.

Nearly a dozen people have been arrested while protesting at a mine site in New South Wales.

The Federal Government has released details some have been waiting to see since before the election – the Paid Parental Leave Scheme spruiked heavily by Tony Abbott and the Coalition.

The resignation of a Tax Office worker is a reminder that all public servants should consider their positions when posting on social media, Employment Minister Eric Abetz says.

A botched raid based on a hunch has prompted the Australian Tax Office to rethink its policies.

Australian newlyweds will receive a $200 voucher for marriage counselling in a Federal Government effort to keep couples together for life.

Developers are keen to get underway on a $2 billion agricultural project, but some locals say it cannot be done.

A corporate body representing the building industry says the current workplace relations system is blocking hiring and preventing training, while strikes are driving up costs at work sites around the country.

Studies have shown there is a genetic basis for physical aggression in toddlers, but it does not mean a person will remain aggressive forever.

New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell has moved to void exploration licences for three mines at the centre of corruption inquiries.

This week has seen one university host a week-long event aimed at one of the world’s greatest engineering challenges – attracting young women to the profession.

Arrow Energy is expected to make some unwanted announcements this week, with reports it is preparing to wind back its commitment to the $10 billion Gladstone LNG project and sack several hundred workers.

A contact lens to help manage diabetes is the latest next-level device to leak from Google’s technology labs.

Some Australian workers have had a win for workplace dignity, with the Fair Work Commission forcing one company to switch from urine to saliva in staff drug tests.

Compensation will be offered to thousands of intellectually disabled workers, after a court ruled the system used to define their rate of pay was discriminatory.

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