A new Queensland Government Education bill has gone further than recommended, allowing principals to judge the criminal history of new enrolments.

The Federal Government has provided an excellent opportunity for companies to appear as though they are doing something about their carbon emissions.

With consumer confidence in financial advice in a pretty rough state, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) says its new Office of the Whistleblower will allow insiders to fight back.

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has been hampered in his mission to place people in top-level anti-corruption roles.

The South Australian Government has tightened the rules for MP’s, lobbies and political donations.

Clive Palmer may be the saviour of disgruntled academics, as a rift between university management and staff comes to light.

New Zealand scientists have developed a portable, rapid, DNA testing device for Ebola.

A recent study has shown that men get more prize money than women in 30 per cent of sports.

Government red tape is a villain blamed for burdening business and hampering profits, but one expert says many of these issues actually come from inside a company.

Sunshine Coast bus drivers will walk off the job on November 1.

Authorities are looking into allegations of “cartel conduct” by mining companies and Aboriginal heritage service providers.

The Federal Government has launched its latest discussion on the future of the Renewable Energy Target.

Revelations and denial in the latest instalment of the royal commission into unions.

The Queen Mother of Bhutan is in Canberra to encourage young women to higher levels of education.

A study has revealed a new benefit of effective early childhood education, and again showed just how advanced some Scandinavian education systems are.

A stand-off over wages continues in the Tasmanian public sector, and the Government is also being accused of trying to water-down an important anti-corruption office.

The New South Wales Government has backed down on a proposal to slash the amount that can be spent on political advertising.

A new study says skilled migrants are enjoying better jobs and higher levels of employment thanks to a shift in policy.

Australia’s chief of corporate regulation says Australia is too soft on corporate criminals and under-resourced to deal with rampant white collar crime.

Qantas engineers have struck a four-year deal that includes an 18 month pay freeze.

One of the world’s leading mining equipment companies is painting its drill bits pink to aid breast cancer research.

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