A lobby representing Australia’s medical research sector says it wants to see the $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) kept alive.

The ACT Government wants to remove the cap on donations to political parties, just weeks after dodgy developer donations were revealed.

The World Health Organisation’s latest figures show more than 16,000 people have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa, and almost 7000 have died.

BHP Billiton is putting pressure on its suppliers to take cuts of up to 25 per cent so the major miner can save some money, and analysts say others will follow.

The parliamentary committee reviewing Tasmania's anti-corruption watchdog says its investigative powers should not be stripped.

Australia residents who spot cybercrimes in progress now have an avenue to report it.

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has warned that the Federal Government will need to practice some serious spending discipline to avoid bad budget figures and economic shock.

ACT public servants say they do not want to make a deal that puts their safety at risk, but do want progress on talks preventing them from receiving back-pay.

Queensland’s new Integrity Commissioner says in-house lobbyists should have to declare their contact with government ministers.

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s latest report shows women are under-represented in management positions, and underpaid as well.

The Federal Parliament will debate marriage equality once more, with Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm bringing a private members bill to legalise same-sex marriage today.

The consumer watchdog is taking the CFMEU to court over claims the union engaged in boycott conduct directed at concrete company Boral.

The crew of a Victorian petrol ship is refusing to make a voyage they say will end with their sacking.

A new report on transport and logistics jobs has made a few big findings for the last few months.

The Supreme Court could be close to ruling on Australia’s biggest ever food safety payout.

Mum and dad investors have leapt onboard for the public float of Medibank Private, lining the Government up for a $5.7 billion sale.

The consumer watchdog is taking EnergyAustralia to court for its phone selling practices.

Changes aimed at giving paramedics a much-needed rest could end up doing the opposite, Tasmanian authorities say.

A fiery Senate estimates hearing in Canberra has seen former treasurer Peter Costello forced to defend the Future Fund's investment decisions.

A new report shows the central role that Australian financial services could play in the country’s booming relationship with China.

Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory want more say in the running of schemes to help their communities, as a new report shows gaps between Indigenous people and other Australians continue to increase.

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