Three in five Australians have been the target of online harassment and abuse, a landmark study has revealed.

A major maritime union wants to Federal Government to stop aluminium producer Alcoa from using a foreign-crewed ship to move cargo from refineries in Western Australia to its smelter in Victoria.

A Hong Kong billionaire has spent a staggering $AU67.8 million on a 12.03-carat diamond for his seven-year-old daughter.

Analysts say “ethical investing” is growing in Australia, as moral views are used to push corporations to improve their practices.

Unemployment in Australia has taken a somewhat surprising dive in new figures released this week.

Australia’s attempt to join the United Nations Human Rights Council has prompted over 100 responses from member nations, some of which unleashed on its rough treatment of refugees.

Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species has been voted the most influential academic book of all time.

The WA Government says a lack of resources means that most of its upcoming intake of Syrian refugees will be resettled in Perth.

Australian researchers have exposed a potential dark side to sports supporters’ apparel.

Victorian Labor MP Cesar Melhem says he will stay in State Parliament and fight allegations of corruption from his days as a union boss.

New research has shown the best and worst excuses for missing work.

One of Australia’s leading research institutions has been awarded for its exemplary level of workplace gender equality.

Australian Industry Group data shows the construction sector has expanded for a third straight month.

The former chief executive of the NBN project, Mike Quigley, has released data he says shows NBN Co has perfectly good financial and accounting systems, and cost blowouts are Malcolm Turnbull’s fault.

Nearly 30 years after the introduction of Prozac, people diagnosed with depression are still questioning the legitimacy of antidepressants.

New South Wales paramedics are facing the State Government at the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) amid a dispute about death and disability payouts.

Unions say forced redundancies at Ausgrid and Essential Energy have been put aside by a Fair Work Commission ruling.

Two of the world’s best-known tech firms are racing to create a system of autonomous airships that will bring the internet to as yet unconnected parts of the world.

A former Defence employee has been jailed for posting national secrets on 4chan.

New research has found the winners and losers in the push to raise the GST, and unsurprisingly, the poor do not come out on top.

RBA governor Glenn Stevens has told a major economic forum that interest rates will likely stay on hold for the time being, as inflation is under control and home prices are cooling.

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