The Greens have offered a novel budget measure that could bring the Federal Government $13 billion.

There has been more criticism this week of a 6-week fast-track program designed to get more professionals into teaching.

WA Police are looking to prosecute a public servant they say stole $45,000 from corporate cards and went on an inter-state drug run.

Ninety-five years ago, Australian Public Service bosses realised equal rights for women would transform the bureaucracy, and it was up to them to stop it.

Economists have put a dollar figure on the time pressure and stress experienced by mothers in the first year of a baby’s life.

A recent breakthrough has advanced the chance for two partners of the same sex to have a baby.

Children must be vaccinated for their parents to receive welfare benefits, under reforms proposed for Australia’s $150 billion welfare system.

Managers at US west coast ports say with a long-running union fight settled, they may be able to deal with an incredible backlog.

More court action and strikes have been avoided, with the dispute between Boral and the CFMEU over for now.

News South Wales unions have launched their campaign ahead of the state’s March 28 election.

A long-awaited major review of Australian childcare has called for a single means-tested payment and federal funding for nannies.

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is undertaking significant reform, prompted by an unlikely source.

About 9,500 Victorian vocational students have had to hand back their certificates after concern about the low quality of education training.

The Australian Taxation Office has found itself in a sticky compensation battle, after the desk and chair heights of one employee were changed without her knowledge.

The Australian Public Service is getting older.

Planned industrial action at the Department of Agriculture has officials worried about interruptions to passenger movement, cargo inspections, meat inspections, international mail processing and other services.

Chocolate company Darrell Lea will pay around half a million dollars in redundancy entitlements, after legal action from six former workers.

A new report shows just how hard is for Australia’s homeless youth.

A NSW mining lobby wants charity status removed from protest groups that fight to interrupt industries in the name of conservation.

Economic modelling shows the Abbott government’s plan to deregulate university fees would drive up inflation in such a way that it will cost more than the savings from the change.

Origin Energy has been charged $325,000 for breaking Australian Consumer Law over some of its discount claims.

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