Unions want an increase of $30 per week in the minimum wage, but that is three times more than the retail industry says it can afford.

Victoria will soon have Australia’s first independent family violence agency, combining monitoring, policy advice and research roles.

An interesting idea has been lost in the furore over income tax reform.

There are claims this week that the WA prison system is haemorrhaging money.

A Queensland farming family is in a legal bid for compensation for damage from coal seam gas mining.

The Federal Government says it is promoting competition by stripping the ASX of its legislated monopoly on share clearing.

The Queensland Government has launched a surprising attack on job cuts at the CSIRO imposed by the Federal Government.

Innovation Minister Christopher Pyne has announced the first stage of an online Digital Marketplace for smaller businesses to access government’s $5 billion annual spend on ICT projects.

Two experts have debated whether doctors should boycott working in Australia’s immigration detention centres.

Australian Careers Network (ACN) has slid into voluntary administration, leaving its 15,000 students with no classes.

Victorian paramedics will receive pay rises in line with the increasingly demanding nature of their job.

The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) says new laws requiring councillors to declare ‘gifts’ are too broad.

The latest corporate tax transparency figures show almost a third of companies earning over $200 million paid no tax.

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) wants a north-west economic zone to be created to protect important mining areas from economic ebb and flow.

The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the Federal Government over new deals with Qatar Airways.

Legal experts say there needs to be big reforms to protect privacy in the digital age.

The Federal Government could regulate the rapidly-expanding world of online gambling.

Psychologists say they are close to identifying the recipe for a viral video.

A group of doctors have found that patients prefer learning about their surgery from an iPad.

Female accountants hit the glass ceiling because of outdated work cultures and gender-based discrimination, research shows.

Federal education minister Simon Birmingham says mid-level maths should be made a pre-requisite for students looking to enrol in science, engineering or commerce degrees.

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