On Friday, some of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs and rich-list families backed an equity raising of taxi booking and payments app goCatch in the race to “break apart” the country’s powerful $5.4 billion taxi industry.
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce, who has promised to defend the interests of family farms farmers against threats from mining companies and supermarket giants, but has risked alienating some rural landowners with an ambitious dam-building proposal.
One of the members of the Abbott government's review panel that called for an end to renewable energy support has bought solar panels despite advocating the end of such subsidies.
The NSW government has called for greater transparency in the energy sector, following fears of a sharp rise in gas prices driven by Australia's growing export industry.
Only half the people who train to be teachers get a full-time job after graduating.
Larger households that use gas for cooking, hot water and heating will be hit with a yearly bill increase of up to $435 in the eastern states, the Grattan Institute said.
NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has urged the federal government to introduce a quota on the number of students training to be teachers amid concerns about an oversupply.
A woman, her two daughters and her infant son have been killed after their car hit a bus carrying mine workers near Kambalda, in the WA Goldfields.
Australian special forces officers are expected to arrive in Baghdad within days, in preparation for advising Iraqi troops from the elite Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) in their fight against the Islamic State.
Elective surgery waiting times in NSW public hospitals remain the longest in the country, but the majority of patients are having operations sooner than they would have a year ago, a new national report shows.