The Albanese government has allocated $330 billion for defence spending over the next decade.

Productivity Commission veterans have criticised the Albanese government’s economic direction.

AUSTRAC has been asked to investigate TikTok over money laundering concerns.

A big player in the energy sector says Australians will pay more for power.

Woodside Energy is at a crossroads with environmentalists and investors over its climate strategies.

Cameron Waugh, a well-connected Perth corporate advisor, has been sentenced to jail for insider trading.

Anthony Albanese has unveiled a new effort to reshape Australia's economic and industrial framework.

The minimum pay for the average Queensland construction worker on civil projects has been increased to over $200,000 a year.

Australian companies are increasingly refusing to make cyber ransom payments.

Tech investors have rejected the government’s planned merger reforms, saying they could kill off start-ups.

A basic tech failure has prompted calls for an overhaul of the $70 billion government procurement system.

A major agriculture firm has blamed the Bureau of Meteorology for significant financial losses.

Greg Combet, incoming chair of the Net Zero Economy Agency, has urged a “just transition” for coal workers in the shift to renewable power.

Energy companies have been accused of misusing welfare payments.

The ACCC is sharpening its focus on gas retailers.

A Senate report has criticised an ongoing coverup, as the PwC tax leaks scandal continues.

Uber has defended its use of spyware to obtain confidential information on a former competitor in the Australian market.

CSIRO says Australia is in a perfect position to harness AI for its technological future.

The Federal Government has received warnings over its use of AI decision-making.

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) wants feedback on its draft Audit program for the 2024-25 financial year.

Advocates want Centrelink to lower the age of independence for Youth Allowance from 22 to 18.

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