Federal MP and embattled mining boss Clive Palmer has blamed regulatory processes for a big delay in restarting his nickel refinery.

Union members in Darwin have held a protest against working conditions at the Ichthys LNG construction project.

A new report says red tape on water and electricity prices in South Australia must be slashed, and the state could do with fewer government Ministers as well.

Horizon Power's managing director says abuse experienced by power company employees “may be understandable but unfortunate”.

Two new skyscrapers have been approved at an iconic site in Melbourne’s CBD.

Australia’s insurance world has been scrambling in response to damning revelation about Commonwealth Bank’s insurance arm.

A West Australian mayor wants trouble-making kids to be caned, and is looking to the Barnett Government for support.

A senate inquiry into the rise of black lung in Queensland coal miners begins this week.

New South Wales police have reported on their ongoing truck safety crack down, focused this time in the state’s north.

The South Australian Government is seeking to impose hefty jail terms on people who attack public transport staff.

Tasmania and the ACT have adopted National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual Version 2, and will now hold operators to new inspection standards.

Virtual reality will soon be a big part of many people’s lives, but little is known about the possible psychological effect of life in a false world.

The South Australian Opposition says incidents in the South Australian health system are the subject of secret inquiries outside the reach of the coroner's court.

Fair Work Commission (FWC) vice-president Michael Lawler has resigned, ending a long-running legal dispute and leaving a big bill for time on leave.

Progress has been slow for a recall of dodgy electrical cabling installed in thousands of Australian homes.

The chiefs companies hit with serious lawsuits often end up with a better reputation.

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