The chairman of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Council (BAC) has been slammed for the views he expressed in a recent article, which accused policy-makers of following biased research.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has taken a darker turn, with armed men attacking a quarantine centre in Liberia.

It has been a big weekend for electronic espionage and diplomatic hacktivism, with world leaders bugged, mocked, cracked and embarrassed as a result.

Australia Post has emerged as a front-runner in the bidding to provide Medicare and PBS payments.

Corporate and mining influences brought down the last Labor government, former treasurer Wayne Swan says.

The ACCC is suing online agency Bet365 for its ‘free bets’ and ‘bonus’ offers.

News Corp media outlets are accusing public servants of “double-dipping” into maternity leave.

Not only are many Australians unhappy with the major political parties, their satisfaction with democracy itself has dropped too, a study shows.

More councils are calling out for millions of dollars in federal road funding to be unfrozen.

Government cuts to the CSIRO’s infectious disease research could not have come at a worse time, staff say.

The Federal Defence Minister has slammed the national GST distribution system, labelling it a “scandal”.

A group of councils have used their combined voice to call for changes to water laws.

Media owner Rupert Murdoch says Australians should be greatly sceptical of climate change and its impacts.

Two updated reports this week show the Great Barrier Reef is still deteriorating.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (AMWU) says one company is trying to bring in dozens of foreign workers to avoid hiring Australians for a massive gas project in Western Australia.

The NHMRC will fund five teams looking at different elements of dementia.

The Federal Government has begun subsidising Avastin for women with stage 3 and 4 ovarian cancer.

South-eastern Australia won’t need any more generators for at least 10 years, according to new analysis.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is cracking down on online dating scams, as people continue to be swindled out of their fortunes by romantic promises.

An unexpected jump in the unemployment rate has brought a particularly hard hit to youth joblessness.

Senator Nova Peris says all Australians need to push for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal people.

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