While many complain about the specifics of high school curricula and broad educational ideas, it is worth remembering that for a huge portion of the planet the most basic schooling is out of reach.

One of the last hurdles for dredging near the Great Barrier Reef is being approached today, with the main authority in charge of the marine park set to make its decision on the potentially destructive plan.

The National Farmers’ Federation says it wants consumers to pay the right price, but does not want government to decide what that might be.

The Federal Government has found a new place to make cost-saving cuts – reducing the allowances of Defence personnel in the Middle East.

The Federal Government is toying with the idea of removing regulation for charities and not-for-profits, hoping to hold them accountable through guilt instead of law.

An opposition spokesperson has warned an expanded work-for-the-dole program will probably not fix unemployment.

The Australian Taxation Office will look to cherry-pick new executives from top companies, hoping to bring in the best of the best for handy tax advice.

A Federal Minister has warned bad things will happen if wage negotiations are not controlled, calling on unions and employers to take it easy.

A major hub has been opened which will see many of the world’s leading experts working close to Antarctica, basking in the relative comfort of Hobart.

One of the key figures behind implementation of water policy in the Murray-Darling Basin has been awarded for her efforts.

Some major energy providers have made their pitch ahead of the Renewable Energy Target review this year, claiming the figure should now be lowered.

Reports by multiple Australian media outlets have shown a high level of corruption in construction, with several unions accused of handing lucrative contracts to criminals.

The Australian Industry Group has joined the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) in calling for the end of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal’s (RSRT).

The Federal Government has released details some have been waiting to see since before the election – the Paid Parental Leave Scheme spruiked heavily by Tony Abbott and the Coalition.

The resignation of a Tax Office worker is a reminder that all public servants should consider their positions when posting on social media, Employment Minister Eric Abetz says.

A botched raid based on a hunch has prompted the Australian Tax Office to rethink its policies.

Australian newlyweds will receive a $200 voucher for marriage counselling in a Federal Government effort to keep couples together for life.

Several nations have agreed that the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement “is going to be completed and it is going to set the economic architecture for the region,” according to acting deputy US Trade Representative, Wendy Cutler.

Western Australia’s policy to fast-track mine licence approvals means Fortescue Metals will not have to consult with native-title holders in the Pilbara.

China will soon have over a dozen free trade zones, following the success and popularity of one in Shaghai.

The Trade Minister will spend his time at the World Economic Forum (WEF) trying to bring trade and investment to our shores.

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