Dyson Heydon has ruled himself fit to continue running the royal commission into trade unions, sending the unions off to find new ways of avoiding the legal lens.

The Federal Government is ramping up its rhetoric to ensure the China free trade agreement (FTA) goes ahead.

The Australian Government will spend $11.9 million for a two year project to revive and maintain Australia’s Indigenous languages.

Over 150 asylum seekers are challenging the legality of the Federal Government’s offshore processing policy.

Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd has issued another blunt assessment of the work ethic of the federal public sector.

New Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data reveals women are dramatically underrepresented in leadership positions across business and public life, despite high levels of education.

The Australian Defence Force has been fined $220,000 after a man was fatally shot during a training exercise.

Despite a storm surging around its approval, proponents of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine are doing everything they can to ensure it goes ahead.

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been forced to defend a massive cost blow-out on the National Broadband Network.

The Federal Government has launched a survey to gauge the experiences of LGBTI sportspeople.

Reports say the ACTU is setting up a $30 million campaign to spread anti-Abbott messaging.

CSIRO could sell its Ginninderra field station.

The most powerful woman in the Commonwealth bureaucracy says public servants “make up” red tape.

Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says more flexible work arrangements could help retain older workers in the public service.

A leading defence industry body says just a small slice of the Federal Government's $39 billion promise for shipbuilding will actually go to South Australia.

The Federal Government is continuing its push to change environmental approval laws so that activists and environmentalists cannot hinder mining projects.

Family First senator Bob Day is optimistic despite failing in a bid to remove the ban on nuclear power plants in Australia.

The roll-out of NBN’s rural high speed satellite services will begin on 1 October 2015, the federal government says.

Authorities are still working out how to merge CSIRO and NICTA, leaving 200 employees with no certain future in the meantime.

Australian scientists have reported back from the latest trial of the joint Australia-US Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation (HIFiRE) Program.

Some serious spring cleaning is going on at the department formerly in charge of military procurement.

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