Two of Australia’s largest and most powerful unions are one step closer to merging.

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is not going to meet its rollout targets, according to a leaked report.

The Prime Minister is under more pressure from the Neolithic faction of the LNP.

The Australian Education Union is ramping up its efforts to secure needs-based school funding.

Australia will spend nearly $30 billion on new planes, submarines, soldiers and other military matters after the release of the Defence White Paper today.

Liberal backbencher Andrew Nikolic is lining up to chair the Joint Intelligence Committee, but Labor says his “extreme right wing” views should disqualify him from the post.

Staff at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) have become the latest to reject a bargaining agreement that their union says is framed by the Government’s “harsh and unworkable public sector bargaining policy”.

Labor is preparing a bill that would ban animal testing for cosmetics in Australia.

Labor, Greens and independent politicians have gathered to stop the latest attack on Australian science.

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has put out a 15-year plan for 93 major projects that it says will only be possible after big changes.

Multinational companies that avoid paying tax on Australian earnings could soon be forced to sell their assets.

New figures show Australia is slacking off on immunisation, and could be putting people at risk.

Papua New Guinea is suffering in the same way that many of its larger neighbours do – as big companies in major industries come up well short on their tax bill.

School funding increases before the Gonski reforms were skewed away from disadvantaged schools, the AEU says.

Some Commonwealth departments and agencies are moving to top-up employees’ pay packets after the Federal Government softened is bargaining arrangements.

In an unusual breakthrough, staff at one public service agency have voted to accept a new offer on wages and conditions.

Federal and state government eyes have turned once again toward water infrastructure for northern Australia.

Australian workers are among the world’s most likely to take a sickie, and experts say it could show something deeper about our organisations.

The Federal Government has congratulated itself for the successful Federal Exploration Development Incentive (EDI).

A new state-of-the-art facility could see Tasmania carve out a name as the home of underwater robots.

The competition watchdog wants Australia's major petrol retailers to explain their massive retail margins.

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