Leaked copies of a Freight Logistics Co-ordination Team’s (FLCT) final report to the Tasmanian Government have caused concern among transporters and taxpayers.

Bids are being lodged and bets hedged to see who will bag the contracts for a $1 billion freight hub in Sydney's west.

Aurizon has opened itself to nearly $200 million worth of asset impairments after a decision to slash the number of trains, wagons and workers at the company.

A well-timed report has made a few suggestions to minimise the damage from excess mirth and merry-making this Christmas, unfortunately they involve something other than the couch and leftover turkey.

Global shifts are underway which could lead foreign investors to pull up stumps from Australia, stranding a number of projects and leading to the possibility of “mothballed or abandoned” local coal mines.

Workers who have been building new mines should now be taught to operate them, an oil and gas industry report says.

The federal government of the United States will triple its use of renewable energy by 2020 on a presidential mandate.

A worker has reportedly fallen into contaminated waste while cleaning up a large spill of uranium slurry at the Ranger mine in NT.

A resplendent green phoenix is rising from the ashes of a Tasmanian primary school.

Federal Court action has been launched against Australia’s washing powder barons.

A planned succession will see some seat-swapping at the pointy end of global engineering giant AECOM, with the President becoming chief and the chief becoming chairman.

The New South Wales Government will re-open a school that seeks to provide courses in one of Australia’s most neglected fields.

Figures out this week show that the average Australian woman would have to work 25 years longer to retire on the same amount as a man.

A local report has accused Centrelink’s national boss of racking up excess costs, while the department sacks hundreds of workers.

Millions of dollars have been provided to allow more Indigenous and disadvantaged Australians to attend university.

Regional Development Australia says the Federal Government is neglecting one of its most vulnerable communities by ignoring the closure of a Northern Territory refinery, and the likely ruination of nearby residents.

The Council region within which a contentious port expansion has been approved is looking to ensure it can be used for something other than coal.

An agreement has been struck to change the relationship between the governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea.

One council has become the first in Tasmania to implement the Local Government Peak Oil Action Plan, which seeks to help fight the ever-increasing cost of fuel.

Dredging has been approved that many believe will condemn the Great Barrier Reef to silty strangulation.

Six hundred gigalitres of water from the River Murray system, the Goulburn and Murrumbidgee Rivers will be pushed where it is needed most, according to Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment, Senator Simon Birmingham.

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