A new survey suggests that public transport timetable frustration has led to a high level of physical attacks on drivers.

The New South Wales resource minister says activists holding up Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine are “professional protesters”, not locals.

There will be compensation for the four young men killed during the failed home insulation program enacted by the Rudd Government.

The latest edition of Safe Work Australia’s Comparative Performance Monitoring report shows modest improvement in some safety stakes.

An Australian mining contractor is being sued over the death of a worker in Ghana.

A Senate inquiry into alleged tax-dodging by multinational companies operating in Australia could be awkward for some mining bosses.

The Royal Australian Air Force is buying two more C-17A Globemaster airlift planes, the aerial hauler than has been serving many recent military logistical needs.

An environmental finance group has put out a discussion paper to define a style of building with strong links to nature.

The dredge spoil from the contentious expansion of the Abbot Point Port will be dumped on land, and could even be used to improve the environment in which it rests.

A new report says that conversation can save lives.

Australia’s elevated terrorist alert level has prompted explosives factories to review their security and safety procedures.

There has been a concerning rise in the number of electrical accidents involving cane harvesters in north Queensland, as one of the regions’ major agricultural industries enters its most active phase.

A storm of internet activism is rising against the Australian Government’s attempt to force the mandatory retention of telecoms data.

Economists say the soaring level of house approvals are great, but property prices will probably stay high.

Tech giant Samsung will spend about $16.7 billion on a huge new facility in South Korea.

The big rail project connecting Brisbane to Melbourne regional Queensland is tracking well, according to the infrastructure minister.

Politicians are playing a multi-billion dollar game of chicken in Victoria.

The NSW Chief Scientist has helped pave the way for coal seam gas expansion in the state.

West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has earmarked a set of sites to be sold in the Federal Government’s asset recycling scheme.

The $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery scheme is alive and will be letting the funds flow soon.

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