Concern has been raised that Brisbane City Council's investment arm could put $270 million of ratepayer funds at risk.

March 22 is World Water Day – a day set aside to focus on one of the most important elements of life on Earth.

One of two giant tunnel boring machines digging the new Perth Airport rail link has been temporarily shut down.

Decommissioning work is almost complete at the former Hazelwood Power Station.

Plans to build a wind farm between Canberra and Goulburn have been withdrawn.

The NSW Government has laid out the state's infrastructure strategy for the next 20 years.

Most Australians accept mining and have positive views of its economic role, but they hold low levels of trust in in the industry, according to a new survey.

US energy giant Exxon is part way through an eight-year tax-free period.

Queensland will host the construction of new defence vehicles, leading Victoria to claim it has been snubbed.

The Greens have proposed banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030.

Australia has lost $90 billion in revenue from some of its most valuable resources, according to an Oxford University expert.

Unions are calling on the Federal Government to set up an independent regulator to oversee safety in the gig economy.

A new study has reviewed the mental health and wellbeing concerns of FIFO workers and their partners in Australia.

The Victorian Government is banning combustible cladding.

The CFMEU and 19 officials have been fined $817,500 over building site shutdowns in Queensland.

An environmental report suggests Sydney's planned Western Harbour tollway will expose some north shore and inner-west residents to heavy construction noise, and produce a “plume” of toxic sediment in Sydney Harbour.

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate is being investigated by Queensland’s Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

A new report suggests Victoria should burn rubbish for energy.

The Fair Work Commission has approved the creation of a new “super union”.

The Coober Pedy council is concerned a plan to drill for oil and gas could put its drinking water supplies at risk.

An Australian class action against global carmaker Volkswagen is underway.

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