For the fourth time this week, the Abbott government has resorted to sophistry as it muddles around trying to disguise what many are now calling policy chaos.Liberals and Nationals that is.You would think their leadership would know better, given the low rate of success to date.
Local shares are poised to open lower, with most commodities sliding after OPEC opted to hold firm on the group's current production level.
Australians need to start talking more about the trade-offs we have to make to achieve important economic objectives, Dr Parkinson says.
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A Sydney mother has avoided going to jail after she hit and killed a six-year-old boy outside Carlingford Public School last December.
The NSW Attorney-General has called for an urgent review after the former head of Bega Cheese, Maurice Van Ryn, was granted bail after admitting he sexually abused six underage boys.
The Baird government plans to loosen coal seam gas rules allowing exploration to proceed without environmental impact statements, spurning recent recommendations from the Chief Scientist for more openness in the industry.
More than $210 could be shaved off the annual electricity bill for NSW households, and $360 for small businesses, if the national energy regulator’s proposed price restrictions are implemented next year.
The economy of greater Sydney expanded 4.3 per cent in 2013-14 – its fastest growth rate in 14 years.
Timbercorp’s liquidators have applied to the court to remove Sydney insolvency specialist Andrew Wily as bankruptcy trustee of banned financial adviser Peter Holt. It is the latest twist in the already-complex saga of Timbercorp, post-collapse.