A delay in increasing the superannuation rate will "almost inevitably" mean higher wages, federal treasurer Treasurer Joe Hockey has said, while also conceding employers could pocket the saving instead of passing it on to workers as wage rises.
Confirmation by the Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program that the rate of house fires did not increase despite a more than 10-fold jump in installations has been welcomed by companies struggling to recover from the industry's boom and subsequent bust.
''I've never heard of him. I've never seen his work. End of story.''
Myth-busting, money and massive growth were the themes of Australia’s largest tech start-up event that took place in Sydney on Tuesday.
A bucket too far for frosty Clive.
We’re well used to the “Australian premium” – the extra price charged for everything here from iTunes to Mercedes Benz because, well, because the importers can. The early signs are that our “open for business” government is happy to keep it that way for the motor trade and against the best wishes of consumers.
Local shares are poised to open unchanged ahead of the latest reading on Australian economic growth after Wall Street closed mixed in narrow trade.
At last one of history's most idiotic pieces of legislation, the Minerals Resource Rent Tax, has found a use.
Clive Palmer has signalled he will support restoring temporary protection visas only if the Abbott government removes asylum seeker children from Christmas Island and Nauru.
Workplace Relations Minister Eric Abetz says voters no longer believe the Coalition will bring back WorkChoices because the government has "neutralised" Labor and the unions' political attack over workplace laws.