Big Brands Costing Aussies More

August 8, 2012, 7:36 pm

Consumer watchdog Choice has found that Australians are paying more for products than they would in other countries.

Australians Support ‘Traffic Light’ Food Labels

August 6, 2012, 4:23 am

Most Australians support ‘traffic light’ food labelling and other methods that could help consumers make healthier choices in their diets, a new study suggests.

Top Australian Companies Using Tax Havens

August 6, 2012, 12:29 am

Tax havens around the world are holding $US21 trillion ($A19.8 trillion) in hidden revenues, according to the Tax Justice Network.

Future of Australian Automotive Industry in Question

August 2, 2012, 11:24 pm

ACTU president Ged Kearney called on unions, governments and the industry to discuss a long-term strategy for manufacturing in Australia.

Bank’s Terrorism-Themed Advertisement Draws Criticism

August 2, 2012, 10:14 pm

An Australian bank has apologised for an advertisement filmed at the London Olympics which contains scenes of a man being wrestled to the ground on suspicion of terrorism.

Online Hub for School Bullying Receives Boost

August 2, 2012, 8:16 pm

The Federal Government announced on Tuesday two initiatives to help deal with school bullying.

Inflation Hits Century Low

July 29, 2012, 4:24 am

The inflation rate for the June quarter rose 0.5 per cent, taking down the annual rate to a meagre 1.2 per cent–the lowest for 13 years.

National Disability Insurance Scheme to Launch Mid-2013

July 29, 2012, 12:08 am

Five states have agreed to support the NDIS, while Queensland and Western Australia have yet to back the scheme that would see about 10,000 people with disabilities start [...]

Australian Policy on Foreign Ownership Impotent, Says Nationals Senator

July 27, 2012, 8:51 pm

Mr Joyce told the Australian Financial Review (AFR) the review board was overweight with investment bankers, who had a vested interest in selling assets overseas.

Chinese Student Spy Defects to Australia

July 27, 2012, 8:35 pm

A decision to grant asylum to a former spy unmasks a broad network of operators used to monitor overseas dissidents and Falun Gong practitioners, and reveals the tactics used [...]

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