The Electoral Commission is relying on voters to dob in illegal election ads appearing in social media because it is not able to monitor individual news feeds.
Bill Gates says it's appropriate for the wealthy to pay more taxes, and he thinks he knows the way to do it.
Having gone for decades under-regulating many industries and employers, there’s a high risk we’ll now swing to the opposite extreme of over-regulation
The former head of AGL has attacked the government's "big stick" legislation, calling it an "embarrassment" and a desperate policy.
Economists have a number of different models in their toolbox and the best mechanic for the job at the moment Keynes.
Global energy giant Shell has bought German household battery maker Sonnen, which is currently building a new battery factory in Adelaide.
The oil and gas giant predicts renewable energy will become the world’s main source of power within the next 20 years, as the planet shifts towards a lower carbon future.
The energy market operator says Australians have been relying less on the grid but it is doing little to stem rising wholesale power prices which reached record highs last year.
Harry Triguboff is remarkably calm about the nation's worst real estate slump in a generation, considering he's got more at stake than perhaps anyone on the planet.
The recent decline in the Australian dollar has been helpful "at the margin" to the domestic economy, says the RBA.
Danish energy company Vestas has announced plans to build wind turbines at the former site of the Ford automotive factory in Geelong, Victoria.
Shell has blasted the federal government over climate and energy policies saying business needs to take the lead on climate action.
The latest report from the CSIRO says the lowest-cost power from a newly built facility is now produced by solar and wind.
Most businesses in NSW and Victoria reported flat conditions in January, while the battered retail industry struggled with slow wage growth and high household debt.
NAB changes its call on rates, saying the RBA may have to respond to a weak economy.
Electricity company EnergyAustralia is launching a $15 million program to help charities slash their power bills by installing free solar panels and battery systems, turning them into mini-power plants.
Electricity poles and wires company Spark Infrastructure has taken a $270 million bath, writing down its South Australian electricity distribution assets and dropping dividends after a new court decision will force it to pay tax.
The eurozone is an unsustainable construct - just one bad election, one geopolitical event, one sovereign downgrade, one eurozone bond crisis away from a "hell" of its own.
We need to prepare for more frequent, and more intense, extreme weather events.
The Reserve Bank should get on with cutting interest rates. But not for the reason you may imagine.
The Reserve Bank has cut key economic forecasts as risks to the Australian and global economies increase.
Fears that rising levels of renewables will cause blackouts are misplaced, the Grattan Institute warns. Trying to fix the wrong problem may risk more blackouts.
A new power project is transforming a closed underground mine and compressed air into a battery capable of providing instant electricity.
The Reserve Bank has dramatically revised down its economic forecasts amid the ongoing property market correction.
The head of the Australian Energy Regulator Paula Conboy is leaving the energy watchdog and the national Energy Security Board.
If we aimed, through public and social policy, to discourage people from attaining and owning more than a billion in lucre, just about everyone would benefit.
Australia's economy needs to be freed from folklore that's built up around the 27-year stretch sans recession.
The energy market operator will have its powers boosted to call on big energy users to power down during emergencies to free up electricity.
RBA set to slice growth forecasts as consumers grow more anxious about jobs and cost of living
Young Chinese consumers are still spending up despite fears of an imminent economic crisis.
Labor's small business access to justice measures are set to pass parliament allowing small business to more easily access legal action.
Australians will spend thousands to get their most intimate moments on camera.