As banks pull back on new finance and tighten credit after the royal commission, households are being pushed into riskier forms of credit — leaving many struggling with financial problems and becoming trapped in a 'spiral of debt'.
Brazil's latest dam disaster is a human and environmental tragedy raising questions about how mining giants store their waste, but it's also sending iron ore markets into a tailspin, raking in millions of extra royalties for government coffers.
Several large corporate collapses in the building industry are causing a world of pain for smaller contractors further down the chain. Now, with the property market busting in Sydney and Melbourne, things are about to get worse.
At a meeting of creditors, the administrators of the collapsed engineering firm outline hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of debts to investors, suppliers and subcontractors after the company went into administration last month.
For 120 years, it was a successful mining engineering business, riding the highs and lows. But an aggressive move into a new form of technology, the solar industry, burned RCR Tomlinson and left it in administration.
Carnegie Clean Energy's long-standing CEO Michael Ottaviano resigns amid a tumbling share price and allegations the company has misled the market.
A craft beer boom sweeping the country is seeing a new brewery open each week as drinkers move away from corporate giants in favour of smaller brewers with more unique flavours.
We're often criticised as being a throw-away nation, so here's a little quiz to test how much you think you know before chucking your rubbish in the bin.
During the last mining boom people flew in to Western Australia from all over the country and abroad to earn the ridiculous wages being offered, but poaching workers may not be so easy this time around.
The equivalent to the annual reduction in greenhouse gases from all of the country's solar panels combined could effectively be wiped out by a single oil and gas project's failure to capture any of its emissions for two years.