A Climate Council study warns the value of Australian real estate could plunge over the next decade as climate change makes many properties uninsurable due to extreme weather events and inundation.
Australian employers are pocketing around $6 billion of their workers' retirement savings each year, according to Tax Office data analysed by Industry Super Australia.
A report commissioned by ALDI argues it has saved customers billions of dollars since it entered the Australian market 18 years ago, which may be contributing to worryingly low inflation.
Former Fairfax Media executive Antony 'The Cat' Catalano strikes a $115 million deal to buy his old employer's regional newspaper group.
The Reserve Bank says if housing prices continue to fall heavily borrowers could hit "negative equity", where the amount owing on their mortgages is higher than the value of their property.
A leading economic think tank, backed by business and community groups, argues tough and politically unpalatable decisions need to be taken to end financially unsustainable tax breaks.
The Reserve Bank will be forced to further downgrade its economic growth forecasts as rising unemployment and an "income recession" for households take hold, according to Westpac chief economist Bill Evans.
A report from the peak union body warns living standards in Australia have fallen dramatically in the last few years and predicts that will continue without government intervention.
Youth unemployment in Australia is stagnating at levels not seen this century and is at crisis point in outback Queensland, according to research from the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
The corporate watchdog puts white-collar criminals on notice with "game-changing" new proposed penalties including steep fines and potential jail terms of fifteen years.