Queensland’s first medicinal cannabis farm vows a duty of care to local patients

Months behind schedule, Queensland's first licensed medicinal cannabis farm has started growing plants with the aim of manufacturing medicines from early next year.

Facial recognition, apps and robots the future of shopping, Alibaba bosses say

China e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to open 1,000 of its new-age supermarkets in the next five years and it has Australian produce on its shopping list.

Modern slavery laws expected to pass with bipartisan support

New laws to try stamp out modern slavery in Australia and overseas are introduced into Federal Parliament.