Concerns aside, NZ sees a ‘win-win’ in China’s Belt and Road strategy

New Zealand's Trade Minister says the Pacific nation is willing to work with China on its Belt and Road initiative and says it can offer its expertise in areas such as regulation and the environment.

Let the Games begin: Spending continues as cash-strapped NT prepares for budget

The Territory Government will tomorrow hand down its first budget since revealing a financial crisis in December that an independent audit found was caused in part by unchecked spending over successive governments and little accountability over how taxpayers' dollars were spent.

How viable is a spaceport in the remote Top End?

Plans to develop a spaceport to launch suborbital satellites from on Aboriginal-owned land in East Arnhem Land are underway and the ABC has been told the project is on track, with a rocket potentially in the air this dry season. But could the site function like a rocket airport for organisations like NASA?

Australia is a casual work nation and many jobs may be automated, OECD says

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development finds Australia has one of the highest rates of casual workers among its 34 member countries, and warns 36 per cent of Australian jobs face a significant or high risk of automation.