Thousands of jobs have been lost as banks shrink back from their peak size to meet lower revenue growth and increased compliance costs, with thousands more set to go as automation increases.
They do apprenticeships, work with tools and are exposed to chemicals, so why aren't hairdressers paid as well as plumbers? The Australian Workers Union wants that to change.
First Australia had the mining boom, then the east coast housing boom, now the nation's economic hopes are pinned to its biggest ever infrastructure boom.
From crossing the world for love to making your holiday a permanent move, how did you end up in Hobart? Here are your best answers.
Small businesses in South Australia employ nearly 75 per cent of the state's workers, but this week's State Budget offered them less than 1 per cent of the total spend.
The Fat Pizza and Housos star had an unorthodox path to fame, via boxing, the Army Reserves and a stint at the ABC. It taught him a lot about embracing difference.
The Reserve Bank says it cut interest rates earlier this month not because the economy was getting worse, but because it could get even better, and it is prepared to cut them again to achieve that goal.
Mining giants Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore have listed several of their tailings dams across Australia as being at "high" or "extreme" risk of failure in self audits.
Sunday retail and hospitality workers are set for another penalty rate cut on July 1, but small businesses say the reduction is not enough to make much of a difference to their struggling operations.