Resource industry analysts say Australia avoided a recession this year, and is now unlikely to have one.

Three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) executives will be on trial in the first criminal trial linked to the Fukushima crisis.

Two of Australia’s largest and most powerful unions are one step closer to merging.

Tasmania’s energy crisis drags on this week, with very little sign of reprieve on the way.

AGL says it is still committed to the Silverton wind farm project in far west New South Wales, despite progress being stalled for several years.

Researchers have demonstrated the thinnest, lightest solar cells ever produced.

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is not going to meet its rollout targets, according to a leaked report.

As robots take on more human abilities, a new report on the future of the workforce has been released.

The window for expressions of interest to build a $600 million rail extension in Victoria will open this week.

Australia will spend nearly $30 billion on new planes, submarines, soldiers and other military matters after the release of the Defence White Paper today.

Labor, Greens and independent politicians have gathered to stop the latest attack on Australian science.

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has put out a 15-year plan for 93 major projects that it says will only be possible after big changes.

Authorities say asbestos is still being used on Australian building sites.

Bioengineering researchers have modified a commercial-grade laser cutter to create a low-cost laser sintering platform that can print intricate 3-D objects from powdered plastics and biomaterials.

Thirteen NSW union officials have been accused of unlawful blockades and work disruptions, and were served with notices to appear in the court this week.

Multinational companies that avoid paying tax on Australian earnings could soon be forced to sell their assets.

Work has started on a $400 million Esso Australia pipeline project in Victoria.

China is about to fire up the world's largest radio telescope.

Engineers are using advanced techniques to store mind-boggling amounts of data on tiny glass discs.

Federal and state government eyes have turned once again toward water infrastructure for northern Australia.

A massive new industry could open up in Australia following research on materials for the thinnest condom ever.

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