A new student ombudsman who will be able to handle complaints about how universities respond to sexual assault and other issues is slated to start in 2025.
Premier Steven Miles says he is confident Queensland's battery market will excel on the world stage after announcing a $570 million investment.
No evidence of a wage price spiral suggests the jobless rate can stay lower than previously thought sustainable, says the top Treasury official.
Market analysis has revealed the rising cost of stamp duty on property purchases - and its impact on people trying to break into the housing market.
A new report recommends changes to support more diversity in science, engineering and technology jobs, as the industry fails to embrace change.
The prime minister says the federal opposition cannot be taken seriously after agreeing to back in stage three tax cut changes following earlier criticism.
New home loan activity has dipped after a promising few months but improving economic conditions should pave the way for a better 2024.
Consumer price growth is coming off the boil but some key essential goods and services are still painfully elevated.
A larger-than-expected slowdown in the inflation rate has all but assured there will be no change in interest rates at the Reserve Bank's meeting next week.
Queenslanders are battling to meet a basic standard of living, with Brisbane leading Australia when it comes to rent, energy, insurance and health price hikes.
Former ACTU leader and Labor minister Greg Combet is the new chair of Australia's sovereign wealth fund, replacing Liberal stalwart Peter Costello.
A person on the average annual wage of $73,000 will get a tax cut of more than $1500 a year under Labor’s revamped tax policy – more than double the cut they’d have received under the Coalition’s legislated stage 3 plan.
Though the jobless rate has held steady, thousands of Australians lost their jobs in December with many entering part-time and insecure work.
Surprisingly lower inflation growth has given mortgage holders renewed hope interest rates won't be lifted again in February.
Supermarkets have been told to pass on savings as calls echo for the consumer watchdog to launch an inquiry into their behaviour.
Australians are expected to spend big in the Boxing Day sales, the "Grand Final" of shopping around the nation which starts on Tuesday.
The New Year has dawned with hangovers from 2023 as cities and towns deal with the aftermath of huge parties around the country.
Many Australians are continuing to build up the savings they set up during the pandemic and together have more than $1 trillion stashed away in the bank.
Finely-tuned government assistance could be on its way for households struggling under cost of living pressures, the prime minister says.
New Zealand Finance Minister Nicola Willis says the previous government were "economic and fiscal vandals", revealing a worsening set of economic forecasts.
Households in some parts of Australia are paying more than $27,000 a year for transport after costs in the industry rose again.
A record 53.5 million parcels were processed in November following the Black Friday Sales, with more than half of households nabbing a bargain online.
Professions likely to feel the early impact of artificial intelligence have been identified by a report that warns training must adapt to fit the technology.
Popular Carnival Australia lines Princess Cruises and Cunard will no longer sail from Melbourne in 2025-26 because of a jump in port fees and charges.
Ahead of a treasurers' meeting, Jim Chalmers says he will work with the states to ensure they get a fair share of goods and services tax revenue.
Australians are tipped to spend more than $6 billion on Black Friday bargains, providing a boost to retailers grappling with a slow year of sales.
Seven in every 10 Australian motorists are driving less to avoid rising fuel prices, a new survey shows, amid widespread support for new standards.
Federal Government representatives have joined the Multi-Employer Bargaining meeting for early childhood educators alongside the United Workers Union
Regional areas in the Sunshine State are now the most unaffordable places for renters to live, as affordable housing concerns spread beyond capital cities.
Three of Australia's biggest banks have hiked interest rates in response to the Reserve Bank's latest cash rate increase.
Australian borrowers could be hit with another interest rate hike at a closely run Melbourne Cup Day cash rate call.