Foreign buyers eye BHP's Ravensthorpe mine; Opposition bid to derail Telstra split; Japanese nod for $200m Kemerton silicon boost; Falling food and petrol prices put squeeze on Woolworths; Gillard's 'secret deal' for union
Big banks put credit squeeze on small business; Woolworths in ACCC's sights over Danks; Leading stocks to give vital updates; FMG keeps pressure on for Pilbara consolidation; Jobs watchdog takes union to court for strike
Sam Walsh has been appointed as chief executive of Rio Tinto's Australia operations and will maintain his position in the iron ore division, as the global mining company reshuffles its organisational structure.
THE market is still digesting the latest jobs figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which showed an unexpected drop in the unemployment rate for September with the creation of 40,600 new jobs, 35,400 of those full-time positions.
'Luddites' keep Perth in dark on retail trading; Super review targets fund manager fees; Big Telstra holders blasted; Manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers sentiment flags; Rio unit soars on coal rebound
It's been revealed that seriously sick patients are queuing for hours to be unloaded from ambulances at busy hospitals across Australia, with "ramping" a growing problem in a number of states, particularly in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and Western Australi
A NEW association representing not-for-profit employers in the non-government sector has been given approval by the state's Industrial Relations Commission to become a registered employer organisation.
Western Australia is likely to be one of the few developed economies in the world to avoid a recession during the global economic slowdown, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA said today in its quarterly economic snapshot.
THE federal government's modernisation of the award system was designed to encompass those sectors already covered by an award under the one system. However, an Australian Industrial Relations Commission decision last week means a greater number of profes