The national broadband network is losing money on each suburb it connects.
Peter Martin Teachers and doctors are the key targets of a five-year blueprint for productivity to be unveiled by Treasurer Scott Morrison on Tuesday.
Peter Martin NBN Co chief Bill Morrow has gone on the offensive ahead of a Four Corners program due Monday night.
Esther Han The soft drink industry said its fight against a sugar tax was "consuming vast amounts of resources", but by lobbying politicians and bureaucrats it had managed to keep the policy of the table.
Nicole Hasham A purportedly eco-friendly hybrid electric car emits four times more greenhouse gas than manufacturers claim, according to a report backed by Australia's motoring heavyweights that opens up a new front in the nation's energy policy tussle.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Activist group GetUp! is readying itself for a costly legal battle to resist a push by Turnbull government MPs to have it declared a "front" for Labor and the Greens.
Adam Gartrell One of the most bitter feuds in federal politics has taken a bizarre turn.
Latika Bourke Job search company Indeed says it recorded a 10 per cent drop on searches almost instantaneously after the government announced its crackdown on foreign workers.
Nicole Hasham A $13 billion plan to rescue Australia's most important rivers is being "actively destroyed" by the NSW and Victorian governments, which refuse to ensure water flows freely to keep floodplains and forests alive, leading scientists say.
James Massola, Peter Hannam An architect of the government's new energy policy has played down suggestions the scheme represents a carbon price.