Labor has accused the federal government of taking ‘‘cash for questions’’ after it was revealed that Tony Abbott’s chief of staff, Peta Credlin, planned to use Parliament to showcase the case of a prominent Liberal Party donor against the carbon tax.
"I was sitting at my desk and I jokingly said to him, you know, 'Ha ha, have you ever received any bags of cash?'" Liberal Party staff member Nicholas Jones recalled at a corruption inquiry.
Two weeks before the 2011 state election, then opposition leader Barry O'Farrell announced a tax policy that would benefit developer Brickworks while the company was allegedly bankrolling a researcher in his office and had secretly donated $125,000 to the Liberal Party's campaign.
Sigma Pharmaceutical is deepening its network of brands, snapping up a Queensland chemist chain for $26.7 million.
Wilmar International and First Pacific’s $1.3 billion takeover of Goodman Fielder has been postponed once again.
Queensland-based Arrow Energy has committed to more detailed studies for the development of its gas reserves in Bowen Basin, as it progresses towards a decision on any future expansion.
Coca-Cola Amatil is hoping a cocktail named Penicillin may be just what the doctor ordered for its drinks joint venture with global spirits house Beam.
One of the world's largest investors in mining stocks, BlackRock, has been out and about over the past week issuing warnings to the major resource companies.
When the Coalition came to power a year ago it promised a big shake-up in the corporate governance standards of the country's $1.6 trillion superannuation.
The asbestos compensation body funded by James Hardie may need to draw on its government loan facility to pay asbestos victims despite James Hardie showering its own investors with $US556 million in dividends in the past two years.
Featherdale Wildlife Park shows of it's new emu chicks and Ngukkur the croc comes out of hibernation.