Unions are warning of massive job cuts on the way in the New South Wales energy sector.

Chinese tradies will not have to undergo the usual skills tests to work in Australia under a “side” deal in the new Australia-China free-trade agreement, unions claim.

An odd coupling of business, union, environmental, investor and welfare groups has come together to push for action on climate change.

A progressive group of Alice Springs grannies have held a "knit-in" to protest against hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory.

Authorities say the construction boom from the CSG industry in Queensland has ended before many could see the benefit.

The symbolic faces of both sides of the contentious CSG industry are speaking out.

A bill to cut the renewable energy target (RET) has passed Federal Parliament, including measures to use native wood burning as a renewable fuel source.

The chair and two directors of Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) have stepped down in the wake of the decision to bail on the Ranger 3 Deeps project.

The ACT Government says stage one of Canberra's light rail network will be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy.

Bioengineers have created a fully functioning engine that runs on the evaporation of room-temperature water.

A new report says technology will make 5 million Australians redundant in the next 15 years.

Labor leader Bill Shorten wants to fast-track giving evidence on his action at the Australian Workers Union (AWU), while Prime Minister Tony Abbott seizes the chance to criticise.

Construction is underway on Australia's biggest glasshouse, which is solar-powered and set to provide employment for new migrants and refugees.

The European Space Agency (ESA) says its work with high-tech telescopes could drastically reduce the noise coming from wind turbines.

Safe Work Australia statistics show 67 Australians have been killed at work this year.

The ACCC has taken the first steps in its east coast gas market inquiry.

Outspoken MP Bob Katter has spoken at the Queensland Parliamentary Committee FIFO inquiry, calling on mining companies to hire locally.

Energy Resources Australia (ERA) has ditched plans for its underground expansion project, Three Deeps, due to falling uranium prices.

The Nationals have failed in a bid to make the Northern Rivers of New South Wales coal seam gas free.

The renewable energy sector has taken another hard hit, this time in the form of thinly-veiled condemnation by Australia’s prime minister.

Opposition leader Bill Shorten is saying nothing about his union history, until he faces the Royal Commission later this year.

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