Dyson Heydon has ruled himself fit to continue running the royal commission into trade unions, sending the unions off to find new ways of avoiding the legal lens.

The Queensland Government has given evidence at a budget estimates hearing that suggests electricity customers should not fear higher power bills.

Italian energy firm Eni has found a massive new natural gas field, which could be one of the world’s largest.

Gas giant Alinta Energy has seen the future – announcing that it will offer solar and battery storage systems to households later this year.

The Federal Government is ramping up its rhetoric to ensure the China free trade agreement (FTA) goes ahead.

Stats show New South Wales is under-achieving in the field of renewable energy.

Queensland’s Ipswich City Council says it will oppose future coal mines and coal seam gas exploration in the region.

Western Australia’s peak business lobby has warned that a FIFO workers strike could damage future investment.

The Northern Territory Chief Minister says NT gas will flow to east coast markets by 2018.

The ACT Government has announced Canberra will run entirely on renewable energy by 2025.

Despite a storm surging around its approval, proponents of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine are doing everything they can to ensure it goes ahead.

Australian engineers have found that the solid waste left over from wine-making could make a competitive biofuel.

Santos’ half-year profits have slumped 82 per cent to $37 million, tumbling alongside global oil prices.

Victoria has outlined a modest aim to get at least 20 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

Reports say the ACTU is setting up a $30 million campaign to spread anti-Abbott messaging.

Australian researchers have set a new record for generating hydrogen fuel with solar power.

Family First senator Bob Day is optimistic despite failing in a bid to remove the ban on nuclear power plants in Australia.

Tasmanian electric car enthusiasts want a public network of chargers for the high-tech vehicles.

Astrophysicist Professor Geraint Lewis says light speed space travel between galaxies may actually be possible.

The Australian Taxation Office is looking at the funding of the massive Gorgon natural gas project, amid claims that it will make billions of dollars tax-free.

The Federal Government wants to change environmental laws so that a skink and a snake cannot hold up a massive coal mine.

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