As the G20 finance ministers meeting draws near, the OECD has released a set of recommendations designed to tackle profit shifting and tax avoidance by multinational corporations.
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has left open the possibility that Australia's attacks on Islamic State militants could spread across the Iraq border into the terror group's heartland in Syria.
Australia does not need the legal protection of a United Nations Security Council resolution to wage war in Iraq, Tony Abbott has declared, while pointedly leaving open the option of extending the mission into Syria if needed.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has acknowledged that military operations in Iraq will be "highly hazardous" as an expert warned that insider attacks on Australian advisers would be a danger.
Hunger for Australian coal helped power the nation through the global financial crisis. That appetite ended on Tuesday. Brian Robins and Peter Ker report
Last week it was iron ore. On Tuesday it was coal's turn, with the Chinese government tightening regulations that, while forcing out lower quality imports, will help to protect its domestic coal miners.
A Chinese investor has splashed out $11.4 million at auction to buy a small Carlton office building that is right in the heart of the city-fringe apartment and education precinct.
Lantern Hotel Group has paid $8.25 million for the Waterworks Hotel in Botany.
"Challenging" is the way H2o architects director Mark O'Dwyer described his latest project: how to protect Horsham's new world-class genetic seed bank, which requires specimens to be stored at minus 20 degrees?
After nearly three decades of arguing, agreeing and informing Australians about which films they should be watching, Margaret ...