Subcontractors' pay key focus of new report
Economy | 28 November 2023
Committee inquiry report recommends changes in the law to help ensure subcontractors are paid for completed works.
Budget scrutiny begins with hearings
Economy | 29 May 2023
Spending and revenue plans under review as inquiry questions key government figures.
Committee canvasses options for stamp duty reform
Economy | 8 May 2023
Land transfer duty in Victoria represents an inefficient tax, but one that will be an enormous challenge to reform, a Legislative Council Committee has heard.
Subcontractors’ nonpayment under investigation
Economy | 3 April 2023
Inquiry looks at whether laws should be changed to better protect subcontractors from nonpayment.
Space technology in Australia
Economy | 27 September 2022
In June 2022, NASA launched the first of three rockets from the Arnhem Space Centre in the Northern Territory, marking the agency’s first launch from a commercial spaceport outside of the US.
Work placements at centre of skills investment reform
Economy | 1 September 2022
A parliamentary committee has recommended an overhaul of work-integrated learning such as internships and placements, in a bid to help alleviate skill shortages.
Report on 2022-23 Budget Estimates
Economy | 30 August 2022
The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee has published its fourth and final review of the budget estimates for the 59th parliament.
Unis face questions on skills investment challenge
Economy | 12 August 2022
Multiple high-ranking academics have fronted a parliamentary inquiry examining the university sector's investment in skills.
Cost of living crunch for governments
Economy | 5 August 2022
State governments have three main issues to consider when confronting higher prices.