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Energy sector fired up donations as electricity dominated politics

Energy sector fired up donations as electricity dominated politics

The energy debate led to a windfall for the major parties.

No survivors recovered from Lion Air crash

No survivors recovered from Lion Air crash

Good morning, early birds! No survivors have been recovered from crashed Lion Air flight JT610, the mining sector argues that decarbonisation will rely on a minerals boom, and long-standing German leader Angela Merkel has announced she will step down. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Australian politics isn’t fit for purpose in a burning world

Australian politics isn’t fit for purpose in a burning world

While the Coalition government has many climate denialists in its ranks, fossil fuel companies can also wield systemic power to make sure the political system works in their interests, not the community's.

Rogue, out-of-control union mysteriously fails to get wage rises

Rogue, out-of-control union mysteriously fails to get wage rises

The mining industry says industrial relations reform is urgently needed to rein in mining unions. Wages growth data begs to differ.

How the mining industry parasites helped destroy good energy policy

How the mining industry parasites helped destroy good energy policy

We're abandoning good policymaking in Australia and parasites like the mining industry are to blame.

Election deciders: corporate lobbyists

Election deciders: corporate lobbyists

Not all corporate campaigns against political parties happen on TV. Some go under the radar, and can be even more effective.

Business bites: NAB’s guff … Apple fluffed … mining stuffed …

Business bites: NAB’s guff … Apple fluffed … mining stuffed …

Just how significant is NAB's profit statement? And other business tidbits of the day.

The Coalition’s war on renewables: follow the money

The Coalition’s war on renewables: follow the money

The government's war on renewable energy reflects the strong financial links between the fossil fuel industry and the Coalition.

Lukewarm jobs market just ticking over

Lukewarm jobs market just ticking over

More confirmation that the economy is drifting along in today's jobless numbers -- while the mining industry continues to whine, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

Guinea, Gina and the giant gifts enjoyed by miners

Guinea, Gina and the giant gifts enjoyed by miners

While Gina Rinehart demands that governments get off the back of the beleaguered mining industry, it is enjoying massive subsidies from state governments.