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Mark Colvin

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29 Mar 2017
37

It's impossible to determine how much longer the rivers of gold from the mining industry have to run.

That's what independent experts have told PM after a report commissioned by the Minerals Council suggested the resources boom has another 30 years left in it....

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28 Mar 2017
48

Australians are increasingly moving away from paying cash when they go shopping or eat out. But security experts are warning that the convenience of a cashless society comes with some serious privacy concerns.

The more people use their cards the more their activity can...

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16 Mar 2017
18

The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, says a plan to expand the Snowy Hydro scheme to include modern pumped hydro technology will continue the tradition of courage and vision of those who built the original project four decades ago.

But the Federal Opposition says all...

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1 Mar 2017
48

A corruption survey has revealed major concerns within the Australian population about perceived back-room deals between business and government.

Transparency International's Global Corruption Barometer shows a serious lack of trust in business and political leaders across the country.

And the group's local arm...

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23 Feb 2017
17

The influential former head of treasury Ken Henry has again hit out at the political process today in some of his strongest language yet about the dangers of economic inaction.

Speaking to a group of economic policy makers and business leaders in Canberra, he...

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