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More companies try four-day work week

Work four days a week, but get paid for five?It sounds too good to be true, but companies around the world that have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff and less burn-out.

NT govt could be investigated over crisis

Former Northern Territory treasurer Robyn Lambley will refer the government to the auditor general for investigation about whether it has broken any laws in how it runs the NT's finances.

Surplus means 'better life': Treasurer

Australians will get a better quality of life because of the federal government's economic wins, according to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, who has projected a budget surplus of $4.1 billion within two years.

Souths sign bad boy Liam Knight

Wayne Bennett has taken Liam Knight under his wing with South Sydney signing the controversial prop to a two-year NRL deal.

Labor pledges better indigenous work plan

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has savaged Labor's pledge to scrap a controversial work-for-the-dole scheme, claiming the move will rip $1 billion out of the portfolio.