Continued growth is forecast for the value of the nation's agricultural production over the medium term. Total production is projected to be worth about $55.3 billion in 2019-20.
Stephen Cauchi The Australian sharemarket plunged into the red as the surprise decision by the RBA to keep rates on hold led to a sell-off in higher-yielding stocks such as the big banks and Telstra, dashing hopes for a finish above 6000 points.
Gareth Hutchens and Peter Ker Mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest says he would like to attract "passive" Chinese investment to develop 5,000 gigalitres of water from existing aquifers Australia to irrigate new tracts of land for agricultural production and drought-proof others
Mathew Dunckley and Jenny Wiggins Stevedores at the nation's busiest container terminal face massive rent increases of up to 800 per cent as the Victorian government readies the Port of Melbourne for sale.
Mark Mulligan The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday held the cash rate at 2.25 per cent, but hinted strongly at a follow-up to its February cut over the next few months.
Jared Lynch Netflix plans to tap into the customer base of the country's second-biggest internet service provider and screen the latest series of hit drama House of Cards.
Malcolm Maiden Share prices were sliding and the dollar was jumping higher on Tuesday afternoon as investors threw a tantrum over the Reserve Bank's decision to leave its cash rate unchanged, but they ands the markets should calm down fairly quickly.
Jared Lynch As the next five-year deal for AFL broadcasting nears, News Corp says Foxtel must keep rights to the sport.
Malcolm Maiden Management is more likely to do damage to a company than good, Morgan Stanley chairman and chief executive officer James Gorman.
Jared Lynch A gulf is emerging between Rupert Murdoch’s “quality newspapers” and mass market tabloids when it comes to circulation growth, News Corporation’s chief financial officer Bedi Singh says.