Colin Barnett, Premier of Western Australia, says while Australia remains well-positioned to deliver LNG exports, cost and productivity remain key issues.
Japan and Australia will announce a basic trade agreement on Monday, featuring cuts to tariffs on beef and cars
Australia and Japan are the verge of a trade deal after the two sides reportedly agreed to figures on car and beef imports. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji and Matthew Taylor discuss.
As part of this week's 'Best in Class' series, CNBC's Matthew Taylor looks at top analyst picks in Australia's resource sector.
Speaking at a press conference in Perth, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he won't be putting a time limit on the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.
Tom Richardson, Research Analyst at Watermark Funds Management, expects the Australian dollar to fall from recent highs on the back of a weaker economy in the second-half of 2014.
Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets, says increases in commodity prices and the belief that the worst is over for Australia's economy are factors fueling the Aussie's rally.
Recent strength in the Australian dollar needs to be closely watched for its impact on Australian equities, says David Walker, Senior Analyst at StocksInValue.
Barney Singer, head of emerging market FX trading at Nomura, says despite a bearish outlook on China, the Aussie dollar is likely to move higher as the country's economy looks strong.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, discusses the firm's plans to combat volatility in iron ore prices and a slowdown in China's economy.
A rebound in the U.S. and Australian economies will weaken the New Zealand dollar, says Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of New Zealand.
NBC News' Bill Neely reports the search for missing Malaysia Flight 370 has come up with nothing.
Search planes found no indication of debris when they searched the southern Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Flight 370. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
Glenn Levine, Senior Economist at Moody's Analytics, explains why investors should look to Brisbane and avoid Melbourne.
John Goglia, Independent Air Safety Consultant for Aviation Today, discusses the latest satellite imagery unveiled by Australian authorities on Thursday.
Denny Kelly, Principal at Kelly James & Associates, advises caution on the latest satellite imagery that showed objects near Australia which could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.
CNBC's Matt Taylor reports Australian authorities have sent search aircraft to an area of the southern Indian Ocean to investigate two objects that could be from the missing Malaysian airline.
Sooner-than-expected U.S. rate hikes and weak Chinese data will weigh on the Australian dollar over the next 12 months, says Sam Henderson, CEO of Henderson Maxwell.
Vicky Melbourne, Head of Industrials for South-East Asia & Australasia at Fitch Australia, believes iron-ore will head higher in the long-term due to increasing demand.
Scott Maddock, Senior Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management, says the business environment for Australian department stores is improving, but only slightly.