More than 130,000 Australians found work in the sector in the last year and more than 500,000 in the past decade, double the next fastest employment growing industries of construction and professional services.
Carole Saffer Since connecting a Tesla Powerwall 2 to their two-year-old solar panels a month ago, Andrew has become the power policeman in his family home.
Simon Johanson Superfund-backed developer Cbus Property plans to build an upmarket 34-storey apartment tower on the Mercure hotel site in Melbourne which it has purchased for more than $70 million.
Simon Johanson A historic city building held by the same family for a generation in Melbourne's busy Hardware Lane has sold to a Chinese investor for $6.71 million.
Darren Gray Rio has now unveiled a total of $US8.2 billion of cash returns to shareholders around the world this year, made up of $US4.2 billion of dividends, and $US4 billion of buybacks.
Jessica Sier The price for Australia's largest export is falling as the full extent of Chinese demand takes its toll on traders.
Scott Phillips If Bitcoin hadn't been invented by a shadowy tech guru, it could've been the invention of a movie.
Chris Weston The Australian sharemarket is poised to rebound at the open but it looks like a tough day ahead for the miners.
Nick Toscano Australia's largest brick-making business believes the federal government lacks the "ticker" needed to act on rising energy prices.
Timothy Moore The Australian dollar has fallen more than 2 per cent in about a 24-hour period and downward momentum is accelerating.