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Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home

Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home

UP to 30 new jobs will come with a new $60 million search and rescue jet to be based in Cairns in 2016. Read full article: Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home...→

Auction for ultra rare Ooshie nears $100k

Auction for ultra rare Ooshie nears $100k

An online auction for a rare Woolworths Ooshie is nearing the $100,000 mark as more than 90 bids push the price for the plastic collectable higher. Read full article: Auction for ultra rare Ooshie nears $100...→

Angus Taylor's gas plan deepens policy uncertainty

Angus Taylor's gas plan deepens policy uncertainty

Instead of a long-term climate and energy policy, the Energy Minister is scoring political points. Read full article: Angus Taylor's gas plan deepens policy u...→

Biden’s flash of anger during grilling from voters

Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump faced a rare grilling from ordinary Americans in a televised town hall. Read full article: Biden’s flash of anger during grilling f...→

Shaping up for global profit wave

Shaping up for global profit wave

TWO high school mates who traded the boardroom for boardshorts are revolutionising the surfboard industry. Read full article: Shaping up for global profit wave...→

How to check if you’re owed thousands

How to check if you’re owed thousands

More than 1.5 million Australians have not claimed money they are entitled to. Theres a simple way to check if youre owed any - and there could be lots. Read full article: How to check if you’re owed thousands...→

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce takes 83 per cent pay cut

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce takes 83 per cent pay cut

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has had his total pay slashed by 83 per cent for the financial year due to the impact of the coronavirus on the struggling airline. Read full article: Qantas CEO Alan Joyce takes 83 per cent ...→

Discovery could stop homes falling into sea

Discovery could stop homes falling into sea

A product that could play a major role in tackling Australia’s massive coastal erosion problem has been used widely in the US for several years, but the Perth- [...] Read full article: Discovery could stop homes falling into ...→

Aussie shares off as rally fizzles

Aussie shares off as rally fizzles

An early rally in Australian shares fizzled out after the first two hours of trade, though the market looks set to end slightly higher on the week and end four [...] Read full article: Aussie shares off as rally fizzles...→

Mass job losses as Chevron sacks 230 workers amid Gorgon plant safety concerns

Mass job losses as Chevron sacks 230 workers amid Gorgon plant safety concerns

In a statement, the company said it was adjusting its business in response to the impact of COVID-19 and a deteriorating business outlook. Read full article: Mass job losses as Chevron sacks 230 wor...→

Why now’s the time to be a tenant

Why now’s the time to be a tenant

Inner-city rental prices are tipped to fall as ongoing travel restrictions stopping overseas students, workers and tourists from coming to Australia fuel a slu [...] Read full article: Why now’s the time to be a tenant...→

China puts up a great economic wall

China puts up a great economic wall

President Xi Jinping's solution for global trading disputes is to drive domestic demand and consumption among its 1.4 billion people. Read full article: China puts up a great economic wall...→

Calls for a death tax on Baby Boomers to pay off aged care costs

Calls for a death tax on Baby Boomers to pay off aged care costs

Australians are hoarding huge sums in superannuation and investments until they die to pass on a big inheritance to their children sparking fresh calls for a d [...] Read full article: Calls for a death tax on Baby Boomers to...→

Bank’s new move a blow to savers

Bank’s new move a blow to savers

Commonwealth Bank has dealt a blow to savers with the major bank slashing savings rates on deposit accounts, including the financial product it offers to kids. Read full article: Bank’s new move a blow to savers...→

ASX narrowly avoids 5-week losing streak

Markets The Australian share market has narrowly avoided its fifth straight week of losses, with banks among those weighing on stocks.... Financial crackdown T [...] Read full article: ASX narrowly avoids 5-week losing streak...→

D&D doss down for rock nerds

D&D doss down for rock nerds

There will still be a big party or six despite the State’s hard border somewhat dampening interstate attendance at this year’s Diggers & Dealers. Read full article: D&D doss down for rock nerds...→

Businesses caught stealing workers’ money

Businesses caught stealing workers’ money

The ATO has hit more than 1500 businesses with a harsh penalty after they were caught stealing money rightly owed to their workers. Read full article: Businesses caught stealing workers’ mone...→

Works signal towers are near

Works signal towers are near

AN innocuous approval for sewer and drainage upgrades in the Cairns CBD could be the biggest sign yet the $550 million Nova Towers project is about to launch. Read full article: Works signal towers are near...→

‘Desperate, shameful’ Myer slammed

‘Desperate, shameful’ Myer slammed

Myer’s biggest shareholder has lashed out at the department store calling its slump into loss “disastrous and shameful,” the company “desperate,” and demanding [...] Read full article: ‘Desperate, shameful’ Myer slammed...→

CommSec: Market Close 18 Sep 20- Market puts end to 4-week losing streak

CommSec: Market Close 18 Sep 20- Market puts end to 4-week losing streak

While the Aussie market fell by 0.3% on Friday and slipped for a second day, it did enough on Monday and Wednesday to push the market slightly higher this week [...] Read full article: CommSec: Market Close 18 Sep 20- Market ...→

Dan to be grilled on secretive China deal

Dan to be grilled on secretive China deal

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has not ruled out appearing before a Senate inquiry to answer questions about his controversial Belt and Road deal with China, [...] Read full article: Dan to be grilled on secretive China dea...→

Airport boss calls states ‘un-Australian’

Airport boss calls states ‘un-Australian’

The chief of Sydney Airport has taken a thinly veiled swipe at Queensland and Western Australia for their tough border stances, saying “self-interest has swall [...] Read full article: Airport boss calls states ‘un-Australian...→

Recession labour market scarring could last many years: RBA

Recession labour market scarring could last many years: RBA

The ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic-induced economic recession will linger for quite some time, with unemployment still tipped to rise, a report by [...] Read full article: Recession labour market scarring could l...→

Good news for Aussie renters

Good news for Aussie renters

Inner city rents are expected to fall and remain cheaper throughout next year as the impact of COVID-19 dampens the market. Read full article: Good news for Aussie renters...→

Businesses fined for stealing workers’ super

Businesses fined for stealing workers’ super

More than 1500 fines were sent to businesses last year for stealing superannuation from Australian workers. Read full article: Businesses fined for stealing workers’ s...→

Government hands AAP $5 million lifeline

Government hands AAP $5 million lifeline

The government said AAP was critical to the ongoing existence of regional news. Read full article: Government hands AAP $5 million lifeline...→

Businesses delighted restrictions eased, but uncertain future | Spec.com.au

Businesses delighted restrictions eased, but uncertain future | Spec.com.au

LOCAL tourism and hospitality providers are celebrating being able to finally reopen again, but uncertainty still remains as the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Businesses delighted restrictions eased,...→

Morning Report 18 Sep 20: US sharemarkets fell on Thursday

Morning Report 18 Sep 20: US sharemarkets fell on Thursday

Mega cap tech shares of Amazon.com (-2.3%), Apple (-1.6%) and Microsoft (-1%) all weighed on major indexes. Shares of cloud company Snowflake were down by 10.4 [...] Read full article: Morning Report 18 Sep 20: US sharemarket...→

New rules for those on JobSeeker

New rules for those on JobSeeker

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has defended changes to JobSeeker that will require recipients to look for eight jobs a month. Read full article: New rules for those on JobSeeker...→

Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of Australian funds toppled Rio's chief

Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of Australian funds toppled Rio's chief

Shareholder democracy – that idea that you get as much say as your vote – was turned on its head when a small group of Aussie funds outfoxed Rio's big investor [...] Read full article: Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of ...→

Australia’s Young Rich List revealed

Australia’s Young Rich List revealed

THE 2017 Young Rich List has revealed Australia’s top 100 wealthiest self-made citizens aged 40 and under are worth a record $13.2 billion and counting. Read full article: Australia’s Young Rich List revealed...→

$20m redevelopment for Harbour Town

$20m redevelopment for Harbour Town

A $20-MILLION redevelopment of Harbour Town will see an increase in car spaces, helping ease customer frustrations. Read full article: $20m redevelopment for Harbour Town...→

$160m Sheraton deal dumped by Aquis

$160m Sheraton deal dumped by Aquis

A $160-million deal by Aquis to buy the Sheraton Mirage Resort and Spa at Main Beach is dead in the water. Read full article: $160m Sheraton deal dumped by Aquis...→

ASX slips lower, narrowly avoids fifth straight week of losses

ASX slips lower, narrowly avoids fifth straight week of losses

The Australian share market sank lower after a negative lead from Wall St but narrowly avoided racking up a five-week losing streak. Read full article: ASX slips lower, narrowly avoids fifth s...→

4 Belt and Road: Daniel Andrews to explain China deal before Senate | Geelong Advertiser

4 Belt and Road: Daniel Andrews to explain China deal before Senate | Geelong Advertiser

Daniel Andrews may be called to appear before a Senate inquiry to answer questions about his controversial deal with China. Read full article: 4 Belt and Road: Daniel Andrews to expla...→

Aviation crisis strips millions from Joyce’s pay packet

Aviation crisis strips millions from Joyce’s pay packet

The coronavirus pandemic has sent Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce’s salary into a tail spin, with the release of the airline’s annual report today showing he [...] Read full article: Aviation crisis strips millions from Joy...→

Housing industry calls for building deadline extension

Housing industry calls for building deadline extension

WA’s home sales outperformed the nation across the past three months after Government building grants were opened but an industry body has warned of the ‘chall [...] Read full article: Housing industry calls for building dead...→

‘Beggars belief’: ANZ’s careless act in country town

‘Beggars belief’: ANZ’s careless act in country town

A real estate agent tried to blackmail big bank ANZ when he threatened to expose their thoughtless act in his town by going to the media. Read full article: ‘Beggars belief’: ANZ’s careless act in ...→

The Aussie answer to coastal erosion

The Aussie answer to coastal erosion

A product that could play a major role in tackling Australia’s massive coastal erosion problem has been used widely in the US for several years, but the Perth- [...] Read full article: The Aussie answer to coastal erosion...→

Rare coins that could fetch you $20k

A coin expert has urged people to pay more attention to their spare change before giving it away, revealing some rare 5c, 20c and $1 coins could fetch you a wh [...] Read full article: Rare coins that could fetch you $20k...→

Woman’s 20-year Lotto strategy pays off

Woman’s 20-year Lotto strategy pays off

A self-confessed “country girl” from Drouin is already hard at work for the day, despite discovering she scored $20 million in last night’s Oz Lotto draw. Read full article: Woman’s 20-year Lotto strategy pays off...→

Oscar Wylee false charity claim busted

Eyewear retailer Oscar Wylee has been slapped with $3.5 million fine after its widely marketed charity campaign was found to be bogus. Read full article: Oscar Wylee false charity claim busted...→

Asia tourist numbers soar

Asia tourist numbers soar

JAPANESE visitors to the tropical north are surging on the back of strong promotion and Australia’s reputation as a safe destination. Read full article: Asia tourist numbers soar...→

Elite US university getting JobKeeper payments

Revelations that New York University in Sydney is accessing JobKeeper payments while Australian universities shed thousands of jobs because they are not eligib [...] Read full article: Elite US university getting JobKeeper pa...→

China turns inwards to weaponise trade disputes

China turns inwards to weaponise trade disputes

President Xi Jinping's solution for global trading disputes is to drive domestic demand and consumption among its 1.4 billion people. Read full article: China turns inwards to weaponise trade d...→

Crackdown reclaims $75 million from JobKeeper fraudsters

Crackdown reclaims $75 million from JobKeeper fraudsters

The Australian Taxation Office has received an overwhelming number of tip-offs ratting out those ripping off the JobKeeper scheme, allowing the Government to c [...] Read full article: Crackdown reclaims $75 million from JobK...→

Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of Australian funds toppled Rio's chief

Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of Australian funds toppled Rio's chief

Shareholder democracy – that idea that you get as much say as your vote – was turned on its head when a small group of Aussie funds outfoxed Rio's big investor [...] Read full article: Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of ...→

ASX narrowly avoids 5-week losing streak

Markets The Australian share market has narrowly avoided its fifth straight week of losses, with banks among those weighing on stocks.... Financial crackdown T [...] Read full article: ASX narrowly avoids 5-week losing streak...→

Auction for ultra rare Ooshie nears $100k

Auction for ultra rare Ooshie nears $100k

An online auction for a rare Woolworths Ooshie is nearing the $100,000 mark as more than 90 bids push the price for the plastic collectable higher. Read full article: Auction for ultra rare Ooshie nears $100...→

Businesses caught stealing workers’ money

Businesses caught stealing workers’ money

The ATO has hit more than 1500 businesses with a harsh penalty after they were caught stealing money rightly owed to their workers. Read full article: Businesses caught stealing workers’ mone...→

Angus Taylor's gas plan deepens policy uncertainty

Angus Taylor's gas plan deepens policy uncertainty

Instead of a long-term climate and energy policy, the Energy Minister is scoring political points. Read full article: Angus Taylor's gas plan deepens policy u...→

$160m Sheraton deal dumped by Aquis

$160m Sheraton deal dumped by Aquis

A $160-million deal by Aquis to buy the Sheraton Mirage Resort and Spa at Main Beach is dead in the water. Read full article: $160m Sheraton deal dumped by Aquis...→

‘Desperate, shameful’ Myer slammed

‘Desperate, shameful’ Myer slammed

Myer’s biggest shareholder has lashed out at the department store calling its slump into loss “disastrous and shameful,” the company “desperate,” and demanding [...] Read full article: ‘Desperate, shameful’ Myer slammed...→

ASX slips lower, narrowly avoids fifth straight week of losses

ASX slips lower, narrowly avoids fifth straight week of losses

The Australian share market sank lower after a negative lead from Wall St but narrowly avoided racking up a five-week losing streak. Read full article: ASX slips lower, narrowly avoids fifth s...→

Shaping up for global profit wave

Shaping up for global profit wave

TWO high school mates who traded the boardroom for boardshorts are revolutionising the surfboard industry. Read full article: Shaping up for global profit wave...→

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce takes 83 per cent pay cut

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce takes 83 per cent pay cut

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has had his total pay slashed by 83 per cent for the financial year due to the impact of the coronavirus on the struggling airline. Read full article: Qantas CEO Alan Joyce takes 83 per cent ...→

Housing industry calls for building deadline extension

Housing industry calls for building deadline extension

WA’s home sales outperformed the nation across the past three months after Government building grants were opened but an industry body has warned of the ‘chall [...] Read full article: Housing industry calls for building dead...→

Recession labour market scarring could last many years: RBA

Recession labour market scarring could last many years: RBA

The ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic-induced economic recession will linger for quite some time, with unemployment still tipped to rise, a report by [...] Read full article: Recession labour market scarring could l...→

Discovery could stop homes falling into sea

Discovery could stop homes falling into sea

A product that could play a major role in tackling Australia’s massive coastal erosion problem has been used widely in the US for several years, but the Perth- [...] Read full article: Discovery could stop homes falling into ...→

The Aussie answer to coastal erosion

The Aussie answer to coastal erosion

A product that could play a major role in tackling Australia’s massive coastal erosion problem has been used widely in the US for several years, but the Perth- [...] Read full article: The Aussie answer to coastal erosion...→

Aussie shares off as rally fizzles

Aussie shares off as rally fizzles

An early rally in Australian shares fizzled out after the first two hours of trade, though the market looks set to end slightly higher on the week and end four [...] Read full article: Aussie shares off as rally fizzles...→

Woman’s 20-year Lotto strategy pays off

Woman’s 20-year Lotto strategy pays off

A self-confessed “country girl” from Drouin is already hard at work for the day, despite discovering she scored $20 million in last night’s Oz Lotto draw. Read full article: Woman’s 20-year Lotto strategy pays off...→

Why now’s the time to be a tenant

Why now’s the time to be a tenant

Inner-city rental prices are tipped to fall as ongoing travel restrictions stopping overseas students, workers and tourists from coming to Australia fuel a slu [...] Read full article: Why now’s the time to be a tenant...→

Asia tourist numbers soar

Asia tourist numbers soar

JAPANESE visitors to the tropical north are surging on the back of strong promotion and Australia’s reputation as a safe destination. Read full article: Asia tourist numbers soar...→

Businesses delighted restrictions eased, but uncertain future | Spec.com.au

Businesses delighted restrictions eased, but uncertain future | Spec.com.au

LOCAL tourism and hospitality providers are celebrating being able to finally reopen again, but uncertainty still remains as the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Businesses delighted restrictions eased,...→

Elite US university getting JobKeeper payments

Revelations that New York University in Sydney is accessing JobKeeper payments while Australian universities shed thousands of jobs because they are not eligib [...] Read full article: Elite US university getting JobKeeper pa...→

Crackdown reclaims $75 million from JobKeeper fraudsters

Crackdown reclaims $75 million from JobKeeper fraudsters

The Australian Taxation Office has received an overwhelming number of tip-offs ratting out those ripping off the JobKeeper scheme, allowing the Government to c [...] Read full article: Crackdown reclaims $75 million from JobK...→

New rules for those on JobSeeker

New rules for those on JobSeeker

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has defended changes to JobSeeker that will require recipients to look for eight jobs a month. Read full article: New rules for those on JobSeeker...→

Bank’s new move a blow to savers

Bank’s new move a blow to savers

Commonwealth Bank has dealt a blow to savers with the major bank slashing savings rates on deposit accounts, including the financial product it offers to kids. Read full article: Bank’s new move a blow to savers...→

Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home

Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home

UP to 30 new jobs will come with a new $60 million search and rescue jet to be based in Cairns in 2016. Read full article: Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home...→

Australia’s Young Rich List revealed

Australia’s Young Rich List revealed

THE 2017 Young Rich List has revealed Australia’s top 100 wealthiest self-made citizens aged 40 and under are worth a record $13.2 billion and counting. Read full article: Australia’s Young Rich List revealed...→

D&D doss down for rock nerds

D&D doss down for rock nerds

There will still be a big party or six despite the State’s hard border somewhat dampening interstate attendance at this year’s Diggers & Dealers. Read full article: D&D doss down for rock nerds...→

$20m redevelopment for Harbour Town

$20m redevelopment for Harbour Town

A $20-MILLION redevelopment of Harbour Town will see an increase in car spaces, helping ease customer frustrations. Read full article: $20m redevelopment for Harbour Town...→

Works signal towers are near

Works signal towers are near

AN innocuous approval for sewer and drainage upgrades in the Cairns CBD could be the biggest sign yet the $550 million Nova Towers project is about to launch. Read full article: Works signal towers are near...→

CommSec: Market Close 18 Sep 20- Market puts end to 4-week losing streak

CommSec: Market Close 18 Sep 20- Market puts end to 4-week losing streak

While the Aussie market fell by 0.3% on Friday and slipped for a second day, it did enough on Monday and Wednesday to push the market slightly higher this week [...] Read full article: CommSec: Market Close 18 Sep 20- Market ...→

Biden’s flash of anger during grilling from voters

Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump faced a rare grilling from ordinary Americans in a televised town hall. Read full article: Biden’s flash of anger during grilling f...→

4 Belt and Road: Daniel Andrews to explain China deal before Senate | Geelong Advertiser

4 Belt and Road: Daniel Andrews to explain China deal before Senate | Geelong Advertiser

Daniel Andrews may be called to appear before a Senate inquiry to answer questions about his controversial deal with China. Read full article: 4 Belt and Road: Daniel Andrews to expla...→

Dan to be grilled on secretive China deal

Dan to be grilled on secretive China deal

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has not ruled out appearing before a Senate inquiry to answer questions about his controversial Belt and Road deal with China, [...] Read full article: Dan to be grilled on secretive China dea...→

How to check if you’re owed thousands

How to check if you’re owed thousands

More than 1.5 million Australians have not claimed money they are entitled to. Theres a simple way to check if youre owed any - and there could be lots. Read full article: How to check if you’re owed thousands...→

Aviation crisis strips millions from Joyce’s pay packet

Aviation crisis strips millions from Joyce’s pay packet

The coronavirus pandemic has sent Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce’s salary into a tail spin, with the release of the airline’s annual report today showing he [...] Read full article: Aviation crisis strips millions from Joy...→

Airport boss calls states ‘un-Australian’

Airport boss calls states ‘un-Australian’

The chief of Sydney Airport has taken a thinly veiled swipe at Queensland and Western Australia for their tough border stances, saying “self-interest has swall [...] Read full article: Airport boss calls states ‘un-Australian...→

‘Beggars belief’: ANZ’s careless act in country town

‘Beggars belief’: ANZ’s careless act in country town

A real estate agent tried to blackmail big bank ANZ when he threatened to expose their thoughtless act in his town by going to the media. Read full article: ‘Beggars belief’: ANZ’s careless act in ...→

Rare coins that could fetch you $20k

A coin expert has urged people to pay more attention to their spare change before giving it away, revealing some rare 5c, 20c and $1 coins could fetch you a wh [...] Read full article: Rare coins that could fetch you $20k...→

Good news for Aussie renters

Good news for Aussie renters

Inner city rents are expected to fall and remain cheaper throughout next year as the impact of COVID-19 dampens the market. Read full article: Good news for Aussie renters...→

Businesses fined for stealing workers’ super

Businesses fined for stealing workers’ super

More than 1500 fines were sent to businesses last year for stealing superannuation from Australian workers. Read full article: Businesses fined for stealing workers’ s...→

Mass job losses as Chevron sacks 230 workers amid Gorgon plant safety concerns

Mass job losses as Chevron sacks 230 workers amid Gorgon plant safety concerns

In a statement, the company said it was adjusting its business in response to the impact of COVID-19 and a deteriorating business outlook. Read full article: Mass job losses as Chevron sacks 230 wor...→

Oscar Wylee false charity claim busted

Eyewear retailer Oscar Wylee has been slapped with $3.5 million fine after its widely marketed charity campaign was found to be bogus. Read full article: Oscar Wylee false charity claim busted...→

Government hands AAP $5 million lifeline

Government hands AAP $5 million lifeline

The government said AAP was critical to the ongoing existence of regional news. Read full article: Government hands AAP $5 million lifeline...→

Morning Report 18 Sep 20: US sharemarkets fell on Thursday

Morning Report 18 Sep 20: US sharemarkets fell on Thursday

Mega cap tech shares of Amazon.com (-2.3%), Apple (-1.6%) and Microsoft (-1%) all weighed on major indexes. Shares of cloud company Snowflake were down by 10.4 [...] Read full article: Morning Report 18 Sep 20: US sharemarket...→

China puts up a great economic wall

China puts up a great economic wall

President Xi Jinping's solution for global trading disputes is to drive domestic demand and consumption among its 1.4 billion people. Read full article: China puts up a great economic wall...→

China turns inwards to weaponise trade disputes

China turns inwards to weaponise trade disputes

President Xi Jinping's solution for global trading disputes is to drive domestic demand and consumption among its 1.4 billion people. Read full article: China turns inwards to weaponise trade d...→

Calls for a death tax on Baby Boomers to pay off aged care costs

Calls for a death tax on Baby Boomers to pay off aged care costs

Australians are hoarding huge sums in superannuation and investments until they die to pass on a big inheritance to their children sparking fresh calls for a d [...] Read full article: Calls for a death tax on Baby Boomers to...→

Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of Australian funds toppled Rio's chief

Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of Australian funds toppled Rio's chief

Shareholder democracy – that idea that you get as much say as your vote – was turned on its head when a small group of Aussie funds outfoxed Rio's big investor [...] Read full article: Colonial rabble rousers: How a group of ...→

Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home

Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home

UP to 30 new jobs will come with a new $60 million search and rescue jet to be based in Cairns in 2016. Read full article: Hi-tech jet to call Cairns home...→

ASX narrowly avoids 5-week losing streak

Markets The Australian share market has narrowly avoided its fifth straight week of losses, with banks among those weighing on stocks.... Financial crackdown T [...] Read full article: ASX narrowly avoids 5-week losing streak...→