Fitness First parent divests franchise division of Jetts Fitness via management buyout

Fitness First parent divests franchise division of Jetts Fitness via management buyout

Jetts Fitness Australia CEO Elaine Jobson has led the acquisition of the franchise division of the brand from parent company Fitness & Lifestyle Group (FLG) via a manag...

Bottoms up: Sydney cold brew coffee liqueur brand Mr Black acquired by beverage giant Diageo

Bottoms up: Sydney cold brew coffee liqueur brand Mr Black acquired by beverage giant Diageo

Fast-growing coffee liqueur brand Mr Black is joining a portfo...

Sunset on the horizon in 2023 for developer Sunland

Sunset on the horizon in 2023 for developer Sunland

A developer behind some of the Gold Coast's most iconic buildin...

Goodwill impairment blows out Toys“R”Us ANZ losses

Goodwill impairment blows out Toys“R”Us ANZ losses

The Australian operator of toys and hobbies brand Toys"R"...

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Incannex completes $124m acquisition of US biotech APIRx

Incannex completes $124m acquisition of US biotech APIRx

Leading Australian medicinal cannabis company Incannex (ASX: IHL) h...

New study confirms overall meat consumption in Australia is trending down

New study confirms overall meat consumption in Australia is trending down

A new survey has found that almost one-third of Australians ha...

Charter Hall teams up with Engie to power property portfolio with renewables

Charter Hall teams up with Engie to power property portfolio with renewables

Charter Hall Group (ASX: CHC) has secured a new agreement that...

Workers still missing from CBDs despite a lift in office space take-up

Workers still missing from CBDs despite a lift in office space take-up

New data demonstrating a positive lift in the take-up of ...

GetSwift’s parent files for bankruptcy in the US

GetSwift’s parent files for bankruptcy in the US

Former Australian tech darling GetSwift’s Canadian parent has...

Iris Capital doubles down on the Gold Coast as V&A Broadbeach sales hit $200m

Iris Capital doubles down on the Gold Coast as V&A Broadbeach sales hit $200m

With demolition work underway on its $1 billion V&A Broadbeach ...

NSW casino crackdown ups the ante with $100m fines and boards in the firing line

NSW casino crackdown ups the ante with $100m fines and boards in the firing line

Hard on the heels of a crackdown in Victoria, authorities in NSW ha...

Splose raises $1m, targets a rush of NDIS providers joining its allied health platform

Splose raises $1m, targets a rush of NDIS providers joining its allied health platform

Allied-health industry management platform Splose has raised $1 mil...

Crown Melbourne’s punters to face the toughest rules of any casino in Australia

Crown Melbourne’s punters to face the toughest rules of any casino in Australia

The Victorian Government has introduced some of the toughest rules ...

Blackbird leads proptech Sitemate’s $5.2m raise

Blackbird leads proptech Sitemate’s $5.2m raise

A startup developing no-code software tools for companies operating...

GetSwift's brief stint as an Aussie tech star ends with liquidation

GetSwift's brief stint as an Aussie tech star ends with liquidation

GetSwift Ltd, a logistics software company that was heralded as one...

Hysata raises $42.5m in bid to accelerate shift from fossil fuels to green hydrogen

Hysata raises $42.5m in bid to accelerate shift from fossil fuels to green hydrogen

Green hydrogen technology company Hysata has raised $42.5 million i...

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Entrepreneurship

Digital disruptor Explorate ventures into new waters amid global freight mayhem

Digital disruptor Explorate ventures into new waters amid global freight mayhem

After a heady two years of surging demand for its international logistics services, Brisbane-based technology company Explorate is set for global expansion as the company c...

Founders of fintech favourite Swyftx take out top prize at the Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards

Founders of fintech favourite Swyftx take out top prize at the Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards

The founders of crypto trading platform Swyftx, Alex Harper and Ang...

Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards to kick off tonight with cohort of first-class founders

Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards to kick off tonight with cohort of first-class founders

Competition is heating up in the river city as the Queensland capit...

Ethnolink, a behind-the-scenes success story of multicultural Australia, adds Indigenous services

Ethnolink, a behind-the-scenes success story of multicultural Australia, adds Indigenous services

A Melbourne-based translation services company that has quietly bee...

Mergers and Acquisitions

Bottoms up: Sydney cold brew coffee liqueur brand Mr Black acquired by beverage giant Diageo

Bottoms up: Sydney cold brew coffee liqueur brand Mr Black acquired by beverage giant Diageo

Fast-growing coffee liqueur brand Mr Black is joining a portfo...

Fitness First parent divests franchise division of Jetts Fitness via management buyout

Fitness First parent divests franchise division of Jetts Fitness via management buyout

Jetts Fitness Australia CEO Elaine Jobson has led the acquisition o...

Universal Store buys Byron Bay fashion brand THRILLS for $50m

Universal Store buys Byron Bay fashion brand THRILLS for $50m

After working alongside Universal Store (ASX: UNI) for nine years, ...

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Retail

Goodwill impairment blows out Toys“R”Us ANZ losses

Goodwill impairment blows out Toys“R”Us ANZ losses

The Australian operator of toys and hobbies brand Toys"R"...

Booktopia directors quit as former CEO Nash takes upper hand in bitter board battle

Booktopia directors quit as former CEO Nash takes upper hand in bitter board battle

A bitter boardroom battle led by former CEO and company founder Ton...

Autograph, Katies parent fined for misleading consumers on face mask certification

Autograph, Katies parent fined for misleading consumers on face mask certification

The parent company of fashion retailers Autograph and Katies has pa...

ARA pens clean-tech partnership to help retailers go Greener

ARA pens clean-tech partnership to help retailers go Greener

The peak body for Australian retailers has employed the services of...

 

Opinion

AI is creeping into our courts. Should we be concerned?

AI is creeping into our courts. Should we be concerned?

Imagine finding yourself in court but rather than a human judge con...

Qantas, the trying kangaroo: why things won’t get better any time soon

Qantas, the trying kangaroo: why things won’t get better any time soon

Unlike many airlines, Australia’s flag carrier Qantas has sur...

The most important cryptocurrency event in years is about to begin – the windfall goes to the planet

The most important cryptocurrency event in years is about to begin – the windfall goes to the planet

Amid the continuous noise about cryptocurrencies, it’s often ...

Capital Raising & Finance

E-commerce aggregator Una Brands closes $45m Series B

E-commerce aggregator Una Brands closes $45m Series B

E-commerce company Una Brands has today announced it has raised $45...

Lug+Carrie picks up $5m in bridge funding to cross into the US

Lug+Carrie picks up $5m in bridge funding to cross into the US

Melbourne-based eBike subscription provider Lug+Carrie has secured ...

Proptech CIM set to bolster global footprint after raising $10m in Series A

Proptech CIM set to bolster global footprint after raising $10m in Series A

A Sydney-based software company using machine algorithms to mo...

Extending Wi-Fi range 10-fold: Sydney's Morse Micro raises $140m

Extending Wi-Fi range 10-fold: Sydney's Morse Micro raises $140m

An Australian semi-conductor developer looking to revolutionise Wi-...

Property

Sunset on the horizon in 2023 for developer Sunland

Sunset on the horizon in 2023 for developer Sunland

A developer behind some of the Gold Coast's most iconic buildin...

Unique ‘floating homes’ planned for $40m Dockside Port Vincent tourism hub

Unique ‘floating homes’ planned for $40m Dockside Port Vincent tourism hub

The sleepy rural hamlet of Port Vincent in South Australia is set t...

Fintech start-up Bridgit taps into housing volatility to process $1b in bridging loans in a year

Fintech start-up Bridgit taps into housing volatility to process $1b in bridging loans in a year

Niche fintech startup Bridgit has been capitalising on volatility i...

Aniko Group plans $1b landmark project for Mermaid Beach 'bomb site'

Aniko Group plans $1b landmark project for Mermaid Beach 'bomb site'

Private developer Aniko Group has revealed plans for a landmark $1 ...

Leadership

Study finds cybersecurity skills gaps on boards as Optus debacle rolls on

Study finds cybersecurity skills gaps on boards as Optus debacle rolls on

As the backlash continues over a data breach at Optus that has pote...

Founder of micro-investing platform Raiz to depart

Founder of micro-investing platform Raiz to depart

Raiz Invest (ASX: RZI) managing director and joint CEO George Lucas...

Costa Group’s shares slump as CEO quits following an ‘intense couple of years’

Costa Group’s shares slump as CEO quits following an ‘intense couple of years’

Shares in Costa Group (ASX: CGC) have taken a big hit on the market...

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Health

Sale of Ellume's Australian arm on the table as liabilities hit $140m

Sale of Ellume's Australian arm on the table as liabilities hit $140m

Voluntary administrators of Brisbane-based medtech Ellume’s A...

Teeth whitening brand Mr. Bright acquired by ASX-listed Wellnex Life for $1.5m

Teeth whitening brand Mr. Bright acquired by ASX-listed Wellnex Life for $1.5m

Melbourne-based teeth whitening brand Mr. Bright has been acquired ...

Thriving fitness brand Fitstop boosts New Zealand footprint with two new locations

Thriving fitness brand Fitstop boosts New Zealand footprint with two new locations

Almost two months after raising $3.3 million to tackle the US marke...

ResApp shareholders approve $180m Pfizer takeover

ResApp shareholders approve $180m Pfizer takeover

Global biopharmaceutical giant Pfizer will progress with its $180 m...

SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Tritium teams up with JET Charge to create world’s longest EV highway in WA

Tritium teams up with JET Charge to create world’s longest EV highway in WA

Brisbane-based electric vehicle charger group Tritium DCFC (NASDAQ:...

Fortescue forges bold $9.2 billion plan to be carbon neutral by 2030

Fortescue forges bold $9.2 billion plan to be carbon neutral by 2030

Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group ...

Patagonia founder Chouinard hands over $4.5b company to new shareholder, planet Earth

Patagonia founder Chouinard hands over $4.5b company to new shareholder, planet Earth

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, the businessman who ‘never ...

Brisbane startup Benzina Zero launches European-style EV mopeds in Australia, Italy

Brisbane startup Benzina Zero launches European-style EV mopeds in Australia, Italy

"Zero fuel" is the translation from Italian for a Br...

 

Technology

Gilmour Space Technologies planning to send Australia’s first rideshare mission into orbit

Gilmour Space Technologies planning to send Australia’s first rideshare mission into orbit

Gold Coast-based Gilmour Space Technologies, set to bring its first...

Digital freight forwarder Ofload buys CIA Logistics after notching 500pc revenue growth

Digital freight forwarder Ofload buys CIA Logistics after notching 500pc revenue growth

After 35 years in business, Port Melbourne-based freight specialist...

Brisbane startup Benzina Zero launches European-style EV mopeds in Australia, Italy

Brisbane startup Benzina Zero launches European-style EV mopeds in Australia, Italy

"Zero fuel" is the translation from Italian for a Br...

Extending Wi-Fi range 10-fold: Sydney's Morse Micro raises $140m

Extending Wi-Fi range 10-fold: Sydney's Morse Micro raises $140m

An Australian semi-conductor developer looking to revolutionise Wi-...

Legal

Court throws out ASIC's $22m case against CBA as judge slams ‘form’ over ‘substance’

Court throws out ASIC's $22m case against CBA as judge slams ‘form’ over ‘substance’

The corporate watchdog has failed in its $22 million civil action a...

Watchdog sues Nuix alleging breaches of disclosure and directors' duties

Watchdog sues Nuix alleging breaches of disclosure and directors' duties

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is taki...

AI is creeping into our courts. Should we be concerned?

AI is creeping into our courts. Should we be concerned?

Imagine finding yourself in court but rather than a human judge con...

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Marketing

Video tech investments continue as Vloggi locks in angel for $1 million seed round

Video tech investments continue as Vloggi locks in angel for $1 million seed round

Investor appetite for startups innovating in the video and content ...

Digital menu, ordering and payments scale-up Mr Yum acquires MyGuestlist

Digital menu, ordering and payments scale-up Mr Yum acquires MyGuestlist

After giving hospitality venues an easy option for digital menus an...

Canva acquires Flourish in a push for UK expansion

Canva acquires Flourish in a push for UK expansion

Design software giant Canva has today announced it will acquire Lon...

Gage Roads brewing up a storm at Freo port

Gage Roads brewing up a storm at Freo port

The much-anticipated opening of Gage Roads Brew Co’s spi...

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