Property divestments pay off for EVENT but cinemas reeling from lockdowns

Property divestments pay off for EVENT but cinemas reeling from lockdowns

Sales of EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment's (ASX: EVT) non-core property assets have realised $79.6 million worth of gross proceeds, exceeding recent valuations by $29.8 million. The 6...

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Department store icon Myer (ASX: MYR) has today announced a ...

Daniel Andrews calls for "ring of steel" around Sydney as Victoria records 14 new cases

Daniel Andrews calls for "ring of steel" around Sydney as Victoria records 14 new cases

After Gladys Berejiklian today declared the COVID-19 situation in...

NSW outbreak a "national emergency" as state records 136 locally acquired cases

NSW outbreak a "national emergency" as state records 136 locally acquired cases

Both NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian and Chief Health Officer Dr K...

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Logistics firms raise concerns over yet another port strike

Logistics firms raise concerns over yet another port strike

Earlier this month the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) struck a...

PM waives liquid asset test for disaster payments ahead of Sydney's third week in lockdown

PM waives liquid asset test for disaster payments ahead of Sydney's third week in lockdown

The requirement for lockdown-affected workers to prove they have ...

Brisbane's EVOS charges up with $1.7 million raise

Brisbane's EVOS charges up with $1.7 million raise

EVOS, a Brisbane-based startup specialising in fleet energy manag...

"Those numbers are too high": NSW records 38 new cases

"Those numbers are too high": NSW records 38 new cases

NSW has reported 38 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the...

SA drops hard border with WA, NT

SA drops hard border with WA, NT

Travellers are now permitted to arrive in South Australia from We...

Occasio acquires $500m Mernda Town Centre development from Woolworths

Occasio acquires $500m Mernda Town Centre development from Woolworths

Ray Zelouf's Occasio Projects has today announced the acquisi...

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

A digital bank named Alex is the latest to receive a banking lice...

Rural Funds to raise $100m for macadamias, cattle and water

Rural Funds to raise $100m for macadamias, cattle and water

An ambitious macadamia planting program from Rural Funds Gro...

Sydney lockdown extension a $3 billion blow for retail

Sydney lockdown extension a $3 billion blow for retail

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is calling for an expa...

Business NSW says longer lockdown a "crushing blow"

Business NSW says longer lockdown a "crushing blow"

Peak organisation Business NSW has highlighted the "huge imp...

Sydney lockdown extended by a week as household infections rise

Sydney lockdown extended by a week as household infections rise

"Of the seven people in ICU, one is in their 30s - a bit of ...

Dancefloors back, crowd numbers to increase when Melbourne restrictions ease on Friday

Dancefloors back, crowd numbers to increase when Melbourne restrictions ease on Friday

COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne will be brought into line with...

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Entrepreneurship

Songtradr signs sync services deal with iconic 90s label Cleopatra Records

Songtradr signs sync services deal with iconic 90s label Cleopatra Records

Business-to-business (B2B) music licensing marketplace Songtradr has partnered with an independent LA-based record that boasts an eclectic lineup of artists including Jimmy Page, Bob Marley and m...

Camplify shares rally as revenue exceeds prospectus forecast

Camplify shares rally as revenue exceeds prospectus forecast

RV-sharing platform Camplify (ASX: CHL), likened by many to the &...

Go1 confirms $273m raise propels it to 'USD' unicorn status with SoftBank on board

Go1 confirms $273m raise propels it to 'USD' unicorn status with SoftBank on board

Last month education technology company Go1 revealed a Series D f...

Kayla Itsines sells women's fitness platform Sweat to US giant for a reported $400m

Kayla Itsines sells women's fitness platform Sweat to US giant for a reported $400m

Kayla Itsines and Tobi Pearce have sold their Adelaide-based wome...

Mergers and Acquisitions

Star Entertainment backs away from Crown merger bid amidst Royal Commission uncertainty

Star Entertainment backs away from Crown merger bid amidst Royal Commission uncertainty

The Star Entertainment (ASX: SGR) has withdrawn its proposal to c...

Digital Wine Ventures to buy out beverage logistics firm Parton

Digital Wine Ventures to buy out beverage logistics firm Parton

Digital Wine Ventures (ASX: DW8) has entered into a binding agree...

Stockland acquires lifestyle villages operator Halcyon Group for $620 million

Stockland acquires lifestyle villages operator Halcyon Group for $620 million

Developer Stockland (ASX: SGP) has today made its first major ann...

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Retail

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Department store icon Myer (ASX: MYR) has today announced a ...

Kogan.com delivers five years of consecutive growth as listed company

Kogan.com delivers five years of consecutive growth as listed company

The Australian e-commerce boom has played nicely into the hands o...

Hearing care retailer Bay Audio acquired by Italian multinational for $550m

Hearing care retailer Bay Audio acquired by Italian multinational for $550m

From a company that was on its knees with $6 million annual losse...

Solomon Lew's Premier Investments ramps up push for Myer board spill

Solomon Lew's Premier Investments ramps up push for Myer board spill

After increasing his investment vehicle Premier Investments' ...

 

Opinion

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks?

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks?

Australian organisations are a soft target for ransomware attacks...

National plan to allow battery cages until 2036 favours cheap eggs over animal welfare

National plan to allow battery cages until 2036 favours cheap eggs over animal welfare

Eggs laid by battery hens would be phased out within 15 years und...

Who's being allowed to leave Australia during COVID? FOI data show it is murky and arbitrary

Who's being allowed to leave Australia during COVID? FOI data show it is murky and arbitrary

With outbreaks of COVID-19 in most states and territories, and lo...

Leadership

Former Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer named chairman of fintech Beforepay

Former Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer named chairman of fintech Beforepay

Former Westpac (ASX: WBC) CEO Brian Hartzer, who resigned uncerem...

Professor Attila Brungs named next UNSW Vice-Chancellor

Professor Attila Brungs named next UNSW Vice-Chancellor

Professor Attila Brungs has been appointed the new Vice-Chancello...

Former Afterpay executive joins Mad Paws board

Former Afterpay executive joins Mad Paws board

Former Afterpay (ASX: APT) executive Vicki Aristidopoulos has bee...

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Property

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Myer secures lease on new Victorian distribution centre

Department store icon Myer (ASX: MYR) has today announced a ...

Property divestments pay off for EVENT but cinemas reeling from lockdowns

Property divestments pay off for EVENT but cinemas reeling from lockdowns

Sales of EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment's (ASX: EVT) n...

Service Stream snaps up Lendlease Services for $310 million

Service Stream snaps up Lendlease Services for $310 million

Melbourne-based critical networks development and maintenance pro...

Dexus takes the reins on Atlassian hybrid timber tower

Dexus takes the reins on Atlassian hybrid timber tower

Real estate group Dexus (ASX: DXS) has invested in tech unicorn A...

Health

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Investing in the medicinal cannabis industry is not for the faint...

Smiles Inclusive partners lose chance to claim $97m as Exit Solutions picks up final scraps

Smiles Inclusive partners lose chance to claim $97m as Exit Solutions picks up final scraps

Unsecured creditors in formerly ASX-listed, failed Gold Coast-bas...

Atomo shares spike after FDA clears COVID-19 antibody test for sale in the US

Atomo shares spike after FDA clears COVID-19 antibody test for sale in the US

Atomo Diagnostics (ASX: AT1) has cleared a major regulatory hurdl...

Ellume fast tracks US travel with rapid testing for Delta Airlines passengers

Ellume fast tracks US travel with rapid testing for Delta Airlines passengers

Brisbane-based diagnostics company Ellume has struck a major deal...

SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The Good Box lends a hand to the homeless in Sydney, Melbourne during lockdowns

The Good Box lends a hand to the homeless in Sydney, Melbourne during lockdowns

As Sydneysiders and Melburnians gear up psychologically for more ...

Robina Town Centre launches Queensland-first drink container recycling initiative

Robina Town Centre launches Queensland-first drink container recycling initiative

In a Queensland first, Robina Town Centre has launched a new drin...

Flight Centre offers 1 per cent of stock to keep staff happy

Flight Centre offers 1 per cent of stock to keep staff happy

After a $700 million capital raise diluted the shareholdings of F...

Neil Perry embraces plant-based meat with v2food partnership

Neil Perry embraces plant-based meat with v2food partnership

Celebrity chef Neil Perry's new restaurant in Sydney's Do...

 

Technology

Undersea cable linking Australia to Middle East and Europe lands in Perth

Undersea cable linking Australia to Middle East and Europe lands in Perth

Australia's first express undersea cable to the Europe-Middle...

Employment Hero triples valuation to $800m

Employment Hero triples valuation to $800m

Payroll and HR platform Employment Hero is insatiable for global ...

Baraja beaming after self-driving tech deal with Veoneer

Baraja beaming after self-driving tech deal with Veoneer

Sydney-based lidar (light detection and ranging) developer Baraja...

Afterpay moves into digital banking in partnership with Westpac

Afterpay moves into digital banking in partnership with Westpac

Having already set the benchmark for Australia's buy-now pay-...

Legal

Lorna Jane slapped with $5 million fine over false 'anti-virus activewear' claims

Lorna Jane slapped with $5 million fine over false 'anti-virus activewear' claims

Sportswear brand Lorna Jane has been ordered to dish out $5 milli...

Craig Gore jail term appeal fails

Craig Gore jail term appeal fails

Former rich lister Craig Gore has been unsuccessful in his attemp...

Dixon Advisory to pay $7.2m penalty following ASIC allegations of conflicted advice

Dixon Advisory to pay $7.2m penalty following ASIC allegations of conflicted advice

Dixon Advisory will pay a $7.2 million penalty following mediatio...

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Marketing

Data accessibility a game-changer for app development, says Appetiser co-founder

Data accessibility a game-changer for app development, says Appetiser co-founder

With customers ranging from ANZ (ASX: ANZ) to Europcar to Grill...

Facebook versus News: Advertising is the real problem

Facebook versus News: Advertising is the real problem

The fight between Facebook and the Morrison government is over al...

Game on Facebook: How to bypass the social media giant

Game on Facebook: How to bypass the social media giant

In the world of PR and media, it's important to act quickly a...

After COVID we may never think about hotels in the same way again

After COVID we may never think about hotels in the same way again

In Australia, New Zealand and around the world, COVID has turned ...

Finance

Brisbane "non-bank" WLTH closes $3m seed ahead of $15m Series A

Brisbane "non-bank" WLTH closes $3m seed ahead of $15m Series A

Fintech startup WLTH has today closed a $3 million seed round as ...

Digital platform VentureCrowd raises $31m for alternative assets

Digital platform VentureCrowd raises $31m for alternative assets

Brisbane-based crowdfunding equity investment platform VentureCro...

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

A digital bank named Alex is the latest to receive a banking lice...

EML Payments' next acquisition one step closer after UK approval

EML Payments' next acquisition one step closer after UK approval

EML Payments' (ASX: EML) $108.6 million acquisition of t...

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