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Going electric and banning new petrol-powered cars could be Australia's next big light bulb moment

Going electric and banning new petrol-powered cars could be Australia's next big light bulb moment

In 2007 Malcolm Turnbull turned off an industry's life suppor...

Link found between finance industry CEO pay options and adverse events after they leave

Link found between finance industry CEO pay options and adverse events after they leave

A research team from Monash Business School has found a direct li...

We could be a superpower: 3 ways Australia can take advantage of the changing geopolitics of energy

We could be a superpower: 3 ways Australia can take advantage of the changing geopolitics of energy

The International Energy Agency confirmed last week what many alr...

Going local first is not a crutch for Australian manufacturing - it's the way forward

Going local first is not a crutch for Australian manufacturing - it's the way forward

Before we had even seen the words 'coronavirus' and '...

Housing construction to hit new high, but multi-unit starts are down

Housing construction to hit new high, but multi-unit starts are down

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has predicted a new record...

Swim school franchisor ordered to pay $23m in penalties by Federal Court

Swim school franchisor ordered to pay $23m in penalties by Federal Court

A franchisor of swim schools called Jump Swim has been ordered to...

Travel agency shares drop as Qantas slashes commissions

Travel agency shares drop as Qantas slashes commissions

Australian travel agency stocks have been slammed this morning af...

Qantas to book $2 billion loss

Qantas to book $2 billion loss

Australia's leading airline Qantas (ASX: QAN) expects to be c...

Have researchers developed an effective COVID-19 treatment? Maybe, but we need human trials

Have researchers developed an effective COVID-19 treatment? Maybe, but we need human trials

The world is now 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic and we'...

Experimental antiviral COVID-19 therapy developed at Griffith University

Experimental antiviral COVID-19 therapy developed at Griffith University

An international team of scientists has developed an experimental...

Mary and Max animator among creators receiving $5.6m in fresh Screen Australia funding

Mary and Max animator among creators receiving $5.6m in fresh Screen Australia funding

An Australian film industry that is bursting at the seams with Ho...

Australia orders 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Moderna

Australia orders 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Moderna

Biotechnology company Moderna (Nasdaq: MRNA) has entered into a n...

The pressure is on for Australia to accept the coronavirus really can spread in the air we breathe

The pressure is on for Australia to accept the coronavirus really can spread in the air we breathe

More than a year into the pandemic, the World Health Organization...

Qantas delays planned resumption of international flights to late December

Qantas delays planned resumption of international flights to late December

With the exception of flights to and from New Zealand, Australian...

Google taps Adelaide's Aerometrex to create high-res 3D model of San Francisco

Google taps Adelaide's Aerometrex to create high-res 3D model of San Francisco

Shares in aerial imagery and 3D modelling company Aerometrex (ASX...

Melbourne COVID-19 exposure sites include CBD restaurant, three Epping locations

Melbourne COVID-19 exposure sites include CBD restaurant, three Epping locations

Update: since this story was published Victorian authorities have...

Victorian resident tests positive to COVID-19 a week after leaving hotel quarantine in SA

Victorian resident tests positive to COVID-19 a week after leaving hotel quarantine in SA

UPDATE (4.02pm AEST, 11 May 2021): Victorian health authorities h...

Cybersecurity is a business risk, not an IT problem

Cybersecurity is a business risk, not an IT problem

A cyber attack on a business is about more than technology. The ...

IHME estimates COVID deaths more than double official reports

IHME estimates COVID deaths more than double official reports

It is widely known that COVID-19 deaths worldwide are likely...

Scentre Group recovery outpaces Vicinity Centres as shoppers flock to Westfield

Scentre Group recovery outpaces Vicinity Centres as shoppers flock to Westfield

After recording a $3.73 billion loss due to COVID-related re...

SeaLink finds its land legs with $84.7m Go West Tours acquisition

SeaLink finds its land legs with $84.7m Go West Tours acquisition

Public transport operator SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) is show...

HQs stay grounded for Qantas with expansions in the wings for Melbourne, Brisbane

HQs stay grounded for Qantas with expansions in the wings for Melbourne, Brisbane

Qantas Airways (ASX: QAN) CEO Alan Joyce says moving headquarters...

March building approvals the second-highest on record

March building approvals the second-highest on record

A surge in construction activity for units and townhouses has pus...

Leading Aussie tech firms launch COVID relief campaign for India

Leading Aussie tech firms launch COVID relief campaign for India

Leading Australian technology companies including Canva, SafetyCu...

Flight Centre corporate travel division targets 50 per cent recovery by year end

Flight Centre corporate travel division targets 50 per cent recovery by year end

Flight Centre (ASX: FLT) is expecting a significant rebound for i...

Premier Investments to repay almost $16m of JobKeeper funds

Premier Investments to repay almost $16m of JobKeeper funds

Retail giant Premier Investments (ASX: PMV) will repay nearly $1...

Business Council calls for radical reforms and tax incentives to unlock $210b digital boom

Business Council calls for radical reforms and tax incentives to unlock $210b digital boom

The Business Council of Australia has called for radical reforms ...

Corporate lawyer Joe Longo to replace James Shipton as ASIC chair

Corporate lawyer Joe Longo to replace James Shipton as ASIC chair

Lawyer Joe Longo has been selected to become chairperson of Austr...

Stevan Premutico's ordering app me&u taps into 'game-changing' deal with ALH

Stevan Premutico's ordering app me&u taps into 'game-changing' deal with ALH

In a hospitality industry where demand for convenient, contactles...

Youth fashion retailer Glue Store acquired by Accent Group

Youth fashion retailer Glue Store acquired by Accent Group

Accent Group (ASX: AX1) has entered into an agreement to acquire ...