Oversubscribed SPAC sets the scene for next high-profile Australian or NZ NASDAQ listing

Oversubscribed SPAC sets the scene for next high-profile Australian or NZ NASDAQ listing

Leading Australian investors including Uluwatu Capital, Artesian and AS1 Growth Partners have put their weight behind a new special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) aimed at fast-tracking a NASDA...

QLD Premier confirms borders to reopen four days early

QLD Premier confirms borders to reopen four days early

With Queensland health authorities expecting the 80 per cent double...

Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) has today thrown its hat in the ring to...

Shopping Centres Australasia launches $750m metro convenience retail JV with GIC

Shopping Centres Australasia launches $750m metro convenience retail JV with GIC

After making its fortunes with suburban malls anchored by blue-chip...

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Why governments will have to consider the costs of long COVID when easing pandemic restrictions

Why governments will have to consider the costs of long COVID when easing pandemic restrictions

With governments worldwide under pressure to ease pandemic restrict...

WA to instate hard border with SA

WA to instate hard border with SA

Western Australia will introduce a hard border with South Austral...

Lockdowns take a toll on Australian retail turnover

Lockdowns take a toll on Australian retail turnover

Australian retail turnover fell 1.8 per cent in June 2021 as COVI...

Ongoing lockdowns push total retail damage estimates to $8 billion

Ongoing lockdowns push total retail damage estimates to $8 billion

In the space of just four days the expected hit to Australian ret...

WA tightens border controls with SA

WA tightens border controls with SA

The Western Australian Government has responded to an emerging ou...

Reality check: Australian views dim on return to normal life

Reality check: Australian views dim on return to normal life

As Sydney suffers through a now-extended lockdown, new research 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...

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...

Business email compromise scams cheat Australians out of $79m

Business email compromise scams cheat Australians out of $79m

The rise of remote working has been exploited by scammers who hav...

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Entrepreneurship

Pet Circle raises $125m to become Australia's latest unicorn

Pet Circle raises $125m to become Australia's latest unicorn

The dogs, cats, birds and fish that grace the pages of Pet Circle have today been joined by a more mythical, elusive animal as the Sydney-based company achieves unicorn status following a $125 mill...

Digital used car dealership Carma emerges from stealth with $28 million seed raise

Digital used car dealership Carma emerges from stealth with $28 million seed raise

Sydney-based online used car dealership Carma has today revealed a ...

Logistics startup Ofload closes $20 million Series A

Logistics startup Ofload closes $20 million Series A

A logistics startup looking to optimise trucking fleets using techn...

All smiles: Dental Boutique founders named 2021 Melbourne Young Entrepreneurs of the Year

All smiles: Dental Boutique founders named 2021 Melbourne Young Entrepreneurs of the Year

As founders of Dental Boutique, Dr Reuben Sim and Dr May Chan have ...

Companies

Aussie Broadband launches $344m bid for Over The Wire

Aussie Broadband launches $344m bid for Over The Wire

One of Brisbane’s Top Companies Over The Wire (ASX: OTW) has ...

Afterpay postpones vote on takeover as Square takes on a new name

Afterpay postpones vote on takeover as Square takes on a new name

Delays from the Bank of Spain in approving a multi-billion takeover...

Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) has today thrown its hat in the ring to...

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Retail

Cyber weekend sales make November the biggest month in Australian online shopping history

Cyber weekend sales make November the biggest month in Australian online shopping history

November was the biggest month in Australian online shopping histor...

Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths takes on Wesfarmers in bid for Priceline with $872m offer

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) has today thrown its hat in the ring to...

Adairs beds down $80m deal for Focus on Furniture group

Adairs beds down $80m deal for Focus on Furniture group

Homewares and furnishings retailer Adairs (ASX: ADH) has stepped up...

Australian Retailers Association raises alarm over customer aggression in Victoria

Australian Retailers Association raises alarm over customer aggression in Victoria

Australian Retailers Association (ARA) chief executive officer Paul...

 

Opinion

What is Bitcoin’s fundamental value? That’s a good question

What is Bitcoin’s fundamental value? That’s a good question

As it hits new highs, there is no shortage of bold predictions abou...

Water leaks, cracks and more: Sydney’s apartments are riddled with building defects

Water leaks, cracks and more: Sydney’s apartments are riddled with building defects

Buying an apartment is the biggest financial commitment many of us ...

Relying only on vaccination in NSW isn’t enough – here’s what we need for sustained freedom

Relying only on vaccination in NSW isn’t enough – here’s what we need for sustained freedom

The latest New South Wales roadmap to recovery outlines a range of ...

Leadership

Former ABC MD Michelle Guthrie to chair travel tech software group TRAVLR

Former ABC MD Michelle Guthrie to chair travel tech software group TRAVLR

After raising $6.7 million and striking a deal with BBC Global News...

Brisbane Top Companies 1-10

Brisbane Top Companies 1-10

The top 10 Brisbane listed companies list has seldom changed as muc...

Brisbane Top Companies 11-20

Brisbane Top Companies 11-20

The 11-20 section of the Brisbane Top Companies list is founder-hea...

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Property

Charter Hall and GIC drop $335 million on Canberra office building

Charter Hall and GIC drop $335 million on Canberra office building

Charter Hall and Singaporean wealth fund GIC have today acquired an...

GURNER, Qualitas raise $1.2 billion for rent-to-build platform

GURNER, Qualitas raise $1.2 billion for rent-to-build platform

Developer GURNER and alternative real estate investment manager Qua...

$762 million City Tattersalls Club redevelopment greenlit

$762 million City Tattersalls Club redevelopment greenlit

A 50-storey mixed-use tower on Pitt Street in Sydney’s CBD ha...

Australia Post the latest tenant to sign on to Goodman-Brickworks JV's Pyrmont-sized industrial park

Australia Post the latest tenant to sign on to Goodman-Brickworks JV's Pyrmont-sized industrial park

Australia Post has joined the likes of Amazon, Coles and Woolworths...

Health

ANTG becomes the first Australian company to ship medicinal cannabis to New Zealand

ANTG becomes the first Australian company to ship medicinal cannabis to New Zealand

With New Zealanders able to request access to medicinal cannabis dr...

Harrison.ai raises $129m, enters Sonic Healthcare JV for pathology AI solutions

Harrison.ai raises $129m, enters Sonic Healthcare JV for pathology AI solutions

Health care AI company Harrison.ai has undertaken one of Australia&...

Aged and healthcare compliance software startup Zipline.io raises $6m

Aged and healthcare compliance software startup Zipline.io raises $6m

Melbourne-based software as a service (SaaS) company Zipline.io has...

Twiggy Forrest makes $5m investment in Emyria for cannabis, MDMA research

Twiggy Forrest makes $5m investment in Emyria for cannabis, MDMA research

Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest’s private investment grou...

Technology

Harrison.ai raises $129m, enters Sonic Healthcare JV for pathology AI solutions

Harrison.ai raises $129m, enters Sonic Healthcare JV for pathology AI solutions

Health care AI company Harrison.ai has undertaken one of Australia&...

Robot bricklayer FBR to raise $10m for commercialisation

Robot bricklayer FBR to raise $10m for commercialisation

Perth-based robotic bricklaying technology company FBR (ASX: FBR) i...

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

The dreaded 'Bank of Ireland Update' has become an ominous ...

Twiggy Forrest's Tattarang invests $25m in dark fibre innovator FibreconX

Twiggy Forrest's Tattarang invests $25m in dark fibre innovator FibreconX

Hot on the heels of recent deals in cannabinoid research and a Byro...

Legal

ASIC launches six legal actions against Westpac

ASIC launches six legal actions against Westpac

Australia’s corporate watchdog has launched six civil penalty...

Nuix faces second class action as Phi Finney McDonald enters the fold

Nuix faces second class action as Phi Finney McDonald enters the fold

Data analytics and intelligence software company Nuix (ASX: NXL) is...

ANZ sued by ASIC over alleged lending failures

ANZ sued by ASIC over alleged lending failures

One of the country’s largest banks is in the sights of the Au...

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Finance

Zip Co annual transaction volume tips over $10 billion mark

Zip Co annual transaction volume tips over $10 billion mark

Australian buy-now pay-later (BNPL) giant Zip Co (ASX: Z1P) is now ...

Douugh builds on momentum with $8 million capital raise

Douugh builds on momentum with $8 million capital raise

Digital bank Douugh (ASX: DOU) has announced an $8 million capital ...

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

Reprieve for EML Payments as Irish regulators allow new customers and programs

The dreaded 'Bank of Ireland Update' has become an ominous ...

Afterpay launches new money management app called Money

Afterpay launches new money management app called Money

Afterpay (ASX: APT) has officially launched its Money app in A...

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