Can Queensland cash in on the NRL finals? It’s all about ‘event leveraging’

Can Queensland cash in on the NRL finals? It’s all about ‘event leveraging’

Queensland's love of rugby league, and the fact the state isn't in lockdown, has won it the right to host the 2021 NRL finals series.  But it was economic gains as much as love of the...

Melbourne’s construction industry shut down for two weeks

Melbourne’s construction industry shut down for two weeks

Rising COVID-19 case numbers in Victoria's construction se...

QLD businesses urged to line up early for 2032 Olympic economic boom

QLD businesses urged to line up early for 2032 Olympic economic boom

Queensland businesses are being encouraged to collaborate early wit...

Space Machines Company teams up with Leaf Space for 2022 satellite launch

Space Machines Company teams up with Leaf Space for 2022 satellite launch

Sydney-based startup Space Machines Company is a step closer t...

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NSW risks a second larger COVID peak by Christmas if it eases restrictions too quickly

NSW risks a second larger COVID peak by Christmas if it eases restrictions too quickly

New South Wales plans to relax restrictions when vaccination target...

Cronos Australia to merge with unlisted Queensland-based cannabis company

Cronos Australia to merge with unlisted Queensland-based cannabis company

Two medicinal cannabis companies have entered into a merger agreeme...

The Star's new $400m Gold Coast tower tops out

The Star's new $400m Gold Coast tower tops out

The Star Entertainment Group’s (ASX: SGR) $400 million tower,...

Australians set to spend $11 billion on Christmas gifts this year

Australians set to spend $11 billion on Christmas gifts this year

Sales of Christmas presents are expected to hit $11 billion this ye...

Members Alliance directors and lawyer face court on 72 criminal charges

Members Alliance directors and lawyer face court on 72 criminal charges

A swag of criminal charges has been levelled against four directors...

Microsoft users warned of new high-risk vulnerability

Microsoft users warned of new high-risk vulnerability

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has warned of a high-ri...

Can a company survive the sudden death of an entrepreneur?

Can a company survive the sudden death of an entrepreneur?

The ‘specialness’ that entrepreneurs bring to their com...

Australia Post parcel pause on Father's Day weekend shows need for logistics diversification

Australia Post parcel pause on Father's Day weekend shows need for logistics diversification

While some Australian businesses were blindsided by Australia Post&...

Retail Food Group profitable for the first time since 2017

Retail Food Group profitable for the first time since 2017

The owner of Gloria Jean’s, Brumby’s, Crust and more re...

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Entrepreneurship

Canva valuation more than doubles to $55 billion in five months

Canva valuation more than doubles to $55 billion in five months

Global graphic design platform Canva continues to be one of the fastest-growing Australian software companies, raising USD$200 million (AUD$273 million) in its most recent funding round to give it ...

NFT technology company Immutable locks in $82m Series B

NFT technology company Immutable locks in $82m Series B

Gaming and digital asset technology business Immutable has today an...

Who Gives A Crap brings on first investors with $41.5m raise

Who Gives A Crap brings on first investors with $41.5m raise

Some of Australia’s most high profile investors have jumped o...

Non-alcoholic beer company Sobah looking to raise $1m

Non-alcoholic beer company Sobah looking to raise $1m

Australia’s first First Nations-owned beer business Sobah Bev...

Companies

Dubber expands AI expertise with $6.6m acquisition of Brisbane-based Notiv

Dubber expands AI expertise with $6.6m acquisition of Brisbane-based Notiv

ASX-listed software group Dubber Corp (ASX: DUB) has today acquired...

Transurban to acquire WestConnex from NSW Government for $11.1 billion

Transurban to acquire WestConnex from NSW Government for $11.1 billion

Toll road operator Transurban (ASX: TCL) today announced it will sp...

Canada's Brookfield offers $9.6 billion for AusNet

Canada's Brookfield offers $9.6 billion for AusNet

Shares in Victoria's electricity grid operator AusNet Services ...

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Retail

Myer roars back with $46m profit as online sales continue to surge

Myer roars back with $46m profit as online sales continue to surge

Department store group Myer Holdings has defied ongoing business di...

Australians set to spend $11 billion on Christmas gifts this year

Australians set to spend $11 billion on Christmas gifts this year

Sales of Christmas presents are expected to hit $11 billion this ye...

Mosaic Brands to raise $32 million

Mosaic Brands to raise $32 million

After entering into a trading halt last week on the back of a retur...

Australia Post parcel pause on Father's Day weekend shows need for logistics diversification

Australia Post parcel pause on Father's Day weekend shows need for logistics diversification

While some Australian businesses were blindsided by Australia Post&...

 

Leadership

Bevan Slattery to step down as chair of Superloop

Bevan Slattery to step down as chair of Superloop

The founder and chairman of Superloop (ASX: SLC), Bevan Slattery, h...

Former Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski to chair Crown Resorts

Former Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski to chair Crown Resorts

A well-known Australian businessman will take the helm at embattled...

Oliver's largest shareholders lend own money to keep company alive

Oliver's largest shareholders lend own money to keep company alive

"Oliver's Real Foods does have a future once lockdowns a...

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Property

The Star's new $400m Gold Coast tower tops out

The Star's new $400m Gold Coast tower tops out

The Star Entertainment Group’s (ASX: SGR) $400 million tower,...

HomeCo's healthcare IPO exceeds funding plans to $650m ahead of earlier listing

HomeCo's healthcare IPO exceeds funding plans to $650m ahead of earlier listing

Home Consortium's (ASX: HMC) healthcare real estate investmen...

Elanor rattles the tin to buy 50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Elanor rattles the tin to buy 50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Elanor Commercial Property Fund (ASX: ECF) has struck a deal with...

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...

 

Health

Rhinomed shares spike again as Victoria orders 1 million nasal swabs

Rhinomed shares spike again as Victoria orders 1 million nasal swabs

Shares in wearable nasal and respiratory technology company Rhinome...

It's R U OK? Day: Here's how to ensure your employees are feeling cared for

It's R U OK? Day: Here's how to ensure your employees are feeling cared for

With many workplaces split apart this year, the importance of R U O...

UK group expands into Australian telehealth sector with $11m deal for GP2U Telehealth

UK group expands into Australian telehealth sector with $11m deal for GP2U Telehealth

Doctor Care Anywhere Group Plc (ASX: DOC), an Australian-listed UK-...

Young Entrepreneur's pivot to telehealth the right medicine during pandemic

Young Entrepreneur's pivot to telehealth the right medicine during pandemic

After making a successful exit from his full-service digital agency...

Technology

Microsoft users warned of new high-risk vulnerability

Microsoft users warned of new high-risk vulnerability

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has warned of a high-ri...

GPS tracker AirBolt locks in $2m with seed round to bolster global presence

GPS tracker AirBolt locks in $2m with seed round to bolster global presence

Melbourne-founded company AirBolt, whose GPS-powered travel locks a...

Aussie Broadband goes full throttle with $114m placement

Aussie Broadband goes full throttle with $114m placement

Aussie Broadband (ASX: ABB) has set itself up for mergers &amp...

Microsoft snares fast-growing Brisbane video editing startup Clipchamp

Microsoft snares fast-growing Brisbane video editing startup Clipchamp

Rapidly growing Brisbane-based video editing software startup Clipc...

Legal

Former Vocus chair hit with insider trading charges

Former Vocus chair hit with insider trading charges

Vaughan Bowen, the former chairman of telecommunications company Vo...

Members Alliance directors and lawyer face court on 72 criminal charges

Members Alliance directors and lawyer face court on 72 criminal charges

A swag of criminal charges has been levelled against four directors...

Allianz and AWP to pay $1.5m penalty over misleading sale of travel insurance

Allianz and AWP to pay $1.5m penalty over misleading sale of travel insurance

Insurance giant Allianz and its related arm AWP Australia (AWP) hav...

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Finance

Suncorp taking on BNPL market with Visa partnership

Suncorp taking on BNPL market with Visa partnership

Suncorp Group (ASX: SUN) is the latest financial services giant to ...

BNPL giants Afterpay and Zip Co report bumper FY21 as young consumers ditch the credit card

BNPL giants Afterpay and Zip Co report bumper FY21 as young consumers ditch the credit card

In what is likely to be Afterpay’s (ASX: APT) final full year...

Buy-now pay-later user numbers soar for Latitude, profits up as loans business climbs

Buy-now pay-later user numbers soar for Latitude, profits up as loans business climbs

Four months after listing on the ASX, financial services company La...

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 ...

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