Tomas Steenackers’ National Optical Care expands further in Queensland

Tomas Steenackers’ National Optical Care expands further in Queensland

National Optical Care (NOC), founded by 2018 Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winner Tomas Steenackers, has expanded its Queensland portfolio with three optometry practice acquisitio...

TGA provisionally approves Pfizer booster shots for Australian adults

TGA provisionally approves Pfizer booster shots for Australian adults

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has today provisionally ...

If all 2030 climate targets are met, the planet will heat by 2.7 degrees this century. That’s not OK

If all 2030 climate targets are met, the planet will heat by 2.7 degrees this century. That’s not OK

If nations make good on their latest promises to reduce emissions b...

Corporate Australia taps into social conscience with a sharp rise in ESG reporting

Corporate Australia taps into social conscience with a sharp rise in ESG reporting

Corporate Australia is gaining a social and environmental conscienc...

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The Star Entertainment (ASX: SGR) has withdrawn its proposal to c...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Surf Lakes sets course for IPO on a rising tide of global interest

Surf Lakes sets course for IPO on a rising tide of global interest

Australian wave pool company Surf Lakes, buoyed by a flood of int...

$15,000 grant announced for small Queensland businesses

$15,000 grant announced for small Queensland businesses

Small businesses in Queensland are being encouraged to apply for ...

First look at Queensland's plan to bust congestion on the M1

First look at Queensland's plan to bust congestion on the M1

Queenslanders have been given their first look at proposed plans ...

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...

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Entrepreneurship

ASX trading app Superhero to soar overseas on $15m capital raise

ASX trading app Superhero to soar overseas on $15m capital raise

Australian ASX trading app Superhero is planning on expanding internationally on the back of a $15 million capital raise that will also enable it to add new features including cryptocurrency tradin...

TRAVLR raises $6.7m with backing from Catalano, Waislitz as media deals extend to BBC Global News

TRAVLR raises $6.7m with backing from Catalano, Waislitz as media deals extend to BBC Global News

Travel as a Service (TAAS) company TRAVLR has attracted high-profil...

Go1 founders win Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award after decade-long wait

Go1 founders win Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award after decade-long wait

After their business became a unicorn amidst the ongoing expansion ...

Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards set for record crowd tonight

Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards set for record crowd tonight

As a sign that business is flourishing in Australia's next Olym...

Companies

Camplify consolidates NZ tyre print with $7.37m acquisition

Camplify consolidates NZ tyre print with $7.37m acquisition

International peer-to-peer recreation vehicle (RV) sharing platform...

Smartgroup shares plunge as suitor lowers takeover offer

Smartgroup shares plunge as suitor lowers takeover offer

Shares in Smartgroup (ASX: SIQ) have fallen back to where they were...

APA gets look in at AusNet for $9.96 billion takeover offer

APA gets look in at AusNet for $9.96 billion takeover offer

AusNet Services (ASX: AST) has today granted due diligence access t...

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Retail

Retailers set for pre-Christmas spree as hospitality takes a bigger bite

Retailers set for pre-Christmas spree as hospitality takes a bigger bite

Australian retailers are heading for another big spending spree ove...

Bec + Bridge to open four new stores before end of November, including WA debut

Bec + Bridge to open four new stores before end of November, including WA debut

Womenswear label Bec + Bridge is expanding its bricks and mortar st...

Ellen Powell's The Somewhere Co. opens "poster child" Perth store

Ellen Powell's The Somewhere Co. opens "poster child" Perth store

Over the past 18 months stories have abounded of established retail...

Kikki.K to be rescued by Peter Lew’s Brandbank Group

Kikki.K to be rescued by Peter Lew’s Brandbank Group

Australian stationery retailer kikki.K will be saved from collapse ...

 

Leadership

Corporate Australia taps into social conscience with a sharp rise in ESG reporting

Corporate Australia taps into social conscience with a sharp rise in ESG reporting

Corporate Australia is gaining a social and environmental conscienc...

Sydney Top Companies 11-20

Sydney Top Companies 11-20

With a market value of $139 billion, the 11-20 section of the Sydne...

Sydney Top Companies 31-40

Sydney Top Companies 31-40

The disruption – both positive and negative – that has ...

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Property

Pacific Fair sale puts the spotlight on buyers for Dexus’ minority stake

Pacific Fair sale puts the spotlight on buyers for Dexus’ minority stake

The Gold Coast’s Pacific Fair shopping centre, fresh from pla...

Olivia Newton-John's Byron Bay resort sold to Twiggy Forrest

Olivia Newton-John's Byron Bay resort sold to Twiggy Forrest

Mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest's investment fir...

Vicinity Centres picks up major stake in Gold Coast Harbour Town for $358m

Vicinity Centres picks up major stake in Gold Coast Harbour Town for $358m

Vicinity Centres (ASX: VCX) is doubling down on outlet retail with ...

Iris Capital dives into Gold Coast market with $800 million two-tower project

Iris Capital dives into Gold Coast market with $800 million two-tower project

Iris Capital is at the helm of one of the most significant developm...

 

Health

Melbourne hearing tech startup Hemideina taking on Cochlear with $10m Series A raise

Melbourne hearing tech startup Hemideina taking on Cochlear with $10m Series A raise

A female-led medical technology company is lifting the frequency of...

Heart disease AI diagnostics med-tech Artrya to list at $105m valuation

Heart disease AI diagnostics med-tech Artrya to list at $105m valuation

A Perth-based company aiming to alleviate the world's leading c...

TGA approves 15-second COVID-19 killer Nanocyn

TGA approves 15-second COVID-19 killer Nanocyn

Able to kill COVID-19 in 15 seconds, Nanocyn, a hospital-grade disi...

Australian vape manufacturer Liber Pharmaceuticals at the forefront of legislative change

Australian vape manufacturer Liber Pharmaceuticals at the forefront of legislative change

With changes to federal legislation around accessing nicotine ...

Technology

NEXTDC to build new data centre in Darwin

NEXTDC to build new data centre in Darwin

The Top End is set to get a technological boost with NEXTDC (ASX: N...

Growave to raise $5m for chemical-free weed control

Growave to raise $5m for chemical-free weed control

Australian agtech start-up Growave is raising $5 million to advance...

Angry merchants make good on class action against Tyro Payments

Angry merchants make good on class action against Tyro Payments

Disgruntled merchants have made good their threats to sue Tyro Paym...

Melbourne hearing tech startup Hemideina taking on Cochlear with $10m Series A raise

Melbourne hearing tech startup Hemideina taking on Cochlear with $10m Series A raise

A female-led medical technology company is lifting the frequency of...

Legal

New Aim successful in Federal Court over stoush with ex-employees and e-commerce competitors

New Aim successful in Federal Court over stoush with ex-employees and e-commerce competitors

E-commerce giant New Aim has been handed a win today by the Fe...

Royal Commission deems Crown Melbourne too big to fail despite unsuitability for casino licence

Royal Commission deems Crown Melbourne too big to fail despite unsuitability for casino licence

The Victorian Royal Commission has determined Crown Resorts (ASX: C...

AF Legal expands into the NT after taking control of local family law firm

AF Legal expands into the NT after taking control of local family law firm

For nearly a million dollars, listed law firm AF Legal (ASX: AFL) w...

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Finance

Digital gift-card giant Prezzee eyes stock market float

Digital gift-card giant Prezzee eyes stock market float

Leading digital gifting platform Prezzee is considering a stock-mar...

BOQ profits more than triple during bumper year for cash earnings

BOQ profits more than triple during bumper year for cash earnings

During a financial year that saw Bank of Queensland (ASX: BOQ) acqu...

Fraud prevention platform FrankieOne raises $20m as fintechs, banks sign up in droves

Fraud prevention platform FrankieOne raises $20m as fintechs, banks sign up in droves

A Melbourne company that originally set out to be a neobank has fou...

Write-downs take a $1.3 billion sledgehammer to Westpac profits

Write-downs take a $1.3 billion sledgehammer to Westpac profits

Write-downs and other significant items will reduce Westpac’s...

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Confidence in conferencing grows on the Gold Coast
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Leaders who don't adapt to technological change risk being left behind
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