How tech rebooted economics and platforms broke the invisible hand

How tech rebooted economics and platforms broke the invisible hand

Growing evidence and new research explain the evolution of economic diversity and the need to rethink monopolies in the age of technology. A cursory glance at the myriad a...

Two Melbourne-made COVID-19 vaccines to launch Phase 1 trials

Two Melbourne-made COVID-19 vaccines to launch Phase 1 trials

Two COVID-19 vaccine candidates created by the Peter Doherty Instit...

Scrap metal recycler Sims picks up Brisbane port site for $88 million

Scrap metal recycler Sims picks up Brisbane port site for $88 million

In order to acquire one of the few remaining Brisbane sites with de...

“No one plans for these things”: Metricon acting CEO denies crisis rumours following founder’s death

“No one plans for these things”: Metricon acting CEO denies crisis rumours following founder’s death

Just days after the sudden and unexpected death of Metricon founder...

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The Reject Shop fixer Andre Reich steps down as CEO

The Reject Shop fixer Andre Reich steps down as CEO

After serving in the CEO role at retailer The Reject Shop (ASX: TRS...

EML Payments shares plunge 36 per cent as cashflow guidance wanes

EML Payments shares plunge 36 per cent as cashflow guidance wanes

A headline 408 per cent jump in gross dollar volume (GDV) to $4.7 b...

Uber facing $26 million penalty for “misleading” cancellation warning messages

Uber facing $26 million penalty for “misleading” cancellation warning messages

Global rideshare and deliveries giant Uber is staring down a $26 mi...

M&A activity surged in 18 months, but will the pandemic acquisition boom continue?

M&A activity surged in 18 months, but will the pandemic acquisition boom continue?

A report released by advisory firm Grant Thornton Australia has fou...

Brambles lifts profit guidance despite ongoing pallet scarcity

Brambles lifts profit guidance despite ongoing pallet scarcity

While "extraordinary lumber inflation" and pallet scarcit...

BAFTA Game Awards: ‘Unpacking’ scoops two top prizes for Brisbane couple

BAFTA Game Awards: ‘Unpacking’ scoops two top prizes for Brisbane couple

Aussies Tim Dawson and Wren Brier picked up two prestigious gongs f...

Global Work & Travel expands horizons to tours, flight booking service in the wings

Global Work & Travel expands horizons to tours, flight booking service in the wings

A leading online working holiday company has struck deals with majo...

Bunny, I’m home: Gold Coast Airport sets new passenger records over Easter long weekend

Bunny, I’m home: Gold Coast Airport sets new passenger records over Easter long weekend

Queensland tourism received an egg-citing boost over the Easter lon...

Last-minute ticket sales lift Bluesfest attendance close to pre-COVID levels

Last-minute ticket sales lift Bluesfest attendance close to pre-COVID levels

After two years of cancellations and devastating floods recently in...

Stagnating or Skyrocketing? What’s really happening with wages growth in Australia
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Entrepreneurship

Pet food startup ilume’s Fitbit for dogs is setting a new standard for animal health and wellness

Pet food startup ilume’s Fitbit for dogs is setting a new standard for animal health and wellness

In the same way that Apple, Garmin and Fitbit have revolutionised human health and wellness with activity trackers and smart watches, ilume co-founder and CEO Craig Silbery...

Clear Dynamics secures $35m to grow AI-enabled automated coding solution aieos

Clear Dynamics secures $35m to grow AI-enabled automated coding solution aieos

After increasing its customer base four-fold over the past 12 month...

Femma: the healthtech helping women access specialist care

Femma: the healthtech helping women access specialist care

Passionate about providing access to quality healthcare, Dr Emma Re...

So close: Compostable packaging gurus HeapsGood wrap up almost $1m in crowdfunding round

So close: Compostable packaging gurus HeapsGood wrap up almost $1m in crowdfunding round

Co-founded by brothers Adam Sarfati and Ace Reunis, sustainable pac...

Companies

Cannon-Brookes launches shareholder campaign against AGL demerger

Cannon-Brookes launches shareholder campaign against AGL demerger

Australian billionaire and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes...

CVC finds Brambles takeover un-pallet-able, exits talks

CVC finds Brambles takeover un-pallet-able, exits talks

Just one day after reusable pallet, crate and container company Bra...

Brambles confirms takeover talks with CVC Capital Partners

Brambles confirms takeover talks with CVC Capital Partners

In a short statement posted to the ASX this morning, Australian log...

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Retail

Without foreign students and workers, retail sector calls for pensioners to fill staffing gaps

Without foreign students and workers, retail sector calls for pensioners to fill staffing gaps

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has called on new g...

Temple & Webster taking on Bunnings, IKEA in $26b home improvement market with new website

Temple & Webster taking on Bunnings, IKEA in $26b home improvement market with new website

Having well and truly proven that Australians will buy furniture on...

Kogan “recalibrating” for softer e-commerce market

Kogan “recalibrating” for softer e-commerce market

Online retailer Kogan.com (ASX: KGN) says a slow-down in Australian...

Cettire shares crash despite quarterly revenue nearly tripling

Cettire shares crash despite quarterly revenue nearly tripling

An early-morning spike that saw shares in online designer fashion r...

 

Opinion

How tech rebooted economics and platforms broke the invisible hand

How tech rebooted economics and platforms broke the invisible hand

Growing evidence and new research explain the evolution of economic...

Time’s up: why Australia has to quit stalling and wean itself off fossil fuels

Time’s up: why Australia has to quit stalling and wean itself off fossil fuels

If the world acts now, we can avoid the worst outcomes of climate c...

Flexibility makes us happier, with 3 clear trends emerging in post-pandemic hybrid work

Flexibility makes us happier, with 3 clear trends emerging in post-pandemic hybrid work

The first national study of working arrangements in Australia since...

Leadership

Andrew Barkla, once the highest paid exec on the ASX, to step down as IDP Education CEO

Andrew Barkla, once the highest paid exec on the ASX, to step down as IDP Education CEO

With an enviable post-IPO performance to his name at an English lan...

Former Future Fund deputy CIO David George named new Magellan managing director

Former Future Fund deputy CIO David George named new Magellan managing director

Australian investment manager Magellan Financial Group (ASX: MFG) h...

Compono names former Xero Australia managing director Trent Innes as CEO

Compono names former Xero Australia managing director Trent Innes as CEO

Brisbane-based recruitment tech company Compono has appointed ...

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Property

Scrap metal recycler Sims picks up Brisbane port site for $88 million

Scrap metal recycler Sims picks up Brisbane port site for $88 million

In order to acquire one of the few remaining Brisbane sites with de...

“No one plans for these things”: Metricon acting CEO denies crisis rumours following founder’s death

“No one plans for these things”: Metricon acting CEO denies crisis rumours following founder’s death

Just days after the sudden and unexpected death of Metricon founder...

$1.4b Jewel finally set to shine with The Langham opening in June

$1.4b Jewel finally set to shine with The Langham opening in June

The $1.4 billion Jewel development, completed two years ago and sti...

Malaysian developer submits plans to build $300m residential tower in Surfers Paradise

Malaysian developer submits plans to build $300m residential tower in Surfers Paradise

Malaysian developer MRCB International is the latest potential...

 

Health

Femma: the healthtech helping women access specialist care

Femma: the healthtech helping women access specialist care

Passionate about providing access to quality healthcare, Dr Emma Re...

Integral Diagnostics bolsters clinic presence in QLD with $37.5 million purchase of Exact Radiology

Integral Diagnostics bolsters clinic presence in QLD with $37.5 million purchase of Exact Radiology

Almost three months after buying nine clinics across Southeast Quee...

Cochlear to acquire loss-making Oticon Medical for $170 million

Cochlear to acquire loss-making Oticon Medical for $170 million

Hearing implant maker Cochlear (ASX: COH) is sounding out global co...

Firebrick Pharma kicks off Phase 2 of COVID-19 nasal spray clinical trial

Firebrick Pharma kicks off Phase 2 of COVID-19 nasal spray clinical trial

The second phase of a clinical trial investigating a nasal spray ma...

Technology

How tech rebooted economics and platforms broke the invisible hand

How tech rebooted economics and platforms broke the invisible hand

Growing evidence and new research explain the evolution of economic...

Clear Dynamics secures $35m to grow AI-enabled automated coding solution aieos

Clear Dynamics secures $35m to grow AI-enabled automated coding solution aieos

After increasing its customer base four-fold over the past 12 month...

Shooting for the stars: Gilmour Space awarded $15 million surveillance satellite contract

Shooting for the stars: Gilmour Space awarded $15 million surveillance satellite contract

The Federal Government has poured an additional $15 million in...

Atomos shares fall 50 per cent as content creator tech outfit slashes earnings guidance

Atomos shares fall 50 per cent as content creator tech outfit slashes earnings guidance

Update (2pm AEST): Atomos shares have risen slightly since this sto...

Legal

Melbourne-founded LawAdvisor secures $7m in backing after raising the bar with new technology

Melbourne-founded LawAdvisor secures $7m in backing after raising the bar with new technology

Melbourne-founded Legal-tech startup LawAdvisor Ventures has raised...

Mildura Brewery, Australia Draught enter voluntary administration after Broo directors depart

Mildura Brewery, Australia Draught enter voluntary administration after Broo directors depart

With its founder and former CEO no longer on the board, land in Bal...

Former ANZ subsidiary breached obligations over cybersecurity failures

Former ANZ subsidiary breached obligations over cybersecurity failures

RI Advice will repay $750,000 in legal fees to the corporate watchd...

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Finance

Bendigo-based Apiam Animal Health saddles up with $13.8m acquisitions

Bendigo-based Apiam Animal Health saddles up with $13.8m acquisitions

Vet services business Apiam Animal Health (ASX: AHX) has gone ...

Monash IVF to enter WA market after agreeing initial $9.4m deal to acquire fertility provider PIVET

Monash IVF to enter WA market after agreeing initial $9.4m deal to acquire fertility provider PIVET

Reproductive care specialist Monash IVF Group (ASX: MVF) has e...

Clear Dynamics secures $35m to grow AI-enabled automated coding solution aieos

Clear Dynamics secures $35m to grow AI-enabled automated coding solution aieos

After increasing its customer base four-fold over the past 12 month...

Square Peg and Blackbird invest $5m in digital business card start-up Blinq

Square Peg and Blackbird invest $5m in digital business card start-up Blinq

With traditional business cards on the brink, the world's predo...

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Aspen, OM Civil to revitalise Burleigh community
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