Origin slapped with $17m fine for failing to protect vulnerable customers

Origin slapped with $17m fine for failing to protect vulnerable customers

Australian energy giant Origin Energy (ASX: ORG) has today been ordered by the Federal Court to pay a $17 million fine after failing to protect customers experiencing hards...

Fourth COVID-19 shot approved for over-30s

Fourth COVID-19 shot approved for over-30s

An additional 7.4 million Australians will be entitled to receive a...

Lewis Land steps up plans for $1.5b Harbour Shores amid Gold Coast housing crunch

Lewis Land steps up plans for $1.5b Harbour Shores amid Gold Coast housing crunch

Sovereign Islands developer Lewis Land Group has stepped up the pac...

The co-founder question: Do you need one, and how do you find someone?

The co-founder question: Do you need one, and how do you find someone?

I’ve played beach volleyball for Australia for the last decad...

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Digital menu, ordering and payments scale-up Mr Yum acquires MyGuestlist

Digital menu, ordering and payments scale-up Mr Yum acquires MyGuestlist

After giving hospitality venues an easy option for digital menus an...

Former Star CEO Bekier names four executives who kept him and the board in the dark

Former Star CEO Bekier names four executives who kept him and the board in the dark

The former CEO of The Star Entertainment Group (ASX: SGR), who resi...

Qantas revenue rebounds as plans for ultra-long routes revived

Qantas revenue rebounds as plans for ultra-long routes revived

After a busy holiday period for Qantas (ASX: QAN), the airline is c...

The Star exposed to potential $900m liability over Chinese credit card use, inquiry told

The Star exposed to potential $900m liability over Chinese credit card use, inquiry told

A $900 million financial risk could be hanging over The Star Entert...

Gold Coast Council approves $800m V&A apartments at Broadbeach

Gold Coast Council approves $800m V&A apartments at Broadbeach

Sydney-based development and hospitality group Iris Capital has cap...

Ozark actor Julia Garner coming to Australia to star in Kitty Green’s thriller The Royal Hotel

Ozark actor Julia Garner coming to Australia to star in Kitty Green’s thriller The Royal Hotel

After previously working together on the 2019 breakout hit The Assi...

Morris Property Group unveils plans for fifth Burleigh Heads development

Morris Property Group unveils plans for fifth Burleigh Heads development

A new 25 storey residential apartment block could soon be popping u...

In a food industry rife with fertiliser inefficiency, RLF AgTech primed to lift yields after IPO

In a food industry rife with fertiliser inefficiency, RLF AgTech primed to lift yields after IPO

After spending decades of R&D on building technology to deliver...

Wildflower Gin blooms nationally in partnership with Coles Group bottle shops

Wildflower Gin blooms nationally in partnership with Coles Group bottle shops

A gin brand founded by Gold Coast entrepreneur James Greig now has ...

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Entrepreneurship

Brisbane Broncos player Ryan James and Gold Coast’s BSKT launch new native food range

Brisbane Broncos player Ryan James and Gold Coast’s BSKT launch new native food range

Indigenous entrepreneur and Brisbane Broncos prop Ryan James will debut a new health food range tomorrow in collaboration with Gold Coast-based cafe BSKT, packed with nativ...

IT entrepreneur Christian Pacheco on the cusp of launching digital engineer Pia

IT entrepreneur Christian Pacheco on the cusp of launching digital engineer Pia

With its debt facility from a Big Four bank more than doubled to $6...

Fashion-tech startup Citizen Wolf uses data to tailor tees, alleviate landfill

Fashion-tech startup Citizen Wolf uses data to tailor tees, alleviate landfill

As a consequence of our addiction to fast fashion, Australia sends ...

Australian Glow: the sustainable self-tanning company on the cusp of rapid global growth

Australian Glow: the sustainable self-tanning company on the cusp of rapid global growth

When Liz Agresta attended one of the world’s largest beauty t...

Companies

Australian motoring clubs acquire largest public EV charger network Chargefox

Australian motoring clubs acquire largest public EV charger network Chargefox

Australia’s largest EV charging network Chargefox, which has ...

Burgertory bites into franchise market after acquiring New York Minute chain

Burgertory bites into franchise market after acquiring New York Minute chain

Independent gourmet burger chain Burgertory has acquired fellow Mel...

Konvoy Kegs to tap US market after latest IP acquisition

Konvoy Kegs to tap US market after latest IP acquisition

Keg rental business Konvoy is looking to rapidly expand into North ...

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Retail

Salad chain FISHBOWL swims upstream with new stores in Brisbane, Gold Coast

Salad chain FISHBOWL swims upstream with new stores in Brisbane, Gold Coast

A Japanese-inspired salad bar from Bondi with "No More Fast Fo...

Metcash to open new Victorian distribution centre as earnings surpass $470m

Metcash to open new Victorian distribution centre as earnings surpass $470m

Metcash (ASX: MTS), the Australian wholesaler and distributor for b...

Anaconda unveils plans for adventure HQ on the Hume Highway

Anaconda unveils plans for adventure HQ on the Hume Highway

Plans for an ‘Adventure HQ’ four times the size of any ...

Brisbane Motorcycles revs up with Sydney City Motorcycles acquisition

Brisbane Motorcycles revs up with Sydney City Motorcycles acquisition

After three years of accelerated growth in Southeast Queensland, th...

 

Opinion

The co-founder question: Do you need one, and how do you find someone?

The co-founder question: Do you need one, and how do you find someone?

I’ve played beach volleyball for Australia for the last decad...

G'day space: Australia is "go" for launch

G'day space: Australia is "go" for launch

Just after midnight on Monday 27 June, above the vast wilderness of...

Female finance leaders outperform their male peers, so why so few of them in academia and beyond?

Female finance leaders outperform their male peers, so why so few of them in academia and beyond?

The gender diversity of thought leadership in finance is lower than...

Leadership

Steve McCann steps down as Crown Resorts CEO, replaced by Wynn Macau executive

Steve McCann steps down as Crown Resorts CEO, replaced by Wynn Macau executive

Following the $8.9 billion takeover of Crown Resorts by US investme...

Star Entertainment appoints Tyro Payments boss Robbie Cooke as new CEO

Star Entertainment appoints Tyro Payments boss Robbie Cooke as new CEO

Embattled casino and resorts operator The Star (ASX: SGR) has appoi...

Go1 co-founder Vu Tran joins board of recruitment group PeopleIN

Go1 co-founder Vu Tran joins board of recruitment group PeopleIN

Brisbane-based workforce management company PeopleIN (ASX: PPE) has...

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Property

Lewis Land steps up plans for $1.5b Harbour Shores amid Gold Coast housing crunch

Lewis Land steps up plans for $1.5b Harbour Shores amid Gold Coast housing crunch

Sovereign Islands developer Lewis Land Group has stepped up the pac...

Administrators proffer alternative to liquidation for Probuild parent

Administrators proffer alternative to liquidation for Probuild parent

A Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA) is the preferred way forward f...

Keylin, Kinstone Group reveal plans for $1.5 billion hospital and health precinct in Coomera

Keylin, Kinstone Group reveal plans for $1.5 billion hospital and health precinct in Coomera

Two Queensland-based developers have teamed up to deliver a $1.5 bi...

Fighting to survive: A battle plan for construction companies on a collision course with insolvency

Fighting to survive: A battle plan for construction companies on a collision course with insolvency

It is time for businesses on a collision course with insolvenc...

 

Health

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Whether it’s a “gold rush” to secure registration...

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...

Technology

Microbio goes public as med-tech tackles condition that causes 11 million deaths per year

Microbio goes public as med-tech tackles condition that causes 11 million deaths per year

Brisbane-based medical technology company Microbio has stepped...

IT entrepreneur Christian Pacheco on the cusp of launching digital engineer Pia

IT entrepreneur Christian Pacheco on the cusp of launching digital engineer Pia

With its debt facility from a Big Four bank more than doubled to $6...

EV charging group Tritium secures major UK service station deal

EV charging group Tritium secures major UK service station deal

Brisbane-based electric vehicle (EV) charging technology innovator ...

Computer vision tech startup Black.ai to double headcount with $5.4m seed-plus raise

Computer vision tech startup Black.ai to double headcount with $5.4m seed-plus raise

After making a name for itself detecting anomalies at self-service ...

Legal

Creditors looking to wind up Victory Offices owed $3.5m in overdue debts

Creditors looking to wind up Victory Offices owed $3.5m in overdue debts

Two creditors owed more than what Victory Offices (ASX: VOL) is wor...

Victorian regulators hit Crown with fresh disciplinary proceedings over gambling services

Victorian regulators hit Crown with fresh disciplinary proceedings over gambling services

Two months after the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commissi...

Volt, Collection House under the microscope of class action firm Bannister Law

Volt, Collection House under the microscope of class action firm Bannister Law

Australian class action law firm Bannister Law has announced it is ...

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Finance

Bubs to raise $63m to support fast-tracked US growth spurt

Bubs to raise $63m to support fast-tracked US growth spurt

A $63 million equity raise to support growth opportunities in the U...

Sydney startup upcover raises $4.7m to disrupt "overcomplicated" insurance landscape

Sydney startup upcover raises $4.7m to disrupt "overcomplicated" insurance landscape

From its origins catering to the precarious gig economy with simpli...

SEEK Investments commits $20m to casual staffing platform Sidekicker

SEEK Investments commits $20m to casual staffing platform Sidekicker

Casual and temporary staffing platform Sidekicker has secured $20 m...

Gold Coast’s Stacked Farm to take vertical growing project national with $56m raise

Gold Coast’s Stacked Farm to take vertical growing project national with $56m raise

Stacked Farm is looking to expand its automated vertical farming mo...

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Cannatrek innovates with plant-based therapy for chronic pain
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Former US presidential candidate and Gold medallist to headline Brisbane's 2021 Asia Pacific Cities Summit
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