Audit uncovers multiple failures in Federal Government’s $484m Entrepreneurs’ Programme

Audit uncovers multiple failures in Federal Government’s $484m Entrepreneurs’ Programme

A review of the Australian Government’s $484.2 million Entrepreneurs’ Programme (EP) has determined it failed to comply with Procurement Rules, did not achieve ...

New Zealand scraps pre-departure COVID-19 tests

New Zealand scraps pre-departure COVID-19 tests

Business travel and holidays to New Zealand are set to become less ...

Blackstone completes $8.9b takeover of Crown, its “largest investment to date in Asia”

Blackstone completes $8.9b takeover of Crown, its “largest investment to date in Asia”

The long-awaited and heavily-scrutinised takeover of casino and hot...

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...

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Twiggy Forrest-backed intercontinental solar power project deemed ‘investment ready’

Twiggy Forrest-backed intercontinental solar power project deemed ‘investment ready’

The Australia-Asia PowerLink (AAPowerLink) project backed by the li...

Jetstar CEO to resign as Qantas Group recovery reaches cruising altitude

Jetstar CEO to resign as Qantas Group recovery reaches cruising altitude

Jetstar CEO Gareth Evans has today announced he will step down from...

Zelira Therapeutics merger with Health House goes up in smoke

Zelira Therapeutics merger with Health House goes up in smoke

A "substantial change in market conditions" is behind a m...

Seafarms fishing for second review of $1.9 billion prawn farm project

Seafarms fishing for second review of $1.9 billion prawn farm project

Only one month after appointing its new CEO, Darwin-based Seafarms ...

Bravo’s core quality bears fruit, sparking growing overseas apeel for WA-bred apple

Bravo’s core quality bears fruit, sparking growing overseas apeel for WA-bred apple

Having learnt its lesson from the intellectual property (IP) i...

Returning customer demand sees Retail Food Group build momentum

Returning customer demand sees Retail Food Group build momentum

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, Gold-Coast based Retail Food Group (...

Primewest offloads five shopping centres for $180m

Primewest offloads five shopping centres for $180m

Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI) subsidiary Primewest has announce...

ReadyTech to bolster government software capabilities with $23.1 million purchase of IT Vision

ReadyTech to bolster government software capabilities with $23.1 million purchase of IT Vision

Sydney-based Service-as-a-Software (SaaS) provider ReadyTech (ASX: ...

Federal Court gives Blackstone green light to acquire Crown for $8.9 billion

Federal Court gives Blackstone green light to acquire Crown for $8.9 billion

Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) has received the final stamp of appro...

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Entrepreneurship

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 approximately 800,000 tonnes of textile waste to landfill each year and is the second-highest consumer of...

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...

From Logan to LA: New Go1-backed accelerator to take scaleups global

From Logan to LA: New Go1-backed accelerator to take scaleups global

The City of Logan is hoping to find the next global unicorn to foll...

'Ignore the noise and add value': Biome Australia on a roll with Priceline distribution deal

'Ignore the noise and add value': Biome Australia on a roll with Priceline distribution deal

Microbiome health company Biome Australia (ASX: BIO) has signed a d...

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...

 

Leadership

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...

Jetstar CEO to resign as Qantas Group recovery reaches cruising altitude

Jetstar CEO to resign as Qantas Group recovery reaches cruising altitude

Jetstar CEO Gareth Evans has today announced he will step down from...

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Property

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...

Metricon owners hope to instil confidence with $30m capital boost

Metricon owners hope to instil confidence with $30m capital boost

The owners of Australia's largest home builder Metricon are det...

 

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

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 ...

Melbourne video game studio Lumi Interactive levels up with $10 million seed round

Melbourne video game studio Lumi Interactive levels up with $10 million seed round

Lumi Interactive, a female-founded video game developer based in Me...

Silicon Quantum Computing makes history with world’s first quantum integrated circuit

Silicon Quantum Computing makes history with world’s first quantum integrated circuit

An Australian tech manufacturer today announced it has created the ...

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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