Cannon-Brookes looking to thwart AGL’s demerger plans after buying stake in energy company

Cannon-Brookes looking to thwart AGL’s demerger plans after buying stake in energy company

Australian tech billionaire and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has officially become the largest shareholder in energy giant AGL (ASX: AGL), as he launches plans ...

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...

Action film The Fall Guy starring Ryan Gosling to inject $244m into the Australian economy

Action film The Fall Guy starring Ryan Gosling to inject $244m into the Australian economy

The Australian economy is expected to receive a $244 million inject...

Board clean-out on the cards for The Star as review told of mass resignation plan

Board clean-out on the cards for The Star as review told of mass resignation plan

The review of Star Entertainment Group (ASX: SGR) by the NSW gaming...

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Consumer confidence bounces back after hitting 15-month low

Consumer confidence bounces back after hitting 15-month low

Australian consumer confidence rose 2.2 per cent last week after dr...

December retail sales bolstered by eased COVID-19 restrictions

December retail sales bolstered by eased COVID-19 restrictions

Australian consumers were unafraid to splurge during the holiday se...

Adairs shares plummet as closures cut earnings by $18m

Adairs shares plummet as closures cut earnings by $18m

No amount of soft pillows and quilts could buffer Adairs' (ASX:...

Online marketplace retailer MyDeal bucks late 2021 trend with record growth

Online marketplace retailer MyDeal bucks late 2021 trend with record growth

Leading online retail marketplace MyDeal.com.au (ASX: MYD) has reve...

Gage Roads brewing up a storm at Freo port

Gage Roads brewing up a storm at Freo port

The much-anticipated opening of Gage Roads Brew Co’s spi...

Consumer confidence drops to lowest level since October 2020

Consumer confidence drops to lowest level since October 2020

Consumer confidence usually rises in January, but not this year as ...

Catch remains unprofitable for Wesfarmers despite online boom

Catch remains unprofitable for Wesfarmers despite online boom

Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) is putting growth before short-term profits f...

Deloitte forecasts 5.2 per cent lift for Australian business investment in 2022

Deloitte forecasts 5.2 per cent lift for Australian business investment in 2022

The Australian economy is expected to grow by 3.6 per cent in 2022 ...

Qantas, Jetstar downgrade flight levels amidst Omicron turbulence

Qantas, Jetstar downgrade flight levels amidst Omicron turbulence

Qantas Airways (ASX: QAN) has rescheduled flights for its namesake ...

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Entrepreneurship

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 months, the developer of an AI-enabled operating system for composing software has secured $35 million in...

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...

Untitled Group turning up the decibels following bumper summer of festivals

Untitled Group turning up the decibels following bumper summer of festivals

After two years of COVID-related uncertainty, Australian festival a...

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

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...

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 ...

 

Opinion

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...

To really address climate change, Australia could make 27 times as much electricity

To really address climate change, Australia could make 27 times as much electricity

Australia’s electricity system is on the road to becoming 100...

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

$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...

Raptis Group back in the development game, eying revenue of up to $7.7m

Raptis Group back in the development game, eying revenue of up to $7.7m

Raptis Group (ASX: RPG), the Gold Coast company that has remained r...

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...

 

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

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...

EMVision secures exclusive deal with Keysight Technologies to help launch portable brain scanner

EMVision secures exclusive deal with Keysight Technologies to help launch portable brain scanner

MedTech company EMVision (ASX: EMV) has signed an exclusive 12-mont...

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

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...

Shares in edtech OpenLearning rise on appointment of M&A advisor IBIS Capital

Shares in edtech OpenLearning rise on appointment of M&A advisor IBIS Capital

Shares in education software as a service (SaaS) business OpenLearn...

AI voice tech Curious Thing closes $7 million pre-series A funding round

AI voice tech Curious Thing closes $7 million pre-series A funding round

Sydney-based artificial intelligence (AI) voice-tech platform ...

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