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...

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 ...

Volt’s spark fizzles out: Neobank closes with $113m in deposits

Volt’s spark fizzles out: Neobank closes with $113m in deposits

Customers of neobank Volt have been asked to withdraw all funds fro...

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...

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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...

QLD and NSW floods become third costliest disaster, insured losses hit $4.8 billion

QLD and NSW floods become third costliest disaster, insured losses hit $4.8 billion

The recent floods that ravaged parts of Southeast Queensland and No...

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 Entrep...

JOLT, Endeavour Energy to install 1,000 free EV charging stations across Western Sydney

JOLT, Endeavour Energy to install 1,000 free EV charging stations across Western Sydney

More than a year after striking a deal with power provider Ausgrid ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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Entrepreneurship

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 trading shows three years ago, she walked in with a dream to see her sustainable self-tanning mousse enter...

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...

Kunzea: the native Australian plant helping health and wellness company Zea go global

Kunzea: the native Australian plant helping health and wellness company Zea go global

A staunch believer in the anti-inflammatory properties of the nativ...

Companies

Adelaide craft beer brand Little Bang Brewery picked up by local investment manager Duxton

Adelaide craft beer brand Little Bang Brewery picked up by local investment manager Duxton

The pubs and hotels arm of boutique investment manager Duxton has a...

Carsales.com announces $1.2 billion raise to fully acquire Trader Interactive

Carsales.com announces $1.2 billion raise to fully acquire Trader Interactive

Vehicle classifieds company Carsales.com (ASX: CAR) has announ...

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...

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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...

Primewest offloads five shopping centres for $180m

Primewest offloads five shopping centres for $180m

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

Australian Venue Co makes a splash in WA with nine acquisitions

Australian Venue Co makes a splash in WA with nine acquisitions

One of the nation's leading hospitality venue owner-operators i...

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

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 ...

Brisbane transit tech Bridj selected as official fleet manager of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Brisbane transit tech Bridj selected as official fleet manager of 2022 Commonwealth Games

A Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for fleet management servic...

Legal

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 ord...

New Aim proceedings against ex-employees and e-comm competitors dismissed by Federal Court

New Aim proceedings against ex-employees and e-comm competitors dismissed by Federal Court

After successfully receiving injunctive orders against former emplo...

Former Sigma Healthcare GM hit with $100,000 penalty for insider trading

Former Sigma Healthcare GM hit with $100,000 penalty for insider trading

A former general manager at Melbourne-based pharmaceutical company ...

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Finance

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...

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...

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...

Biological fertiliser scale-up Neutrog Australia set to bloom after $3m equity crowdfunding raise

Biological fertiliser scale-up Neutrog Australia set to bloom after $3m equity crowdfunding raise

South Australian biological fertiliser business Neutrog Australia h...

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