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Australia's economy is dangerously reliant on just two states and their property markets right now

Friday  03:50,   19 july 2019

The latest jobs figures are out and they show that across the country, only 500 net jobs were created, as full-time work increased at the expense of part-time... >>>

WA's container deposit scheme is almost here, trading your bottles and cans for cold hard cash

Friday  03:15,   19 july 2019

The long-awaited container deposit scheme will be launched next year, with a 10 cent refund on offer for every eligible container returned. But not all containers can be cashed in, and the scheme comes with a... >>>

Australia dollar unfazed by mixed jobs data, eyes falling U.S. yields

Friday  03:05,   19 july 2019

Australia dollar unfazed by mixed jobs data, eyes falling U.S.... >>>

Landmark demand response decision will cut electricity bills — but households won't benefit. Here's why

Friday  02:30,   19 july 2019

Today the energy market regulator made a decision that's a big win for consumers. But unfortunately households are set to miss out. Here's why. Today Australia's energy market rulemaking body made a landmark decision that can lower power prices,... >>>

Australia just got a new digital bank called 86 400 and its chair has a history of taking on the big end of town

Friday  02:25,   19 july 2019

A new set of digital banks are arriving in Australia to compete with the big four — NAB, ANZ, Westpac and the Commonwealth Bank — with a new one approved to operate on... >>>

DP World to shed another 200 wharfies as docks dispute escalates

Friday  02:20,   19 july 2019

Australia's biggest port operator DP World is grappling with stalled union negotiations and growing commercial pressures. DP World Australia (DPWA) chief operating officer Andrew Adam told The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald that the company had... >>>

From homeless to $1.3 million in billables: The story of 21-year-old entrepreneur Harry Sanders

Friday  02:15,   19 july 2019

This 21-year-old is on a mission to clean up the scam-plagued SEO industry after witnessing the damage dodgy business practices can have first... >>>

Instagram will now warn users close to having their account banned

Thursday  19:51,   18 july 2019

"If you post something that goes against our guidelines again, your account may be... >>>

NASA releases incredible Apollo panoramas with unreal views of the moon

Thursday  11:51,   18 july 2019

Dear moon: Thank... >>>

President Trump is reportedly taking a personal interest in the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract that Amazon is widely expected to win

Thursday  11:51,   18 july 2019

President Donald Trump reportedly demanded more information about the Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure (JEDI), a cloud contract from the Pentagon that could be worth as much as $US10... >>>

NASA’s TESS exoplanet hunter is apparently also good at spotting supernovas

Thursday  11:46,   18 july 2019

NASA's TESS (which stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) is built to spot undetected planets orbiting distant stars. I mean, it’s right there in the name, so you can imagine it’s a rather specialized piece of equipment. That being said,... >>>

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions, overvalued dollar

Thursday  11:15,   18 july 2019

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions, overvalued... >>>

UberEats forced to amend restaurant contracts after ACCC investigation

Thursday  08:25,   18 july 2019

UberEats will be forced to amend restaurant contracts after the ACCC alleged they contained unfair contract... >>>

Australia Post promises same-day delivery from 2,500 wineries as Amazon raises the bar

Thursday  08:15,   18 july 2019

Australians will be able to order wine and receive it same-day under a new partnership between AusPost and Winedepot, which promsies to cut down on shipping costs and... >>>

Wage theft is a business model. Let's criminalise it

Thursday  08:00,   18 july 2019

George Calombaris's $7.8 million payout to its staff is just one of many pointers to the rotten state of Australia's high-end treatment restaurant... >>>