Business confidence gets election bounce
Business confidence continues to be bolstered by the coalition’s election win but NAB’s quarterly survey of companies shows conditions have deteriorated.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has granted a full banking licence to challenger bank 86 400.
Woolworths has confirmed three Big W stores in western Sydney will cease trading in January.
The unemployment rate remained at a seasonally adjusted 5.2% for June with an increase in people with full-time work offsetting a decrease in part-time work.
ASIC is proposing a ban on unsolicited telephone sales of direct life and funeral insurance and consumer credit insurance.
Gas producer Santos says it has clocked record quarterly output.
For the first time in eight years, Netflix has lost subscribers in the US.
Australia’s Lendlease has teamed up with Google to develop three sites in the San Francisco Bay area under a deal worth $20 billion.
Retail and industry super advocates are at odds over calls to give APRA powers to police individual fund performances.
The operator of Gold Coast Airport will get cheaper interest on a $100m loan from Commonwealth Bank and Westpac if it hits carbon reduction targets.
Elders shares have resumed trading up 14% following its announcement the agribusiness would buy wholesale buying group Australian Independent Rural Retailers.
Following a probe by the consumer watchdog, Uber Eats will no longer hold restaurants liable for food delivery problems that weren’t their fault.
Prime home-loan arrears stabilised in May after rising in preceding months, and the trend is expected to continue.
The six-month annualised growth rate in the Westpac-MI Leading Index rose between May and June thanks to a share market rally and high commodity prices.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...