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Govt agency susceptible to fraud: Auditor General 2019-11-14 23:08:40Western Australia’s Auditor General has warned the Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries could be susceptible to financia

'Evidence' public service boss stole $25m 2019-11-14 23:06:39Senior WA public servant Paul Whyte and a second man are tonight in police custody after being charged with corruptly obtaining more than $2.5 million

Talga to raise $6.3m 2019-11-14 22:50:31West Perth-based Talga Resources is seeking to raise $6.25 million through a share placement and purchase plan, primarily to fund the development of i

Curtin appoints Longreach Media, Carat 2019-11-14 22:50:21Curtin University has appointed Perth-based agencies Longreach Media and Carat Perth to work on the university’s domestic media planning and buy

McGowan sets sail with WA-first plan 2019-11-14 21:55:45A new investment office and tighter rules around local content on major projects are some of the latest moves in Mark McGowan’s economic strateg

Trade war to tech war 2019-11-14 21:48:26Globalisation may have peaked, a big investment bank has declared, while predicting the 2020s could see the world split into two technology branches h

Home comforts in new dongas 2019-11-14 21:18:08Two Perth builders have come up with more liveable and homely accommodation for fly-in, fly-out workers after more than 200 were surveyed.

HBF revises investment strategy 2019-11-14 21:11:51Health fund HBF has shifted to a more conservative investment strategy in response to the risks facing global share markets.

Developers want broad brush on art 2019-11-14 20:41:02Public art plays a key role in efforts to increase vibrancy and liveability across Perth, with developers willing to contribute if it makes sense for

NAB facing money laundering penalties 2019-11-14 20:32:14National Australia Bank has admitted it faces the prospect of further remediation and a huge fine for multiple possible breaches of counter terrorism

Johnston bullish on batteries 2019-11-13 23:57:04There’s no bad news in Western Australia’s battery industry, Energy Minister Bill Johnston says, shrugging off the deferrals of major proj

WA records largest job increase 2019-11-13 23:32:06Western Australia has recorded the largest increase in employment than any other state for the month of October, up by 6,300 people, while its unemplo

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Has Australia's smallest state been left 'vulnerable' in New! 2019-11-17 14:02:59It's been five years since China's president Xi Jinping stood patting a Tasmanian devil at Government House in Hobart. So how has the smallest state

Warnings over Australia's high level of household debt New! 2019-11-17 13:34:32Australian households have borrowed almost twice as much as they earn, and that's a massive risk for the economy.

Venice goes under for third time in a New! 2019-11-17 13:18:40Venice is hit by a record third exceptional tide in a week while other parts of Italy struggle with a series of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers

'Just a horrific sound': Riverland light plane crash 2019-11-16 23:04:54A man who remains in a critical condition after a light plane crash in South Australia's Riverland is identified as South Australian winemaker and ex

Protests over shock fuel price hikes in Iran 2019-11-16 17:37:05One person is dead and multiple others are injured as protests spread across multiple cities in Iran after a surprise decision by the Government to im

When his son Jack faced a 20-year wait 2019-11-16 16:35:31A father's quest to find disability housing for his son leads to a project now providing specially designed pre-fabricated units for many others.

Electric or hydrogen: Who will win the clean 2019-11-16 15:00:00Concerns over the security of our fuel supply, shifts in international car manufacturing trends and the health impacts of exhaust fumes are piquing in

Qantas flight forced to make emergency landing at 2019-11-16 09:40:47Passengers complain of being forced to sit in the plane on the tarmac for four hours after a flight between Melbourne and Wellington is forced to make

'Forced to look at pornography': Women still battling 2019-11-15 19:20:04A young woman's story about being forced to watch pornography at work is among several recounted at a conference discussing the barriers female emplo

Like 'Armageddon': Farmers reeling in aftermath of a 2019-11-15 18:57:07With thousands of hectares of farmland burnt, countless head of cattle dead and tonnes of crops scorched, bushfires have brought chaos and untold suff

Most Nespresso coffee pods aren't recycled and the 2019-11-15 16:28:28Coffee giant Nespresso concedes 71 per cent of its pods are not being recycled, despite a global push to make it more convenient to save aluminium and

Cheeses recalled because of E. coli levels found 2019-11-15 02:24:00Cheese lovers are being urged to return or dispose of camembert and brie varieties which have been found to include high levels of the E. coli bacteri

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Advice for first-home buyers: ‘Don’t bother’ New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26The Federal Government’s most anticipated election commitment has been labelled a dud months before it begins, with one expert advising those me

Secret finance tip that’ll make you money New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26Interest rates paid on savings accounts have dropped below an average 1 per cent for the first time on record, prompting some Australians to hit the p

Beach shack sold for millions New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26A two-bedroom shack on a prime holiday house strip in Macmasters Beach has sold for $3.1 million.

Club owner shuts down sexist comics New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26A comedy club owner who shut down a stand-up comic set after a series of racist and sexist jokes has been targeted with online abuse.

Mid-Session 18 Nov. 19: Shares start the week New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26The Aussie market is starting the week in the red with the ASX 200 easing more than 0.5% in the first few hours of trade on Monday. The market is desp

Saudi Arabia’s $1.71 trillion risk New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26Saudi Arabia stands to make up to $25.6 billion as the kingdom struggles to diversify away from oil.

Massive Avoca Beach sale New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26A luxury home in Avoca Beach has sold for one of the highest prices on record for the suburb.

Driver sacked for being 10 minutes late New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26A former UberEats driver who was sacked for being 10 minutes late with a delivery says she was “very upset” by the way she was treated.

Buyers fall for homes that smell new New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26It’s official – fresh bread baking in the oven is passe when it comes to creating a scents of occasion for homebuyers in an increasingly f

‘Alice In Wonderland’ waterfront for sale New! 2019-11-18 00:32:26Betty Bennett has been carefully curating every corner of her beloved Oyster Bay home since 1962, but now it’s time to say goodbye – even

Striking holiday home causes buyer frenzy 2019-11-17 09:10:07It might be the steady approach of summer or perhaps the striking design, but this Middleton property has caused quite the stir among interstate and l

Original Belmont house to step out of the 2019-11-17 09:10:07A Belmont house that appears like it’s stepped out from the 1960s is set to undergo a full renovation after selling at auction.

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Suppliers 'nervous' as Co-op bookshop, Curious Planet owe 2019-11-17 09:00:00As dozens of suppliers wait on $12 million owed by the company, one stockist, controlled by Co-op's chief executive, has had no trouble getting paid.

Investors don't 'blindly follow' proxy firms, $430b fund 2019-11-17 08:15:00A top executive at a $430 billion funds management powerhouse that owns shares in Harvey Norman and Wesfarmers has hit back at criticism of proxy advi

Executives linked to iSignthis customer facing US fraud 2019-11-17 08:05:00Two executives linked to customers of suspended ASX-listed payments firm iSignthis have been charged with fraud in the United States.

Federal 'green bank' and Mike Cannon Brookes back 2019-11-17 08:01:00Climate change and a need for greater efficiency and productivity are driving agriculture in new directions.

The future of the truth economy in a 2019-11-17 08:01:00A six-year-old SBS article about bushfires that spread online last week shows the importance of truth for policymakers and the economy.

Maggot magnate facing criminal charges resigns from celebrated 2019-11-17 08:00:00James Sackl, the chief executive of a Melbourne biotech start-up seeking millions in investment, has stood down as a fraud trial looms.

At 70, Carol is growing a social media 2019-11-17 08:00:00Chirpy Plus is building communities and revenue as it fights the loneliness epidemic.

All eyes on Disney+ as Nine moves to 2019-11-17 08:00:00The Walt Disney Company's launch of Disney+ in Australia this week represents one of the biggest challenges for Stan as video streaming services go h

Masked Singer, Rugby World Cup help Ten secure 2019-11-17 08:00:00Network Ten has secured its biggest revenue share since the Big Bash League left the free-to-air broadcaster's screens in 2018

'Governments are going to mandate' fact-checking on Facebook: 2019-11-17 08:00:00The AAP boss says global governments are likely to force digital behemoths like Facebook and Google to fact check more of the content being shared onl

Storm in an N cup: larger breast sizes 2019-11-17 08:00:00Specialist bra retailers are defying the retail downturn thanks to an increase in women's breast sizes in Australia.

Uber Eats driver sacked for being 10 minutes 2019-11-17 08:00:00The Fair Work Commission will for the first time grapple with whether gig economy workers are independent contractors or employees.

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Tories outline migration rules as Labour shelve free 2019-11-16 18:41:00The Conservatives have pledged to cut immigration "overall", with the "vast majority" of migrants to be required to have a job offer to come

Thames Water powers ahead in search for new 2019-11-16 09:49:00Britain's biggest water company is lining up a top executive from the energy sector to be its new boss ahead of a general election that could trigger

Lloyds shareholders lose legal challenge over HBOS merger 2019-11-15 07:23:00Almost 6,000 Lloyds shareholders have lost a multi-million-pound legal challenge against the bank's takeover of HBOS.

Apple launches Research app to gather customers' healthcare 2019-11-15 05:40:00Apple is making a bid for its customers' healthcare data by launching a new "Research app" which will collect information from iPhone and Apple Wat

Protests blamed as Hong Kong in first recession 2019-11-15 04:34:00Hong Kong has fallen into recession, with the retail and tourism sectors among those worst hit by anti-government protests.

Parties warned minimum wage promises pose 'severe risks' 2019-11-15 04:07:00Political parties have been warned to be careful about setting higher minimum wage levels.

Labour broadband vow stalls TalkTalk's CityFibre deal 2019-11-15 02:26:00The Labour Party's pledge to nationalise broadband provision across Britain by 2030 has forced TalkTalk to postpone the sale of its full-fibre infras

Australia and others seek compensation for Brexit disruption 2019-11-15 02:18:00Australia is among a number of countries seeking compensation from Britain and the EU over Brexit disruption.

<a href='http://news.sky.com/story/a-11861646'>Vaping further proof that the US and 2019-11-14 21:26:00

Goldman-backed venture nears TalkTalk broadband deal 2019-11-14 17:41:00A new ultrafast broadband network backed by Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street bank, is closing in on a deal to take over a rival venture set up by TalkTa

Labour promises free broadband if party wins election 2019-11-14 15:53:00BT will be part-nationalised and every household will be offered free broadband if Labour win the election, they have said.

Interserve chief White to step down after rescue 2019-11-14 14:08:00The chief executive of Interserve is to step down at the end of the year, months after leading a rescue restructuring that salvaged more than 40,000 B


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