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Long-serving chief executives a rare breed 2019-08-23 00:35:08The number of long-serving chief executives at WA listed companies is shrinking rapidly. We look at recent retirements by several 'veteran' CEOs and

Woodside, Sandfire winners at resource awards 2019-08-23 00:19:15Woodside Energy, Save the Children Foundation and Sandfire Resources were among those recognised for their renewable projects and community partnershi

Prodigy raises $12m 2019-08-23 00:02:52Prodigy Gold has raised $12 million via a share placement as the company seeks to advance its exploration projects.

AFG profit edges lower 2019-08-22 23:23:49Australian Finance Group has posted a 0.8 per cent decrease in net profit, but is optimistic about its future following the federal election result ea

Woodside eyes Vietnamese market 2019-08-22 22:18:30Australian energy giant Woodside Petroleum could be exporting liquefied natural gas to Vietnam as early as 2021.

AHG slumps to $233m loss 2019-08-22 21:39:25Automotive Holdings Group has suffered a loss of $232.6 million for the 2019 financial year, following major asset write-downs to its automotive and r

Fini Group, Linc Property lead consortium to buy 2019-08-22 20:30:04Midland Brick is coming back into Western Australian ownership, with a consortium featuring Fini Group, Linc Property and Birchmead acquiring the bric

CBA sells CommInsure for reduced $2.375bn 2019-08-22 20:22:36Commonwealth Bank of Australia has renegotiated the sale of its CommInsure life insurance business to Hong Kong-based AIA for a reduced $2.375 billion

ASX expected to open lower 2019-08-22 20:19:00The Australian share market is expected to open lower after a negative lead from overseas.

Morning Headlines 2019-08-22 18:53:57FMG boss warns east coast ‘experts’ over China West Australian miners have started a new front in the China brawl saying those on the east

ASX gains after NZ cuts interest rates 2019-08-07 03:36:24The Australian share market has closed higher following two days of monster losses after being thrown a lifeline by central bankers across the Tasman.

Galaxy flags Mt Cattlin write-down of up to 2019-08-07 03:28:55Galaxy Resources said it expects to record a non-cash impairment charge of between $US150 million ($222 million) and $US185 million ($274 million) for

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Man buried under collapsed wall at NT's Bootu 2019-08-25 00:20:59Authorities are trying to find a 59-year-old man buried under soil and rock after a wall collapsed at a manganese mine in the central Northern Territo

Squabbles break out over environment and 'niche' issues 2019-08-24 20:45:37Two US officials say Donald Trump's delegation has been irked by Emmanuel Macron's focus of the G7 meeting on "niche issues" at the expense of the

This country music festival wants you to get 2019-08-24 04:07:35Not many music festivals would encourage fans to get naked for its event, but the Gympie Music Muster in south-east Queensland is doing just that.

Ewan McGregor confirms he's back as Obi-Wan Kenobi 2019-08-24 00:31:25It's a surprise to be sure, but a welcome one. Ewan McGregor will reprise his role from the Star Wars prequel trilogy for a new TV series airing on D

Brazil sends in military to battle Amazon fires 2019-08-23 20:53:22Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro authorises the use of the military to battle massive fires sweeping across parts of the Amazon as US President Dona

20,000 tonnes of prawn a year: Seafood giant's 2019-08-23 19:04:10A massive new prawn farm to be built at Proserpine in north Queensland could herald a new era in aquaculture, but some commercial fishers are concerne

How metal art is helping to tell stories 2019-08-23 18:09:51After Justin Lampe's fencing business folded due to drought, he turned his hand to metal art sculptures and looked to his late father for inspiration

Transgender woman had to tick ATO's mental illness 2019-08-23 17:52:38Why does the Australian Tax Office require people to tick a mental illness box for early access to their superannuation to fund gender transition surg

US companies 'hereby ordered' by Trump to look 2019-08-23 17:43:34Stocks tumble on Wall Street as US President Donald Trump escalates his trade war with China, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American compan

You're paying more for milk but is any 2019-08-23 17:40:03Dairy farmers say they are devastated a 10-cents-a-litre increase in the retail price of milk in July has not been passed on to them.

The jobs are there but the skilled workers 2019-08-23 15:08:41Australia's high-tech sector is at risk of being left behind if the nation cannot train or import enough skilled workers to meet demand, companies wa

Billionaire businessman and mega-donor David Koch dies aged 2019-08-23 08:54:18David Koch, along with his brother Charles, was last year ranked as the 11th-richest man in the world and was best known for a vast political network

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Peabody heir selling mansion New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39FAILED restaurateur TJ Peabody — heir to one of Australia’s biggest fortunes — has put his lavish Brisbane riverfront estate on the

Drive-through worker sacked for note New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39An employee at a fast-food restaurant has reportedly been fired after claiming he was too busy to take a deaf woman’s order.

$10k bonus to become a teacher New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39Australia’s top teachers should earn $80,000 a year more, and top students should get $10,000-a-year scholarships if they take up teaching, a ne

$30b wiped off Aussie share market New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39The Australian share market has been hammered at the opening, losing $30 billion following a dramatic escalation of trade hostilities between the US a

Trump blindsided by surprise G7 guest New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39Everything was going so well for Donald Trump.

Reno pros reveal latest project New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39WITH its beautiful wraparound veranda, city views and huge backyard, Maggie Slater was willing to see past the garish green paint job.

Adelaide’s property rich-list expands New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39Adelaide’s run of big sales continues, with the sale of a half-finished Leabrook mansion, which has eclipsed the previous state-record holder by

Have a sniff of this Hallett Cove home New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39Hate the thought of leaving your dog home alone all day? You won’t have to in this Hallett Cove stunner, which comes complete with a dog groomin

$1 billion LA mountain’s shock discount New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39A 63-hectare patch of land dubbed the ‘mountain” in Beverly Hills hit the market last year with an eye-watering asking price of $1 billion

Dream home with incredible pool New! 2019-08-26 00:32:39With an outdoor commercial kitchen overlooking a 14m lap pool and spa, this O’Malley home is an entertainer’s dream.

Former Roos, Blues forward booting pad New! 2019-08-25 07:09:33Retired AFL key forward Jarrad Waite is kicking on from his Strathmore house.

Historic Port Lincoln icon up for grabs New! 2019-08-25 07:09:33South Australia has no shortage of headline making homes and Port Lincoln’s Boston House is no exception.

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LandMark White to return to trade New! 2019-08-25 10:05:00Valuation firm LandMark White directors are confident they have done all they can to get the embattled group back to full strength.

Skills shortage reported by more than half of New! 2019-08-25 10:01:00More than half of NSW businesses have reported a skills shortage.

Coke confirms no fresh interest in Lion's dairy New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00The Lion Dairy and Drinks business, which includes major names such as Big M, Dare iced-coffee, Daily Juice and Pura Milk still remains for sale

Rules loosened for film companies taking on piracy New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00A Federal Court ruling has reduced the notice period asked of copyright holders who want websites in the 'wild west' of piracy blocked.

'A disgraceful situation': blackout risk sparks business energy New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00Business leaders have blasted the 'disgraceful' state of the nation's energy market amid fears of potential summer blackouts.

Big rise in government-controlled prices shows pollies have New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00There are no shortages of hip pocket problems for the government to tackle.

'The undoing': Why Justine was told to step New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00This founder says Australia has to "change the pace" for the sake of health.

Just how thin has the ice really become New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00When 2GB's Breakfast Show host Alan Jones met with Nine Entertainment Co chief executive Hugh Marks in February it wasn't in the most comfortable of

Super funds set carbon targets for $10bn worth New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00A slew of Australia's largest infrastructure assets, including airports, docks and a train station, have set carbon emissions reduction targets for t

'In the dark': OohMedia expected to shine light New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00Outdoor advertising company OohMedia will need to soothe shareholders on Monday after a turbulent week that left some analysts warning investors have

'We're no Apple': Piracy issues trump trade war New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00Donald Trump's escalating trade war with China is not the biggest challenge facing one of Australia's tech success stories, Altium. 

The Sydney Morning Herald ends financial year as New! 2019-08-25 10:00:00The Sydney Morning Herald finished the financial year as the most read news title in the country with almost 8 million people reading articles in June

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Even bigger tremor at UK fracking site - 2019-08-24 22:41:00A 2.1-magnitude tremor has been reported at the UK's only active fracking site - days after a 1.55-magnitude movement.

UK won't owe &#163;39bn under no-deal Brexit, Boris 2019-08-24 19:21:00Boris Johnson is expected to tell EU boss Donald Tusk that Britain will only pay a quarter of its so-called Brexit divorce bill if the country leaves

'Sort out this mess': BA told to take 2019-08-24 11:07:00A consumer group has told British Airways to "sort out this mess" after mix-ups with flight cancellations ahead of next month's pilots' strike.

Regus-owner IWG targets WeWork with &#163;3bn US float 2019-08-24 07:50:00The tycoon who founded International Workplace Group (IWG), the world's largest shared office provider, is hatching a secret plot to spin off its US

Johnson lobbies Trump to help make Osborne IMF 2019-08-24 02:53:00Boris Johnson has apparently appealed to Donald Trump to help make George Osborne the next head of the International Monetary Fund.

'We have no choice': BA pilots to strike 2019-08-23 11:36:00British Airways has said strike action announced by its pilots will "destroy" the travel plans of tens of thousands of its customers.

Billionaire Republican donor David Koch dies at 79 2019-08-23 11:12:00Billionaire industrialist David Koch, one of the world's richest people and a staunch supporter of conservative causes, has died aged 79.

Trade war escalates as Trump increases tariffs on 2019-08-23 08:28:00US President Donald Trump has announced an additional 5% tariff on Chinese imports.

Regulators fine Deutsche Bank over corruption charges 2019-08-23 05:01:00Regulators in the United States have fined Deutsche Bank over violation of corruption laws.

Hasbro to buy Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One 2019-08-23 01:35:00The company behind Peppa Pig is to be bought by US toy giant Hasbro for £3.3bn.

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EU 'considers &#8364;100bn tech fund to fight US 2019-08-22 16:45:00The EU is reportedly weighing plans for a €100bn (£90bn) fund that it hopes will fuel promising European technology companies and stave off


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