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Virgin Australia to return Tigerair customers from Bali to Australia
Hundreds of Australian holidaymakers stranded in Bali after Tigerair was forced to cancel flights to and from the tourist island will be flown home on Tuesday.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:48:59 GMT)

Michael Chamberlain spent 36 years an ordinary man, then 36 in shadow of Uluru
Michael Chamberlain lived half his life an ordinary man, the other half in the shadow of Uluru.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:47:28 GMT)

Motorists suffer the single biggest weekly jump in petrol prices in two years
Petrol prices are on the up and up, and the OPEC deal is going to further fuel this trend.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:20:18 GMT)

Roads, bridge building to thrive in 2017
Road and bridge building is set to surge in 2017, but heavy industrial construction is set to contract, says market researcher IBISWorld.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 02:49:21 GMT)

Woolies hires Tesco exec to lead food unit
Tesco executive Claire Peters has been appointed the new boss of Woolworths Supermarkets from July 1.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:59:04 GMT)

NAB raises fixed home loan rates
NAB is increasing a range of its fixed home loan rates only weeks after rival banks Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ raised their equivalent rates.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:10:32 GMT)

IOT says strong interest in selfie drone
Drone developer IOT Group says its ROVA flying selfie camera has generated highly favourable customer reaction.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:59:20 GMT)

Sirtex shares up and down after CEO axed
Shares in liver cancer biotech Sirtex leaped 1.52 per cent and then slipped 0.57 per cent into the red before closing lower at $15.82.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:21:08 GMT)

Housing prices flat last week
The only capital city to experience a rise in home prices last week was Melbourne, despite the number of listings falling 4.1 per cent nationally.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:09:22 GMT)

Fitch downgrades Australia banking outlook
Fitch says Australian banks' strong asset quality, profitability and capitalisation could be weakened if China's growth slowed more than expected.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:19:06 GMT)

DUET shareholders to vote on CKI takeover
DUET Group's shareholders will vote on a $7.3 billion takeover bid from Hong Kong investor Cheung Kong Infrastructure in April.
(Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:12:55 GMT)

Regis gold output rises 7 per cent in Q2
Regis Resources' second-quarter gold output puts it within the upper half of its 2017 financial year guidance and it expects that rate of output to continue.
(Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:59:31 GMT)

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(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:30:33 GMT)

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(Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:51:29 GMT)

Share market closes stronger
Australia's share market has closed stronger, but Donald Trump's inauguration and the looming Brexit keep investors cautious.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:20:05 GMT)

Mother posts video of son on Facebook to send message about pool fences
NSW fair trading requires fences around pools to be at least 2.1 metres tall. Wendy Atkinson's 2-year-old son scaled an even higher pool fence in 21 seconds, unassisted and with ease.
(Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:10:49 GMT)

Don Dale Youth Detention Centre resident in medical emergency
An inmate at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre has been flown to Melbourne for treatment following a medical emergency.
(Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:39:21 GMT)

Tigerair: chaos and confusion replaces holiday bloom for Bali travellers
Jason Maiolo was meant to be in Melbourne on Monday to start a new job.
(Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:49:36 GMT)

Early skirmishes point to a war over renewable energy lasting well into 2017
A political divide is forming over renewable energy's future in Australia.
(Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:44:30 GMT)

Tigerair temporarily suspends sales of flights to Bali
Tigerair has temporarily suspended sales of flights to Bali after the Indonesian government unexpectedly cancelled an agreement with the airline.
(Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT)

Blue Monday formula fake but it's true that millennials dread going back to work
The feeling is more intense the younger you are.
(Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:29:52 GMT)

Primary Health CEO quits after ASIC probe
Primary Health Care chief executive Peter Gregg has resigned after ASIC alleged he had twice breached the Corporations Act.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:49:26 GMT)

Huge haul of fake car parts bound for Australia seized in Middle East
A huge haul of counterfeit car parts have been seized in the UAE, with car manufacturers warning they were probably headed to Australia.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:18:46 GMT)

Premier Daniel Andrews in emergency talks over Alcoa
Premier Daniel Andrews weighs in over Alcoa stalemate
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:18:51 GMT)

Bubs chairman Alan van Noort retires
The chairman of baby food supplier Bubs Australia has retired after the successful listing of the company on the Australian Securities Exchange.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:38:18 GMT)

Explainer: What election candidates can and can't say on social media
A need to be heard
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:21:54 GMT)

Insolvencies down, but retail threatened
The number of insolvencies in Australia is falling, but retailers still face challenges, including the pending arrival of Amazon.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:44:09 GMT)

Share market set to gain steam in 2017
The Australian share market is expected to extend gains this year, led by earnings growth from the resource sector and gains on Wall Street.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:38:24 GMT)

David Jones lifts its first-half sales 4%
David Jones has lifted its adjusted first-half sales four per cent once the collapse of Dick Smith and Boxing Day trade are stripped out of the numbers.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:00:07 GMT)

AGL pay deal at Vic plant to end Jan 30
AGL Energy says it has been granted approval to end its enterprise agreement at the Loy Yang power plant in Victoria.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:42:35 GMT)

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(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:30:43 GMT)

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(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:10:04 GMT)

Big banks pull back Aust share market
The share market has closed lower as investors continue to feel disappointment over the lack of detail on US president-elect Donald Trump's economic plans.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:10:38 GMT)

Snow worries: Mates' early birthday gift helps Australian escape avalanche
An Australian man has survived an avalanche in Canada thanks to an early surprise gift by his friends.
(Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:29:12 GMT)

Penfolds maker wins Chinese trademark case
The maker of Penfolds wine has won an important legal case in China, earning the right to use the Chinese version of the trademark.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:47:41 GMT)

Business chiefs more cautious in 2017
Fewer Australian CEOs are expecting business conditions to improve in 2017, but there is still optimism in the business community, an industry body says.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 03:47:56 GMT)

Prominent philanthropist and arts patron James Fairfax dies
James Fairfax, the former chairman of publisher John Fairfax Ltd, died on Wednesday at his home at Retford Park in Bowral. He was 83.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:54:04 GMT)

Millions wiped from Bellamy's market value
The market value of infant formula supplier Bellamy's continues to shrink following the departure of its CEO and another profit warning.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:48:13 GMT)

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(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:44:19 GMT)

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(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:46:11 GMT)

Trump disappoints investors, market falls
Shares slipped and the Australian dollar is higher after US president-elect Donald Trump failed to provide the policy details investors are seeking.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:29:11 GMT)

Tigerair forced to cancel all flights to and from Bali
The travel plans of hundreds of Australian holidaymakers are uncertain with Tigerair cancelling all flights in and out of Bali.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 02:17:59 GMT)

Shane Warne shuts charity to avoid potential deregistration
Shane Warne has avoided having his signature charity stripped of its registration by the state government regulator by agreeing to instead shut down the financially troubled foundation.
(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:20:11 GMT)

Rapid fall for successful baby formula CEO
Laura McBain's decade at the helm of successful baby formula supplier Bellamy's has come to an abrupt, and costly, end.
(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:21:31 GMT)

VCE assessors: The secret weapons helping schools achieve top results
They are the secret weapons helping schools achieve impressive VCE results.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:18:08 GMT)

Bellamy's CEO exits as China story sours
The chief executive of embattled baby formula maker Bellamy's is leaving the company as its makes several changes to deal with weaker-than-expected sales.
(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:40:12 GMT)

BHP bosses meet with Donald Trump
BHP chairman Jac Nasser and chief executive Andrew Mackenzie have met with US President-elect Donald Trump in New York.
(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 01:57:14 GMT)

Pensioners get first reduced payments amid anger over politicians' entitlements
Almost 330,000 pensioners will receive their first reduced payments in coming days, as anger continues to grow over the politicians' entitlements scandal, and the government's ham-fisted Centrelink clawback.
(Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:59:50 GMT)

Jobs on the rise, but most are part-time
The number of job vacancies are rising, which should put some downward pressure on the unemployment rate.
(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 03:39:14 GMT)

ANZ offloads NZ finance unit for $626m
Lender ANZ is offloading its NZ asset finance business to China's HNA Group for $626 million.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 23:29:09 GMT)

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(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:49:18 GMT)

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(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:10:26 GMT)

Materials sector boosts share market
The share market has been lifted by strength in the resources sector, offsetting falls in the banking and health care sectors.
(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:49:01 GMT)

Spectacular cloud formation photographed on Australian flight
A spectacular cloud formation captured during a flight over the Great Australian Bight has delighted weather enthusiasts and enraged conspiracy theorists.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:51:14 GMT)

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks charged with assaulting partner
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee and terror suspect David Hicks has faced court in Adelaide charged with assaulting his partner.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:53:02 GMT)

Why that porn site you looked at might be nasty in divorce
Close your eyes for a moment and make a mental list. The porn sites you guiltily visit when your partner is away. The emails between you and the work colleague you like to flirt with, all quickly deleted the second they are sent or received. The long-forgotten Ashley Madison membership you anonymously signed up for after a massive argument, but quickly cancelled when things calmed down.
(Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:09:27 GMT)

REA to buy stake in India's PropTiger
REA Group has turned its sights to India, agreeing to buy a 14.7 per cent stake in online real estate marketing company PropTiger.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 04:43:13 GMT)

ABS retail data shows hardware performed strongly while electronics struggled pre-Christmas
Hardware performed strongly in the lead-up to Christmas, attracting lots of shoppers, but electrical and recreational goods struggled.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:47:23 GMT)

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton speaks on death of ex-husband, Michael Chamberlain
Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, who was wrongly convicted in the death of her nine-week-old baby Azaria in 1980, has broken her silence on the death of the baby's father, Michael Chamberlain.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:43:31 GMT)

Economy may be swayed by Xmas shoppers
With just a modest rise in retail sales in November, a rebound in economic growth in the final quarter of 2016 could hinge on Christmas spending.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 04:57:46 GMT)

Primary Health CEO faces charges from ASIC
Primary Health Care boss Peter Gregg has been charged with two counts of falsifying company documents in 2011 during his time at Leighton Holdings.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:43:33 GMT)

James Packer back on the Crown board
A year after stepping down, James Packer has rejoined the board of Crown Resorts as the company changes track in the wake of troubles in China.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:43:42 GMT)

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(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:43:22 GMT)

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(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:11:24 GMT)

Profit takers pull share market lower
The share market has broken a run of five straight gains as investors take profits.
(Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:43:21 GMT)

Michael Chamberlain dies from complications of leukaemia
Michael Chamberlain, who fought a long and bitter battle for justice after his baby daughter was snatched by a dingo at Uluru in 1980, has died.
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:38:05 GMT)

House prices fell 0.1% last week
House prices fell last week as new listings jumped 6.6 per cent, but prices are still more than ten per cent higher in the year to date.
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:39:24 GMT)

Job ads slipped 1.9 per cent in December
Job advertisements fell 1.9 per cent in December, after rising for four consecutive months, according to ANZ figures
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:10:03 GMT)

Home building boom fading: economists
Australia's housing boom seems to be slowing despite a jump in approvals in November, which is bad news for construction and building materials companies.
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 04:38:27 GMT)

CSL haemophilia drug wins Europe approval
CSL's new treatment for haemophilia A has been granted marketing authorisation by the European Commission.
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:26:56 GMT)

Whitehaven cuts NSW coal mine guidance
Whitehaven Coal says it will achieve full year production despite output at its Narrabri mine in NSW being affected by adverse geotechnical conditions.
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:27:06 GMT)

Building activity fell in Dec: Ai Group
The construction sector closed out 2016 with a third straight month of weakening conditions in the residential, engineering and commercial sub-sectors.
(Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:38:51 GMT)

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(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:26:49 GMT)

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(Sun, 08 Jan 2017 20:14:34 GMT)

Share market's highest close in 20 months
Wages growth in the US is giving investors confidence in the US economy, which has helped boost the Australian market to its highest finish since May 2015.
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:08:40 GMT)

Commodity exports to jump on price rebound
Australia's resources and energy exports are forecast to jump 30 per cent in 2016/17 to a record $204 billion, benefiting from a recent surge in iron and coal.
(Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:08:32 GMT)

Divorce declining and marriages 'more successful' as Australians marry later in life
It happens around the age of 30 to almost half of Australians. That moment when, for the first time in their lives, the unmarried are no longer the majority of people their age.
(Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:01:18 GMT)

Prenuptial agreements offer glimpse into secret lives of couples
Terms about weight loss, fines for being unfaithful, a man surprised with a contract the day before wedding - prenuptial agreements offer a glimpse into the secret life of couples.
(Sat, 07 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMT)

Man sues television archives after it lent equipment to competitor
Claims of dirty tricks in the dusty world of television and film archives
(Sat, 07 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMT)

Victorian road toll climbs to four after Benalla and Scarsdale fatalities
Victoria's road toll in the new year has already climbed higher than the same time last year after an 80-year-old man died in the state's north-east on Saturday morning.
(Sun, 08 Jan 2017 21:30:46 GMT)

The summer I ... kept myself nice (ish)
I arrived in Melbourne encumbered.It was not supposed to be that way.
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMT)

Forecast oversupply of doctors to hit this year amid calls to halt imports
An oversupply of doctors is expected to emerge in Australia this year prompting the federal department of health to call for the importation of overseas medicos to stop.
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:28:29 GMT)

The family that cruises together: the new trend in multi-generational holidays
Summer holidays are the chance to get away from it all, but for a rapidly rising number of Australians it's more about bringing everyone together.
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMT)

All Leisure Group collapse: Retired couple lose $37,000 after cruise company goes bust
Voyage of a lifetime turns into nightmare for retired NSW couple and more than 500 other Australians.
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:00:00 GMT)

Sunscreen maker sees potential in China
Skin Elements, a maker of natural sunscreen, has had a positive start to trading on the ASX and says China holds great potential for its product.
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:29:24 GMT)

Trade surpluses likely in 2017: economists
Strong commodity prices, the low Aussie dollar and rising LNG and agricultural exports are likely to keep Australia in surplus this year.
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 03:30:55 GMT)

Ardent park revenue drops after reopenings
Ardent says revenue at the reopened Dreamworld and Whitewater World in three weeks to December 31 was $3.66 million, down 63 per cent on a year earlier.
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:20:09 GMT)

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(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:29:38 GMT)

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(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:29:27 GMT)

Australian share market ekes out tiny gain
The Australian share market has closed higher for a fourth day in a row for 2017, but only made a tiny gain despite encouraging trade data
(Fri, 06 Jan 2017 06:09:19 GMT)

Petrol price rises tipped: ACCC urges motorists to fill up tanks now
The federal consumer watchdog is urging motorists to shop around and grab the cheapest petrol they see, with prices expected to jump in coming days.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:30:05 GMT)

Falls Festival organisers could face lawsuit over crowd crush as more sex assault allegations emerge
Organisers of the Falls Festival music event in Victoria could face legal action from some of the 80-odd people who were injured in a crowd crush.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:31:18 GMT)

China's Winha off to positive start on ASX
Shares in China-based food retailer Winha are up by 40 per cent, after the company started trading on the Australian share market.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 03:09:33 GMT)

WorsleyParsons renews Saudi Aramco deal
WorleyParsons has renewed a contract to provide project management and design engineering services to major oil and gas producer Saudi Aramco for five years.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 02:30:29 GMT)

Petrol prices set to surge: ACCC warns
A combination of the lower Aussie dollar, global oil output cuts and post holiday prices rises are set to push up petrol prices in coming days, the ACCC warns.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 02:19:00 GMT)

Two more women allege sexual assault at Falls Festival in Tasmania
Two more women have come forward to police saying they were sexually assaulted at Tasmania's Falls Festival.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:44:08 GMT)

Bapcor inching toward control of NZ firm
New Zealand's Hellaby says ASX-listed Bapcor has lifted its stake from 47.5 per cent a week ago to 48.7 per cent, bringing it closer to its 50 per cent target.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:14:48 GMT)

Orora wraps up $59 million US acquisition
Packaging company Orora has wrapped up the $59 million acquisition of The Register Print Group as it grows its North American point-of-purchase business.
(Wed, 04 Jan 2017 23:58:49 GMT)

Australians warned not to use air loungers in water after near drownings
Hollie was floating in one of the increasingly popular air loungers, when the fabric ripped and she was swallowed by the pool.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:48:40 GMT)

Service sector activity to surge into 2017
Strong sales and new orders in the service sector in late 2016 is pointing to a strong start to the new year, Ai Group says.
(Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:49:49 GMT)