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While you're browsing in a shop, the shop is browsing you
And it isn't to make sure you don't steal. Welcome to modern retailing.
(Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:15:19 GMT)

The unexpected way Disney princesses affect little boys
Washington Post
(Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:15:20 GMT)

'Unintended consequence': how Australia stripped an Australian of citizenship
She has voted in 10 federal elections, worked for ministers and travelled the world as an Australian national. Now immigration is refusing to reissue her passport - because she cannot prove she's a citizen.
(Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:37:08 GMT)

Impact Journalism Day: Sleepbus project takes beds to the homeless
An Australian man's idea to help out homeless people living in his city is set to go worldwide, after he was approached by charities in the United States and the United Kingdom ahead of its Australian launch.
(Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:26:11 GMT)

Impact Journalism Day: Program breaks the rules to help struggling families
The rule book was thrown out when it came to designing a new program to help struggling families.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT)

Young Aussies hit Asia by the thousands to study, while unis slash Asia jobs
More than 10,000 young Australian students have won government sponsorship to study in Asia in the last three years, but universities at home are cutting back on Asian studies courses.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT)

The policeman who preyed on children – survivors see justice as predator locked away
One of Victoria's worst paedophiles is a former policeman who offended over 40 years.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:15:17 GMT)

Election 2016: Chill winds blow for Kelly O'Dwyer in the once-safe seat of Higgins
A keen breeze slices down Glenferrie Road and skirls around the cold bluestone of St George's Anglican Church in Malvern.
(Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:16:06 GMT)

Photos of the week
A week in photos from award-winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:16:12 GMT)

Roger Rogerson - the truth behind the rise and fall of a crooked cop
The trouble was when he wasn't in the mood he was a first class crook. The type of cop who would race into your burning house to save a child then steal your wallet on the way out.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:26:09 GMT)

Trip to UK now much cheaper
A trip to the UK has become more affordable for Australians, as the Brexit vote causes a sharp plunge in the pound.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:36:24 GMT)

Brexit boosts gold as stocks tumble
The UK's decision to exit the European Union has pulled down all market sectors except for gold stocks.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:56:23 GMT)

Wangle gets approval for retention plan
Wangle Technologies final data retention implementation plan has been approved by authorities.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:06:42 GMT)

Brexit: Australia will be hit as world will become more fragmented, less safe, say experts
Defence and foreign affairs experts have reacted with dismay to the shock Brexit vote, warning it will lead to a more fragmented West and make the world a less secure place.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:54:07 GMT)

Shaver Shop to list on share market
The Shaver Shop has launched a $98 million share market float to help fund its future growth plans.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:54:10 GMT)

Pioneer jumps ahead with 150,000 customers
Financial services provider Pioneer Credit has surpassed 150,000 customers, following an agreement with one of Australias largest lending providers.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:06:36 GMT)

Bionomics starts phase II anxiety trial
Biopharmaceutical company Bionomics has completed enrolment in its UK-based phase II trial of BNC210 in generalised anxiety disorder.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:06:36 GMT)

Demand for CSR's products to remain strong
The strong residential construction market is expected to support demand for CSR's building materials products.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:46:29 GMT)

Tyrian helps Contango buyout
Tyrian Diagnostics will support Contango MicroCap's management buyout of its asset management business.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:06:12 GMT)

Lithium Power makes strong market debut
Shares in a lithium explorer, a commodity used in batteries, have jumped almost 40 per cent on their first day of trading.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:59:14 GMT)

GPT Metro estimates 16.2c EPU
GPT Metro Office Fund estimates an earnings per unit of 16.2 cents for the year, which is the mid-point of the guidance range of 16.1c and 16.3c.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:06:12 GMT)

Global markets face Brexit blood bath
Heavy losses are expected on major financial markets amid investors concerns about the economic ramifications of Britain leaving the European Union.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:36:24 GMT)

Collaborate sets up partnership with Uber
Collaborate Corporation has secured a partnership for DriveMyCar with ride sharing service, uberX.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:06:13 GMT)

Clarification: Mick Gatto
Mick Gatto has complained that in an article titled "Judge bribes, military arms sought: the Mafia's alleged Australian operations", Fairfax suggested that he is associated with illegal cannabis transportation. Fairfax acknowledges that Mr Gatto has not been charged with or found guilty of drug trafficking. If the article suggested association with drugs, Fairfax apologises.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:14:13 GMT)

Pork chop thrown at paramedics in Darwin
Woman was sitting in middle of road at 4.40am when ambulance arrived.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:26:23 GMT)

Catherine Brenner takes over as AMP chair
Catherine Brenner has been appointed chairman of wealth manager AMP Ltd to replace the retired Simon McKeon.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:07:10 GMT)

ADF senior staff ignored 'shocking' abuse, royal commission told
Ex-serviceman fights back tears as he testifies at royal commission.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:06:26 GMT)

Blackham soars on US investor stake
Shares in Western Australian gold producer Blackham Resources have soared after major US growth fund Hunter Hall acquired a 9.8% stake in the company.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:06:48 GMT)

Austal secures $100 million contract
Shipbuilder Austal has won a contract worth around $100 million to build a commercial passenger ferry for a Danish firm.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:14:16 GMT)

Aust bonds soar as Brexit confirmed
Australian bonds are sharply higher and expected to climb further after the British voted to leave the European Union.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:46:35 GMT)

Commodities markets summary
Commodities news from around the world
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:18:11 GMT)

Wintry cold snap hits Sydney but brings 'bluebird' conditions to alpine resorts
The most powerful June cold front to move across south-eastern Australia in three years will chill coastal cities but turn alpine resorts into wintry idylls.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:04:14 GMT)

Stocks to watch
Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange on Friday.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:44:04 GMT)

International markets roundup
News from the world’s major stock markets
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:24:02 GMT)

Aust share market tumbles on Brexit
Investors wipe $56 billion off the Australian share market on concerns about the economic fallout after Britain voted to leave the European Union.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:44:13 GMT)

Unexpected Brexit triggers $A fall
The Australian dollar has fallen sharply and large equity market falls are likely to trigger further sell-offs.
(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:26:38 GMT)

Richest Aussies banking on real estate
A global report into the world's wealthy has found property and technology start-ups are the favoured investment of the richest Australians.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:08:15 GMT)

Fears that true extent of youth suicide in Canberra is still unknown
Experts urge for better research and death certificate recording to understand youth suicide in Canberra.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT)

Sims Metal expects $60m EBIT for 2H
Sims Metal Management expects EBIT of between $55 million to $65 million for the second half of FY16.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:06:17 GMT)

Royal commission: ADF sex assaults dismissed as 'pranks', inquiry told
Repeated assaults caused injuries that required corrective surgery, witness tells commission.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:26:15 GMT)

Credit unions rebrand to woo customers
Credit unions are losing customers to the big banks, but they're trying to win them back by calling themselves banks.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:34:08 GMT)

Amaysim to add broadband offer
Australia's fourth biggest telecom operator expects to add more customers as management focus on new products, including broadband.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:49:12 GMT)

Blood test developed to predict premature birth
A blood test to predict the risk of premature birth as early as 18 weeks in to pregnancy can detect signs even before symptoms present, according to international researchers.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:59:02 GMT)

Big banks' dominance a risk: APRA
Australia's banking watchdog is worried concentration in the banking sector could be a risk in event of another international financial crisis.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:16:12 GMT)

ApplyDirect shares jump on ASX debut
Shares in jobs search engine provider ApplyDirect have surged more than 50 per cent after listing on the Australian market.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 06:39:13 GMT)

Woolies cleaners allegedly underpaid $21k
The workplace watchdog is taking legal action against a cleaning company formerly contracted by Woolworths, for allegedly underpaying cleaners.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 06:06:14 GMT)

Alligator identifies uranium zone
Alligator Energy has identified a large, province-scale zone of uranium mineralisation, anomalism and pathfinder elements in the Northern Territory.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:06:28 GMT)

Bionomics gets licensing funds
Drug development company Bionomics has received US$736,815 in licensing funds for its part in cancer and blood disorder research.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:06:28 GMT)

Telstra extends its reach into mining
Telstra has acquired a mining communications services business and appointed two mining experts as part of a move into mining services.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 01:56:28 GMT)

AOFM sells $500m of Treasury notes
The AOFM has sold $500 million of October 28, 2016, Treasury notes.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 02:06:20 GMT)

Macmahon staff kidnapped in Nigeria
One person was killed and seven employees of Macmahon, including three Australians, have been kidnapped in Nigeria.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:26:13 GMT)

Seek looks for increased profit in FY17
Seek says full-year underlying net profit should increase to as much as $220 million in FY17 after increasing its stakes in Brazilian and Asian businesses.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:06:13 GMT)

Royal commission: Former NSW governor Peter Sinclair defends navy 'initiation ceremonies'
Peter Sinclair defended navy initiation rites but agreed they could get "out of control".
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:14:15 GMT)

Satellite firm in Virgin Galactic deal
Trade in Sky and Space Global shares has been halted pending the announcement of a partnership with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 03:18:12 GMT)

Fortescue repays another $US500m of debt
Fortescue will repay another $US500 mln of its term loans next week, taking total repayment in the current financial year to $US2.9 billion.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:06:26 GMT)

Aust bonds lower as Britain votes
Markets awaiting the outcome of the Brexit referendum in the UK have quietened, with Australian bonds falling.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 06:57:18 GMT)

Commodities markets summary
Commodities news from around the world
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:44:04 GMT)

Telstra complete $2.1bn Autohome sale
Telstra has raised funds for a $A1.5 billion capital management program, details of which it will announce in August.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:36:05 GMT)

Australian Damian Berg arrested in Manila during drug bust
An Australian man has been arrested in the Philippines capital during a drug raid that allegedly netted 160 ecstasy tablets.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:36:21 GMT)

Stocks to watch at close
Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange on Thursday.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:47:24 GMT)

International markets roundup
News from the world’s major stock markets
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:26:14 GMT)

Market ticks up ahead of Brexit outcome
The share market has closed slightly higher in the last session before the UK's decision on its position in the European Union.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:26:25 GMT)

$A at seven week high as UK votes
The Australian dollar is holding firm above 75 US cents as trading dries up amid the UK referendum on EU membership.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:44:33 GMT)

The top 10 charitable ASX companies
Ten ASX companies have been recognised for their charitable giving with up to 65 per cent of employees at some companies donating to charity on a regular basis.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT)

Maurice Blackburn call on 7-Eleven to guarantee compensation to exploited workers
Employment law firm Maurice Blackburn has urged 7-Eleven's head office to step in and guarantee repayments to exploited workers.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:46:14 GMT)

ADF abuse victim told injuries sustained through rape just 'anxiety'
Ken McIlwain was silent for 40 years. Now his loud message is "don't give up".
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:36:19 GMT)

H&M announces two new Australian stores
Swedish fashion giant H&M is expanding its Australian store network to 13 shops with new outlets in Wollongong and Toowoomba.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:06:08 GMT)

MOD accelerates drilling at T3
MOD Resources has received new assay results with wide zones of 1-2% copper intersections and identified a new copper/zinc anomaly at the T3 prospect.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:06:30 GMT)

Aussie wheat faces increasing competittion
Australian wheat exports to southeast Asia are facing greater competition from suppliers in the Black Sea region.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:47:32 GMT)

Business body says protectionism on rise
The Australian vice chairman of the world's biggest business group says protectionism and economic nationalism are rising.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 02:54:02 GMT)

Ex-Masters boss to guide Bunnings UK
Bunnings has appointed former Masters boss Matt Tyson to a board that will advise it on its UK expansion through the acquisition
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:27:35 GMT)

White Cliff identifies new gold zones
White Cliff Minerals channel sampling of mineralised shear zones exposed in road cuttings has identified significant mineralisation.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:07:24 GMT)

Shark Mitigation wins surf league deal
Shark Mitigation Systems has won a contract by the sports governing body, World Surf League, to deploy its Clever Buoy shark detection system for the event.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:07:24 GMT)

Rio reduces debt
Rio Tinto will reduce its gross debt by a further $3 billion through its June tender offers.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:07:25 GMT)

Target rivals 'to regret trip Down Under'
Target will return to basics and close its cafes, printing stations and playgrounds in favour of beating its rivals on low-cost high fashion.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:06:28 GMT)

Drone defence sparks investor excitement
Shares in drone detection firm DroneShield have soared 50 per cent on their first day on the share market.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:06:28 GMT)

Pineapples could play key role in global superbug battle
Pineapples are the latest - and strangest - weapon to emerge in the global battle against superbugs which are predicted to kill up to 10 million people a year by 2050.
(Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:16:16 GMT)

Lightning Ridge volunteers bury the dead in town with no undertaker
An opal miner with a bushy beard and muddy boots, Ormie Molyneux lifted the dead woman's thick body and placed it gently in a satin-lined coffin. His son, Timbo, helped. Then they picked up the polished lid and carefully pressed it shut.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 02:16:15 GMT)

Networked house next big thing for Telstra
A networked home that allows the front door to be opened or the heating turned on from a smartphone or computer is the next business frontier for Telstra.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 04:27:14 GMT)

AOFM sells $900m of Treasury bonds
The AOFM has sold $900 million of April 21, 2026, Treasury bonds.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 02:06:19 GMT)

More sluggish growth momentum in 2016
Commodity prices will be less of a drag on the economy this year, but Australia is still headed for more sub-trend growth.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 01:16:12 GMT)

Vietnam cattle horror shows Agriculture Department's conflict of interest
What will it take to bring an end to this trade? That's the question so many Australians will be asking our political leaders ahead of July's federal election.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:36:17 GMT)

Coles warns low food prices may not last
Shoppers are benefiting from an increase supply in fresh produce that has driven a drop in grocery prices, but Coles MD John Durkan says that will subside.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 01:14:08 GMT)

Former NSW Governor Peter Sinclair "appalled" by HMAS Leeuwin sex abuse: Royal Commission
Former NSW Governor Peter Sinclair was appalled by what he found at HMAS Leeuwin when he became its executive officer in 1972.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:44:06 GMT)

Wesfarmers still sees value in coal unit
Wesfarmers chief executive Richard Goyder has insisted its Curragh coal mine in central Queensland is still a valuable asset.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:54:05 GMT)

Bonds fall as Brexit hopes fade
Demand for bonds is falling with investors more willing to buy risky assets on the back of diminished chances of a Brexit.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:52:14 GMT)

Commodities markets summary
Commodities news from around the world
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:38:40 GMT)

Stocks to watch
Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange on Wednesday.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:29:09 GMT)

Copper up as funds buy
Copper and other base metals have extended gains as as funds reversed positions betting on price falls, but gains were limited.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:06:22 GMT)

International markets roundup
News from the world’s major stock markets
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:36:03 GMT)

Shares steady ahead of Brexit vote
The share market ended the session steady as gains by Rio Tinto and Macquarie Group were offset by retail weakness.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:16:28 GMT)

$A flat as markets await Brexit vote
The Australian dollar is flat as growing confidence in the UK remaining in the EU offset renewed greenback strength.
(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:56:37 GMT)

Rio Tinto reshuffles execs, iron ore boss
Rio Tinto has a new head of iron ore under a swathe of changes announced by incoming chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:04:09 GMT)

Vanuatu bus crash victims arrive in Brisbane
The first injured Australians from a fatal bus crash in Vanuatu have landed in Brisbane.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:37:05 GMT)

Metcash structurally challenged: UBS
Food and grocery wholesaler Metcash is expected to lose more market share to Aldi despite investment in IGA to match the prices of Coles and Woolworths.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 04:56:46 GMT)

Moody's warns NSW on higher debt
Ratings agency Moody's has warned the NSW government to contain its infra spending in order to maintain its debt profile.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 04:36:42 GMT)

Cabcharge sells Sydney HQ for $18.1m
Cabcharge Australia has agreed to sell its headquarters in Sydney for $18.1 million but will lease back the property.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 03:36:17 GMT)

BHP CEO calls for US to look to Asia
The CEO of global miner BHP Billiton' has called upon the US to engage more with Asia to help encourage free trade.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 03:26:44 GMT)

Global energy demand growth to slow: RBA
With energy demand slowing and coal demand to plateau, Australia must stay at the cutting edge of renewable energy technology, an RBA official says.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 03:26:36 GMT)

Royal commission: Defence force recruits forced to rape each other, inquiry told
Teenage Australian Defence Force recruits were subjected to horrific sex acts and a pattern of intimidation that allegedly caused one to suicide, a royal commission has been told.
(Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:34:09 GMT)