Business

Fri 16 Apr 2021

Holgate’s big ideas included taking over the NBN

Premium Content Holgate’s big ideas included taking over the NBN

Christine Holgate’s out the box thinking, while fuelling her meteoric rise as one of Australia’s best CEOs, won her enemies inside the federal government.

Packer barred from Crown board

Premium Content Packer barred from Crown board

The NSW gaming regulator has reached an agreement with James Packer preventing him from seeking representation on the board of Crown Resorts.

ANZ boss upbeat on positive economic climate

Premium Content ANZ boss upbeat on positive economic climate

ANZ’s Shayne Elliott tips gross domestic product growth to hit 4.8 per cent in 2021.

ASIC report card reveals revved up regulator

Premium Content ASIC report card reveals revved up regulator

The latest report card from the corporate regulator says it has had a series of big wins in its bid to stamp out financial misconduct.

Push to wind up Greensill with debts of $4.9bn

Premium Content Push to wind up Greensill with debts of $4.9bn

Greensill Capital hasn’t filed an Australian tax return for at least five years, say administrators, who recommend liquidation.

CC Amatil shareholders back $9.8bn takeover

Premium Content CC Amatil shareholders back $9.8bn takeover

Investors have voted to end 117 years of local corporate history, supporting a European giant’s swallowing of Coca-Cola Amatil.

Five-year ban for director of three failed companies

Premium Content Five-year ban for director of three failed companies

Former Sunshine Coast director Michael James Maunder has been disqualified from managing companies for five years.

Travel agents told to take a hike

Premium Content Travel agents told to take a hike

Travel operators in NSW are pleading with the federal government to expand its grants scheme after many discovered they did not qualify for support.

Multi-million dollar homes attract hundreds of enquiries

Premium Content Multi-million dollar homes attract hundreds of enquiries

Locals and high-flyers have been in the mix of buyers for sought-after lifestyle blocks on the Northern Rivers.

Truckie files $1.1m lawsuit after rig falls

Premium Content Truckie files $1.1m lawsuit after rig falls

He claims he was under pressure to unload the machine within one hour, despite not being ticketed or licensed to do so.

Former CQ miner wins unfair dismissal case against WorkPac

Premium Content Former CQ miner wins unfair dismissal case against WorkPac

He has not found any work since his dismissal and has not received any income in nine months.

BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Premium Content BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Bundaberg is full of good news stories and here are just some of the things that made us smile from across the region this week

Billionaire CBD partner reveals vision, backs heavy rail bid

Premium Content Billionaire CBD partner reveals vision, backs heavy rail bid

Visionary property tycoon Lang Walker has given a glimpse of his plans for the new Maroochydore CBD and backed a direct rail link in the new city centre.

Thu 15 Apr 2021

How you could make an extra $100k

How you could make an extra $100k

A big change is due to kick in come July and it could mean more money in your bank. Here’s how much you could collect under the reforms.

Shine returns to Michael Hill

Premium Content Shine returns to Michael Hill

The global jewellery retailer is lifting sales a year after the start of the pandemic which forced it to close 15 stores permanently.

REVEALED: How to win one of Virgin’s 150 new jobs

Premium Content REVEALED: How to win one of Virgin’s 150 new jobs

Virgin is going on a ‘major recruitment drive’, today revealing they’re looking to fill 150 jobs in one section of the business. Find out if you’re qualified.

Afterpay tipped to go Gothic

Afterpay tipped to go Gothic

Buy now, pay later finance company Afterpay is slated to bring new life to one of Melbourne’s most famous office complexes.

Fears CQ mine will be abandoned over company’s money woes

Premium Content Fears CQ mine will be abandoned over company’s money woes

‘Unless they can find a financier before the end of June, that company could go into liquidation.’

Cycling stoush: ‘Your review stinks – and so do you!’

Premium Content Cycling stoush: ‘Your review stinks – and so do you!’

An unhappy customer copped a spray from a popular cycling gear company after leaving a scathing online review.

Qantas boss’ vaccine fear

Qantas boss’ vaccine fear

Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce has hit out at Australia’s vaccine rollout, saying he fears the country may be lagging behind as the rest of the world reopens.

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