Building products manufacturer Brickworks says sales revenue in its main Australian market has dropped 10 per cent in the four months to the end of May as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Most industry sectors were lower. Materials, including mining, were most affected, down 1.11 per cent.
An Australian news crew has had a violent encounter with police while covering protests over the police killing of George Floyd in America.
ANZ has sold its NZ asset finance company, UDC Finance, to Shinsei Bank for $NZ762 million ($A705 million).
Many believe women are going to be the biggest economic casualties coming out of coronavirus, and there is worry that the progress made in women’s rights could be in for a big slide.
Lanai ScarrFederal Political Editor
Tourism towns across the state will be protesting Queensland’s continued closed borders, as government stands firm on its plans to keep the state cut off from the rest of the country.
Investment banking and corporate insiders got their own way by the ASX and ASIC weakening share placement rules — and Vicinity shows precisely why it should never have happened, writes Terry McCrann.
Some are bucking the downward trend fuelled by COVID-19 and instead managing to grow or expand their operations during the pandemic.
The onset of COVID-19 has seen a list of companies rush to firm up balance sheets, with data showing a strong jump in capital raised.
According to new economics modelling the McGowan Government has drastically underestimated the damage caused by COVID-19 — which will rip $17 billion from the economy.
THE RSL’s plan to build a new clubhouse in a Darwin Esplanade carpark would include a family-friendly ground floor cafe.
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Struggling dairy farmers have wrestled back some bargaining power. It follows a disastrous 2019 when an average of one Queensland dairy farmer a week quit.
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Hollywood movie giants are eyeing off Australia as a COVID-safe location to film after the country’s so-far successful efforts to tackle the disease, giving it a major opportunity to kickstart the hibernating industry once restrictions are lifted.
Holiday-deprived Queenslanders could splash up to $1 billion a month on the Sunshine State’s struggling tourism industry, with operators already reporting a rush of reservations and rooms booked out until the end of the year.
The West Australian has cemented its place as the country’s top-performing tabloid newspaper Monday-to-Friday, with latest readership figures revealing our metropolitan audience is up 4.5 per cent.
It’s great COAG is being dumped for the National Cabinet. Now if only the new body could reach an agreement on our most urgent issue — reopening state borders, writes Terry McCrann.
Sheep that were bound for a livestock vessel stranded in Fremantle amid a coronavirus outbreak remain in limbo as the northern summer live export ban begins.
The owner of the first WA restaurant to be fined for flouting the 20-person limit is unapologetic, claiming police using “Gestapo” tactics could have shown some mercy.
ASX-listed MyFiziq has secured $US1.5 million ($2.2m) to support its dual listing onto the US NASDAQ exchange.
Japan is considering re-opening its borders to selected countries which have low levels of coronavirus infections as proposals for a global tourism bubble are rapidly expanding.
Clare Armstrong, David Aidone, James MacSmith
ANOTHER wave of night-life venues are set to reopen this Friday under the stage 3 easing of coronavirus restrictions.
A local manufacturer of medical devices plans to produce millions of surgical masks and other personal protective equipment, and has signed an exclusive deal to supply SA-based members of the Australian Medical Association.
A Brisbane entrepreneur who co-founded an online food ordering platform last year just hit a huge milestone.
Three Brisbane company directors have been hit with five-year bans nearly two years after they were taken to court for using investor funds for their own purposes without adequate disclosure.
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