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08/24/2016
Scott Morrison recalls 'Banana Republic' recession as he delivers call to arms on economy - The Sydney Morning Herald


Sky News Australia

Scott Morrison recalls 'Banana Republic' recession as he delivers call to arms on economy
The Sydney Morning Herald
A generation of Australians has never known a recession or high unemployment but unless hard decisions are taken soon, there is a "terrible risk" complacency could end Australia's 25 consecutive years of economic growth, Treasurer Scott Morrison has ...
Scott Morrison's warning on tax divideThe Australian
Complacency could lead to recession, Scott Morrison warnsThe Australian Financial Review
Aust can't be complacent on economy: MorrisonSky News Australia
ABC Online -Bloomberg -Perth Now -The Guardian
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08/24/2016
Final nail in Masters hardware coffin - The Australian

The Australian

Final nail in Masters hardware coffin
The Australian
Finally — unbelievably — Woolies chair Gordon Cairns has slammed shut the book on the retailer's disastrous home improvement business Masters. A tripartite deal will net Woolies about $1.5 billion in gross proceeds — not even close to half the cash ...
Competition benefits as Woolies buries $3 billion Masters messThe Australian Financial Review
Fire sale: Masters announces closing dateThe Sydney Morning Herald
Death knell sounds for Masters chainHerald Sun
ABC Online -SBS -The West Australian -NEWS.com.au
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08/24/2016
Bank branches go missing as tap-and-pay apps take off - The Australian

Herald Sun

Bank branches go missing as tap-and-pay apps take off
The Australian
Banks have shut more than 300 branches in the past year — many in remote areas — as lenders cut costs to offset tough conditions and phone banking takes off. Authorised deposit-taking institutions, including banks, building societies and credit ...
Bank branch closures gather pace as business shifts to appsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Branches pruned as ANZ cuts costsHerald Sun
Opinion: Sharp jolt from banksNew Zealand Herald

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08/24/2016
Farmers bail out of dairy giant Murray Goulburn - The Australian

The Australian

Farmers bail out of dairy giant Murray Goulburn
The Australian
More than 200 Victorian and Tasmanian farmers who supply Australia's largest dairy processor Murray Goulburn with milk have quit the industry or switched to rival milk companies since the farmer-owned co-operative slashed its farmgate milk price ...
Yet more smoke and mirrors in Murray Goulburn "profit"The Australian Financial Review
Ex-Murray Goulburn managing director pocketed $2m in final 10 months at co-opHerald Sun
Dairy farmers meet with processors, govtSBS
The Sydney Morning Herald -NEWS.com.au -Agrimoney.com -Yahoo7 News
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08/22/2016
Uber gets green light to operate in Victoria - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Uber gets green light to operate in Victoria
The Sydney Morning Herald
Victorians could soon be slugged a $2 levy on every taxi, Uber or hire car trip under an industry shake-up that has outraged taxpayer and commuter advocates. The levy is part of the state government's plan to legalise ride-sharing services like Uber ...
Presidential candidate Gary Johnson: The government is stifling economic growth in a big wayCNBC
Robbing Uber to subsidize the taxi industryChicago Tribune
Taxi driver compensation for Uber is unfair and poorly implementedThe Conversation AU
ABC Online -Cato Institute (blog) -Herald Sun -NEWS.com.au
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08/24/2016
Asbestos at Nyrstar smelter puts 700 workers at risk - The Australian

ABC Online

Asbestos at Nyrstar smelter puts 700 workers at risk
The Australian
Up to 700 workers may have been exposed to deadly asbestos fibres after contaminated building materials imported from China were discovered at the site of a $563 million project to upgrade Nyrstar's lead and zinc smelter in South Australia. The ...
Asbestos found in Chinese-made equipment for SA's Port Pirie smelter redevelopmentABC Online
Asbestos found in Nyrstar smelterThe Advertiser
Border security blamed for SA asbestosYahoo7 News

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08/24/2016
Wesfarmers savaged as coal, Target weigh on profits - The Australian

The Australian

Wesfarmers savaged as coal, Target weigh on profits
The Australian
Wesfarmers' status as one of Australia's premier blue-chip stocks was hurt yesterday after the Perth-based conglomerate delivered its worst result in 14 years as it juggles operational headaches across its resources, retail and industrial arms. In a ...
Wesfarmers to cut product range to drive efficiency at ColesThe Sydney Morning Herald
Big change coming to ColesNEWS.com.au
Wesfarmers and Business Council boss Richard Goyder defends BCA against criticsABC Online
The Australian Financial Review -Herald Sun -Financial Times -The West Australian
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08/24/2016
WiseTech Global proves critics wrong - The Australian

The Australian

WiseTech Global proves critics wrong
The Australian
WiseTech Global's boss, Richard White, says Australian investors are still in the dark when it comes to valuing technology companies and recognising the power of software-as-a-service. “They don't realise how rapidly the world is changing, they are ...
Richard White tips WiseTech's high growth to continue for at least 10 yearsThe Australian Financial Review
WiseTech Global founder urges start-ups to stay nimblePrime Mover

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08/23/2016
Construction work falls again, dragged down by big engineering projects - ABC Online

ABC Online

Construction work falls again, dragged down by big engineering projects
ABC Online
Total construction work done in Australia has fallen for the fifth consecutive quarter, dragged down by new work failing to fill the void left by the completion of big resource projects. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Australian Bureau of ...
Construction slump not a bad omen for jobsNEWS.com.au
Public sector projects to fill mining gapThe Sydney Morning Herald
Australian engineering construction tumbled again, but the worst may now be overBusiness Insider Australia
The Advocate -Reuters -Financial Times -EconoTimes
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08/24/2016
NSW Fair Trading reveals the most complained about businesses in NSW for July - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Fair Trading reveals the most complained about businesses in NSW for July
The Sydney Morning Herald
LJ Hooker, Harvey Norman and AirAsia have been revealed as the most complained about NSW businesses in July. Don't Play. Up Next. null. Video duration: 00:36. LJ Hooker branches shut over missing client money. Cancel. Replay. Replay Video Icon.
NSW Fair Trading lifts the lid on most complained about companiesABC Online
How to keep your company off customer complaints registersMuMbrella

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