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‘Stop non-Australians buying homes here’

A RADICAL new plan to make the housing market more affordable also includes crackdowns on negative gearing and banning Airbnb. But it has some worried.... read more

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Popular Melbourne dining districts targeted in Fair Work crackdown

The workplace watchdog pounces on dozens of venues in some of Melbourne's most popular dining districts in the hopes of catching out dodgy businesses underpaying their workers.... read more

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Lottery manipulation killing your odds

THE second-largest Powerball in history has just been drawn in the US — but a sneaky rule change means the odds of winning the $700 million jackpot is lower than ever.... read more

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Development minerals may help Africa grow

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Call for more scrutiny of CEO bonuses

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Surfstitch appoints administrators

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Australia’s highest paid CEOs

AUSTRALIAN CEOs are still “extraordinarily privileged” with salaries in the millions and “bonuses appear far easier to get than they are to miss out on”.... read more

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Say goodbye to cheap airfares

FLIGHT Centre has warned that the days of super-low airfares may be coming to an end, with a “more normal” environment emerging.... read more

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The solution to back-to-work blues?

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Amber Harrison’s crowd-funding fail

AMBER Harrison has asked the public to help her pay Channel Seven’s astronomical legal bill, but so far she’s raised just a tiny fraction of the six-figure sum.... read more

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Maggie Beer facing massive loss

ICONIC Australian food personality Maggie Beer’s range of pates, pastes and ciders are struggling on supermarket shelves.... read more

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ASX flat as commodity profit reports offset weak overseas leads

The share market is fairly flat as strong commodity profit reports offset some weaker results in other sectors and jitters from Wall Street.... read more

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Spy chief slammed for ‘sickening’ photo

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Are Australia's CEOs working hard enough to deserve their pay?

Some of Australia's top chief executives might be receiving bonuses they don't necessarily deserve even though fixed CEO pay has flatlined over the past decade.... read more

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Trump govt shutdown threat draws criticism

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Asia stocks brush off Wall St slide

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Exxon accused of misleading public on climate change

Two Harvard University researchers who examined 187 documents, including Exxon internal memos, say the oil giant knew more than it publicly admitted about climate change.... read more

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Trump rebuked by Republicans after border wall funding threat spooks Wall St

US President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans rebuke him after his threat to shut down the US Government over funding for a border wall rattled markets.... read more

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Reject Shop’s biggest mistake

THE Reject Shop is living up to its name. As shoppers turn their backs, the chief executive is blaming one major error.... read more

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ACCC clears possible Ten takeover

LACHLAN Murdoch and Bruce Gordon are clear to make a takeover bid for the Ten Network after getting clearance from the competition regulator.... read more

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Boot camps stumble in a crowded field

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No problem with Murdoch-Gordon Ten takeover, says ACCC

The competition watchdog announces that it will not oppose a proposed bid for the Ten Network by current shareholders Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch.... read more

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’Sophisticated’ scammers launch multiple consumer attacks

BEWARE scammers impersonating government agencies. They are using better methods than ever before to target innocent Australians.... read more

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Inside Nine’s $203 million loss

IT just keeps getting worse for Nine Entertainment. The free-to-air broadcaster has shed serious cash despite an increase in its underlying profit.... read more

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Brutal reason shelves are empty

CUSTOMERS to this supermarket found largely empty shelves. And the reason why has caused fiery debate online.... read more

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Mortgage Choice profit up 13.5% to $22.2m

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Santos half-year loss narrows

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Nine posts $203.4m FY loss on writedowns

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Hidden message in resignation letter

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Wall St falls on President Trump's threat to shut down the US Government

Stocks on Wall Street fall after US President Donald Trump says he may shut down the US Government if he does not get funding to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.... read more

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Finance news you need to know today

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Former CIA officer wants to #BuyTwitter and #BanTrump

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is campaigning to crowdfund $1 billion to buy a controlling interest in Twitter and ban Donald Trump, saying the President's tweets "damage the country".... read more

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‘Trump unable to salvage administration’

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Private companies to cash in on Australia's dwindling foreign aid budget

With Australia's foreign aid budget decreasing, a selection of private companies will earn billions of dollars in picking up the work the Government once did itself.... read more

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Whole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon

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EU shoots down Berlusconi currency plans

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Could aerospace technology one day be Ipswich's top export?

The region looks to a high-tech export future as help is brought in to address stagnating employment opportunities.... read more

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North Korea’s scary new missiles

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Trump to talk ‘unity’ after wild rally

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Wall St drops on Trump's shutdown threats

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‘Back up, creep’: Hillary to Trump

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Euro, bond yields rise on business surveys

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Coded Trump threat you missed

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US shale gas drillers start to turn corner

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'Empty barrels': Police to investigate Nant whisky over fraud claims

Angry investors who purchased barrels of award-winning Nant whisky only to be left thousands of dollars out of pocket have been told Tasmania Police will launch a criminal investigation into the saga.... read more

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Shoppers reject Reject Shop's new products

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‘20 minutes a week is all you need’

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Sirtex shares drop on $26 million loss

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Welcome to the jungle: Woolies faces Amazon retail 'carnage'

Woolworths chief executive Brad Banducci acknowledges the looming threat of Amazon's Australian launch, warning it is a "material competitor".... read more

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How much you really need to earn

A NEW study has revealed how much it costs to enjoy a healthy standard of living in Australia. And many people are falling short.... read more

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