ASF UNVEILS TRAFFIC PLANS FOR THE SPIT

A SECOND bridge over the Nerang River is the centrepiece of the ASF Consortium's plan to improve traffic flow at The Spit as it pursues plans for a $3 billion casino and resort next to Sea World.

Traffic is already an issue for The Spit, making the consortium's plans a key part of...

ASF UNVEILS TRAFFIC PLANS FOR THE SPIT
BHP AND VALE EDGE CLOSER TO $47.5 BILLION SAMARCO DAM DISASTER SETTLEMENT
BHP AND VALE EDGE CLOSER TO $47.5 BILLION SAMARCO DAM DISASTER SETTLEMENT

BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) and Brazilian mining company Vale have entered into a preliminary agreement with Brazilian fe...

BLK SPORT FOUNDER TYRON BRANT REMAINS CEO UNDER NEW OWNERS
BLK SPORT FOUNDER TYRON BRANT REMAINS CEO UNDER NEW OWNERS

BLK Sport has been purchased from receivers McGrathNicol by a private consortium composed of a TimorLeste-based oi...

CARSALES CEO RETIRES AS NEW COMPETITOR COX FINALISES MERGER
CARSALES CEO RETIRES AS NEW COMPETITOR COX FINALISES MERGER

CARSALES will have a new CEO as it takes on a fresh challenger to its crown as the dominant online car sales portal i...

CSL'S PROFIT UPGRADE CAUSES SHARES TO SOAR
CSL'S PROFIT UPGRADE CAUSES SHARES TO SOAR

HEALTHCARE giant CSL Limited's (ASX: CSL) share price climbed 12.5 per cent after the company almost doubled i...

DATA#3 TRADES AT 12-MONTH HIGH AS PROFIT GROWS
DATA#3 TRADES AT 12-MONTH HIGH AS PROFIT GROWS

DATA#3 expects net profit before tax to rise 30 per cent in the first half of FY17, meeting its guidance for the p...

BUSINESS CONFIDENCE AT A SIX-YEAR HIGH
BUSINESS CONFIDENCE AT A SIX-YEAR HIGH

SMALL and medium businesses have entered 2017 with their confidence at a six-year high, building on strong gains m...

CRITICS CALL FOR MORE INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS ON BLUE SKY BOARD
CRITICS CALL FOR MORE INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS ON BLUE SKY BOARD

BLUE Sky Alternative Investments (ASX: BLA) has defended its governance and valuation processes in response to severa...

BEGA PAYS $460 MILLION FOR VEGEMITE TO BRING THE ICONIC BRAND BACK UNDER AUSTRALIAN OWNERSHIP
BEGA PAYS $460 MILLION FOR VEGEMITE TO BRING THE ICONIC BRAND BACK UNDER AUSTRALIAN OWNERSHIP

VEGEMITE is back under Australian ownership after Bega Cheese (ASX: BGA) agreed to buy Mondelez International's A...

GUVERA ESCAPES WIND-UP ORDER
GUVERA ESCAPES WIND-UP ORDER

GUVERA has avoided being wound up after a claim for a $1.78 million debt by Kwong Properties was dismissed at the ...

CONSUMERS PESSIMISTIC ENTERING 2017
CONSUMERS PESSIMISTIC ENTERING 2017

CONSUMER confidence remains at its weakest point since April 2016, according to the latest Westpac Melbourne Institut...

WESFARMERS' COAL BUSINESS ON FIRE
WESFARMERS' COAL BUSINESS ON FIRE

WESFARMERS (ASX: WES) has lifted its first-half profit guidance due to surging coal prices and higher than expected c...

SIXTH CONSECUTIVE RECORD PROFIT FOR AP EAGERS
SIXTH CONSECUTIVE RECORD PROFIT FOR AP EAGERS

AP EAGERS (ASX: APE) will beat guidance with its sixth-consecutive record profit when it reports its full year result...

WINDSCREEN COMPANY SMASHED WITH BIG FINE FOR UNDERPAYING WORKERS
WINDSCREEN COMPANY SMASHED WITH BIG FINE FOR UNDERPAYING WORKERS

AN Adelaide car windscreens company and its director have been penalised almost $85,000 after exploiting seven employ...

GROUPTOGETHER A GIFT FOR TIME-POOR PARENTS
GROUPTOGETHER A GIFT FOR TIME-POOR PARENTS

JULIE Tylman and Ali Linz have taken the stress out of gift giving by creating GroupTogether, an online platform whic...

SIRTEX CEO DISMISSED FOLLOWING SHARE TRADING PROBE
SIRTEX CEO DISMISSED FOLLOWING SHARE TRADING PROBE

SIRTEX Medical Ltd (ASX: SRX) has sacked its chief executive officer, Gilman Wong (pictured), following an investigat...

SANTA DELIVERS KOGAN A GIFT
SANTA DELIVERS KOGAN A GIFT

KOGAN.COM (ASX: KGN) has exceeded its expectations and reported another strong quarter of trade.

The online retail...

Companies

BHP AND VALE EDGE CLOSER TO $47.5 BILLION SAMARCO DAM DISASTER SETTLEMENT
BHP AND VALE EDGE CLOSER TO $47.5 BILLION SAMARCO DAM DISASTER SETTLEMENT

BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) and Brazilian mining company Vale have entered into a preliminary agreement with Brazilian fe...

Property

RETIREMENT VILLAGE PLANNED FOR $6 MILLION MAROOCHYDORE SITE
RETIREMENT VILLAGE PLANNED FOR $6 MILLION MAROOCHYDORE SITE

AURA Australia Management has purchased a 9,154sqm site in Maroochydore for $6 million to build an apartment-style re...

Opinion

RISE OF STARTUP SUPPORT PROGRAMS NOT AS ROSY AT IT SEEMS
RISE OF STARTUP SUPPORT PROGRAMS NOT AS ROSY AT IT SEEMS

ENTREPRENEURIAL cultivation companies in Australia are appearing quickly, but questions have been raised about whe...

Leadership

SCREEN QUEENSLAND CEO TRACEY VIEIRA RESETS THE STAGE FOR FILM SUCCESS
SCREEN QUEENSLAND CEO TRACEY VIEIRA RESETS THE STAGE FOR FILM SUCCESS

TRACEY VIEIRA has led Screen Queensland to three of its best years since taking over as CEO in 2014, bringing the ...

Entrepreneurship

GROUPTOGETHER A GIFT FOR TIME-POOR PARENTS
GROUPTOGETHER A GIFT FOR TIME-POOR PARENTS

JULIE Tylman and Ali Linz have taken the stress out of gift giving by creating GroupTogether, an online platform whic...

Technology

FOUR WAYS YOU SHOULD PROTECT YOUR IT SYSTEMS FROM EXTREME WEATHER
FOUR WAYS YOU SHOULD PROTECT YOUR IT SYSTEMS FROM EXTREME WEATHER

SHANNON Overs, co-founder of onPlatinum ICT, sees it too often, perhaps half a dozen times per year businesses tha...

Finance

BUDDY UP FOR COVER WITH NEW INSURANCE MODEL
BUDDY UP FOR COVER WITH NEW INSURANCE MODEL

A GERMAN peer-to-peer insurance platform is heading to Australia in a bid to make the industry more 'friendly&...

Marketing

NEW RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SHARE PRICES
NEW RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SHARE PRICES

COMPANIES that reach investors through social media can lead them closer to the decision to invest, says new research...

Executive Lifestyle

KNOWLEDGE WORKERS AMONG MOST SOUGHT AFTER IN 2017
KNOWLEDGE WORKERS AMONG MOST SOUGHT AFTER IN 2017

BUSINESSES searching for efficiencies and improved systems are in search of knowledge workers early this year, say...

Conference And Events

QUEENSLAND CITIES CEMENT TOURISM HOTSPOT STATUS
QUEENSLAND CITIES CEMENT TOURISM HOTSPOT STATUS

THE tourism industry in Queensland has shone in the past year, with Brisbane and the Gold Coast remaining two of t...

Video

BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY
BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY

WHEN digital strategist Andy Fyffe felt like he missed the boat for the last big thing in tech, he pledged to seiz...

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