SUPREME COURT ORDERS OCTAVIAR GROUP TO WIND UP

THE Queensland Supreme Court has ordered the Octaviar Group of companies (formerly known as MFS Group) to be wound up immediately. The companies include Octaviar IHH Pty Ltd, Octaviar Investment Holdings (No 3) Pty Ltd, Erskine House Developments Pty Ltd, and Sunleisure Pty Ltd. The Su...

SUPREME COURT ORDERS OCTAVIAR GROUP TO WIND UP
CEOS BRAVE THE COLD TO RAISE $1.4 MILLION FOR THE HOMELESS
CEOS BRAVE THE COLD TO RAISE $1.4 MILLION FOR THE HOMELESS

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JENNIFER WESTACOTT ON BANK TAX: IT EXPOSES GOVERNMENT "DESPERATION"
JENNIFER WESTACOTT ON BANK TAX: IT EXPOSES GOVERNMENT "DESPERATION"

South Australia's new bank levy exposes the desperation of a government that is unable to get its own budget and ...

BASKETBALL'S COMEBACK CONTINUES WITH NBL CLUBS TO FACE OFF AGAINST CHINA'S NATIONAL TEAM
BASKETBALL'S COMEBACK CONTINUES WITH NBL CLUBS TO FACE OFF AGAINST CHINA'S NATIONAL TEAM

THE RESURGENCE of Australia's National Basketball League (NBL) continues with China's national team to play t...

ADELAIDE APARTMENT BREAKS OFF-THE-PLAN RECORD WITH $3M SALE
ADELAIDE APARTMENT BREAKS OFF-THE-PLAN RECORD WITH $3M SALE

AN apartment in 'The Adelaidean' residential development in Adelaide has sold for more than $3 million, which...

CABCHARGE GIVEN GREEN LIGHT TO BUY YELLOW CABS IN QUEENSLAND FOR $20M
CABCHARGE GIVEN GREEN LIGHT TO BUY YELLOW CABS IN QUEENSLAND FOR $20M

THE consumer watchdog will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Yellow Cabs in Queensland by taxi payment service C...

SLEEPING ROUGH IN THE NAME OF CHARITY: 170 BRISBANE BUSINESS LEADERS TAKE PART IN THE CEO SLEEPOUT
SLEEPING ROUGH IN THE NAME OF CHARITY: 170 BRISBANE BUSINESS LEADERS TAKE PART IN THE CEO SLEEPOUT

OVER 170 Brisbane CEOs and business leaders will brave the cold tonight to fight homelessness in what will be the big...

DOMESTIC TOURISM IN AUSTRALIA BREAKS RECORDS, INJECTS $61.7 BILLION INTO NATIONAL ECONOMY
DOMESTIC TOURISM IN AUSTRALIA BREAKS RECORDS, INJECTS $61.7 BILLION INTO NATIONAL ECONOMY

DOMESTIC Australian tourists have spent a record breaking $61.7 billion on intra and interstate travel this year, acc...

HOPGOODGANIM INVESTS IN EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE
HOPGOODGANIM INVESTS IN EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE

BRISBANE law firm HopgoodGanim has engaged Australia's largest governance advisory practice, Effective Governance...

THE DOCTORS WHO PLUNGED INTO THE SHARK TANK AND SURVIVED WITH A $500,000 INVESTMENT
THE DOCTORS WHO PLUNGED INTO THE SHARK TANK AND SURVIVED WITH A $500,000 INVESTMENT

THEIR mission is to change the face of cancer care with an app that empowers and connects patients and care givers...

IMF BRACES FOR BIG LOSS FOLLOWING WITHDRAWAL FROM SPOTLESS CLASS ACTION
IMF BRACES FOR BIG LOSS FOLLOWING WITHDRAWAL FROM SPOTLESS CLASS ACTION

LITIGATION fund IMF Bentham (ASX: IMF) is set to lose as much as half a million dollars after it ceases funding one o...

WAGERING GIANTS TABCORP AND TATTS GIVEN GREEN LIGHT FOR $11B MERGER
WAGERING GIANTS TABCORP AND TATTS GIVEN GREEN LIGHT FOR $11B MERGER

THE Competition Tribunal has approved Tabcorp's (ASX: TAH) $11bn takeover bid for Tatts (ASX: TTS) on the conditi...

MEET THE GUYS BRINGING NATURALLY SUGAR-FREE SOFT DRINK TO A DOMINO'S NEAR YOU
MEET THE GUYS BRINGING NATURALLY SUGAR-FREE SOFT DRINK TO A DOMINO'S NEAR YOU

WHEN Troy Douglas and Drew Bilbe began their beverage company six years ago, with naturally sugar free products at it...

SHARK ANDREW BANKS ON WHY AUSTRALIAN STARTUPS NEED TO GET A BIT OF AMERICAN ATTITUDE
SHARK ANDREW BANKS ON WHY AUSTRALIAN STARTUPS NEED TO GET A BIT OF AMERICAN ATTITUDE

HE'S a former thespian who borrowed $5,000 on two credit cards to get his first business off the ground in Sydney...

BUBS AUSTRALIA BOOSTS CHINESE PRESENCE, SHARES SURGE MORE THAN 13 PER CENT
BUBS AUSTRALIA BOOSTS CHINESE PRESENCE, SHARES SURGE MORE THAN 13 PER CENT

BUBS Australia Limited (ASX: BUB) has expanded its footprint in China after signing a strategic partnership with NetE...

SPOTLESS SHARES HOLD FIRM IN FACE OF ACCELERATED TAKEOVER BID BY DOWNER EDI
SPOTLESS SHARES HOLD FIRM IN FACE OF ACCELERATED TAKEOVER BID BY DOWNER EDI

ENGINEERING and maintenance firm Downer EDI (ASX: DOW) has waived all remaining outstanding defeating conditions to i...

CLASS ACTION TO BE LAUNCHED AGAINST MCMILLAN SHAKESPEARE OVER 'WORTHLESS' VEHICLE WARRANTIES
CLASS ACTION TO BE LAUNCHED AGAINST MCMILLAN SHAKESPEARE OVER 'WORTHLESS' VEHICLE WARRANTIES

AN $80 million class action will be launched against McMillan Shakespeare Group (ASX: MMS) over claims it issued &quo...

Companies

SUPREME COURT ORDERS OCTAVIAR GROUP TO WIND UP
SUPREME COURT ORDERS OCTAVIAR GROUP TO WIND UP

THE Queensland Supreme Court has ordered the Octaviar Group of companies (formerly known as MFS Group) to be wound...

Property

ADELAIDE APARTMENT BREAKS OFF-THE-PLAN RECORD WITH $3M SALE
ADELAIDE APARTMENT BREAKS OFF-THE-PLAN RECORD WITH $3M SALE

AN apartment in 'The Adelaidean' residential development in Adelaide has sold for more than $3 million, which...

Opinion

JENNIFER WESTACOTT ON BANK TAX: IT EXPOSES GOVERNMENT "DESPERATION"
JENNIFER WESTACOTT ON BANK TAX: IT EXPOSES GOVERNMENT "DESPERATION"

South Australia's new bank levy exposes the desperation of a government that is unable to get its own budget and ...

Leadership

CEOS BRAVE THE COLD TO RAISE $1.4 MILLION FOR THE HOMELESS
CEOS BRAVE THE COLD TO RAISE $1.4 MILLION FOR THE HOMELESS

MORE than 400 executives confronted the cold last night in the annual Vinnies CEO sleepout, which took place benea...

Entrepreneurship

THE DOCTORS WHO PLUNGED INTO THE SHARK TANK AND SURVIVED WITH A $500,000 INVESTMENT
THE DOCTORS WHO PLUNGED INTO THE SHARK TANK AND SURVIVED WITH A $500,000 INVESTMENT

THEIR mission is to change the face of cancer care with an app that empowers and connects patients and care givers...

Technology

THE DOCTORS WHO PLUNGED INTO THE SHARK TANK AND SURVIVED WITH A $500,000 INVESTMENT
THE DOCTORS WHO PLUNGED INTO THE SHARK TANK AND SURVIVED WITH A $500,000 INVESTMENT

THEIR mission is to change the face of cancer care with an app that empowers and connects patients and care givers...

HOPGOODGANIM INVESTS IN EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE
HOPGOODGANIM INVESTS IN EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE

BRISBANE law firm HopgoodGanim has engaged Australia's largest governance advisory practice, Effective Governance...

Finance

CONTROVERSIAL BANK LEVY SHOULD BE APPLIED TO OTHER BIG BUSINESSES, BOURIS SAYS
CONTROVERSIAL BANK LEVY SHOULD BE APPLIED TO OTHER BIG BUSINESSES, BOURIS SAYS

THE BANK LEVY imposed on the so-called 'Big Five' should be extended to include all government-licenced compa...

Marketing

SINORBIS ON TRACK TO PROMOTE AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS IN CHINA
SINORBIS ON TRACK TO PROMOTE AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS IN CHINA

AFTER an oversubscribed bidding round, digital marketing technology start-up Sinorbis is on track to deploy their new...

Executive Lifestyle

NEW VEHICLES - A LUXURY TRAP OR NECESSITY?
NEW VEHICLES - A LUXURY TRAP OR NECESSITY?

IT'S OFTEN said that the cars we drive say a lot about us, and we are sometimes unknowingly stereotyped by the...

Conference And Events

POLO BY THE SEA RETURNS TO HIGHLIGHT THE CORPORATE SOCIAL CALENDAR
POLO BY THE SEA RETURNS TO HIGHLIGHT THE CORPORATE SOCIAL CALENDAR

NOW IN its twelfth year, the popular Urban Polo circuit is returning to the Gold Coast, once again cementing itsel...

Video

NATIONAL STORAGE MD ANDREW CATSOULIS ON HOW TO GROW A FAMILY BUSINESS INTO A LISTED COMPANY
NATIONAL STORAGE MD ANDREW CATSOULIS ON HOW TO GROW A FAMILY BUSINESS INTO A LISTED COMPANY

IN his own words, Andrew Catsoulis describes his business as one that "doesn't cure cancer" or have ...

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