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A "heavy blow": Victorian lockdowns could cost economy $12b

The imposition of Stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne may shrink real GDP by $7 to $9 billion and push effective unemployment up to 13 per cent, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Combined with the impact of earlier Stage 3 restrictions in Melbourne, Morrison says the total hit to G...

A "heavy blow": Victorian lockdowns could cost economy $12b
High score: Mogul spikes as former Disney exec named CEO
High score: Mogul spikes as former Disney exec named CEO

Shares in listed esports company Mogul (ASX: ESH) are the highest they've been this year on the back of two hi...

Planning underway for Gold Coast Airport stage of light rail
Planning underway for Gold Coast Airport stage of light rail

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today confirmed a business case is now being planned for Stage 4 of t...

A "heavy blow": Victorian lockdowns could cost economy $12b
A "heavy blow": Victorian lockdowns could cost economy $12b

The imposition of Stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne may shrink real GDP by $7 to $9 billion and push effective une...

Health alerts issued in Newcastle as region records two new COVID-19 cases
Health alerts issued in Newcastle as region records two new COVID-19 cases

Two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have put Hunter New England Health (HNEH) on high alert for community transmis...

Scentre Group board salaries return to normal despite trying times for retail
Scentre Group board salaries return to normal despite trying times for retail

After reports it has been driving a hard bargain with tenants and expectations net operating cash flows will fall ...

Nick Scali beats COVID blues and tables a $42m profit
Nick Scali beats COVID blues and tables a $42m profit

At the beginning of 2020 Nick Scali (ASX: NCK) was bemoaning the state of consumer confidence in Australia, but ev...

Alliance Aviation soars with record profit
Alliance Aviation soars with record profit

A Brisbane-based airline with a strong focus on charter flights has defied the aviation sector's doom and gloo...

Man in his 30s among 15 new deaths in Victoria
Man in his 30s among 15 new deaths in Victoria

A man in his 30s is among the 15 new deaths from COVID-19 in Victoria today, representing the deadliest day in the...

Mandatory hotel quarantine for returning NSW residents from VIC
Mandatory hotel quarantine for returning NSW residents from VIC

The NSW State Government has today announced that as of 12:01am on Friday, NSW residents returning from Victoria w...

Blackbird Ventures raises $500m for Aussie and NZ startups
Blackbird Ventures raises $500m for Aussie and NZ startups

The Sydney-based venture capital (VC) fund that helped propel the likes of Canva and Culture Amp has recently comp...

Maggie Beer to launch vegan ready-to-eat range in Coles
Maggie Beer to launch vegan ready-to-eat range in Coles

A plant-based prepared meal range from iconic South Australian cook Maggie Beer will launch in Coles from mid-Octo...

Virgin axes 3,000 jobs and scraps Tigerair as airline plans recovery
Virgin axes 3,000 jobs and scraps Tigerair as airline plans recovery

A simplified business structure for Virgin Australia (ASX: VAH) will result in 3,000 jobs being lost as the compan...

Queensland declares all of NSW and ACT as hotspots
Queensland declares all of NSW and ACT as hotspots

Continuous attempts to break through Queensland's border controls have forced the State Government's hand ...

Nick Woolf appointed as AusCann CEO
Nick Woolf appointed as AusCann CEO

Nick Woolf (pictured) has been appointed as the new CEO of medicinal cannabis company AusCann (ASX: AC8), bringing...

Hotham and Falls Creek ski fields closed for the season
Hotham and Falls Creek ski fields closed for the season

The implementation of stricter rules to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Victoria has prompted the operator of the...

Perpetual cooling made possible with Alexium's new Phonon product
Perpetual cooling made possible with Alexium's new Phonon product

The following article is sponsored content in partnership with Alexium International Group. Business News Australi...

Health alerts issued across Adelaide, two new COVID-19 cases confirmed
Health alerts issued across Adelaide, two new COVID-19 cases confirmed

SA Health has issued three health alerts in Adelaide's northern suburbs after a new confirmed COVID-19 case at...

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High score: Mogul spikes as former Disney exec named CEO
High score: Mogul spikes as former Disney exec named CEO

Shares in listed esports company Mogul (ASX: ESH) are the highest they've been this year on the back of two hi...

Property

Coca-Cola Amatil to offload Brisbane logistics facility
Coca-Cola Amatil to offload Brisbane logistics facility

Coca-Cola Amatil (ASX: CCL) is looking to sell an industrial property in Brisbane's south on lease-back terms ...

Opinion

I survived COVID-19. Now let's talk about the mental health crisis it has exacerbated
I survived COVID-19. Now let's talk about the mental health crisis it has exacerbated

Research is suggesting that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is likely leading to a drastic rise in suicide ...

Leadership

In tomorrow's economy, leaders who innovate service and CX will have the upper hand
In tomorrow's economy, leaders who innovate service and CX will have the upper hand

With an increased shift to online transactions during COVID-19, service innovation and customer experience (CX) ar...

Entrepreneurship

Woolworths taps SendFX to power international money transfers
Woolworths taps SendFX to power international money transfers

SendFX has been selected by Woolworths's Employees Credit Union to offer members preferential exchange rates a...

Technology

Blackbird Ventures raises $500m for Aussie and NZ startups
Blackbird Ventures raises $500m for Aussie and NZ startups

The Sydney-based venture capital (VC) fund that helped propel the likes of Canva and Culture Amp has recently comp...

Harold Mitchell found guilty over involvement in Seven's Tennis Australia deal
Harold Mitchell found guilty over involvement in Seven's Tennis Australia deal

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has been successful in its case against Harold Mitchell...

Finance

Blackbird Ventures raises $500m for Aussie and NZ startups
Blackbird Ventures raises $500m for Aussie and NZ startups

The Sydney-based venture capital (VC) fund that helped propel the likes of Canva and Culture Amp has recently comp...

Marketing

Jennifer Hawkins the new brand ambassador at Bubs Australia
Jennifer Hawkins the new brand ambassador at Bubs Australia

TV presenter, model and entrepreneur Jennifer Hawkins will be the new face of goat's milk formula company Bubs...

Executive Lifestyle

Surfers Paradise Marriott set for $35m rebrand
Surfers Paradise Marriott set for $35m rebrand

The Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa will have a new name and look in December as part of a $35 million ...

Conference And Events

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre prepares to reopen
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre prepares to reopen

Green shoots are showing at one of Australia's preeminent conference and events spaces as the Gold Coast Conve...

Video

From Zambrero stores to TV comedy: SS Group enters the media kitchen
From Zambrero stores to TV comedy: SS Group enters the media kitchen

"Don't put all your eggs in one basket." It's the mantra young entrepreneurs Scott and Shae ...

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