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Foodmach and Med-Con team up for 50 million surgical mask goal

Two companies from rural Victoria have joined forces to produce tens of millions of urgently needed surgical masks in response to the Covid-19 health crisis. Shepparton-based Med-Con used to be a major player in the production of surgical masks, but competition from China has led its ...

Foodmach and Med-Con team up for 50 million surgical mask goal
Foodmach and Med-Con team up for 50 million surgical mask goal
Foodmach and Med-Con team up for 50 million surgical mask goal

Two companies from rural Victoria have joined forces to produce tens of millions of urgently needed surgical masks...

Queensland manufacturer Evolve pivots to mask making
Queensland manufacturer Evolve pivots to mask making

Logan-based Evolve Group has been granted $1.2 million in financial assistance by the Queensland Government to beg...

Reece to raise $600m despite strong sales
Reece to raise $600m despite strong sales

Bathroom supplies distributor Reece (ASX: REH) is launching a pre-emptive $600 million capital raising even though...

McGrath closes offices, slashes executive pay in response to Covid-19 uncertainty
McGrath closes offices, slashes executive pay in response to Covid-19 uncertainty

McGrath (ASX: MEA) CEO Geoff Lucas will take a sizeable pay cut as his real estate group embarks on a crisis manag...

SEEK billings fall 60 per cent
SEEK billings fall 60 per cent

Online job postings provider SEEK (ASX: SEK) saw its billings in Australia, New Zealand and Asia (except China) fa...

Southern Cross Austereo to raise $169 million at massive discount
Southern Cross Austereo to raise $169 million at massive discount

A heavily discounted $169 million equity raise is the cornerstone of Southern Cross Austereo's (ASX: SXL) Covi...

Flight Centre to travel on with $700 million capital raising
Flight Centre to travel on with $700 million capital raising

Travel agency Flight Centre (ASX: FLT) is set for a significant dilution of ownership as it looks to raise $700 mi...

Growers welcome visa extensions to prevent "fruit rotting on trees" during pandemic
Growers welcome visa extensions to prevent "fruit rotting on trees" during pandemic

The fresh produce industry has applauded the Federal Government's decision to temporarily extend visas for vit...

Government to introduce mandatory commercial tenancy code of conduct
Government to introduce mandatory commercial tenancy code of conduct

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today announced a mandatory "give and take" tenancy code will be intro...

Remote working trend bolsters demand for Superloop
Remote working trend bolsters demand for Superloop

Cloud services connector Superloop (ASX: SLC) has experienced a "significant" increase in traffic across...

NSW Government announces $10,000 fast relief for small businesses
NSW Government announces $10,000 fast relief for small businesses

Small businesses impacted by Covid-19 shutdowns will receive grants of up to $10,000 under a new assistance scheme...

Servcorp stands down staff, suspends market guidance
Servcorp stands down staff, suspends market guidance

More than 100 team members at workspace provider Servcorp have been stood down as the company comes to terms with ...

Slater & Gordon files class action against Treasury Wine Estates
Slater & Gordon files class action against Treasury Wine Estates

Treasury Wine Estates (ASX: TWE) is now facing its second class action over a profit downgrade earlier this year w...

Real estate agents on notice for super advice
Real estate agents on notice for super advice

Australia's corporate regulator has promised to take action after real estate agents were found asking hard-do...

eBay adds BNPL capability with Afterpay partnership
eBay adds BNPL capability with Afterpay partnership

From today shoppers can take advantage of Afterpay's buy-now pay-later (BNPL) platform on online auction site ...

Retail Food Group frustrated by lack of landlord compassion
Retail Food Group frustrated by lack of landlord compassion

Retail Food Group (ASX: RFG) has come out swinging against its commercial landlords claiming an inherent power imb...

Free childcare for working families
Free childcare for working families

The Federal Government has today announced an extra $300 million in subsidies to allow free childcare for working ...

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Companies

Reece to raise $600m despite strong sales
Reece to raise $600m despite strong sales

Bathroom supplies distributor Reece (ASX: REH) is launching a pre-emptive $600 million capital raising even though...

Property

Real estate agents on notice for super advice
Real estate agents on notice for super advice

Australia's corporate regulator has promised to take action after real estate agents were found asking hard-do...

Opinion

The case for Endgame C: stop almost everything, restart when coronavirus is gone
The case for Endgame C: stop almost everything, restart when coronavirus is gone

  Nobody likes talking about the COVID-19 endgame, but we need to choose one. The appropriate interventio...

Leadership

A leader's guide to surviving coronavirus
A leader's guide to surviving coronavirus

As the coronavirus crisis sweeps the globe, I've had many people asking me: "Who would want to be a corpo...

Entrepreneurship

The best entrepreneurial decision I ever made
The best entrepreneurial decision I ever made

The entrepreneurial journey can be a lonely road. In my own experience, I found that at times the entrepreneur...

Technology

Remote working trend bolsters demand for Superloop
Remote working trend bolsters demand for Superloop

Cloud services connector Superloop (ASX: SLC) has experienced a "significant" increase in traffic across...

Slater & Gordon files class action against Treasury Wine Estates
Slater & Gordon files class action against Treasury Wine Estates

Treasury Wine Estates (ASX: TWE) is now facing its second class action over a profit downgrade earlier this year w...

Finance

Australian manufacturing bounces back as shoppers stockpile
Australian manufacturing bounces back as shoppers stockpile

Shoppers stockpiling essential household goods has given the Australian manufacturing industry a welcome boost. ...

Marketing

Localsearch vows to help Australian businesses stay afloat amidst Covid-19 crisis
Localsearch vows to help Australian businesses stay afloat amidst Covid-19 crisis

A Coronavirus Savings Package aimed at assisting tens of thousands of Australian businesses affected by the COVID-...

Executive Lifestyle

Superyacht trial to commence at Brisbane's Kangaroo Point
Superyacht trial to commence at Brisbane's Kangaroo Point

Kangaroo Point on the Brisbane River could soon be a hub for the world's most luxurious superyachts if a gover...

Conference And Events

Entertainment and hospitality industry haemorrhaging
Entertainment and hospitality industry haemorrhaging

Blues Fest in Byron Bay, Vivid Sydney 2020, and a string of corporate conferences and events around the country ha...

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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