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1300 Smiles emerges from shutdowns with higher profits "than ever before"

Shares in Townsville-headquartered dental group 1300 SMILES (ASX: ONT) continued their bull run today to reach pre-pandemic levels, following a 22 per cent lift in EBITDA to $16.2 million for FY20. Around $1.27 million of that EBITDA can however be explained by JobKeeper, which appears to ...

1300 Smiles emerges from shutdowns with higher profits "than ever before"
1300 Smiles emerges from shutdowns with higher profits "than ever before"
1300 Smiles emerges from shutdowns with higher profits "than ever before"

Shares in Townsville-headquartered dental group 1300 SMILES (ASX: ONT) continued their bull run today to reach pre...

NT border closed for a further 18 months
NT border closed for a further 18 months

The Northern Territory's hard border restrictions will stay in place for at least a further 18 months and will...

Over the Wire to acquire Fonebox, Zintel brands for $36m
Over the Wire to acquire Fonebox, Zintel brands for $36m

Telecommunications and IT solutions provider Over the Wire Holdings (ASX: OTW) is consolidating market share throu...

IVE Group to lose millions as Coles ditches printed catalogues
IVE Group to lose millions as Coles ditches printed catalogues

Just nine months after spending $25 million on a catalogue distribution business, one of IVE Group's (ASX: IGL...

Reckon to merge with US legal-tech startup Zebraworks
Reckon to merge with US legal-tech startup Zebraworks

The legal division of cloud-based accounting software developer Reckon (ASX: RKN) will gain access to the US marke...

FDA throws wet blanket on Mesoblast's treatment for bone marrow transplant condition
FDA throws wet blanket on Mesoblast's treatment for bone marrow transplant condition

Before pivoting to find a treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients suffering from severe acute respirat...

SCA Property profits fall as specialty retailers struggle to pay rent
SCA Property profits fall as specialty retailers struggle to pay rent

Supermarkets have benefited from consumers flooding small suburban shopping centres during the pandemic, but the r...

A contentious NSW gas project is weeks away from approval. Here are 3 reasons it should be rejected
A contentious NSW gas project is weeks away from approval. Here are 3 reasons it should be rejected

New South Wales planning authorities relied on flawed evidence when backing a highly controversial coal seam gas p...

Sydney Airport to raise $2b to mitigate major loss
Sydney Airport to raise $2b to mitigate major loss

As uncertainty reigns supreme in the air travel sector, Sydney Airport (ASX: SYD) has announced a $2 billion equit...

WA Government backs plans for Perth's "once-in-a-lifetime" port project
WA Government backs plans for Perth's "once-in-a-lifetime" port project

The Western Australian Government has endorsed the independent Westport Taskforce's recommendations for a...

Sigma Healthcare offloads two DCs for $172m
Sigma Healthcare offloads two DCs for $172m

One of Australia's largest pharmaceutical suppliers and retailers, Sigma Healthcare (ASX: SIG), is set to cut ...

Emerald Clinics enters UK cannabis data deal with Canopy Growth subsidiary
Emerald Clinics enters UK cannabis data deal with Canopy Growth subsidiary

Despite all the hype internationally around medicinal cannabis as legislators start to look more favourably on its...

Atomo rapid COVID-19 test approved by TGA
Atomo rapid COVID-19 test approved by TGA

Atomo Diagnostics (ASX: AT1) expects to soon start selling its rapid COVID-19 antibody blood test in Australi...

AF Legal founder steps aside from MD role to focus on client acquisition tech
AF Legal founder steps aside from MD role to focus on client acquisition tech

On the same day AF Legal (ASX: AFL) has announced sales and profit growth as it expands its family law practices n...

Online profits push Adairs shares to new record highs
Online profits push Adairs shares to new record highs

Shareholders in bedding and interiors retailer Adairs (ASX: ADH) have seen their portfolios decorated with so...

Qantas share purchase plan falls short by $428m
Qantas share purchase plan falls short by $428m

Melbourne lockdowns and further flight restrictions have put a drag force on Qantas Airways' (ASX: QAN) planne...

Doorknocking no-show numbers drop in Melbourne as lockdowns take effect
Doorknocking no-show numbers drop in Melbourne as lockdowns take effect

Following the Australian Defence Force's largest single day effort of doorknocking, Premier Daniel Andrews has...

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1300 Smiles emerges from shutdowns with higher profits "than ever before"
1300 Smiles emerges from shutdowns with higher profits "than ever before"

Shares in Townsville-headquartered dental group 1300 SMILES (ASX: ONT) continued their bull run today to reach pre...

Property

SCA Property profits fall as specialty retailers struggle to pay rent
SCA Property profits fall as specialty retailers struggle to pay rent

Supermarkets have benefited from consumers flooding small suburban shopping centres during the pandemic, but the r...

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A contentious NSW gas project is weeks away from approval. Here are 3 reasons it should be rejected
A contentious NSW gas project is weeks away from approval. Here are 3 reasons it should be rejected

New South Wales planning authorities relied on flawed evidence when backing a highly controversial coal seam gas p...

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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

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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...

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Over the Wire to acquire Fonebox, Zintel brands for $36m
Over the Wire to acquire Fonebox, Zintel brands for $36m

Telecommunications and IT solutions provider Over the Wire Holdings (ASX: OTW) is consolidating market share throu...

AF Legal founder steps aside from MD role to focus on client acquisition tech
AF Legal founder steps aside from MD role to focus on client acquisition tech

On the same day AF Legal (ASX: AFL) has announced sales and profit growth as it expands its family law practices n...

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Magellan to merge global funds into $15.6 billion trust
Magellan to merge global funds into $15.6 billion trust

Magellan Global Trust (ASX: MGG) aims to improve the liquidity and value of its offering through an unorthodox pla...

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IVE Group to lose millions as Coles ditches printed catalogues
IVE Group to lose millions as Coles ditches printed catalogues

Just nine months after spending $25 million on a catalogue distribution business, one of IVE Group's (ASX: IGL...

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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 ...

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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...

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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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