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Gold Coast tourism bookings return to 2019 levels

The Gold Coast tourism industry is showing signs of recovery following the slump of COVID19 restrictions, with Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk claiming bookings are back on track. "My information is that Gold Coast bookings are basically the same as this time last year, ...

Gold Coast tourism bookings return to 2019 levels
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Afterpay to raise $800m as co-founders cash in
Afterpay to raise $800m as co-founders cash in

Buy-now pay-later (BNPL) giant Afterpay (ASX: APT) will ride significant FY20 sales growth with an $800 million ca...

4000 people sign up for WA COVID-19 vaccine trial, doses begin
4000 people sign up for WA COVID-19 vaccine trial, doses begin

The trial is one of just 15 worldwide that have gone beyond the pre-clinical stage. More than 4,000 people hav...

ASIC grants Wilson permission to proceed with Keybridge takeover
ASIC grants Wilson permission to proceed with Keybridge takeover

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has greenlit Wilson Asset Management's (ASX: WAM) a...

WA Premier calls for flight cap, urges PM to withdraw support of Clive Palmer's High Court challenge
WA Premier calls for flight cap, urges PM to withdraw support of Clive Palmer's High Court challenge

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has formally requested a cap on international arrivals into Perth Airport ...

Virgin Australia bondholders cry foul over Bain Capital takeover
Virgin Australia bondholders cry foul over Bain Capital takeover

Two large unsecured creditors of Virgin Australia (ASX: VAH) have called on the Takeovers Panel to intervene in th...

Exporters to receive $240m in extra funding as freight support extended
Exporters to receive $240m in extra funding as freight support extended

Australia's exporters have been thrown a line thanks to the Federal Government's decision to extend a frei...

Lovisa reopens stores but exits Spanish market
Lovisa reopens stores but exits Spanish market

Jewellery retailer Lovisa (ASX: LOV) has now reopened the vast majority of stores worldwide following closures spa...

FDA approves four new Cochlear products
FDA approves four new Cochlear products

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved four new products from hearing implant technology company C...

Victoria is on the precipice of an uncontrolled coronavirus outbreak. Will the new measures work?
Victoria is on the precipice of an uncontrolled coronavirus outbreak. Will the new measures work?

I recently wrote about Victoria's surge in COVID-19 cases. On that day, Victoria recorded 11 new infections, a...

Alterity Therapeutics market cap skyrockets from $18m to $333m in one day
Alterity Therapeutics market cap skyrockets from $18m to $333m in one day

Update 2 July, 2020: After this story was published, Alterity Therapeutics announced the proposed issue of more th...

Survival of the smallest? Retail's post-COVID-19 future
Survival of the smallest? Retail's post-COVID-19 future

A consumer behaviour expert believes large retailers and shopping centres will face challenges as people spend les...

AMP completes sale of life insurance business for $3 billion
AMP completes sale of life insurance business for $3 billion

AMP (ASX: APM) will exit the life insurance business after 170 years after completing the sale of AMP Life to New ...

Lendlease to book at least $230m loss as COVID-19 devaluations bite
Lendlease to book at least $230m loss as COVID-19 devaluations bite

Property project developer Lendlease (ASX: LLC) has joined the likes of Stockland (ASX: SGP) and Mirvac&...

Companies

Afterpay to raise $800m as co-founders cash in
Afterpay to raise $800m as co-founders cash in

Buy-now pay-later (BNPL) giant Afterpay (ASX: APT) will ride significant FY20 sales growth with an $800 million ca...

Property

Two Kaufland properties sold to Woolworths, Aventus
Two Kaufland properties sold to Woolworths, Aventus

ASX-listed companies are picking up some of the first pieces from the surprise exit of German retailer Kaufland ea...

Opinion

Victoria is on the precipice of an uncontrolled coronavirus outbreak. Will the new measures work?
Victoria is on the precipice of an uncontrolled coronavirus outbreak. Will the new measures work?

I recently wrote about Victoria's surge in COVID-19 cases. On that day, Victoria recorded 11 new infections, a...

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

From zero to $3 million: Nicole Shiraz reflects on Boss Ladies sale
From zero to $3 million: Nicole Shiraz reflects on Boss Ladies sale

After founding her luxury handbag rental company Boss Ladies in January 2019, in a short space of time Nicole Shir...

Technology

Federal Government to pump $1.35 billion into Nation's cyber security capabilities
Federal Government to pump $1.35 billion into Nation's cyber security capabilities

More than $1.35 billion will be invested into the nation's cyber security capabilities over the next decade by...

Former Quantum Resources CEO charged with insider trading
Former Quantum Resources CEO charged with insider trading

The former CEO and director of gold mining company Quantum Resources (now known as Nova Minerals (ASX: NVA) has be...

Finance

BAF one step closer to exit from Blue Sky management after long delays
BAF one step closer to exit from Blue Sky management after long delays

Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund (ASX: BAF) has finally resolved issues that were holding back a management chang...

Marketing

Survival of the smallest? Retail's post-COVID-19 future
Survival of the smallest? Retail's post-COVID-19 future

A consumer behaviour expert believes large retailers and shopping centres will face challenges as people spend les...

Executive Lifestyle

Photo Auction to take emerging Australian artists to the world
Photo Auction to take emerging Australian artists to the world

With its launch into Australia last November, Photo Auction hoped to add yet another market to its fast-growing fo...

Conference And Events

Versatility, size and service make the GCCEC a premium Australian venue
Versatility, size and service make the GCCEC a premium Australian venue

To be able to generate a healthy $327 million in economic benefits in just one year for the Gold Coast is no easy ...

Video

Adelaide robo-welders K-TIG list on the ASX
Adelaide robo-welders K-TIG list on the ASX

Following an oversubscribed $7 million capital raise Adelaide-based disruptors K-TIG have listed on the ASX under ...

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