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Adelaide's Detmold Group to produce millions of respirator and surgical masks

A South Australian food packaging company famous for its Detpak brand will pivot to manufacturing surgical and respirator masks to assist in the fight against Covid-19. Up to 160 extra staff will be hired at Detmold's Adelaide factory to produce 100 million masks for the Federal Govern...

Adelaide's Detmold Group to produce millions of respirator and surgical masks
Virgin Australia proposes $1.4 billion bailout from Federal Government
Virgin Australia proposes $1.4 billion bailout from Federal Government

Virgin Australia (ASX: VAH) has proposed a $1.4 billion bailout from the Federal Government so it can position its...

EML Payments nabs $189m discount for European acquisition
EML Payments nabs $189m discount for European acquisition

Prepaid card solutions provider EML Payments (ASX: EML) have skyrocketed by more than 60 per cent today following ...

Economic domino effect takes its toll on advertising giant WWP
Economic domino effect takes its toll on advertising giant WWP

With the Australian economy slowing down, especially with regard to retail and other businesses deemed 'non-es...

Johnson & Johnson sets ambitious Covid-19 vaccine target
Johnson & Johnson sets ambitious Covid-19 vaccine target

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has teamed up with a government office to commit more than...

15-minute coronavirus test turns fortunes for Cellmid
15-minute coronavirus test turns fortunes for Cellmid

When the share market closed on Friday a little-known Australian life sciences company called Cellmid (ASX: CDY) w...

LiveHire called up to assist with QLD Government staff redeployments
LiveHire called up to assist with QLD Government staff redeployments

As the fight against Covid-19 intensifies Melbourne-based talent acquisition platform LiveHire (ASX: LVH) has been...

Rex calls force majeure and cancels Queensland flights
Rex calls force majeure and cancels Queensland flights

In a strange turn of events regional airline Regional Express (ASX: REX) has announced it will shut down its Queen...

Wesfarmers sells chunk of Coles for $1 billion
Wesfarmers sells chunk of Coles for $1 billion

Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) has sold 5.2 per cent of issued capital in supermarket Coles Group (ASX: COL) for $1.06 bill...

PM announces moratorium on evictions, gatherings restricted to two persons only
PM announces moratorium on evictions, gatherings restricted to two persons only

Australian commercial and residential tenants impacted by Covid-19 have been given a six month reprieve as the cou...

Myer stores closed, 10,000 staff stood down
Myer stores closed, 10,000 staff stood down

Department store Myer (ASX: MYR) is the latest retailer to shut down in the face of strict gathering restrictions and...

Rex rescued by $198 million government assistance package
Rex rescued by $198 million government assistance package

Australia's regional airlines will be kept in the sky after the Federal Government announced a $198 million Re...

US stimulus package includes US$350 billion for job restoration and retention
US stimulus package includes US$350 billion for job restoration and retention

US President Donald Trump passed an historic US$2.2 trillion (AUD$3.56 trillion) stimulus package on Friday night ...

Carlton & United Breweries donates hand sanitiser to health workers
Carlton & United Breweries donates hand sanitiser to health workers

Australia's largest brewer has announced it will donate 20,000 litres of hand sanitiser to frontline medi...

Stamford to temporarily close five hotels in Australia and New Zealand
Stamford to temporarily close five hotels in Australia and New Zealand

A number of Stamford Hotels and Resorts hotels around the country will close in response to the Covid-19 crisis. ...

Storm Financial directors lose appeal
Storm Financial directors lose appeal

A Federal Court has confirmed the directors of Townsville-based Storm Financial breached their duties in advice to...

PM wants businesses to "hibernate" until recovery, forced quarantine for new arrivals
PM wants businesses to "hibernate" until recovery, forced quarantine for new arrivals

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will introduce a third stimulus package to put businesses into 'hibernation'...

Companies

EML Payments nabs $189m discount for European acquisition
EML Payments nabs $189m discount for European acquisition

Prepaid card solutions provider EML Payments (ASX: EML) have skyrocketed by more than 60 per cent today following ...

Property

Brisbane shopping centre sold for $84.5m
Brisbane shopping centre sold for $84.5m

The Great Western Super Centre in the Brisbane suburb of Keperra has been acquired for $84.5 million. The sale...

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

Genetic Signatures sends first shipments of Covid-19 testing kits
Genetic Signatures sends first shipments of Covid-19 testing kits

Specialist molecular diagnostics company Genetic Signatures (ASX: GSS) is sending its first shipments of a new Cov...

Cash Converters settles class action for $42.5 million
Cash Converters settles class action for $42.5 million

Nearly 70,000 Queensland Cash Converters customers will share in the spoils of a $42.5 million class action settle...

Finance

New $66.1 billion stimulus package for businesses and households
New $66.1 billion stimulus package for businesses and households

The Federal Government has announced a third stimulus package targeted at those receiving government benefits and ...

Marketing

Struggling Adcorp to bid adieu to the ASX
Struggling Adcorp to bid adieu to the ASX

The ad agency has long been propped up by majority shareholder and chairman Ian Rodwell, but soon it will fre...

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

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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