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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 confirmed the numbers of no-shows at homes in Victoria are improving. Of the 1,150 home visits to people meant to be isolating conducted yesterday by the ADF and Health Depart...

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

Gary Weiss-backed ARA lifts bid for Cromwell
Gary Weiss-backed ARA lifts bid for Cromwell

ARA Group has today purchased around $61.6 million worth of Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW) shares on-market af...

Young Australians flock to Matt Barrie's Freelancer.com as job market flatlines
Young Australians flock to Matt Barrie's Freelancer.com as job market flatlines

According to Matt Barrie (pictured), there has never been a better time than now to start a new business. The ...

JobKeeper eligibility expanded with $15.6 billion added to the pool
JobKeeper eligibility expanded with $15.6 billion added to the pool

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (pictured) has announced changes to the JobKeeper program in response to Stage 4...

Ardent Leisure to reopen Dreamworld and WhiteWater World
Ardent Leisure to reopen Dreamworld and WhiteWater World

Ardent Leisure (ASX: ALG) has announced plans to reopen Dreamworld and WhiteWater World on the Gold Coast in ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wesfarmers and JB Hi-Fi reshuffle Victorian retail operations, Ingham's slows things down
Wesfarmers and JB Hi-Fi reshuffle Victorian retail operations, Ingham's slows things down

With Stage 4 restrictions coming into effect from 11:59pm tomorrow major retailers like Wesfarmers and JB Hi-Fi ar...

Victoria raises penalties as COVID-19 isolation breaches fail to improve
Victoria raises penalties as COVID-19 isolation breaches fail to improve

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has today announced on-the-spot fines of close to $5,000 for people who breach is...

Cromwell seeks link to Chinese billionaire Gordon Tang in ARA's $518m takeover bid
Cromwell seeks link to Chinese billionaire Gordon Tang in ARA's $518m takeover bid

Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW) is taking its defence against a hostile takeover bid to a new level as it seeks...

Companies

Gary Weiss-backed ARA lifts bid for Cromwell
Gary Weiss-backed ARA lifts bid for Cromwell

ARA Group has today purchased around $61.6 million worth of Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW) shares on-market af...

Property

Gary Weiss-backed ARA lifts bid for Cromwell
Gary Weiss-backed ARA lifts bid for Cromwell

ARA Group has today purchased around $61.6 million worth of Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW) shares on-market af...

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

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies
Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Let's not beat around the bush. The last 12 months have been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for cannabi...

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

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...

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

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

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

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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