Government offers $500,000 loans to drought-hit farm businesses

The Federal Government will be offering loans of up to $500,000 to help small farmers affected by drought pay for operating expenses and refinance existing debt. Minister for Drought and Rural Finance David Littleproud says the new Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) loan ...

Government offers $500,000 loans to drought-hit farm businesses

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Tourism body calls for positive campaign to counter $4.5 billion booking shortfall
Tourism body calls for positive campaign to counter $4.5 billion booking shortfall

Softened bookings from international tourists due to the bushfires could have an estimated $4.5 billion impact on ...

F45 Training files for US IPO
F45 Training files for US IPO

An Australian group workout class franchise that attracted an investment from Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg is now ...

Guzman y Gomez returns 'home' with launch in the US
Guzman y Gomez returns 'home' with launch in the US

Australian Tex-Mex restaurant chain Guzman y Gomez has launched its first ever restaurant in the United States. ...

Hotel SaaS SiteMinder joins unicorn club
Hotel SaaS SiteMinder joins unicorn club

The Australian tech scale-up scene is getting points on the board early this year after a recent equity raise lift...

'LinkedIn for music' Jaxsta hits play on groundbreaking deal
'LinkedIn for music' Jaxsta hits play on groundbreaking deal

The volume has been turned up a few decibels for music-tech start up Jaxsta (ASX: JXT) after signing a commercial ...

Carly moves up a gear into New Zealand
Carly moves up a gear into New Zealand

Car subscription company Carly has inked a deal with listed automotive company Turners Automotive Group (ASX: TRA)...

Will online boost and lab-grown diamonds mean a glistening future for Michael Hill?
Will online boost and lab-grown diamonds mean a glistening future for Michael Hill?

Sales rose by 3.3 per cent for iconic jeweller Michael Hill International (ASX: MHJ) in the second quarter wh...

The Iconic mega-facility opens doors for bushfire donation storage
The Iconic mega-facility opens doors for bushfire donation storage

Donors wanting to chip in for bushfire relief are often encouraged to give cash rather than physical goods, thus a...

Medicinal cannabis clinic company to list on the ASX
Medicinal cannabis clinic company to list on the ASX

Emerald Clinics, a company that specialises in cannabinoid treatments, has launched a $6-8 million IPO ahead of a ...

Corporate Travel Management completes $26.5m US acquisition
Corporate Travel Management completes $26.5m US acquisition

Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD) has successfully acquired a Texas-based travel services provider for USD$18...

Zip records strongest quarter to date
Zip records strongest quarter to date

Buy-now pay-later (BNPL) platform Zip Co (ASX: Z1P) has capped off its strongest quarter to date in Q2 FY20, with ...

Apollo sees bushfire fallout on the horizon for bottom line
Apollo sees bushfire fallout on the horizon for bottom line

Motorhome company Apollo Tourism & Leisure (ASX: ATL) faces a slowdown on two fronts as bushfires take their t...

NSW announces extended support for bushfire affected farmers
NSW announces extended support for bushfire affected farmers

The NSW Government is extending its support for farmers affected by the devastating bushfires as the number of liv...

Companies dig deep for wildlife rescue and recovery
Companies dig deep for wildlife rescue and recovery

With a University of Sydney researcher estimating more than one billion animals have been killed in Australia'...

Companies

Guzman y Gomez returns 'home' with launch in the US
Guzman y Gomez returns 'home' with launch in the US

Australian Tex-Mex restaurant chain Guzman y Gomez has launched its first ever restaurant in the United States. ...

Property

Ailing Evans Dixon US property fund reports further woes
Ailing Evans Dixon US property fund reports further woes

Evans Dixon's (ASX ED1) US Masters Residential Property Fund (ASX: URF) has been on rocky ground of late, and ...

Opinion

WeWork and the future of coworking spaces
WeWork and the future of coworking spaces

What does the future hold for coworking spaces in light of all the latest WeWork drama? Read on to find out. T...

Leadership

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest pledges $70 million to bushfire relief
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest pledges $70 million to bushfire relief

Billionaire Andrew Forrest (pictured) has pledged to donate $70 million toward the bushfire response and recovery ...

Entrepreneurship

Pegasus secures $28 million investment from US firm Accel-KKR
Pegasus secures $28 million investment from US firm Accel-KKR

Newcastle-based safety and competency tech company Pegasus has secured a $28 million capital injection from Silico...

Technology

'LinkedIn for music' Jaxsta hits play on groundbreaking deal
'LinkedIn for music' Jaxsta hits play on groundbreaking deal

The volume has been turned up a few decibels for music-tech start up Jaxsta (ASX: JXT) after signing a commercial ...

Smoothie Bombs' 'cybersquatting' case is a lesson for every business owner
Smoothie Bombs' 'cybersquatting' case is a lesson for every business owner

In this modern era, having a good product and a strong sales plan in place is just one part of the equation for re...

Finance

Zip Co to raise $60 million for global expansion and SME business
Zip Co to raise $60 million for global expansion and SME business

Buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) company Zip Co (ASX: Z1P) entered a trading halt this morning before announcing a $60 mil...

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

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

The top spots for hosting an unforgettable Christmas
The top spots for hosting an unforgettable Christmas

Your staff have worked hard all year and deserve to party! Want to know how you can make their Christmas unforgett...

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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