Canada's marijuana legalisation a boon for Aussie companies

While Australia may be known globally for its pioneering spirit in sectors like mining, medical research, water management and technology, our local cannabis industry is being cultivated as the next frontier for savvy entrepreneurs.  The incoming trend is no more apparent than the sig...

Canada's marijuana legalisation a boon for Aussie companies

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Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC
Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC

After already dropping its price to get the Asia Pacific Data Centre Group (APDC) saga over and done wit...

Optus faces $10m in penalties for allegedly misleading customers
Optus faces $10m in penalties for allegedly misleading customers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is looking to hit Optus with $10 million in penalties af...

NAB sets aside $314m for customer compensation
NAB sets aside $314m for customer compensation

NAB (ASX: NAB) is the latest bank to set aside a large swathe of cash to compensate its customers. In total, N...

NEXTDC completes takeover of APDC Group
NEXTDC completes takeover of APDC Group

The long-running battle for control of Asia Pacific Data Centre (APDC) has come to an end with NEXTDC announcing i...

MGC Pharma gets green light for cannabis-based epilepsy drug
MGC Pharma gets green light for cannabis-based epilepsy drug

Listed medicinal cannabis company MGC Pharma (ASX: MXC) has reached another milestone in its mission to become a w...

Slater & Gordon launches 'Get Your Super Back' class action against Commonwealth Bank
Slater & Gordon launches 'Get Your Super Back' class action against Commonwealth Bank

Law firm Slater & Gordon (ASX: SGH) believes it could recoup more than $100 million for thousands of supe...

Centuria snaps up $521m in office properties
Centuria snaps up $521m in office properties

Real estate trust Centuria Metropolitan REIT (ASX: CMA) has entered unconditional agreements to acquire $520.9 mil...

More than 50 new Taco Bell stores to open around Australia
More than 50 new Taco Bell stores to open around Australia

It's a staple of the American diet, and soon more of Australia will get to bite into a burrito from the world-...

GO1: The tech tiger that changed its stripes
GO1: The tech tiger that changed its stripes

With financial backing from the likes of Steve Baxter, SEEK, Oxford University and Y Combinator in Silicon Va...

To infinity and beyond: Inside Australia's "space renaissance" and the entrepreneurs driving it
To infinity and beyond: Inside Australia's "space renaissance" and the entrepreneurs driving it

When James and Adam Gilmour were kids, they didn't necessarily have any wild dreams of one day becoming astron...

Max Brenner enters voluntary administration
Max Brenner enters voluntary administration

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Vicinity sells 10 centres for $573m to SCA Property Group
Vicinity sells 10 centres for $573m to SCA Property Group

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Gig Economy: Discover the movers and shakers in freelance job postings
Gig Economy: Discover the movers and shakers in freelance job postings

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ASX riding 'high' on new cannabis deals, acquisitions and developments
ASX riding 'high' on new cannabis deals, acquisitions and developments

With Canada fast outpacing the world in the cannabis industry, and the United States hot on its northern neighbour...

Companies

Canada's marijuana legalisation a boon for Aussie companies
Canada's marijuana legalisation a boon for Aussie companies

While Australia may be known globally for its pioneering spirit in sectors like mining, medical research, water ma...

Property

Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC
Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC

After already dropping its price to get the Asia Pacific Data Centre Group (APDC) saga over and done wit...

Opinion

Why your business needs to capitalise on Australia's fastest growing food movement
Why your business needs to capitalise on Australia's fastest growing food movement

It's the food movement that goes by many names. Whether you call it plant-based or cruelty-free, the vegan...

Leadership

Crucial lessons from the C-suite: Grow yourself to grow your company
Crucial lessons from the C-suite: Grow yourself to grow your company

It took three years of building a successful medical device startup company before Nina Quinn was headhunted to be...

Entrepreneurship

Meet MaMilk: the innovative new Australian hemp milk
Meet MaMilk: the innovative new Australian hemp milk

One year on from the legalisation of hemp in food products the sector is showing signs of innovation. Currentl...

Technology

Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC
Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC

After already dropping its price to get the Asia Pacific Data Centre Group (APDC) saga over and done wit...

Optus faces $10m in penalties for allegedly misleading customers
Optus faces $10m in penalties for allegedly misleading customers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is looking to hit Optus with $10 million in penalties af...

Finance

Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC
Default deals parting blow to 360 Capital in NEXTDC saga over APDC

After already dropping its price to get the Asia Pacific Data Centre Group (APDC) saga over and done wit...

Marketing

ACCC slams Trivago alleging it misled consumers
ACCC slams Trivago alleging it misled consumers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has taken aim at online airfare and hotel aggregator Tri...

Executive Lifestyle

The Test Drive that's designed to help you stand out from the crowd
The Test Drive that's designed to help you stand out from the crowd

An undergraduate degree was once a distinguishing feature of employability and a person's skills in the busine...

Conference And Events

Nine ways to inject fun into corporate team building
Nine ways to inject fun into corporate team building

Choose from a range of corporate team building activities that your staff will love at RACV Resorts and Clubs. ...

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HOW KATE MOSS AND A SENSE OF SENSE OF HUMOUR HELPED AN ENTREPRENEUR TO LAND A DEAL ON SHARK TANK
HOW KATE MOSS AND A SENSE OF SENSE OF HUMOUR HELPED AN ENTREPRENEUR TO LAND A DEAL ON SHARK TANK

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