The hyper-competitive buy now, pay later space is set for more changes, with a leading Australian firm eyeing up the purchase of its US-focused rival.
Nearly half of all commonwealth rent assistance recipients are still experiencing housing stress, a Productivity Commission report has found.
The Australian sharemarket continued its dire start to the year with mining and technology firms among the hardest hit on Monday.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has been forced to apologise live on air after saying people “aren’t dying” from COVID-19, despite record-breaking death statistics.
Cashed-up West Australians are putting more of their money away for a rainy day than anyone else in Australia, despite experiencing fewer lockdowns and COVID cases.
Australian business leaders are more alarmed about climate change than ever, with a report finding a big opinion shift in just eight months.
The value of Australia’s coalminers has rattled around violently as investors weigh sky-high commodity prices and strong demand against a wet Queensland summer and corona-fuelled supply chain woes.
Peter Dutton has put ‘bully’ nations on notice ahead of high level defence talks with the UK.
Those most affected by the Omicron-fuelled spending slump across NSW could soon receive government money. Here’s how.
ANZ Bank has put more pressure on home loan rates and matched Westpac's lowest variable rate.
The Prime Minister has responded to rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine, as the threat of a military invasion looms.
Jobseekers are enjoying the best labour market in almost 14 years, with the unemployment rate falling further as employers scramble to secure workers.
Rebecca Le May
Westpac chief economist Bill Evans expects Australia’s central bank will begin its interest rate tightening cycle in August with a 15 basis point hike as strong jobs growth drives faster inflation.
Queensland’s peak business group has revealed the cost of Omicron as the state suffers from a desperate rapid antigen test shortage.
Jacqui Lambie has issued a desperate plea for troops to be used in a new way with Omicron pushing hospitals to breaking point.
Covid-19 staff shortages have already dented BHP’s iron ore and coal output in WA and Queensland, even before the west opens the border floodgates.
Australian household sentiment dropped this month in response to a surge of coronavirus cases that exacerbated existing supply chain problems and prompted shoppers to turn more cautious.
Centrelink recipients could soon be called upon to help solve one big problem following a crisis meeting with senior industry figures.
Details of a horrific workplace accident in Melbourne have been revealed, with a forklift driver dying in the incident.
More Australians are trading in cryptocurrency, but most still see it as a ‘very risky’ investment and say this is why they dabble in the digital currency.
Wages are expected to finally grow faster than prices next year. Here’s a list of the jobs that will see the biggest increase.
Rebecca Le May and Ellen Ransley
The corporate watchdog fears floggers pushing a switch to self-managed superannuation funds so people can punt retirement savings on high-risk cryptocurrency plays.
The army of people needed to grow, process, transport, prepare and deliver food to your door has been decimated by Omicron, with no quick fix for a system that sells itself as just that.
Brittany Higgins has slammed the government’s deadline for a plan to end violence against women, labelling it “breathtakingly disrespectful”.
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