Unemployment rate stays at 6yr low of 5%
The unemployment rate kept steady at a six-year low of 5.0 per cent in October, with the number of people with jobs growing by 32,800, according to the ABS.
Bulk grain shipper and handler GrainCorp has seen a 43.7 per cent drop in its full-year profit to $70.5 million, with drought shrivelling the balance sheet.
Wesfarmers shareholders are set to vote on whether the proposed $20 billion demerger of the Coles supermarket chain will proceed.
An Australian company says it has built the world’s first robotically constructed home.
Nine Entertainment chief executive Hugh Marks says the network’s planned merger with Fairfax Media is driven by growth prospects, not cost cutting.
A new consumer survey has shown Australians are more upbeat on their finances and the long-run economic outlook.
Seven West Media expects cricket to help it increase its ratings share amid a flat TV ad market over the coming year.
Commonwealth Bank will get 65 per cent of its energy from renewables after signing an agreement with the largest wind farm in New South Wales.
Paint and homeware company Dulux Group has lifted its full-year profit 5.4 per cent to $150.7 million, while revenue is up 3.3 per cent, to $1.84 billion.
Amazon.com has picked New York City and Virginia for its split second headquarters with the company to invest $US5 billion and hire 25,000 workers in each hub.
Commercial loans - including mortgages to investors - rose by eight per cent in September, according to data released by the ABS.
Incitec Pivot’s full-year profit has fallen 34.8 per cent to $207.9 million as a result of a previously announced impairment.
Diversification in the face of drought has helped Ruralco to a 12 per cent full-year profit jump to $25.18 million, with further agtech expansion planned.
CoreLogic is reporting the latest capital city auction results are worse again, and likely to slide further.
A 37-year-old woman and a 12-year-old boy have died after a truck collided with their vehicle on the Murray Valley Highway in Brimin on Friday night at about 9.30pm. The truck driver has been identified as a 31-year-old Mooroopna resident and has...
The lives of the Sharp family were turned upside-down recently while on a routine trip home from school.
A Shepparton childcare fence has been destroyed after a two car collision on Hawdon St at about 12pm today. The two cars travelling in opposite directions collided, causing one of the vehicles to swerve onto the footpath and into the childcare...
JOELENE Joyce saw her partner gunned down on a dark and lonely NSW country road before desperately running for her life, even after she had been seriously wounded by the assailant. Daniel Poynton continued to chase the terrified woman in the...