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Abbott to focus on jobs in Arnhem Land

By Anna Henderson Djambawa Marawili, a member of the Prime Minister‘s Indigenous Advisory Council, said Mr Abbott‘s decision to come to Arnhem Land for an extended stay reflected his commitment to the region. Prime...

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Dating sites target of ACCC crackdown

By Amy Bainbridge The second issue is that as far as what the dating site is marketing to people about finding your perfect match, but actually how many active users are on the site...

RACT slams ‘extravagant’ Tasmanian petrol prices

Photo: Disproportionate state petrol prices are hitting low income Tasmanians hardest claim welfare groups. The motoring body’s general manager, Darren Moody, said the wholesale price for petrol had fallen by 12 cents since July...

CCI calls for clarity on federal competitiveness agenda

Federal Cabinet is understood to have approved a ‘competitiveness agenda’ which is expected to see government support for stronger parts of the economy. Mr Nicolaou said tax reform was necessary at both commonwealth and...

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Anketell’s $7bn port and rail deal signed

A deal to build a $7 billion port and rail complex in Western Australia‘s Pilbara, which could become the biggest port in Australia, has been signed off. It would be more than double the...

Myer’s Hobart development remains in doubt

The future of Hobart’s Myer development is in doubt, with the council maintaining it cannot interfere in negotiations between the department store group and property developer Kalis. The council had pledged an undisclosed amount...

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Victorian Premier rejects East West Link investor uncertainty

Labor says it will scrap the $8 billion eastern section of the project if it wins government in the November election, even if contracts have already been signed. Victorian Premier Denis Napthine has rejected...

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NAB Clydesdale Bank makes plans to leave an independent Scotland

By Peter Ryan Clydesdale is one of five Scottish banks, including the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds, preparing the for political, financial and economical uncertainty that Scotland‘s independence from Britain might trigger. Ratings...

Power has been restored to Darwin: NT Government

Last night a rolling blackout swept across Darwin suburbs after a problem with gas supply to the main power station. Power has been restored to Darwin and there will be no more disruptions today,...