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Rising rates dampen business confidence

by Reporter • 25 Aug 2022
The survey, which included 1,118 businesses, showed the Business Confidence Index fell to -68.6 (from -30.6 last... READ MORE

ASIC to prioritise DDO and sustainable finance

by Annie Kane • 24 Aug 2022
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has released its corporate plan for 2022–26,... READ MORE

ASIC seeks ‘common-sense solutions’ to breach reporting

by Adrian Suljanovic • 12 Aug 2022
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has committed to “improving” the operation of the... READ MORE

RBA tackles inflation with whopping rate hike

by Kate Aubrey • 2 Aug 2022
The board of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has moved to increase the cash rate by 50 basis points, taking it... READ MORE

ACT government outlines housing plans

by Kate Aubrey • 2 Aug 2022
The ACT government has announced it will deliver a “comprehensive” housing package to improve the affordability,... READ MORE

Labor commits to ban unfair contract terms

by Kate Aubrey • 1 Aug 2022
At the government’s first sitting (28 July), as the 47th Parliament of Australia, the new Albanese government... READ MORE

Queensland extends agri-business, SME flood grants

by Kate Aubrey • 27 Jul 2022
The Queensland government has extended its disaster assistance grants to flood-affected primary producers, small... READ MORE

ACCC deputy named to AFCA board

by Sam Nichols • 27 Jul 2022
Since 2012, Delia Rickard has served as the deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer... READ MORE

ACCC ‘clarifies’ position over ANZ acquisition of MYOB

by Sam Nichols • 18 Jul 2022
On Wednesday (13 July), ANZ confirmed that it was “in discussions” with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR)... READ MORE

ASIC introduces short-term lending product interventions

by Sam Nichols • 15 Jul 2022
The order, which came into effect today (15 July), was first flagged in December last year, with ASIC releasing a... READ MORE

Feedback sought on how banks meet deceased estates obligations

by Annie Kane • 11 Jul 2022
The Banking Code Compliance Committee (BCCC) – an independent committee that monitors and drives best practice... READ MORE

‘Broken is an understatement’: Anglicare champions tax concession...

by Sam Nichols • 11 Jul 2022
In its latest report exploring housing affordability and access in Australia, Homes for All, Anglicare Australia... READ MORE

Accountants to decline ‘capacity to repay’ requests

by Annie Kane • 5 Jul 2022
The leaders of CPA Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and the Chartered Accountants Australia and... READ MORE

Assetline embraces ethical practice, signs BFO

by Sam Nichols • 1 Jul 2022
Established in 2013 partly in response to the 2008 global financial crisis, alongside concerns about industry... READ MORE

Brokers now recognised on WA Offer and Acceptance form

by Annie Kane • 27 Jun 2022
As of 1 July 2022, brokers will become a recognised party on the REIWA’s Standard Contract for the Sale of Land by... READ MORE
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