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Monday, February 24, 2020
Like it or not, you're getting the NBN, so what are your rights when buying internet services? Jeannie Marie Paterson, University of Melbourne Complaints about the national broadband network (NBN), involving connection delays, unusable internet or landlines and slow internet speed...
Hard to believe, isn’t it? But it’s true: in the last decade, tens of thousands of square kilometers of Queensland farmland has been covered in gas fields. The export gas rush in Australia is one of the largest and fastest...
Serena Yu, University of Technology Sydney and David Peetz, Griffith University Two big claims underpin attempts to cut penalty rates for Sunday workers in the retail and hospitality sectors: that they are no longer needed or relevant, and that they...
ANZ bank will be scrapping all fees associated with personal banking accounts as of January 1 2017, CEO Shayne Elliot told staff and shareholders today. In an email sent earlier this morning and obtained by Forward News writers, Elliot admitted...
Charis Palmer, The Conversation; Georgina Hall, The Conversation; Helen Westerman, The Conversation; Jenni Henderson, The Conversation, and Wes Mountain, The Conversation Negative gearing was one of the federal election campaign’s fiercest battlegrounds. While the Labor opposition claimed that the major beneficiaries...
Follow #pigsfly on Twitter and @Pigsfly Newspaper on Facebook. This is your perfect resource to find out the actual count as it occurs. Our panel below, is your direct link to the Australian Electoral Commission who will automatically update the...
Michelle Grattan, University of CanberraMuch of politics is comparative. Malcolm Turnbull, awaiting judgement from a fickle electorate, told Four Corners that if the Liberals had not changed leaders “we would’ve lost the election very resoundingly”. It was a sharp, if...
Fast food giant McDonald’s Australia cut its tax bill by more than half in 2015 by routing payments via the low-tax nation of Singapore. McDonald’s reduces its profit, and thus its local tax bill, by using a legal loophole that...
Tesla’s explanation of its proposal to acquire Solar City, another Elon Musk project, offers a compelling vision: Get energy from the sun, use and store it in the home, charge your car with it. “The world’s only vertically integrated...
Britain's vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency. Right-wing and anti-immigrant parties in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden...