Pay The Rent scheme calls on weekly non Indigenous payments

Momentum is building for a campaign that would call on Australian property owners to pay a percentage of their income to traditional land owners out of respect for their ancestral land claims. The scheme, Pay the Rent, would work as a voluntary weekly payment to a body led by Aboriginal elders and managed without interference … Read more

Australia-India trade deal comes into force; Australian side welcomes saying it will diversify businesses

New Delhi [India]December 29 (ANI): The Australian government has welcomed the Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA), which came into force starting today. An official statement from the Australian side that the trade agreement underscores the commitment to delivering opportunities to diversify trade that are commercially meaningful for Australian businesses. From today, Australian businesses … Read more

Trade deal with India to deliver new opportunities for businesses: Australian PM Albanese

Canberra [Australia], December 29 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has said that the new Australia – India trade agreement will deliver new opportunities for the country’s businesses. In a tweet, Albanese announced that he will visit India next year in March. Anthony Albanese tweeted, “Today the Aus-India Trade Agreement comes into force. This will … Read more

Australian small businesses exporting to China to stay afloat

Small businesses across Australia are choosing to turn to the Chinese market to stay afloat despite political tensions and Covid-19 causing difficulty. Businesses have been increasingly apprehensive about exporting to China as the country put in place export bans on products such as barley, wine, seafood and forestry products in recent years amid frosty tensions. … Read more

Medibank, ahm faces class action after data hack leaves millions of customers exposed

Furious Medibank and ahm customers are gearing up for a major legal battle as a potential class action against the health insurance giants looms. Last month, Medibank – one of the nation’s biggest private health insurance providers – announced it had been hit by a “cyber incident”. It has since emerged that almost 10 million … Read more

SA: 12 unique things to do in Adelaide, Barossa, Coober Pedy and more

From diving with great white sharks in pristine Eyre Peninsula waters to watching top-class sport from the roof of one of the world’s best sporting arenas, South Australia offers a raft of amazing experiences to tick off during these warmer months. You can also immerse yourself in wine country, get close to nature while staying … Read more

CSIRO’s new vaccine factory to fight Covid and make us ready for the next pandemic

Australia is now prepared for the next pandemic, with the CSIRO opening a laboratory capable of turning experimental vaccines into products that can be manufactured in large quantities for clinical trials. The $23.1 million facility is a game changer, providing the “missing link” in the nation’s biomedical science sector. And for the first time, promising … Read more

Thousands of companies collapsed into administration in 2021-22 financial year

Thousands of Aussie companies disappeared over the past year – and experts say it’s only going to get worse in the months ahead. It’s no secret the construction industry is in crisis, with scores of big-name firms collapsing in recent months, leaving devastated staff and would-be homeowners in the lurch. A number of well-known retailers … Read more

Great Resignation hits Australia, businesses can’t find workers

New data shows the real damage of the Great Resignation as almost a third of Australian businesses struggle to find workers to fill rosters. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows the real damage of the Great Resignation on businesses. On Thursday, the ABS released new data that revealed 31 percent of … Read more