Local shares are set to open flat ahead of the hype-fuelled initial public offering of Medibank.
Small business taxpayers have been intimidated, made bankrupt and some suffered mental breakdowns and contemplated suicide after drawn-out disputes with the Tax Office, according to evidence given to a parliamentary inquiry.
Australia has taken its engineers, its builders, its IT professionals and its healthcare workers. Now New Zealand wants them back.
The McAleese Group plans to take on transport giants Toll Holdings and Linfox and start moving food, drinks and clothes as part of broader plans to diversify its trucking business away from commodities like iron ore.
Arrium chief executive Andrew Roberts said a partial mothballing of his iron ore operations remains a possibility as he urged investors to look past the under-fire mining business at the growth potential in grinding media.
Nine Entertainment Co boss David Gyngell said he can see value in media groups Discovery Communications and Foxtel making a joint bid for Ten Network because they could feed their content through the free to air broadcaster's "pipes".
The looming expiry of key enterprise bargaining agreements with its mine workers holds the prospect of a new round of coal production disruption for BHP Billiton as the miner pushes for further productivity gains.
The local ACT edition of 7.30 will be axed as 400 staff across the broadcaster are expected to lose their jobs.
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I REFER to the article on page 2 of The Examiner (November 20) about proposed Launceston General Hospital staff cuts.
WHERE on earth does Michael Powell (Letters, November 1) get his figures from about university funding cuts?