Cigarette makers and retailers claim the $40 packet of cigarettes is going to force more smokers into the growing black market for illegally imported tobacco.
Mark Bouris Financial expert Mark Bouris gives his verdict on whether the transition-to-retirement (TTR) scheme is still worthwhile.
Colin Kruger Insurer Cover-More revealed that its new recruit from QBE, Mike Emmett, will be enjoying a sizeable pay rise compared to the departing chief, Peter Edwards.
John Collett Superannuation was the big hit in the budget. This is your guide to what's changing.
Anna Patty, Workplace Editor A new internship program introduced to combat youth unemployment is at risk of becoming a "jobs destruction program" unless safeguards are introduced to prevent exploitation, workplace experts have warned.
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran Technology and a veggie patch are all flow-on benefits of this year's budget for one medium-sized firm.
Max Mason The company building the National Broadband Network has passed 2 million premises as it looks to hit its target of 2.6 million by the end of the financial year.
Alex Malley The Reserve Bank's decision to cut interest rates to a record low yesterday undermined the Treasurer's narrative for his budget.
Vanessa Desloires Miners led a steep fall in the market, the bulk of the damage caused by BHP which posted its worst day in more than seven years.
Carolyn Cummins Real estate agents have been hit again, with 25 residents in Castle Hill, Sydney, opting to sell the homes in one superlot, worth about $100 million.
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Two people have been taken to hospital following a two-car crash in the Launceston CBD.