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Westpac admits it broke law and agrees to pay $113m in penalties
Asic hit bank with six lawsuits over shoddy treatment of customers – including charging fees to dead people

Ben Butler

30, Nov, 2021 @12:17 AM

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Don’t be fooled by Australia’s GDP growth – buying more things is not a good measure of our welfare | Jessica Mizrahi
Using GDP to assess wellbeing is a flawed view which has led us to narrow, short-term decision-making

Jessica Mizrahi

28, Nov, 2021 @10:46 PM

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Australia’s Future Fund invested in weapons manufacturers that have sold arms to Myanmar military
Sovereign wealth fund’s holdings include 14 companies that have done business with military which has killed more than 1,200 since coup

Ben Butler and Ben Doherty

28, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Wentworth campaign: Allegra Spender says Dave Sharma needs to ‘get out of the way’ after climate failures
Daughter of late fashion designer Carla Zampatti points to low number of female Liberal MPs and asks ‘when is this going to change?’

Anne Davies

27, Nov, 2021 @3:05 AM

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Australian executive pay ‘roars back’ with 70% increase for top 50, analysis finds
Data shows Kogan boss’s pay up 1,400%, while Macquarie Group CEO’s package is highest at $15.97m

Ben Butler

26, Nov, 2021 @4:49 AM

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Black Friday: how readers’ shopping went from frenzy to frustration
Shoppers share some of the purchases they’ve made that they are already regretting

Sarah Ayoub

26, Nov, 2021 @2:43 AM

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Shares in Australian-listed buy-now-pay-later companies plummet by up to 96%
Zip’s announcement of $653m loss in August ‘shocked many’, as sector lost $1bn overall in 2021

Ben Butler

25, Nov, 2021 @5:55 AM

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‘Just weren’t careful enough’: ASX shakeup imposed by Australia’s corporate regulator after daylong outage
Asic says Australian Stock Exchange failed to follow own risk procedures in botched technology upgrade that stopped trade last November

Ben Butler

24, Nov, 2021 @2:44 AM

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Cryptocurrency ‘no passing fad’: minister warns against Australia being left behind
Financial services minister Jane Hume has compared doubters to those who thought the iPhone would never take off, just days after an RBA caution over a crash

Josh Taylor

22, Nov, 2021 @5:39 AM

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WA Nippers parents speak out against Woodside Energy sponsorship deal
The climate emergency is a ‘child’s crisis’, say families unhappy about fossil fuel company’s tie-up with learn-to-swim program

Royce Kurmelovs

22, Nov, 2021 @2:29 AM

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Cafes are scrambling for staff, while other economic ruptures lie hidden
Labour shortages in Covid’s wake loom in industries from software to construction and could affect interest rates as well as the federal election

Peter Hannam, Cait Kelly and Maddie Thomas

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Coalition rejects bid to Covid-proof Australia’s live performance sector
Morrison government recommends against bill that would provide insurance guarantee to guard against cancellations

Kelly Burke

19, Nov, 2021 @6:02 AM

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