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Businesses can keep trading: Bankruptcy law changes to keep firms open

Businesses can keep trading: Bankruptcy law changes to keep firms open

Business owners will have a faster way to fend off financial collapse using new bankruptcy laws giving them more control over how they restructure their debts.

  • by David Crowe

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'Dramatic change': Ex-NBN Co executive says 5G is behind government NBN upgrade
Telecommunications

'Dramatic change': Ex-NBN Co executive says 5G is behind government NBN upgrade

A former NBN Co executive has argued that NBN Co's upgrade plans are designed to fight against the growth of 5G wireless services.

  • by Zoe Samios and Lisa Visentin
Offer of ADF support: Morrison's letters to Daniel Andrews revealed
Coronavirus pandemic

Offer of ADF support: Morrison's letters to Daniel Andrews revealed

Prime Minister Scott Morrison pleaded with Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to take up to 1000 Australian troops as his state's coronavirus cases spiralled out of control in July.

  • by Rob Harris
'Urgent acquisition': Olympian demands government seize copyright to Aboriginal flag
Indigenous culture

'Urgent acquisition': Olympian demands government seize copyright to Aboriginal flag

Nova Peris has warned Indigenous communities could turn their back on the Aboriginal flag unless the federal government intervenes to seize the copyright.

  • by Rob Harris
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'The price was not in the brief': Minister ignorant of $30m paid for airport land
Western Sydney International

'The price was not in the brief': Minister ignorant of $30m paid for airport land

Minister Paul Fletcher says he didn't know his then-department intended to pay 10 times the value for a piece of land owned by Liberal Party donors.

  • by Katina Curtis
'Imperfect agreement': Unions and employers end months of talks with no deal
Industrial relations

'Imperfect agreement': Unions and employers end months of talks with no deal

Attorney-General Christian Porter said the government will push ahead with ideas it believes will create jobs even without consensus between business and unions.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
'Short-sighted': Mark Butler says no room for gas in Australia's future prosperity
Energy

'Short-sighted': Mark Butler says no room for gas in Australia's future prosperity

Labor's energy spokesman said coal and gas won't play any part in Australia's future prosperity, stoking growing divisions within the opposition.

  • by Rob Harris
Crack down on super funds or face reform: Liberal senator tells APRA
Super wars

Crack down on super funds or face reform: Liberal senator tells APRA

Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg has warned the financial regulator it will face law reforms unless it cracks down on superannuation funds spending millions of dollars on advertising campaigns.

  • by Jennifer Duke
'Late to the party': Keating says RBA is failing the unemployed in scathing assessment
Coronavirus pandemic

'Late to the party': Keating says RBA is failing the unemployed in scathing assessment

Former prime minister Paul Keating has savaged the Reserve Bank for not doing enough to help the unemployed, saying it is having a "dalliance with indolence".

  • by Shane Wright