Loan stresses ease in city, rise in bush
Australians are becoming more and more comfortable with their household debt, but those outside capital cities are not so upbeat.
A Perth-based health and wellness company is trying to popularise pricey honey made from bees foraging on a 30,000-year-old northern NSW tea tree plantation.
ASIC is accusing former Bellamy’s director Jan Cameron of failing to disclose her full interest in the formula firm via a Curacao-domiciled shell company.
Baby Bunting’s first-half net profit has risen slightly to $4.838 million, while revenue increased by 5.0 per cent to $186.39 million.
QBE has announced Mike Wilkins AO will succeed W Marston Becker as chairman.
Optus says the three months to December 31 were a “transitional quarter” as it moves to SIM-only data plans.
The coronavirus outbreak in China and elsewhere is hurting airline maker Boeing, which sold no new airline jets in January.
Higher realised gold prices have boosted Newcrest Mining’s half-year underlying profit by 18 per cent to $US280 million.
South32’s half-year underlying profit has plunged 80 per cent to $131 million on the back of lower commodity prices and a temporary tax increase.
Woodside Petroleum’s has lowered its final dividend after copping a 24.9 per cent drop in underlying profit due to lower energy prices and maintenance issues.
Goodman Group says all the signs are pointing to a good second half, so it is upgrading its earnings guidance.
Breville has enjoyed a 14.1 per cent spike in first-half net profit after revenue increased by more than 25 per cent to $552 million.
Synlait has released subdued FY20 earning guidance of between $NZ70 million and $NZ85 million net profit after tax, down from $NZ82.20 a year earlier.
Weaker power prices and an outage at its Loy Yang power plant have helped slash AGL Energy’s half-year profit by nearly 20 per cent.
A 33-year-old Shepparton man has been identified as the victim of Monday’s fatal collision in Arcadia.
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 14-month-old girl Acelynn Dutoit.
A driver has died following a collision with a truck in Arcadia this morning.