A competition has been launched to name the boy and the pixie in the mural at the Canterbury Station underpass

Mural characters need a name

TWO characters featured on a mural at a train station underpass in Melbourne’s east are looking for names.

The property prices bouncing back

The property prices bouncing back
REGIONAL property markets are staging a price bounce back, with new figures revealing a lift in values across some of Australia’s states.

Turnbull to help fund major rail project

Turnbull to help fund major rail project
THE Federal Government will give money to Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel after the state treasurer claimed the PM “forgot” where Victoria was.

Tough stretch no stress for Suns

Tough stretch no stress for Suns
GOLD Coast coach Rodney Eade says he is not reaching for the panic button despite a mounting injury toll and a devilish six-week stretch.

The industry that needs more women

The industry that needs more women
IT’S the industry with a terrible reputation of pizza, coke, late nights, and smelling. But 100,000 more jobs are forecast by 2020 — and it needs more women.

Panthers pip Raiders in one-point thriller

Panthers pip Raiders in one-point thriller
A PETER Wallace field goal has seen the Panthers finally come up trumps in a thrilling 19-18 win over the Raiders in Bathurst.

Audi, VW’s defence is ‘mystifying’

Audi, VW’s defence is ‘mystifying’
THE ACCC is “mystified” that Audi and VW are seeking to defend themselves in a court action over software that allegedly distorted diesel emission data.

More cars for Holden in French deal

More cars for Holden in French deal
GENERAL Motors says that Holden won’t be left high and dry now the company that supplies a third of its cars has been sold to the French.

ABC axes up to 200 jobs in shake-up

ABC axes up to 200 jobs in shake-up
THE ABC will cut up to 200 management positions to pay for a $50 million content fund, marking a major turning point for the public broadcaster.

Holden to get a French accent

Holden to get a French accent
THE loss of the Commodore V8 was devastating enough, now future Holdens are set to have a significant French influence.

SUV sales overtake passenger cars

SUV sales overtake passenger cars
SALES of SUVs — also known as “faux-wheel-drives” — have overtaken passenger cars for the first time in Australian automotive history.

Two-minute Budget guide for dummies

Two-minute Budget guide for dummies
TODAY the Turnbull Government will deliver its first Budget. But with words and phrases like surplus and deficit thrown around, it’s no wonder some of us are confused.

Dick Smith’s super sad leftovers

Dick Smith’s super sad leftovers
IT’S a sad state of affairs as Dick Smith stores close once and for all tomorrow. But prices aren’t as cheap as we’d hoped.

$9 to pick up your own parcel

$9 to pick up your own parcel
THAT annoying delivery slip you find in the mailbox instead of your package will now come with a price tag.

Is this Maccas’ oldest employee?

Is this Maccas’ oldest employee?
HE RETIRED a quarter of a century ago, but this Queensland grandad shows he’s still got what it takes to work in a fast-paced McDonald’s store.

Starbucks sued for $5m over ice

Starbucks sued for $5m over ice
TALK about First World problems. A disgruntled customer is suing Starbucks ... for putting too much ice in cold drinks.

Brand names you’re getting wrong

Brand names you’re getting wrong
THINK you know how to pronounce ‘Nutella’? Think again. It’s one of a number of popular brands that many of us are getting wrong.

Colgate fined in dirty detergent rip-off

Colgate fined in dirty detergent rip-off
A CARTEL of major household brands colluded to rip off customers by shrinking laundry liquid packets, but it’s all come out in the wash.

Woolies burns cranky customer

Woolies burns cranky customer
A WOMAN has been shamed by Woolworths after she tried to outsmart the supermarket giant to earn an extra couple of bucks.

Tim Tam makers in price war with Coles

Tim Tam makers in price war with Coles
A DISPUTE over the price of biscuits has prompted Arnott’s to cut the supply of Tim Tams and other popular brands to supermarket giant Coles.

Woolies in glass in food recall

Woolies in glass in food recall
WOOLWORTHS has issued a nationwide recall of a popular product, saying it may contain glass.

Trams only useful for ‘hipsters’

Trams only useful for ‘hipsters’
A LEADING pollie has dismissed trams as “stupid”, “about as clever as a monorail” and only useful if you want to win “retro style points” from hipsters.

‘I begged them to block my account’

‘I begged them to block my account’
THINK it couldn’t happen to you? Paula Mills watched someone take over her life and realised too late that it was surprisingly easy.

Ikea’s delicious psych trick

Ikea’s delicious psych trick
SWEDISH furniture giant Ikea is famous for playing mental games with customers. Here’s one tasty strategy they use to keep you coming back.

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Cash Flow Improvement Calculator

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Maintain a healthy cash flow for your business with a cash flow improvement calculator.
 

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7 ways to cut the cost of running a business

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Australian housing market update – Sept 2015

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NAB in conjunction with CoreLogic (RP Data) brings you the Housing Market Update for September.

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