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02/22/2017
Woolworths beats Coles in same-stores sales - The Australian


The Australian

Woolworths beats Coles in same-stores sales
The Australian
Brad Banducci, the management consultant turned grocer, has woken Woolworths from a seven-year malaise by finally beating arch rival Coles at supermarket same-store sales growth to stoke investor hopes of a long promised return to form for the nation's ...
Woolworths goes after the family spendThe Sydney Morning Herald
Woolworths stops 'leakage' to AldiNEWS.com.au
Woolworths cuts dividend after profits fall 17pc to $786mThe Australian Financial Review
Herald Sun -Courier Mail -Business News -iT News
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02/22/2017
Fairfax Media confirms Domain spin-off, reports 6 per cent growth in half-year profits - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Fairfax Media confirms Domain spin-off, reports 6 per cent growth in half-year profits
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fairfax Media investors sent the media company's share price to a six-month high after it confirmed it would float online real estate site Domain as a separate business on the stock market and hinted its streaming video and car classified businesses ...
Fairfax stages about-turn on print strategyThe Australian
Fairfax Media survives five years of structural changeThe Australian Financial Review
Fairfax says Domain ready to stand aloneNEWS.com.au
Motley Fool Australia -ABC Online -The New Daily -MuMbrella
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02/22/2017
Reserve Bank's hands tied as wage growth hits new record low - The Sydney Morning Herald

THE BUSINESS TIMES

Reserve Bank's hands tied as wage growth hits new record low
The Sydney Morning Herald
Private-sector wage growth has slid to a record low of just 1.8 per cent, throwing into doubt budget projections and confounding the Reserve Bank, which would prefer not to have to cut interest rates again and run the risk of reigniting house prices ...
RBA's Philip Lowe says household debt levels to halt rate cutsThe Australian
RBA governor Philip Lowe urges business to get on with investmentThe Australian Financial Review
Reserve Bank interest rate moves limited by high debt, rising house pricesABC Online
Courier Mail -The Guardian -9news.com.au -NEWS.com.au
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02/21/2017
Coca-Cola closes South Australia plant, 200 jobs lost - The Australian

The Australian

Coca-Cola closes South Australia plant, 200 jobs lost
The Australian
South Australian Labor Premier Jay Weatherill has channelled Donald Trump, attacking the media for what he claimed were “constructed” stories designed to fuel a negative perception of the state's economy. The Premier, who today toured an abbatoir in ...
Water fight as Coca-Cola Amatil finds revenues evaporate with greater competitionThe Sydney Morning Herald
Coca-Cola Amatil reshapes as profit slidesNEWS.com.au
Coca-Cola Amatil to close Thebarton plant by 2019, move operations primarily to QueenslandThe Advertiser
SBS -Herald Sun -ABC Online -Sky News Australia
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02/22/2017
Umpire to deliver penalty rates decision - SBS

SBS

Umpire to deliver penalty rates decision
SBS
The Fair Work Commission is set to hand down its decision on retail and hospitality penalty rates on Thursday morning. Source: AAP. 23 Feb 2017 - 3:32 AM UPDATED 11 MINS AGO. Tweet. Malcolm Turnbull says he'll accept the decision of the independent ...
Penalty rates decision dueCourier Mail
Former retail chief savages Shorten's penalty rates stance before Fair Work decisionThe Guardian
Fair Work Commission ready to hand down decision on weekend penalty ratesThe Australian Financial Review
The Australian -The Sydney Morning Herald
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02/22/2017
Blackmores takes sales hit in China - The Australian

The Australian

Blackmores takes sales hit in China
The Australian
A dramatic drop in Chinese consumers filling suitcases with Blackmores products in Australia, to resell in the economic powerhouse, has fuelled a sharp drop in the vitamin maker's profit. The company yesterday reported a 42 per cent slump in net profit ...
Blackmores hit by Aust vitamin sales slumpSBS
Blackmores hit by vitamin sales slumpNEWS.com.au
Blackmores shares hit hard on back of changing path to ChinaThe Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian Financial Review -Nasdaq -Reuters
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02/22/2017
Victorian cities faced power cuts to ensure NSW made it through big heatwave - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Victorian cities faced power cuts to ensure NSW made it through big heatwave
The Sydney Morning Herald
As NSW suffered through its record-breaking heatwave this month, with power supplies stretched to breaking point, the head of Australia's main electricity grid faced a choice: keep the airconditioning running in Sydney, or keep the lights on in Victoria.
SA heatwave blackout could have been avoided if AEMO had used Bureau of Meteorology's weather forecastCourier Mail
Australian Energy Market Operator denies Victoria's power supply was at risk during NSW heatwaveHerald Sun
Failure of electricity generators made NSW insecure: AEMOThe Australian
ABC Online -The Australian Financial Review -RenewEconomy
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02/22/2017
Labor at loggerheads: Bill Shorten camp slaps down push for 'Buffett rule' - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Australian

Labor at loggerheads: Bill Shorten camp slaps down push for 'Buffett rule'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen says the Labor Party will not take a "Buffett rule" to crack down on wealthy tax avoiders to the next election, setting up a showdown with elements of his party who believe such a policy would help counter the rise of ...
Bowen rules out Buffet rule as Labor tax policyThe Australian
Chris Bowen rejects internal Labor 'Buffett' tax moveThe Australian Financial Review
Bad news for those 'too rich' to pay taxThe New Daily
NEWS.com.au -9news.com.au -The Guardian
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02/22/2017
Fortescue Metals founder Andrew Forrest's luck turns again as iron ore price jumps - ABC Online

ABC Online

Fortescue Metals founder Andrew Forrest's luck turns again as iron ore price jumps
ABC Online
The surge in iron ore prices has once again boosted the fortunes of Fortescue Metals (FMG) and its billionaire founder Andrew Forrest. The world's fourth biggest iron ore miner says half-year profit jumped nearly 300 per cent to $US1.2 billion for the ...
Fortescue Metals Group's 'unusual' progress to orthodoxyThe Australian Financial Review
Fortescue's Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest gets a $200 million paydayThe Sydney Morning Herald
Fortescue paying down debts and delivering Twiggy a $207m dividendThe Australian
Herald Sun -MINING.com -Motley Fool Australia -Financial Times
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02/22/2017
New Brisbane cruise ship terminal on cards - dailytelegraph.com.au

dailytelegraph.com.au

New Brisbane cruise ship terminal on cards
dailytelegraph.com.au
BRISBANE could have a mega cruise ship terminal by 2019 as the world's biggest ocean liners set course for Queensland. Ovation of the Seas, the world's fourth biggest cruise ship, docked in the drab surrounds of the Fisherman's Island grain terminal on ...
World's fourth-largest cruise ship, the Ovation of the Seas, docks in BrisbaneABC Online
Qld welcomes fourth-largest cruise ship9news.com.au
Port of Brisbane hosts two mega cruise shipsPortNews IAA
Deutsche Welle -Brisbane Times
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