The Abbott government has discussed with the Obama administration the subject that was supposed to be unmentionable between them: climate change.
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Better access to equity and tax breaks for private investors who want to support small businesses is a better alternative to bank’s taking more risk, ANZ boss Mike Smith has said.
Treasurer Joe Hockey's charm offensive with Senate crossbenchers in a bid to pass the budget was derailed on Wednesday after he suggested increasing fuel excise would not hit the poor because they "don't have cars or actually drive very far".
The trouble with having an overvalued share price is that it comes with big expectations of future performance. Rather than the Commonwealth Bank receiving a pat on the back for the creditable 2014 earnings report it delivered yesterday, the response from its investors was concern as to whether this was as good as it gets.
A sixteen-year-old Pakistani refugee has reportedly slashed his arms in a bid to prevent being sent back to Nauru.
The Catholic Church has said its maligned Melbourne Response abuse compensation system should be dumped in favour of an independent national scheme, but a backflip on uncapped payments has left victims seething.
The new Anglican Primate of Australia, Philip Freier, has called on the Abbott government to offer asylum in Australia to Christians under attack in northern Iraq.
Commowealth Bank of Australia chief executive Ian Narev has warned that the stalled progress of the budget is a risk to a fragile economic outlook.
The June 30 profit season runs until the end of this month, but important themes have already emerged.
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