Call to tax companies that replace workers with AI

17 July

Businesses that replace workers with artificial intelligence tools should pay additional taxes, an inquiry will hear, as well as calls for restrictions on the use of the technology and greater government oversight. The calls are expected at the...[Read More]

New poll shows cost of living issues hurting government

17 July

Federal Labor is falling behind in the polls, with a new survey showing cost of living pressures are denting its standing with voters. The government’s primary vote remains at 28 per cent, against a rise for the coalition to 38 per cent, from 36...[Read More]

‘Significant’ funding floats green hydrogen export hub

17 July

A green hydrogen project may have cracked the chicken and egg dilemma facing the future fuel with a strategic partner providing seed money for the first floating export hub. Lack of supply has stymied demand, despite governments worldwide promising...[Read More]

Controversial ‘travel tax’ behind border security boost

17 July

Tourists are being charged more to leave Australia, as the federal government attempts to bolster biosecurity funding. An additional $47.1 million had been delivered to the biosecurity system after a change to the government’s fees and charges,...[Read More]

Toddler milk ‘a myth that needs to be busted’

17 July

Marketing guidelines for infant and toddler formulas need to be scrapped and replaced with a stricter code of practice, leading health organisations say. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) wants the voluntary, self-regulated industry agreement...[Read More]

Banks improve climate funding, but work to do: report

17 July

Australia’s big four banks did not directly finance any new or expanded coal or gas projects last year but are still accused of failing to meet their own climate targets. Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, NAB and Westpac loaned $3.6 billion to fossil fuel...[Read More]

Millions needed for life-saving diabetes devices

17 July

A funding boost of $200 million is needed to subsidise technology for diabetics who can’t afford potentially life-saving devices which help monitor and deal with the chronic disease. Diabetes Australia Group has published a report with economic...[Read More]

Navigating ownership changes: A comprehensive guide for business owners

11 July

Changing a business’s ownership structure can be a complex process, often necessitated by various circumstances, such as partnership disputes, divorce, retirement, or the sale of the business.    Regardless of the reason, it’s crucial to...[Read More]

Creating a stress-free environment: Top 10 tips

11 July

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everyday responsibilities.    Whether you live alone or with an active family, the clutter and chaos that often accompany busy people can contribute to stress and anxiety.   Here...[Read More]

Cash flow and how to manage it

11 July

Has your business experienced negative cash flow and left you feeling stressed? Learn about cash flow and how to manage it with confidence in this post.   Company owners usually struggle with the need to strike a balance between their income and...[Read More]