In a landmark case for the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Court has ruled Mercedes-Benz is free to set fixed prices and sell direct to customers, rather than let dealerships haggle.
There are several good reasons why fears that a recession in China could spark a recession in Australia need to be kept in perspective.
Former Reserve Bank and Treasury chiefs have gone on to run Westpac, the National Australia Bank, the ANZ, and Macquarie Bank. It makes regulating those banks hard.
On its face, the decision to deny Qatar 21 flights into Australia suggests Australia is making decisions about international rights in order to protect the profit of an airline it hasn’t owned since 1995.
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The financial impacts of an ageing Australia aren’t particularly worrisome, but we’ve been worrying for decades.
The latest Intergenerational Report shows Australia less old than it was going to be, but poorer. And eventually needing to pay more tax.
Central America is a long way from Australia but a drought in the region is having an impact on the availability and price of some products.
While Australia must make some hard choices to pay for services in the future, increasing the goods and services tax is just too hard.
Embattled Qantas boss Alan Joyce will quit immediately, bringing forward his retirement by two months. A Qantas statement early Tuesday said the CEO had advised the board he was doing this “to help the…
New research finds Australian industries are becoming concentrated with greater power to charge high prices. Unlike US firms, Australian firms are not required to report merger plans to authorities.
A suite of protections for gig workers will be contained in legislation to be introduced into parliament next week, and will also include measures on rights for casual workers and stopping wage theft
Far from finding an ‘ageing time bomb’, the report paints a picture of a society in which the ratio of working Australians to dependents is little changed, with climate change the only big concern.
More Australian employers are keen to employ Indigenous workers, but a large-scale analysis of job adverts shows a mismatch between demand for and supply of Indigenous talent.
They won’t make you rich but there are simple steps to take to ease the pressure on your finances when you are earning less money than you owe.
With dads being the primary earners in many heterosexual households, it was often the mother who gave up work to manage extra work at home during the pandemic. But what about heterosexual households where the mother was the primary earner?
Justifying purchases can make parting with money easier but a viral TikTok trend could leave girls spending more than they have.
Official data confirms what we are all experiencing - the cost of most things has jumped. So how is this measured and where are the biggest increases?
Flood survivor Rob Bialowas at his home in Lismore.
With average insurance premiums up 28% in the past year, there’s growing pressure on the insurance industry to rethink its opposition to a government-owned and run disaster reinsurance pool.
Mortgaged households have faced a 17.5% increase in living costs over the past two years, compared to 10.8% for households who rent.
The ageing population will strengthen the trend towards a service-based economy, with the care and support sector potentially doubling over the coming four decades.