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NAB trustees hit with class action for 'mismanaging' retirement savings

NAB's superannuation trustees have been hit with a new class action for allegedly ripping off more than 330,000 clients. → Read More

IMF predicts synchronised slowdown in global growth, warns rate cuts are not enough to stop it

The slowest pace of growth since the global financial crisis is being blamed on rising trade barriers and higher uncertainty from swirling geopolitical issues. → Read More

ATO ramps up warnings about audits and potential big fines for dodgy tax return claims

The ATO says it will be scrutinising every tax return lodged for the past financial year, deploying updated hi-tech cross-checking systems to weed out inaccurate or outright fraudulent deductions. → Read More

PayPal investigated for potential breaches of anti-money laundering laws

Digital payments giant PayPal is ordered to appoint an external auditor to confirm it is complying with anti-money laundering and counter-terror financing laws. → Read More

Only two of the 25 top bosses at Australia's biggest companies are women

The percentage of women in the top jobs at Australia's biggest companies has slipped from seven per cent to six per cent. → Read More

Atlassian staff will get time off to attend Strike 4 Climate Action

The global technology company is encouraging its staff to be activists in this month's global climate strike by providing special paid leave. → Read More

Steak or bowl of fries? How the ATO is targeting small business tax tricks

While the vast majority of small business reports tax correctly, the ATO estimates about $11 billion in potential returns falls into the gaps of either misstated liabilities or outright fraud. → Read More

Suburban money dealers targeted by AUSTRAC for funding criminals and human traffickers

The financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, is targeting small, often home-based, money transfer outfits who may be unwittingly supporting criminal gangs. → Read More

Gender discrimination driving pay gap between Australian men and women, report finds

Rising gender discrimination is now the single biggest factor in driving a pay wedge between men and women, according to a report out today. → Read More

Crown profit slumps 28pc as high rollers leave the table

Crown profit fell to $400 million showing it still made good money from the average punter, but the VIP gamblers are cashing in their chips and leaving. → Read More

Federal Government reveals timeline to implement its 54 banking royal commission recommendations

The Federal Government releases a timeframe for implementing 54 recommendations from the financial services royal commission, spurred into action by criticism about a sluggish response. → Read More

NBN will be complete by mid-2020 within revised budget, says CEO Stephen Rue

The $51 billion National Broadband Network will be completed on time and within budget by mid-2020, according to the project's chief executive Stephen Rue. → Read More

Nine Entertainment moves for total control of Macquarie Media radio network

Nine Entertainment has struck a deal to take full control of the Macquarie Media radio network, which it inherited a majority stake in after taking over Fairfax Media last year. → Read More

Huawei not a 'real risk' to 5G security, company protests

Huawei goes on the offensive, launching a new report supporting its campaign against the Australian Government's ban on its participation in building the new 5G mobile network. → Read More

Nuclear power should be considered for Australia: Minerals Council chair Helen Coonan

Newly appointed Minerals Council chair Helen Coonan becomes the latest business heavyweight to call for nuclear power to be considered as part of Australia's future energy mix. → Read More

New Minerals Council chair says nuclear power should be on the table

The new chair of the Minerals Council of Australia and former Howard government minister, Helen Coonan, has become the latest business heavyweight to call for nuclear power to be considered as part of our energy mix. → Read More

Facebook, Google market power targeted in ACCC landmark report

The ACCC's final report on digital platforms has made sweeping recommendations that could shake the market dominance of tech giants like Facebook and Google in Australia. → Read More

Late payments holding up $7b worth of cashflow for small businesses, study finds

Small and medium businesses are losing access to as much as $7 billion a year because bigger companies aren't paying their bills on time, according to a report by Xero. → Read More

RBA may be planning changes to inflation targeting strategy

Could the Reserve Bank be about to change the inflation targeting mandate that has just helped deliver back-to-back interest rate cuts? → Read More

Former RBA boss warns against lowering inflation target

Former Reserve Bank governor Bernie Fraser has rejected calls for the central bank's inflation target to be lowered given the persistently low inflation world. → Read More