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Julie Collins, Katie Gallagher: Overhaul of Commonwealth Procurement Rules

Julie Collins, Katie Gallagher: Overhaul of Commonwealth Procurement Rules

Under a major change, up to $14b will be spent on helping small and medium businesses struggling with mounting costs to bounce back from Covid-19. The governing rules Commonwealth spending will be changed to double the opportunities for small and medium business from Friday. Under major changes to procurement rules, up to 20 per cent …

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Why the value of capital city homes is going down

Why the value of capital city homes is going down

Homes in Australia’s capital cities are continuing to decrease in value amid the nation’s widespread economic crisis. Housing prices in Australia’s capital cities have been caught up in the nation’s widespread economic crisis, with values continuing to fall. CoreLogic’s Home Value Index, a tool that measures movements in capital city housing markets, recorded its first …

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Powerball draw tonight: What are the hottest numbers for the draw

Powerball draw tonight: What are the hottest numbers for the draw

The secrets of scoring Australia’s Powerball jackpot have been revealed as the prize soars to an incredible $60million. One lucky Aussie could start off the new financial year as a multi-millionaire as the $60m Powerball is set to be drawn. It would be the third biggest jackpot by any Australian lottery game so far this …

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Federal Court punishes energy provider Origin with record fine

Federal Court punishes energy provider Origin with record fine

An energy provider has been struck with a record penalty for showing “complete disregard” to customers experiencing financial hardship. The Federal Court has slapped Origin Energy with a record $17m penalty after the electricity provider was found to be failing in its obligation to protect customers experiencing hardship and payment problems. The penalty is the …

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Lettuce seed sales skyrocketing in new twist to vegetable crisis

Lettuce seed sales skyrocketing in new twist to vegetable crisis

Sales for one item have skyrocketed over the month of June as fed-up Aussies started to take matters into their own hands. Sales for lettuce seeds are skyrocketing as Australians look to save money by growing their own. A national lettuce shortage has been caused by what pundits describe as a “perfect storm” in 2022, …

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Why used car prices are still skyrocketing in Australia

Why used car prices are still skyrocketing in Australia

Skyrocketing used-car prices could continue to hit Aussies in the hip pocket for a long time to come, pundits say. Used cars are costing a staggering 65 per cent more than pre-Covid levels, new data has revealed. Statistics from financial intelligence group Moody Analytics also show second-hand car prices have climbed 18 per cent on …

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