Police were called after an elaborately staged safety drill conducted by a leading investment bank caused neighbouring tenants to panic after finding a fake bomb.
Cabcharge director Rodney Gilmour has headed off an embarrassing vote against his appointment five months ago by resigning a few hours before the company's annual general meeting on Wednesday.
The owner of Zuji has cautioned investors that it expects the domestic leisure travel market to remain flat for the rest of this financial year, echoing sentiment from the country’s largest airlines.
Further weakness in global oil prices could be on the cards as crude producers fail to agree on measures to curb output ahead of this week's OPEC meeting, but local currency strategists say this will have limited impact on the commodity-linked Australian dollar.
Local shares are poised to open little changed, though another slide in the price of iron ore is expected to pressure mining stocks.
Iron ore has fallen under $US70 per tonne for the first time in more than five years as a global supply glut and fears of slowing demand in China's property sector weigh on sentiment.
Twice as many NSW families have had their power disconnected in the past financial year compared with five years ago, the Australian Energy Regulator has revealed.
Mum and dad investors gain a solid paper profit from the Medibank sharemarket debut.
A SERIOUS fire has destroyed a seed shed at Southern Cotton's Whitton gin.
REAL men aren't afraid to wear high heels.
ONE of Australia's most successful breeding zoos is raising three tiny marmosets after monkey mum Lulu gave birth ...
The mother of five young children has made a heart-felt plea.
You thought roos like boxing? Think twice.
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