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Bail bid fails: Jail for Dotcom as pirate hunters nail Megaupload

File-sharing site Megaupload's founder Kim Dotcom has been denied bail in New Zealand, where he is charged with internet piracy and money laundering.

Flash floods hit Brisbane

Residents in Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, sandbagged their homes against rising waters on Monday as torrential rain worsened floods.

Asylum seeker deaths pressure Australia govt

The death of 28 asylum seekers has renewed pressure on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to soften Australia's asylum policy.

Qantas says A380 engine failure may be ‘design issue’

A faulty part or a design issue may have caused the explosion in an engine on a Qantas Airways Airbus A380, Qantas chief Alan Joyce said on Friday.

Australian prime minister calls election

Julia Gillard called an election on Saturday for August 21, with the poll to be decided over policies on economic management, climate and border

Massive clean-up after Bangkok riots

Thai authorities launched a clean-up operation in Bangkok's charred commercial district on Sunday as the city prepared for the resumption of business.

Press Releases

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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