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10/18/2017
Victoria's gambling regulator to probe Crown casino - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Victoria's gambling regulator to probe Crown casino
Herald Sun
VICTORIA'S gambling regulator will probe Crown casino amid stunning allegations staff were ordered to tamper with poker machines to ensure punters lost more money. The shocking revelations, from anonymous whistleblowers claiming to be former Crown ...
Crown Casino: What former staff allege was done to pokies and playersABC Online
Crown rejects misconduct claimsThe Australian
Minister confident in regulator over CrownNEWS.com.au
Reuters -Triple M -Financial Times -Fox Business
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10/18/2017
Moody's warns housing affordability deteriorating - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Moody's warns housing affordability deteriorating
The Sydney Morning Herald
Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has warned that housing affordability for a new borrower, as measured as the proportion of household income needed to meet mortgage repayments, has deteriorated on average across Australia over the year to ...
Mortgages soaking up more incomeThe Australian
Housing affordability just got worse across AustraliaBusiness Insider Australia
Affordability takes a hit in Brisbane even though apartments are now cheaper: Moody'sThe Weekly Times
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10/18/2017
Rio Tinto charged with fraud in US and fined £27.4m in UK - The Guardian

The Guardian

Rio Tinto charged with fraud in US and fined £27.4m in UK
The Guardian
Rio Tinto coal loading operations. Both British and American financial regulators have taken action against the company. Photograph: Reuters. Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto charged with fraud in US and fined £27.4m in UK. Regulators take legal action against ...
Third World issues, third-rate polliesHerald Sun
'Their misconduct paid off': Ex-Rio Tinto boss Tom Albanese accused of fraudThe Sydney Morning Herald
Rio, ex-CEO face fraud charges over $3.7bn coal calamityMoneyweb.co.za
Investopedia (blog) -ABC Online -The Australian -Evening Standard
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10/17/2017
Australia's new energy policy asks renewables to outcompete coal: Russell - Daily Mail

Australia's new energy policy asks renewables to outcompete coal: Russell
Daily Mail
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Oct 18 (Reuters) - It would be easy to dismiss the Australian government's discarding of a renewable energy target as a Donald Trump-like attempt to cling on to polluting fossil fuels in the face of the rise of cleaner alternatives.

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10/17/2017
Tiger Are Offering 13000 Flights For $1 - Triple M

Triple M

Tiger Are Offering 13000 Flights For $1
Triple M
Tigerair has today announced a 'Pay to Go, Return for $1*' sale across each of the airline's 24 domestic routes. "Over 13,000 $1 fares* are available as part of the sale which commences at midday AEDT today and runs until midday AEDT Saturday 21 ...
Tigerair Are Selling $1 Flights Again Today So What Are You Waiting For?!Hit 107

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10/18/2017
Brave new world for taxis: what the proposed law changes mean - The Age

The Age

Brave new world for taxis: what the proposed law changes mean
The Age
Taxi drivers would war over customers and plaster low fares on their doors if a proposed shake-up of Victoria's taxi industry became a reality, a spokesman for drivers has warned. Taxi Drivers Association president Michael Jools said "taxi driver rage ...
Victorian taxis to impose surge pricing to take on UberThe Australian
Surge pricing to become the norm under proposed taxi industry deregulation3AW
Victorian taxis could set their own faresSky News Australia
Broadsheet -SmartCompany.com.au (blog) -Daily Mail
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10/17/2017
Plastic bag ban set for 2018 in Victoria - The Australian

Sky News Australia

Plastic bag ban set for 2018 in Victoria
The Australian
Single-use plastic bags commonly found at supermarket checkouts will be banned in Victoria from 2018, with retailers cautiously backing the move. The ban will come into place after a three-month consultation process with consumers and industry, ...
NSW now the only state which is not banning single-use plastic bagsNEWS.com.au
NSW bagged for being soft on single-use plastic shopping bagsDaily Telegraph
NSW's inaction 'bagged' by ban advocate, fellow premierThe Border Mail
ABC Online -The Age -Sky News Australia -Business Insider Australia
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10/18/2017
Electric cars could be 'new beginning' for Australia's automotive industry - ABC Online

ABC Online

Electric cars could be 'new beginning' for Australia's automotive industry
ABC Online
Dave Depares's 29-year career at Holden ends this week when the company's Adelaide manufacturing plant — the last in Australia — closes for good. He is still trying to line up new work, but some of his colleagues are taking their skills from the old ...
A look back at Holden's history as Adelaide factory closes9news.com.au
Holden production bows out on a highMotoring
Economic lessons lost on us all as end nears for HoldenThe Australian
Herald Sun -Ward's Auto -CarAdvice (blog) -Pistonheads.com (blog)
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10/17/2017
Phone, internet complaints peak with 160 per cent rise driven by NBN woes: Ombudsman report - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Phone, internet complaints peak with 160 per cent rise driven by NBN woes: Ombudsman report
The Sydney Morning Herald
A 160 per cent increase in complaints about services under the National Broadband Network and a 43.5 per cent rise in those about Telstra by frustrated customers caused a spike to 158,016 in complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman ...
Telco complaints skyrocket under NBNNEWS.com.au
Australian broadband complaints surge 64 per cent, TIO says, and NBN complaints more than doubleDaily Telegraph
NBN experience will get better: PMThe Australian
SBS -ABC Online -Sky News Australia -WAtoday
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10/17/2017
Three more bike hire companies plan to join ReddyGo and oBike in Sydney - Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

Three more bike hire companies plan to join ReddyGo and oBike in Sydney
Daily Telegraph
IF YOU thought there was already a glut of dockless hire bikes in Sydney, think again — three more companies plan to join the cycling revolution. The Southern Courier can reveal, Ofo, Riide and Mobike have approached Randwick Council to discuss ...
Authorities tyre of hire bikesSydney City News
Hire bikes end up at bottom of Sydney harbourThe Times
That's one way to deal with them! Frustrated man attacks share bikes left on Sydney's Bondi Beach - even throwing ...Daily Mail

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