The cost to the budget of giving tax breaks to self-managed super funds has soared in the past year putting fresh pressure on the Abbott government to reconsider its refusal to examine generous incentives for wealthy retirees.
Brian Robins A little over 20 years after selling two gold deposits for $123 million, the worth of the British-born mining engineer Mark Creasy rose $630 million Monday.
Esther Han We're prone to thinking old box TVs and film cameras are antiquated technologies. But DVD players, digital cameras and iPods have also passed their zenith.
Rose Powell The Australian sharemarket climbed on Monday, led by blue-chip names such as the big banks and spurred on by merger and acquisition activity, while a leap in the iron ore price supported miners.
Rose Powell The investment staff at Australia's leading superannuation funds are beginning to adopt defensive investment strategies as they grow increasingly wary of a possible market correction in the next two years.
Matt O'Sullivan Shadow federal transport minister Anthony Albanese has labelled plans to allow foreign airlines to fly domestic routes in Northern Australia as "unilateral economic disarmament" that will undermine local wages and threaten Australia's airlines.
Mark Hawthorne, Stephen Ottley Clyde Campbell has been accused of misappropriating and misusing more than $30 million in company money.
Gareth Hutchens Families with children on the lowest incomes will bear the brunt of the federal government's budget cuts, while high income families will actually see their disposable incomes increase slightly over the next four years.
Max Mason Freeview has unveiled its latest weapon in the battle for eyeballs, launching its hybrid internet and broadcast set-top box for digital televisions.
Stephen Cauchi Westpac currency analyst Rob Rennie said the Aussie would not return to mid-May's high of US81.53¢.