One giant leap for agriculture as farmers look to space

February 15, 2023

Nestled deep in the industrial and commercial centre of a major metropolitan city, a vertical farm has sprouted indoors and its backers are reaching for the stars. Researchers based in Melbourne’s Docklands are working with the space agency NASA...[Read More]

What you can do to protect yourself as scams evolve

December 28, 2022

In 2022, Australians fell victim to investment and cryptocurrency-related scams, losing $242.5 million (US$166 million). In the United Kingdom (UK), a total of over £2.3 billion was lost in 2021 because of various scams, including online shopping,...[Read More]

Holiday-makers drive electric car uptake

December 28, 2022

Australian holiday-makers can expect to see more electric and hybrid vehicles on the roads this festive season as rental firms expand their fleets to include eco-friendly options. And the companies say greener vehicles are in high demand, both from...[Read More]

Helping a family member with a SCAM

November 9, 2022

A family member who is a target of a scam may be too caught up in the scammer’s web of deceit to recognise they are being scammed. You can play a vital role in protecting your loved one from harm. Identify the scam The first thing you can do to...[Read More]

Scams Awareness Week 2022: 7-11 November

November 9, 2022

Scams Awareness Week 2022 takes place 7-11 November. This Scams Awareness Week, along with over 350 partner organisations, we’re encouraging you to learn ways to identify scams and take the time to check whether an offer or contact is genuine...[Read More]

Car-sharing giant to launch in Australia

October 19, 2022

American car-sharing giant Turo has announced plans to launch its service in Australia before the end of the year, shaking up the traditional rental car market. The company, which is the world’s largest car-sharing platform, will begin recruiting...[Read More]

New crypto rules to protect consumers

September 28, 2022

Work on an Australian regulation regime for cryptocurrency is expected to step up next year. Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones said about one million Australians had invested in what he described as a “very opaque market”. “We need...[Read More]

Green hydrogen opportunities for Aust, UK

August 31, 2022

The UK international trade secretary has flagged further co-operation with Australian businesses as the two nations work to increase the flow of green hydrogen. Anne-Marie Trevelyan is in Australia on a four-day visit where she’ll meet with...[Read More]

How cloud accounting can help make your business better and more efficient

August 17, 2022

Does your company still use desktop software or spreadsheets for accounting tasks? If so, then it could be time to upgrade to a cloud-based accounting system. In comparison to on-premises solutions, cloud accounting for small businesses offers...[Read More]

Aussie lithium miners top benchmark report

August 10, 2022

Australian lithium producers have topped the global rankings in a new assessment that ranks companies based on sustainability and fairness. Miners’ response to climate change, land management and gender balance in the board room are part of...[Read More]

Green hydrogen tech wins global backers

August 3, 2022

An Australian green hydrogen company has attracted global investors to fast-track its hydrogen electrolyser technology. The $42.5 million investment injection will put Hysata on the path to gigawatt-scale manufacturing of the equipment and grow the...[Read More]

Superannuation scams – What to do about super scams

July 20, 2022

If someone offers to withdraw your super or move it to a self-managed super fund (SMSF) so you can access the money, it’s probably a scam. Learn how to spot a superannuation scam, and where to report it. How to spot a super scam Scammers can...[Read More]

Aussie crypto buffs brace for more carnage

June 15, 2022

Australian crypto enthusiasts are expecting more carnage in the markets after Bitcoin hit an 18-month low, but it hasn’t shaken their faith in the underlying technology. Cryptocurrencies, which have been trending lower all month, began...[Read More]

‘Super apps’ to take on dominant big banks

June 1, 2022

Australian banks face a potent threat from global “super apps”, a leading fintech investor has warned. From gaming and virtual accessories to getting a home loan or credit card, onboarding into a new job, getting paid, investing, or...[Read More]

Aussie ag tech helps growers farm carbon

May 25, 2022

Australian grain growers are being encouraged to get into the carbon market, with a new partnership linking farmers to soil carbon technology. The partnership, between GrainCorp and biotech company Loam Bio, was announced on Tuesday at a national...[Read More]