Telstra shares are in the dumps. What can save the company’s profits?

Telstra shares are in the dumps. What can save the company’s profits?

Updated May 17, 2018 12:03:58 Photo: Telstra’s chief executive Andy Penn is under pressure to stem falling profitability. (AAP: Dean Lewins) These are not good times to be a Telstra shareholder. Australia’s most widely held company, with a million shareholders, has seen its share price tank over the last few …

BOM predicts snow as low as 800m as Australian ski fields get first dumps of the year

BOM predicts snow as low as 800m as Australian ski fields get first dumps of the year

Updated May 10, 2018 18:22:03 Photo: Thumbs up: today’s fall was enough to build a hearty snowman in Thredbo (ABC News: supplied ) Related Story: Time to rug up — south-east Australia is about to get cold, wet and windy Related Story: Flood and wind watch for Tasmania as severe …

Ipswich dumps recycling, so what is going on in Queensland?

Ipswich dumps recycling, so what is going on in Queensland?

Updated April 20, 2018 08:50:51 Photo: The price of recyclables is on the slide. (ABC News: Matthew Roberts) Ipswich council announced earlier this week all recycling for the city, west of Brisbane, will be sent straight to landfill. They blame China’s import ban on recycling and the rising levels of …

Dennis Hood dumps Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives to join SA Liberals

Dennis Hood dumps Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives to join SA Liberals

Updated March 26, 2018 14:14:24 Australian Conservatives and South Australian Upper House MP Dennis Hood is poised to abandon Cory Bernardi’s party and join the Marshall Liberal Government. The Liberal party room has just approved a motion to allow Mr Hood to join the party. Photo: Dennis Hood was elected …

Gold Coast council dumps plan to mine Facebook data from Commonwealth Games visitors using free wi-fi

Gold Coast council dumps plan to mine Facebook data from Commonwealth Games visitors using free wi-fi

Posted March 22, 2018 13:01:09 Photo: The free wifi option available on the Gold Coast will no longer require a Facebook login. (ABC News: Elise Kinsella) Related Story: Handing over your Facebook data the price of free wi-fi Related Story: Facebook loses $US35b after massive data breach, tech stocks lead …