Cat tattooist Jessica Holmes capitalises on a growing market for moggies in ink

Cat tattooist Jessica Holmes capitalises on a growing market for moggies in ink

Posted May 19, 2018 04:48:00 Photo: Some of Jessica Holmes’s work next to the feline who inspired one of the tattoos. (Instagram: Jessica Holmes Tattoo) Known as WA’s resident “cattooist”, Jessica Holmes has carved out a niche in the tattoo industry by specialising in immortalising her clients’ feline pets in …

Lucrative, easy and on the rise: Animal smuggler warns of growing black market in native animals

Lucrative, easy and on the rise: Animal smuggler warns of growing black market in native animals

Updated May 15, 2018 15:20:04 Photo: Lizards seized by Border Force in a smuggling operation. (Supplied: Rick Dawson) A prolific animal smuggler, convicted of poaching animals for the black market, says Australians would be horrified if they knew how many animals are dying while being smuggled to cashed-up collectors in …

Property market continues to cool off as home loans tumble

Property market continues to cool off as home loans tumble

Posted May 11, 2018 12:05:51 The retreat of investors from the property market is starting to look like a rout with a big fall in applications in March. In seasonally adjusted terms, investor loans fell 9 per cent over the month. Owner-occupier interest also cooled, down 1.9 per cent. Overall …

Apple’s market value approaches $US1 trillion, News Corp’s $US1b write-down on Foxtel

Apple’s market value approaches $US1 trillion, News Corp’s $US1b write-down on Foxtel

Updated May 11, 2018 09:09:54 Photo: Apple provided the largest boost to the S&P 500 overnight, after its share price surged to a fresh record. (Reuters: Jason Reed) Related Story: Telstra and News Corp to merge Foxtel and Fox Sports by June Australian shares are expected to make gains in …

WA budget slug to overseas property buyers will hurt real estate market, industry warns

WA budget slug to overseas property buyers will hurt real estate market, industry warns

Updated May 10, 2018 11:55:40 Photo: The surcharge increase is expected to reap $50 million over the next four years. (ABC News ) Related Story: WA budget: Here’s what it means for you A plan to slug foreign property buyers in WA with a 7 per cent surcharge will damage …

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

The introduction of frozen Indian buffalo meat in Indonesia has halved demand for Australian cattle, according to industry representatives. Indonesia is Australia’s largest live cattle market, taking more than 700,000 head in record years. But in recent years the price of Australian cattle has skyrocketed, reaching unprecedented highs. As a …

Trial aborted four years after market garden raids led to allegations of illegal foreign workers

Trial aborted four years after market garden raids led to allegations of illegal foreign workers

Updated May 07, 2018 14:21:48 Photo: Brothers Minh Canh and Michael Le and denied the charges against them. (ABC News: Jon Smball) A trial in WA’s District Court has been aborted in extraordinary circumstances, with a jury that was sworn in for a 10-week trial being discharged after the case …

Fancy owning your own island paradise? Another Great Barrier Reef resort is on the market

Fancy owning your own island paradise? Another Great Barrier Reef resort is on the market

Updated May 03, 2018 06:32:38 Photo: Once famous for its beach parties, the Great Keppel Island Resort closed in 2008. (ABC Capricornia: Blythe Moore) In the 1990s it drew young tourists with the slogan ‘Get Wrecked’, and now Great Keppel Island Resort is on the market. A 162-hectare land holding …

Job Offer : Online Customer Service Assistant Opportunities At David Jones Market Street a Market street Balranald

David Jones wants to inspire people by providing an exceptional experience. As one of the leading international retailers, we’ve done this by curating the world’s leading brands across fashion, beauty, home and food. By enabling and empowering our employees, David Jones ensures that we are a destination for endless possibilities.The …