Oil price rise likely to hit consumers with $4 billion headache and absorb benefit of tax cuts

Oil price rise likely to hit consumers with $4 billion headache and absorb benefit of tax cuts

Posted May 15, 2018 13:41:13 Photo: Rising fuel costs tipped to drive up inflation hitting consumers already struggling to deal with stagnant wages. (ABC: Nic MacBean) The surging oil price will deliver the equivalent of a $3.7 billion tax on consumers, according to the big investment bank Morgan Stanley. Key …

Sydney real estate: Tresco trophy home’s high-society stories match $50m price tag

Sydney real estate: Tresco trophy home’s high-society stories match $50m price tag

Updated May 12, 2018 15:45:12 Photo: The mansion has towered over Elizabeth Bay for 150 years. (Supplied) It’s special, even by Sydney’s sparkling standards — designed by a celebrity architect, in a blue-chip location with bedrooms to burn. Tresco, a stately sandstone home which dates to 1868, has stood the …

Field Service Plant Mechanic: Tom Price Residential 10/4 – WesTrac

Field Service Plant Mechanic: Tom Price Residential 10/4 – WesTrac

WesTrac is an equipment solutions company and one of the world’s leading Caterpillar Dealerships. Operating in NSW, ACT and WA, we supply equipment solutions to thousands of customers across the mining, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture and power generation sectors. At WesTrac our primary focus is our people. We know that …

Tasmanian dairy farmers’ positive mindset two years after price crisis

Tasmanian dairy farmers’ positive mindset two years after price crisis

Posted April 30, 2018 16:47:07 Photo: Two years on from the price crisis the Duniams are ‘pretty well set up’. (ABC: Margot Kelly) Two years on from an industry-wide price crisis, Tasmanian dairy farmers have proven themselves to be resilient. The state is on track to produce a record 900 …

Four-bedder fetches record price

Four-bedder fetches record price

ABOUT 30 years ago, the vendors of this property in western Sydney snapped it up for less than $60,000 — and it has just become the suburb’s first house to fetch $1 million. The four-bedroom home at 7 Flora St, Plumpton, sold for $1.038 million after 25 inspections and three …

Bargains from buy, swap and sell groups online come at the price of consumer rights

Bargains from buy, swap and sell groups online come at the price of consumer rights

Posted April 19, 2018 07:40:00 In the Northern Territory’s high turnover population, people looking to cheaply furnish a new home or empty one before they move interstate might turn to Facebook. Buy, swap and sell pages are enormously popular in the Territory. Memberships regularly number in the tens of thousands, …

Donald Trump says ‘big price to pay’ for deadly Syria chemical attack – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump says ‘big price to pay’ for deadly Syria chemical attack – Donald Trump’s America

Updated April 09, 2018 05:32:34 Photo: Mr Trump criticised Russia and Iran for their support of the Syrian government. (Reuters: Kevin Lamarque) US President Donald Trump says there will be a “big price to pay” for a chemical attack against a besieged rebel-held town in Syria where medical aid groups …

NT Country Liberal Party endorses Jacinta Price for seat of Lingiari next federal election

NT Country Liberal Party endorses Jacinta Price for seat of Lingiari next federal election

Posted April 07, 2018 22:26:18 Jacinta Price has been officially endorsed to run for the Coalition in the outback seat of Lingiari in the next federal election. Key points: Lingiari has been held by Labor’s Warren Snowdon since 2001 Jacinta Price say she’ll be looking to start campaigning “straight away” …

Flight Centre fined $12.5 million over international flight price fixing

Flight Centre fined $12.5 million over international flight price fixing

Posted April 04, 2018 14:07:42 Flight Centre has lost its long-running and expensive legal battle with competition watchdog, the ACCC, after being forced to pay $12.5 million in penalties relating to attempts to fix international flight prices. Key points: Flight Centre is ordered to pay $12.5 million for attempts to …

Central Australia to offer world-class mountain bike tracks, for a price

Central Australia to offer world-class mountain bike tracks, for a price

Posted April 01, 2018 07:43:18 Photo: A plan is underway to develop a world-class mountain bike track in Central Australia. (Supplied: Alice Springs Mountain Bike Club) World-class mountain bike trails planned for Central Australia will cost riders $50 a day to use — a figure that left locals “gobsmacked”. Key …