The Federal Government is facing an uphill battle to convince some states to back the National Energy Guarantee, with some leaders saying the plan's targets are too low to drive any new investment in renewable energy.
ANZ may have to dig deeper than the $756,000 provision it set aside to refund clients of an adviser who failed numerous audits and continued to sell high risk products after he was suspended, with the head of ANZ's RI Advice group (pictured) saying it "was a mistake".
Tens of thousands of small business employees across Australia have had their superannuation payments delayed for several weeks because of a glitch with a new Australian Taxation Office transfer system.
Century-old Queensland business Alvey Reels, which announced it would close its doors in mid-2017 due to poor sales, will stay open after a viral Facebook post spurred a flurry of orders from loyal customers, and attracted a new business partner.
The Mayor of Ipswich, west of Brisbane, says the Council will reverse its decision to send the city's recycling to the tip, but asks residents to pitch in by keeping unrecyclable waste out of their yellow-lid bins.