If you are buying flowers for Valentine's Day there is a better-than-even chance they are imported from as far away as Kenya or Colombia. But new biosecurity rules may be about to change that, and your bouquet may soon cost more.
A falling Australian dollar is contributing to a surge in tourism that, in turn, is leading to the biggest hotel building boom in decades.
Scanning a menu at a restaurant with a smart phone, a diner could find out when and where a fish was caught, the duration of its journey to the plate and even the name of the captain of the ship it was caught on.
Residential property may be rolling over, but in the heart of Australia's two biggest cities the commercial market is on a roll and it is getting tough to find some space.
Small business failures have increased over the past year, with a spike in retail insolvencies driving the rise.
Australia's high street shopping strips are struggling. Vacancy rates are rising and rents are falling. Can they survive without massive change?
The falling Australian dollar may hurt those travelling overseas, but it has sparked a big manufacturing revival that is creating tens of thousands of jobs.
Off-the-plan apartment buyers are being hit with the double-whammy of tougher home loan rules and falling property prices, leaving many struggling to complete their purchases.
The telco refunds more than 72,000 customers more than $9.3 million after they were signed up to a billing service without even realising it when they were using third party apps on their phones.
S&P says the stable outlook reflects the ratings agency's expectation the general government fiscal balance will return to surplus in the early 2020s.