News archive from 8 November 2013

Melbourne City Council planners hit out at proposed Palace Theatre redevelopment

Melbourne City Council planners hit out at proposed Palace Theatre redevelopment

In a report to go before the council's planning committee on Tuesday, staff said the proposal's height and massing "do not respond positively to the context of the site". "It is considered that the size, bulk and massing of the...

 
Melbourne City Council planners hit out at proposed Palace Theatre redevelopment

Melbourne City Council planners hit out at proposed Palace Theatre redevelopment

In a report to go before the council's planning committee on Tuesday, staff said the proposal's height and massing "do not respond positively to the context of the site". "It is considered that the size, bulk and massing of the...

 
Melbourne City Council planners hit out at proposed Palace Theatre redevelopment

Melbourne City Council planners hit out at proposed Palace Theatre redevelopment

In a report to go before the council's planning committee on Tuesday, staff said the proposal's height and massing "do not respond positively to the context of the site". "It is considered that the size, bulk and massing of the...

 

Markets Live: Dollar takes hit from RBA

11:34am: The dollar has taken a bit of a hit after the RBA released its quarterly monetary policy statement in which it lowered growth forecasts and said a lower dollar was needed to achieve balanced growth. The dollar fell as low as 94.28 US cents,...

TheAge, 11:45 in Business
 

Markets Live: Dollar takes hit from RBA

11:34am: The dollar has taken a bit of a hit after the RBA released its quarterly monetary policy statement in which it lowered growth forecasts and said a lower dollar was needed to achieve balanced growth. The dollar fell as low as 94.28 US cents,...

 
Markets Live: Dollar takes hit from RBA

Markets Live: Dollar takes hit from RBA

11:34am: The dollar has taken a bit of a hit after the RBA released its quarterly monetary policy statement in which it lowered growth forecasts and said a lower dollar was needed to achieve balanced growth. The dollar fell as low as 94.28 US cents,...

 
Avalon closure a serious blow to Geelong's reputation as centre of manufacturing

Avalon closure a serious blow to Geelong's reputation as centre of manufacturing

The announcement of the closure of the Avalon maintenance base for Qantas is another bitter blow for the city of Geelong, which has been pummelled by back-to-back job losses. The industrial centre located about 75 kilometres south-west of Melbourne...

ABC News, 11:49 in Business
 
Lululemon founder Chip Wilson tells Bloomberg thighs are to blame for sheer pants

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson tells Bloomberg thighs are to blame for sheer pants

JUST try and meditate your way out of this one. Chip Wilson, the founder and chairman of athletic clothing giant Lululemon, who has been in trouble for the sheerness of their yoga pants, has implied the problem is not so much the quality of the...

 

Cheers to that: Coopers posts record result

The company said on Friday morning that in the 12 months to June 30, 2013, Coopers' turnover rose by 16.1 per cent to $216 million, up from $186 million, as net profit increased by 13.4 per cent to $30.8 million, up from $27.16 million. Total beer...

 
Cheers to that: Coopers posts record result

Cheers to that: Coopers posts record result

The brewer was also bolstered by a number of new international beer brands that have joined its ranks in the last year. The company said on Friday morning that in the 12 months to June 30, 2013, Coopers' turnover rose by 16.1 per cent to $216 million,...

 
Reserve Bank lowers Australia's growth forecast, says benefits of rate cuts may not be seen until 2015

Reserve Bank lowers Australia's growth forecast, says benefits of rate cuts may not be seen until 2015

The Reserve Bank says record low interest rates are having a positive effect on the economy, but the full benefits may not be seen until well into 2015.In its latest quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy, the RBA says variable borrowing rates are now...

ABC News, 12:17 in Business
 
Cheers to that: Coopers posts record result

Cheers to that: Coopers posts record result

The brewer was also bolstered by a number of new international beer brands that have joined its ranks in the last year. The company said on Friday morning that in the 12 months to June 30, 2013, Coopers' turnover rose by 16.1 per cent to $216 million,...

 
Elevated 8 Chifley bad for city, say planners

Elevated 8 Chifley bad for city, say planners

The designers of Sydney's newest office tower are under fire from urban planners for not encouraging street-level activity and for creating an exclusive space that will only benefit the building's lawyers and other corporate tenants. 8 Chifley has not...

 
Elevated 8 Chifley bad for city, say planners

Elevated 8 Chifley bad for city, say planners

The designers of Sydney's newest office tower are under fire from urban planners for not encouraging street-level activity and for creating an exclusive space that will only benefit the building's lawyers and other corporate tenants. 8 Chifley has not...

 
Elevated 8 Chifley bad for city, say planners

Elevated 8 Chifley bad for city, say planners

The designers of Sydney's newest office tower are under fire from urban planners for not encouraging street-level activity and for creating an exclusive space that will only benefit the building's lawyers and other corporate tenants. 8 Chifley has not...

 
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