Collapsed Roger David relied on credit to stay afloat

Only an overdraft facility prevented Roger David from failing earlier, according to an analysis by administrators who have detailed the menswear retailer’s unsuccessful battle for survival. Insolvency firm KordaMentha, which was put into Roger David by its family owners in October, say the 76-year-old company was reliant on the $2.8 …

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Model Annalise Braakensiek found dead in Sydney unit

Tributes are flowing in for Australian model and actress Annalise Braakensiek after she was found dead in her Sydney unit. Police said a woman’s body was found at a Potts Point unit on Sunday afternoon after concerns were raised for her welfare. She’s yet to be formally identified and there …

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ASX roars to life after Wall Street rebound

The ASX has shaken off most of its losses from its dismal December, closing at its highest level in more than a month. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 63.8 points, or 1.14 per cent, to close at 5683.2 on Monday, with confidence high on the back of strong US …

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River Don at Doncaster next for Kateson | Racing News

Last Updated: 07/01/19 9:21am Tom Scudamore riding Kateson Tom Lacey may move Kateson up in trip for the Albert Bartlett River Don Novices’ Hurdle at Doncaster. The Herefordshire trainer has earmarked the extended three-mile Grade Two race on January 26 as a possible target for the six-year-old, after his unbeaten …

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Taste the Kimberley with boab tang for beer and tea

Australia’s boab trees have for centuries provided Aboriginal people with food, shelter and medicine. And now the Kimberley trees are providing a business opportunity for Broome-based tourism operator Robert Dann, who is using the nuts to create unique products including an iced tea and cosmetic ointments, and will release the …

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Fire sparks vigilance call | The West Australian

Residents are being urged to watch for children playing with matches after a suspicious fire in South Kalgoorlie on Saturday. Kalgoorlie-Boulder firefighters have labelled the area where the fire started a hotspot for suspicious incidents. Two separate fires started off Boomerang Crescent in South Kalgoorlie on Saturday, with the larger …

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