WAFC move to pave way for Subi East grand plans

The State Government will use its midyear economic review to unveil details of the reshaping of Subiaco — moving the WA Football Commission to Tuart College and efforts to preserve parts of Subiaco Oval. The moves come as the Government promises a “healthy” Budget surplus on the back of the …

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HBF keeps a lid on private health insurance increases

WA’s biggest health insurer will have the lowest average increase in premiums of all big Australian health funds next year, with a rise of just under 2 per cent. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced the approved increase yesterday and revealed an industry-wide average increase of 3.25 per cent. But …

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IKEA to open stores in New Zealand

IKEA Group, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, says it is expanding into New Zealand – even as it faces stiff competition worldwide from online outlets and traditional department stores that are branching out into home furnishing. IKEA said it was providing customers in New Zealand with both stores and e-commerce …

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States ‘out of contact’ on vitality: minister

Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor has urged state and territories who want higher emissions reduction targets to “get back to reality”. The sentiment comes after NSW Energy Minister Don Harwin – a fellow Liberal – used an opinion piece to accuse the federal government of being “out of touch” on …

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