What are ‘on-road costs’ precisely?

There aren’t too many goods you can buy which will see you nearly always pay more than the number on the price tag, nor are there many industries which will boast the fact you will only have to pay the advertised price as a lucrative marketing tool. But such is …

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Monaco GP Practice One: Lewis Hamilton ahead of Max Verstappen

By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 23/05/19 11:43am Lewis Hamilton laid down his marker at the Monaco GP by topping the Practice One timesheets, with Max Verstappen only just behind for Red Bull. Hamilton, a two-time winner around F1’s most iconic street circuit, set the pace with a 1:12.106 but Verstappen, …

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Shake-up for egg tracking to beat rogue traders

WA eggs face the prospect of far tougher labelling and traceability rules, after a planned shake-up of the industry triggered by allegations a rogue operator is falsely selling eggs as free range. Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan said the system of labelling and traceability “was a joke” and more discipline was …

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CAMS slams fatal Racewars event

The head of Australia’s peak motorsport body has given a scathing review of the event which led to Brody Ford’s death at Racewars this year. Confederation of Australian Motor Sport chief executive Eugene Arocca said he believed organisers were unprepared for the event at Albany Regional Airport. Mr Ford, 26, …

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Eastern Goldfields to rise again as Ora Banda Mining

The rebirth of Eastern Goldfields has taken another step forward with institutional and high net worth investors stepping up to meet a shortfall of funds needed to recapitalise the failed gold producer as Ora Banda Mining. Clients of broker Hartleys have met a $6 million shortfall from a $7.6 million …

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Poms, beware those dodgy UK pension promises

Apart from banal jokes about bathing habits, a big hassle for Poms in Australia are constant calls to transfer UK pension accounts to sunnier shores. Hardworking UK expats have pension transfer specialists and self-managed superannuation fund floggers extolling the virtues of bringing over personal and employer pension schemes from back …

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