THE Royal Newcastle Aero Club and its chief flying instructor, Phil Unicomb, will be presented with accolades in a special ceremony today after taking out two categories in the inaugural Wings Award for Australian general aviation.
If we’ve got evidence, let’s go with the data. If all we’ve got is opinion, let’s go with mine. That’s the favourite management advice of NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski.
The Simpsons' cult character Groundskeeper Willie has given his red-blooded support to the cause of Scottish independence even if his ultimate boss, Rupert Murdoch has continued to prevaricate.
Any tie-up between the highly profitable pay TV operator Foxtel and struggling free-to-air broadcaster Ten Network face intense scrutiny from regulators.
Local shares are set to open flat on the back of a soft lead from overseas markets while iron ore posted its biggest one-day rise since March, surging 3.9 per cent overnight.
Macquarie Group is a step closer to returning to its profit heyday, prior to the global financial crisis, after it confirmed on Monday that higher performance fees from listed and unlisted funds would propel this year’s earnings above the $1.27 billion booked in 2014.
Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia president Barry Robson has slammed James Hardie Industries as being "morally bankrupt" after the company’s asbestos compensation fund moved to pay victims in instalments to cover a funding shortfall.
Macquarie is among Australian funds, including superannuation funds, benefiting from heightened tensions around the world over the past year, with almost $1 billion in investments tied to major US defence companies.
Van Eyk’s chief Mark Thomas has moved to distance the embattled firm’s research arm from its funds unit, noting expressions of interest in the former after the financial services company confirmed the appointment of voluntary administrators.
Hancock Prospecting has granted an open-ended extension to its Galilee Basin partner, India’s GVK, on the $US560 million owing on a deal struck three years ago, which underpins one of the country’s biggest undeveloped coal projects.