Fairfax Shares Rise During Bidding War

Fairfax’ shares have risen by 6.9 per-cent, taking them to a six-year high, after receiving competing bids for the company. The competing bids come from Australian telecommunications company TPG and US private equity company Hellman & Friedman. Hellman & Friedman are an established media investment company located in both New York City and San Francisco.…

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WA’s Jobless Rate Falls Under 6% As Full Time Work Rises

Unemployment in Western Australia has fallen to its lowest levels in almost a year following a rise in the number of people finding full time work. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures revealed on Thursday the state’s jobless rate fell 0.6 percentage points in April to 5.9 per cent. It is the first time unemployment in…

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Uni Students Protest Against Fee Hikes

Picture Courtesy: Tom Bramble & Daniel Neser The Federal Budget recently proposed changes to university fees, which will result in university students paying higher fees and receiving a lower threshold for their HECS debts, meaning they will have to pay these debts off sooner. Protests happened around the country today in opposition to these changes.…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Breast Cancer Research

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the annual Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic fun run, which has raised over $30 million for breast cancer research since it started. The National Breast Cancer Foundation relies on community events such as this one, as they receive no government funding. National Breast Cancer Foundation CEO Sarah Hosking…

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