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Deafening sign work from home is dead

Deafening sign work from home is dead

Amazon Australia has launched a crackdown on remote working, telling its employees that they have to come to the office if they want a promotion. The tech giant, which employs about 7000 people in Australia, told its office-based staff in February they would be expected to come into the office at least three days a...

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Australia’s future set to be bigger, older, poorer

Australia’s future set to be bigger, older, poorer

Australia’s population is set to increase to more than 40 million in the next 40 years, eclipsing previous estimates, a highly anticipated report is expected to show. To be released by Treasurer Jim Chalmers on Thursday, the sixth Intergenerational Report (IGR) – which covers trends in population, productivity and spending – will reveal the longer-term...

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Alarming housing shortage figures revealed by 2028

Alarming housing shortage figures revealed by 2028

An increased shortage of more than 250,000 homes across Australia is on the cards from “unplanned migration”, a new study has found. The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) has released research revealing that the Federal Government’s unplanned rise in net overseas migration, to more than 1.75 million by 2028, will create a housing shortage of...

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Albo’s $18.6m plan to get Aussie businesses online ready

Albo’s $18.6m plan to get Aussie businesses online ready

Australian businesses have been given access to one-on-one mentoring if they’re struggling with their online operations. The Albanese government on Monday announced the second round of the Australian Small Business Advisory Services Program. The program connects Australian businesses with advice and training to help them sell products online, with digital marketing and social media. “Through...