Woman worried about a bill. | Newsreel

‘Sexually transmitted tax debt’ warning

An Australian Tax Office push to recoup business debts could lead to domestic violence victims being unjustly pursued. Academics from UNSW Sydney Business School and the
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Woman scammed. | Newsreel

Anti-scam plan keeps everyone in the loop

A new anti-scam intelligence loop has been established to facilitate better exchange of intel between government agencies, banks, telecommunications companies and
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Man unhappy looking at laptop. | Newsreel

Consumer confidence at six-month low

Consumer confidence has fallen to its lowest level in six months. The latest ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence report showed confidence dropped by 3.5 points
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Woman in front of Eiffel Tower. | Newsreel

Scams target travellers’ FOMO and bargain hunters

With the Paris Olympics and northern hemisphere summer luring Aussie overseas, travellers are being warned about the scams targeting international tourists. NAB data
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Shine disappears from Gold hospital cover

Australians are being urged to re-consider top-level hospital cover, as the cost of private health insurance soars. Consumer group CHOICE has found that while annual
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Woman shopping online. | Newsreel

Shoppers tipped to spend $10 billion at sales

Australian shoppers are tipped to spend more than $10 billion at end of financial year sales, an almost nine percent increase from last year. Research commissioned by
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Woman worried about bills. | Newsreel

Millions struggling with debt avoid help

Almost six million Australians struggled to make loan repayments last year, according to new data. Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) research found
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Minimum wage to rise by 3.75 percent

Australia’s minimum wage will increase by 3.75 percent from July 1. The Fair Work Commission announced the rise in the National Minimum Wage and all modern award
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Mortgage defaults down despite rate pressure

Mortgage defaults are lower than pre-COVID levels despite the pressure of rapid interest rates rises, banking chiefs have told the Queensland Futures Institute 2024
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Poorly located homes driving insurance rises

A Queensland insurance leader has cautioned against putting homes in the wrong places in the rush to address supply and affordability issues. Suncorp Group Chief
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