Citi Staff Caught In Jobs Whirlwind

19 November 2008

AUSTRALIAN staff at Citigroup are the latest to bear the brunt of sackings in the banking sector, in a sign of the mounting toll of the global financial crisis... read full story

Travelling Second-class

12 November 2008

Melbourne's rail system is a shambles and won't change until the franchise system does, writes Paul Mees... read full story

Nothing Natural About Selection Of Which Trees Live, Which Die

10 November 2008

POSTMAN'S Track is a dividing line. Heading down into what locals call the Valley of the Giants, about seven hours drive east of Melbourne, thick old-growth forest soars up to 50 metres on both sides of the skinny trail... read full story

Murdoch To Slash Jobs At Papers, Nine Sheds Staff

7 November 2008

MEDIA mogul Rupert Murdoch is preparing to cut jobs from his Australian newspapers but will not say how many because he wants to avoid adverse headlines... read full story

Easing Feeling Welcome After Painful Stretch

5 November 2008

IT was a sure bet the Reserve Bank would cut interest rates shortly before the running of the Melbourne Cup yesterday, but a plunge of 75 basis points to spur lending and boost economic growth caught Hunter analysts by surprise... read full story

Hard Times For Developers

5 November 2008

MELBOURNE'S housing shortage woes are likely to worsen unless middleweight residential developers are given a lifeline to get new construction off the ground, and soon... read full story

Our Stars Show Their True Colours

2 November 2008

Everyone has Melbourne Cup memories - mostly involving picking a winner. David Sygall uncovers a few celebrity punters' favourite Cup moment... read full story

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