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Airlines gear up, but how much will it cost?
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Airlines gear up, but how much will it cost?

Domestic and international airlines are gearing up for a flood of tourists, as well as thousands of people that have not travelled to see their families in almost two years, when borders re-open.

  • by Emily Chantiri

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Super-low fixed rate mortgage party looks over
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Home loans

Super-low fixed rate mortgage party looks over

Australia’s biggest banks are expecting a rise in their cost of funding within the next two years.

  • by John Collett
High-debt borrowers in regulatory crosshairs
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Home loans

High-debt borrowers in regulatory crosshairs

The financial regulators are reaching into a toolkit that can have a powerful impact on the biggest asset class in Australia: the $9 trillion housing market.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Queensland contact tracers may be overwhelmed with 1000 cases a day

Queensland contact tracers may be overwhelmed with 1000 cases a day

Queensland modelling assumes contact tracers have a capacity for 100 new cases daily – a 10th of the number expected to swamp them when borders reopen.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Is media coverage of  COVID-19 too negative?
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Science

Is media coverage of COVID-19 too negative?

Is it possible the news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic has been too negative? Some curious research should at least make us consider the question.

  • by Liam Mannix
From rescuing Tigers to RMIT Chancellor, who is Peggy O’Neal?
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Richmond

From rescuing Tigers to RMIT Chancellor, who is Peggy O’Neal?

Peggy O’Neal - the first woman to be president of an AFL club - can see strong parallels between her new role as RMIT Chancellor and Richmond.

  • by Jake Niall
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With Voice Plan, Apple pays you to use only Siri for music
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With Voice Plan, Apple pays you to use only Siri for music

With Voice Plan, users can pay less for their music subscription if they’re willing to lock themselves in to Apple’s ecosystem.

  • by Tim Biggs
Scott Morrison on the verge of locking in net zero by 2050 target

Scott Morrison on the verge of locking in net zero by 2050 target

Chief political correspondent David Crowe joins Bianca Hall to discuss the Morrison government’s long and arduous path to net zero emissions by 2050.

  • by Bianca Hall
How one US senator could sink Biden’s climate agenda and COP26

How one US senator could sink Biden’s climate agenda and COP26

With Biden’s climate legislation at risk of collapse in Congress, the US President’s ability to deliver on his emissions reduction target is in serious doubt. 

  • by Matthew Knott
Pandemic boom: Wall Street’s biggest dealmakers have never been busier

Pandemic boom: Wall Street’s biggest dealmakers have never been busier

The world is experiencing economic upheaval caused by the pandemic, trade disputes and geopolitical tension. And dealmakers at America’s biggest banks are the busiest they have ever been.

  • by Lananh Nguyen
Eroding privacy: The murder of an MP could happen in Australia too

Eroding privacy: The murder of an MP could happen in Australia too

The murder of a British MP during a routine meeting with voters could happen in Australia, where MPs are increasingly worried about attacks.

  • by Rob Harris