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  • Queensland back in action, report claims by Julia Corderoy

    ​The Queensland economy is ready to move on from its mining days and ride the “next wave”: gas, tourism, agribusiness, international education and wealth management.

  • Broker stole from new clients to help old clients by Adam Smith

    A mortgage broker who admitted to attempted deception and faking a signature on a mortgage document used new clients' money to help struggling existing clients, it has been claimed

  • COSL blasts credit repair companies by Adam Smith

    The Credit Ombudsman has delivered harsh words to credit repair companies 'behaving badly'

  • Consumers sceptical about bank transparency by Julia Corderoy

    ​Consumers are sceptical about the transparency of banks, with a recent consumer survey revealing that 84% of respondents think banks should have to disclose who owns them in any advertising

  • Bank appetite for home lending could hurt economy by Julia Corderoy

    ​The bias towards home loan lending over commercial lending by our banks could be hurting the Australian economy.

  • Australia’s sluggish rental market by Julia Corderoy

    ​The number of rental vacancies nationally increased in the year to July, with rental asking prices lifting only very slightly in the same period