ASX up with materials the big winners

The ASX finished higher after a positive lead from Wall Street, with energy stocks rising following an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities. The Australian sharemarket started the trading week on a positive note, with materials stocks the big winners. The S&P/ASX200 closed 0.43 per...

ScoMo to make big announcement for tradies

The federal government will spend an extra $1.2bn on a scheme to help tradies hire thousands of new apprentices and trainees. The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy program will be extended for 12 months for new apprentices and trainees who are signed up before September...

ScoMo to make big tradies announcement

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce a $1.2bn extension of a popular funding scheme aimed at helping tradies. The federal government will spend an extra $1.2bn on a scheme to help tradies hire thousands of new apprentices and trainees. The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy...