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Santos' environmental impact statement for its Narrabri CSG project has finally been made public.

Pleas for extension to examine huge CSG plan

Environmental groups want more time to consider the impacts of Santos' Narrabri CSG project that will include as many as 850 wells, producing more than 100 tonnes of waste salt alone per day.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made the cost of living a priority for the year.

Brace yourself for a year of con jobs and flying bulldust

There's a long history of politicians professing to be terribly concerned about "the cost of living" and nothing good ever comes of it. It's always about saying things to keep or win your vote and rarely about doing anything real – let alone sensible – about prices.


Markets Live: ASX wallows amid earnings

Shares slip lower for a second session as losses in the banks outweigh gains in iron ore miners after the commodity hit 2½-year highs, while Seek's profit update disappoints as reporting season rolls on.

The company said it was anticipating pressure in Queensland as a result of increased low-cost competition.

Virtus profit hit as IVF demand falls

One of Australia's largest IVF providers has suffered an almost 18 per cent fall in first-half profit as demand for IVF treatments in Australia sinks.

"The mining production cycle is supporting parts and component demand growth as customers continue to focus on costs and ...

Seven West pulls Seven Group into the red

Kerry Stokes' Seven Group Holdings has slipped to a half-year loss of $41.8 million due to $145 million of write-downs almost entirely related to the value of its stake in Seven West Media.

The leasehold of the Verandah hotel at Martin Place is being offered for sale

Verandah Bar leasehold on the market

One of the city's well-know watering holes, the Verandah Bar's leasehold is on the market with price expectations of about $9 million as the owners take advantage of the strong pub sector.

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