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Australian Bank Took 8 Years To Report AU$ 1.4m Fraud

The Tennessee Tribune 19 Jun 2021
MELBOURNE, Australia — A decade after, a sacked South-eastern Australian bank worker in the state of Victoria admitted defrauding more than AU$ 1.4 million ($1.06 million) from his employer ... The Commonwealth Bank knew about his fraud in 2010 and sacked him before managing to claw back nearly half of what he stole, including selling his home.
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Should Australia increase interest rates to stop house prices rising so quickly?

The Observer 18 Jun 2021
Given this faster-than-expected recovery, and given the ongoing surge in house prices, especially in Sydney and Melbourne, it’s perhaps not surprising that we’re seeing calls for the Reserve Bank to increase interest rates ... Throughout 2019, the Reserve Bank was beginning to recognise that its policy settings were too tight.
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Online banking apps including ANZ and Commonwealth Bank go down in major outage

The Daily Mail 17 Jun 2021
Bank of Melbourne and Wstpac were also reported by users to be unavailable.
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Major Australian banks report incidents of online banking failures

Yahoo Daily News 17 Jun 2021
Several Australian major banks on Thursday reported operation issues in online applications, and the reason behind the matter is being determined. Banks in question include Westpac, St George, ANZ, ME Bank, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA, and Commonwealth Bank ... Bank wrote on Twitter.
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City of Melbourne Work Crews Remove Large Encampment

Florida Today 15 Jun 2021
City of Melbourne crews remove a large encampment along the banks of the Indian River off of U.S.1. that included large amounts of trash and debris ... .
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TimeOut’s world’s ‘coolest streets’ include a Barcelona rambler – but not the one you’re thinking of

East Bay Times 14 Jun 2021
Apparently, ranking the world’s coolest cities and neighborhoods wasn’t enough for the intrepid adventurers at TimeOut, the entertainment site ... Melbourne’s Smith Street and its pubs, wine bars, Vietnamese bakeries and vinyl record shops snag the top spot ... 5 ... 1. Smith Street, Melbourne, Australia. 2 ... 3. South Bank, London, United Kingdom.
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Timani returns from exile to Australia squad for France test series

Supersport 13 Jun 2021
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The risks of 'buy now, pay later': How funky apps such as Afterpay and credit ...

The Daily Mail 11 Jun 2021
While interest rates are at record lows, the banks are still required to be strict when it comes to approving mortgages ... While interest rates are at record lows, the banks are still required to be strict when it comes to approving mortgages. Pictured is Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall.
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The world's 'coolest' street revealed by Time Out

Henry Herald 10 Jun 2021
Topping the list is Smith Street in Melbourne, Australia, a buzzy thoroughfare known for its independent stores, gay bars, live music venues and great restaurant scene. The way in which the local community has rallied around Smith Street's businesses during Melbourne's lockdowns helped the street clinch the top spot, according to Time Out.
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The 30 'coolest streets in the world right now' named by Time Out and it's ...

The Daily Mail 09 Jun 2021
A top 30 ranking of 'the world's coolest streets' has been revealed by Time Out – and Smith Street in Melbourne has been awarded the coveted No.1 spot. The runner-up in the list is Passeig de Sant Joan in Barcelona and London's South Bank comes third ... Smith Street in Melbourne, which is No1 in Time Out's 'world's coolest streets' ranking.
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The alarming figures that could spark another property market plunge as Australian house prices keep surging

The Daily Mail 09 Jun 2021
The banking regulator released new data showing a surge in the proportion of borrowers who owe the bank more than six times what they earn, with interest rates at a record low ... COMMONWEALTH BANK ... Westpac and its subsidiaries St George and Bank of Melbourne this week raised fixed two and three-year mortgage rates by 0.1 percentage points.
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Covid Victoria lockdown restrictions: Melbourne and regional Vic new coronavirus rules explained

The Observer 08 Jun 2021
Victoria has extended its seven-day “circuit-breaker lockdown” to 14 days in response to the growing Covid cluster in Melbourne’s northern suburbs ... The same rule applies for both Melbourne and regional Victoria.Can I travel interstate? ... In Melbourne, essential retail, such as supermarkets, petrol, pharmacies, bottle shops and banks, will be open.
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How Melbourne's lockdown was based on two 'fleeting stranger contact' cases that turned out to ...

The Daily Mail 03 Jun 2021
The state's snap seven-day lockdown was extended until June 10 in Melbourne, with case numbers reaching 63 on Thursday ... Australians lining up for Centrelink payments in Melbourne during lockdown ... 'There are around half a million casual workers - the people most likely to qualify for the payment - in the Melbourne metropolitan area,' he said.
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Scott Morrison announces $500 weekly cash payment for Victorians stuck in a Covid hotspot and ...

The Daily Mail 03 Jun 2021
They must have less than $10,000 in their account and no renaming special pandemic sick leave to qualify ... The money will be transferred into workers' bank accounts under the disaster payment scheme which also applies during fires and floods. It will only apply to Melbourne residents because regional Victoria is coming out of lockdown tonight ... .
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Australian central bank maintains policy settings

Taipei Times 01 Jun 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia yesterday kept the cash rate and three-year yield target at 0.10 percent, as expected ... However, the central bank might be encouraged to err on the side of caution if Melbourne’s outbreak worsens and extend both of its bond programs to keep maximum support for the economy.
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