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These two Aussie university students are trying to improve the mental health of their...

When Monash University students, Anh and Maria, surveyed their peers about how they could improve student life on campus, they were struck by a recurring theme; academic pressure was consistently a key contributor to students’ diminishing mental health - so they’ve created an app to fix it.

MGI has a new online tool that lets you see in real-time how your...

Users get real-time feedback and on-the-spot comparisons to other businesses of a similar size but they also get a downloadable “traffic light”report with suggestions on how to improve.

Talking Business podcast: Environmental charity Greenfleet bigs up carbon offsetting

The Talking Business fellas, Leon and Garry, recently sat down with Greenfleet CEO Sara Gipton to discuss the not-for-profit charity’s efforts to offset carbon emissions by planting 7 million trees. And counting.

Talking Business podcast: RMIT economist Alberto Posso on reduced oil and coal trade

Economist Alberto Posso recently sat down with Talking Business’ Leon and Garry to chat about the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) release of trade figures and Australia’s new surplus.

The Reserve Bank is spending millions on furniture. Why?

In the latest episode of Talking Business, Leon and Garry discuss the bucketloads of profit BHP Billiton recently announced – a 71.5% jump to over $1.1 billion, no less. And it seems it’s something of a trend, with Westfield, Wesfarmers, Bendigo and Adelaide Banks, and Dominos Pizzas also announcing significant profit growth.

Gerry Harvey talks about his retirement… not! [PODCAST]

Gerry Harvey, chief of Harvey Norman, is now in his 70s. In this rare interview with Gary Barker and Leon Gettler, he talks about the stupidity of people retiring at 65. He also shares insights on the future of Harvey Norman.

Podcast: Talking Business – The Australian economy in review (3 May 2010)

Today we're launching a new weekly podcast series by seasoned business journalists Leon Gettler and Gary Barker, produced in association with RMIT University.

Online events startup takes top honours in 2009 RMIT Business Plan Competition

Online events startup ourevent.info has taken out top honours at RMIT University's prestigious 2009 Business Plan Competition.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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