Despite being eminently qualified, the former Optus firebrand will still face plenty of challenges in the new role.
As the Reserve Bank of Australia responds to stubbornly slow wage growth and a rise in unemployment, some companies are offering alternatives to pay rises to keep valued staff happy.
The latest figures show the number of teenagers getting their licence is slowing.
A single person on an income of $80,000 could be able to borrow nearly $100,000 more, if proposed changes to lending rules and interest rate cuts come through.
David 'Jim' Penman has savaged the state of the franchising sector in the wake of a scathing parliamentary inquiry that recommended huge changes.
Too much that passes for career education perpetuates the myth of a predictable world that can be tamed into goals and long-term plans.
Investors in one-time market darling say they feel betrayed, as the fund manager heads for crucial talks with creditors next week.
The new laws proposed by Rod Sims may have stopped Facebook's acquisition of Instagram.
One in four millionaires in the world plans to emigrate this year and their top destination is Down Under. But what's causing the exodus?
From taking up kite surfing to putting on fake voices when they answered the phone, Canva's founders did it all.
Woolworths investors and anti-gambling activists that want the supermarket to get out of its controversial pubs business should not expect any movement on the issue soon, sources close to the company said.
Developer Riverlee Group has teamed up with Bamfa Properties to join a growing list of companies offering large, new office buildings.
Warnings to a developer about serious safety issues ahead of a deadly accident raises questions about whether the death of an 18-year-old worker could have been prevented.
The fad stress-relieving toy that arrived in 2017 is being used by property analysts as an example of the demand pressure placed on warehouses and supply chains.
Changes in the way we eat has prompted calls within the tax office to alter how our food is taxed.
How do you get 17 retailers, 62 apartments owners and a historic theatre to all agree to an ambitious renovation?
The idea that one thing dealt to the hopes of a political party sets fast in the days after an election.
Busy private developer McMullin Group has emerged as the buyer of a large strategic parcel of industrial land in Melbourne’s outer north next to MAB Corporation’s Merrifield Business Park.
The major banks' exposure to commercial property financing has flatlined.
Property developer has continued with its strategy of divestment from non-core assets.
Global co-sharing office landlord WeWork is fast becoming the disputer of the sector.
There was a trifecta of positive news for the housing market this week, which helped propel bank share prices. But is all as good as it seems?
A mood of confidence has swept into the development industry now the threat of Labor's changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax have gone.
Architect Joseph Toscano and his business partner Dino Pezzutti are committed to their Duke Apartments project in Collingwood well beyond a few etchings on the drawing board.
Punch Lane in Melbourne’s CBD is one of those dogleg lanes that runs between Londsdale and Little Bourke streets.
How to demonstrate grit and why it’s important in the workplace.
Buyers are increasingly shifting their focus to higher yielding commercial investment opportunities.
The Morrison government has wasted little time putting the heat back on the energy sector after its election victory, committing to its hardline interventions.
The Minerals Council of Australia is confident that the Adani mine will go ahead and says the Coalition's election victory was a win for mining.
The Australian sharemarket closed the week higher, despite slipping away from its post-election 11-year high as trade war concerns mounted.
Poles and wires company Spark Infrastructure says heavy-handed government intervention in the energy sector has made it difficult to prepare the grid for an influx of wind and solar power.
The gloves came off on Tuesday when an activist shareholder successfully tipped out the entire board and leadership of Australian Whisky Holdings.
The Reserve Bank will go further than previously thought by cutting the cash rate not two, but three times before 2019 is over, says a leading economist.
The US President's trade war against China has so far focused on attacking imports. His new front: Weaponising American exports
It's been a reliable tonic for sharemarkets for almost two years. Nearly every time stocks quaked, Donald Trump has tweeted words of reassurance, soothing fragile investors' nerves.
Even by the standards of Tesla's volatile shares, Thursday morning will go down as one of the more memorable roller-coaster rides on Wall Street.
When it comes to the world's most controversial coal mine, there is one rarely discussed - but quite major - problem with it.
The US Federal Reserve has sent markets - and the President - a sobering message.
Designed to work with a phone app, the gadget has microphones paired with software that can discern the wearer's emotional state from the sound of their voice.
Your banker, boss, Facebook friend, lover: are they for real? In a me-me, high-tech age that helps fakers to make it, masqueraders are thriving like never before.
Australian shares are poised to slide today after a sell-off on Wall Street was sparked by anticipations of a protracted US-China trade conflict.
Australia's ailing housing market got a triple tonic this week, but there are doubts over just how fast property prices will recover.
What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.
Melbourne's Tullamarine airport expects to process 67 million passengers a year by 2038 - here are some of the plans to try and accommodate them.
Investors are fleeing from riskier assets as trade tensions continue to increase.
International air regulators from around the world will determine what is needed to return the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX to service.
Woolies needs to solve its gambling problem and sell its 75 per cent stake in pubs and pokies group ALH, Perpetual says.
Compassion is emerging as the "next big thing" in human resources management.
The supermarket giant's third largest shareholder telling it to get out of gambling to protect its brand and reputation.
If we are on the verge of a workless future, then why are there more jobs now than ever?
In the race to capture business customers, the 9-5 parcel dropoff is a thing of the past.
Raina Kumra is trying to make the tech ecosystem to behave more responsibly.
While most energy companies have urged the newly elected Scott Morrison government to back off its 'big sticks' plan to drive down power prices, one electricity company says they cannot come soon enough.
The corporate watchdog has vowed it won't head to court "for the sake of it".
Global growth in the popularity of its "free-to-play" online casino games has boosted the fortunes of Australia's largest poker machine manufacturer.
The great outdoors is the classroom for this award-winning program.
The Queensland government is scrambling to minimise fallout from its drawn-out approval process for Adani's controversial Carmichael, a stalled $2 billion coal project blamed for dashing federal Labor's election chances.
The RBA looks close to cutting rates again. But with inflation remaining at perplexingly low levels, the move may not have the desired effects.
The local market recorded its first loss since the Federal election on Saturday.
The $70-billion not-for-profit fund, which has more than 400,000 members working in the higher education and research sector, has been named as Chant West's Super Fund of the Year
Over two years, a Chinese man in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn't turn on. So Apple sent him replacements.
Is this the end of the slump? Home prices will not only stabilise, but increase by the second half of 2020, the broker predicts,
The ACCC says the electronics retailer jacked up its prices while offering customers a "10 per cent" online discount code at the end of last financial year.
Wesfarmers is closer to increasing its presence in the battery metals sector after announcing it had confirmed the terms of its bid to acquire WA lithium miner Kidman Resources.
Australians should prepare to pay higher international airfares, as airlines struggling with rising fuel costs cut their capacity on routes here for the first time in more than a decade.
The Reject Shop will part ways with its chief executive and has revealed it is heading for a full-year loss, as sales evaporate and it cuts prices amid fierce competition from supermarkets and department stores.
Billionaire moneymen Peter Thiel, Alan Howard and Louis Bacon have seen plenty of big paydays-but probably none as unusual as this one.
The sportswear giant's latest shoe release is entirely digital.
Australian shares are poised to move slightly lower at the open after the US Federal Reserve reiterated its patient approach to monetary policy changes.
As Donald Trump does his best to wipe away years of carefully nurtured US-China trade relations, Huawei won't be the only victim.