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24 Jun 2016

15:36 | OML

Oohmedia Announces Acquisition of Junkee Media

Oohmedia advised that the Company has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-owned on-line content and publishing Company Junkee Media Pty. The acquisition reflects the...

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15:01 | FMG

Fortescue Metals Group Announces Moody's Upgrades Rating to Ba3

Fortescue Metals Group announced that Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) has upgraded the outlook on 24 June 2016 of the Company's corporate family rating to stable and affirmed...

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12:52 | CMW

Cromwell Property Group Announces Dividend of $0.021075 for the Quarter Ending 30 June 2016

Cromwell Property Group announced dividend of $0.021075 per share for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 18 August 2016 and Ex...

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11:52 | DOW

Downer EDI Awarded Western Australia's Public Transport Authority Contracts

Downer EDI announced on 24 June 2016 that the Downer Bombardier joint venture had been awarded contracts by Western Australia's Public Transport Authority (PTA). The contracts for...

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11:37 | PBG

Pacific Brands Announces Shareholders Vote in Favour of Scheme

Pacific Brands announced that shareholders voted on 24 June 2016 in favour of the proposal from Hanesbrands Inc. to acquire (through its subsidiary) all of the shares in Pacific...

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11:35 | PBG

Pacific Brands Announces Dividend of 9.4c

Pacific Brands announced a fully franked dividend of 9.4cps, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 07 July 2016. The Company's dividend reinvestment plan will not...

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10:09 | BNO

Bionomics Advises Enrolment Completed in Generalised Anxiety Disorder Trial

Bionomics announced that it has completed enrolment in its UK-based Phase II trial of BNC210 in Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD). The clinical trial is a double-blinded, placebo...

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09:01 | GMG

Goodman Group Announces Distribution of 12.1c for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

Goodman Group announced distribution of 12.1cps for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 26 August 2016. The Company's...

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08:21 | RSG

ResoluteMining Completes Conversion and Redemption of Convertible Notes

Resolute Mining confirmed that it has completed the early redemption of the A$15m of Convertible Notes previously listed on the ASX under the ticker code RSGG. The Notes were issued...

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08:21 | ASB

Austal Advises on New Contract to Build New 109 Metre High Speed Catamaran

Austal announced it has been awarded a contract to design and build a 109 metre vehicle passenger ferry for Mols Linien A/S of Denmark, its fourth new commercial ferry contract in...

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07:28 | APN

APN News and Media Reaches Heads of Agreement with NZ IRD

APN News and Media announced it has reached a binding heads of agreement with the NZ Inland Revenue Department (IRD) to settle various taxation matters for the sum of NZ$36.3m. With...

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23 Jun 2016

16:23 | RFF

Rural Funds Group Announces Increase in Property Asset Values by $82m

Rural Funds Group announced that RFM as responsible entity and manager of the Company arranges annual valuations by licensed valuers for the Co's key agricultural assets. The...

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15:43 | NSR

National Storage REIT Announces Dividend of $0.044 for Six Months Ending 30 June 2016

National Storage REIT announced unfranked dividend of $0.044 per share for six months ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 29 August 2016...

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13:15 | VRL

Village Roadshow Signs Topgolf Deal for Australia

Village Roadshow announced that the Company has signed a letter of intent with Topgolf, a global leader in sports entertainment. The Company will acquire the exclusive rights to...

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12:26 | GTY

Gateway Lifestyle Group Announces Dividend of $0.0557 for Six Months Ending 30 June 2016

Gateway Lifestyle Group announced a unfranked dividend of $0.0557 per share for six months ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 26 September...

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10:45 | AIA

Auckland International Airport Provides May 2016 Monthly Traffic Update

Auckland International Airport provided May 2016 Monthly traffic update. The Company's international passenger numbers increased by 10% to reach 0.66m in May 2016, compared with May...

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10:04 | BNO

Bionomics Receives Share of Funds from CTx License Deal

Bionomics received US$0.74m in licensing funds as part of an agreement between MSD and Cancer Research Technologies on behalf of the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for...

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09:31 | SEK

SEEK Announces Brazil Asia Deals and Financial Update

SEEK announced that it has increased its ownership in Brasil Online and SEEK Asia. This is a continuation of the Company's growth strategy of owning market leaders which are exposed...

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09:24 | PRU

Perseus Mining Provides Retail Offer Booklet

Perseus Mining Provided Retail Offer Booklet for its 1 for 10 pro rata accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer at an offer price of $0.50 per New Share. The Equity Raising...

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09:23 | PRU

Perseus Mining Announces Completion of Institutional Raising

Perseus Mining announced the successful completion of its placement and the institutional component of its 1 for 10 pro rata accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer. The...

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08:48 | GPT

GPT Group Announces Distribution of 11.5c for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

GPT Group announced distribution of 11.5cps for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 31 August 2016. The Company's distribution...

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08:38 | FET

Folkestone Education Trust Announces Distribution of 3.35c for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

Folkestone Education Trust announced distribution of 3.35cps for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 20 July 2016. The...

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08:37 | APA

APA Group Announces Distribution of 22.5c for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

APA Group announced distribution of 22.5cps for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 16 September 2016. The Company's...

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08:33 | SGM

Sims Metal Management Provides Earnings Update

Sims Metal Management announced that it expects underlying EBIT for the second half of FY16 to be between $55 to $65m, with the majority of these earnings achieved during 4Q of...

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08:27 | RSG

Resolute Mining Completes Feasibility Study at Bibiani Gold Project in Ghana

Resolute Mining advised that it has completed a positive Feasibility Study for its 90% owned Bibiani Gold Project in Ghana. The Study has been lodged with the Government of Ghana,...

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08:26 | FMG

Fortescue Metals Group Announces a Further US$500m Repayment of 2019 Term Loan

Fortescue Metals Group issued a further US$500m repayment notice for the 2019 Senior Secured Term Loan. In line with its previously announced strategy, this US$500m Term Loan...

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08:24 | HFR

Highfield Resources Completes SOP Project Scoping Study

Highfield Resources announced that it has completed a Study for a staged 0.50Mtpa Sulphate of Potash (SOP) operation using the technically proven Mannheim process to convert...

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22 Jun 2016

18:52 | IMF

IMF Bentham Advises on European Case Update - Volkswagen

IMF Bentham referred to the Company's previous announcement on 7 April 2016 stating that Bentham Ventures B.V ("BVBV") had agreed to unconditionally fund litigation against...

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15:40 | BWP

BWP Trust Announces Dividend of $0.084 for Six Months Ending 30 June 2016

BWP Trust announced a unfranked dividend of $0.084 per share for the period of six months ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 25 August...

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13:27 | MOC

Mortgage Choice Responds to ASX Price Query

Mortgage Choice responded to an ASX share price query stating that the Company is not aware of any information which, if known, could be an explanation for the recent trading in its...

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10:37 | ARF

Arena Advises Property Valuation Uplift of $20.7m

Arena announced a $20.7m net revaluation uplift on its portfolio of childcare and healthcare properties as at 30 June 2016. A total of 30 childcare assets were independently valued...

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09:47 | CDD

Cardno Completes Retail Entitlement Offer

Cardno announced the completion of the retail component of its fully underwritten 1 for 1.07 pro-rata accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer. Retail component of the...

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09:22 | IDR

Industria Announces Distribution of 8c for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

Industria announced distribution of 8cps for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 31 August 2016.

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08:49 | SPK

Spark New Zealand Clinches No.1 in Mobile Market

Spark New Zealand announced that it has become the country's number one mobile company in terms of revenue earned from customers, as more Kiwis choose to join the Spark mobile...

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08:23 | RIO

Rio Tinto Prices Maximum Tender Offer

Rio Tinto announced that it has priced the Maximum Tender Offer under its plan to reduce gross debt by $3bn. The offer is part of its ongoing capital management. The Maximum Tender...

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08:21 | RIO

Rio Tinto Announces to Reduce Gross Debt by $3bn

Rio Tinto announced that it will reduce its gross debt by a further $3bn after accepting for purchase a total of $1.252bn of debt under its Maximum Tender Offer and $1.748bn under...

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08:00 | WES

Wesfarmers Provides Strategy Briefing Day Presentation - 2016

Wesfarmers provided Strategy Briefing Day Presentation 2016. The Company's Focus remains on providing exceptional quality fresh food. Customers continue to respond to fresh food...

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21 Jun 2016

16:58 | PBG

Pacific Brands to be Removed from the S&P/ASX 200 Index

Pacific Brands advised that Samp;P Dow Jones Indices announced on 21 June 2016 that it will remove Pacific Brands from the Samp;P/ASX 200, subject to shareholder and final court...

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16:54 | MGR

Mirvac Group Announces $0.052 for the Period Ended 30 June 2016

Mirvac Group announced unfranked dividend of $0.052 per share for six months ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 30 August 2016 and Ex date...

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12:42 | CAB

Cabcharge Australia Announces Sale of Riley Street Property

Cabcharge Australia advised on 21 June 2016 that the Company has entered into an agreement to sell its property located at 152-162 Riley Street, Darlinghurst for a sale price of...

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10:39 | APN

APN News and Media Divests Its Australian Regional Media Division, ARM

APN News amp; Media announced it had entered into binding documentation to divest its Australian Regional Media division (ARM) to News Corp for $36.6m. ARM is a publisher in...

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09:52 | MLX

Metals X Announces Wingellina Project Receives Environmental Approval

Metals X advised that after an exhaustive public environmental review process, the EPA has recommended that the WA Environment Minister approve the development of the Wingellina...

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09:41 | PLS

Pilbara Minerals Advises Drilling Success Continues at Pilgangoora

Pilbara Minerals advised that it has received more outstanding results from the ongoing resource in-fill and extensional drilling programs at its 100%-owned Pilgangoora Lithium...

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09:23 | BGA

Bega Cheese Provides Media Release of Opening 2016/2017 Farm Gate Milk Price

Bega Cheese released its opening farm gate milk price for the 2016/2017 financial year. The company has announced a reduction in its farm gate milk price across all supply regions...

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08:37 | BHP

BHP Billiton Provides Coal Business Update

BHP Billiton outlined the path for its Coal business to improve returns by unlocking productivity, reducing costs and releasing latent capacity. President Operations Minerals...

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08:23 | GOR

Gold Road Resources Provides Diamond Drill Results from YAM14 Prospect

Gold Road Resources announced that an initial programme of diamond drilling at the YAM14 Prospect has intersected high-grade primary gold mineralisation in a discrete shear zone...

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08:22 | RSG

Resolute Mining Recommences Open Pit Mining at Ravenswood

Resolute Mining announced open pit mining will recommence in July 2016 at its Ravenswood Gold Mine in Qld. The commencement of mining at Nolans East is an important first step in...

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20 Jun 2016

18:39 | PRU

Perseus Mining Announces Equity Raising of $102m to Fund Growth

Perseus Mining announced the launch of an institutional Placement of up to $61m (US$45m) and a 1 for 10 pro rata accelerated non-renounceable Entitlement Offer to raise up to $41m...

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18:34 | GOZ

Growthpoint Properties Australia Announces Acquisition of $166m Victorian Office Building

Growthpoint Properties Australia announced that the Company has entered transaction documents for the acquisition of 75 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Victoria ("Property") for...

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18:26 | PRU

Perseus Mining Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of Perseus Mining will be placed in Trading Halt Session State at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement by the Company. Unless ASX...

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17:24 | HFR

Highfield Resources Announces Appointment of Proven Mine Builder as Managing Director

Highfield Resources advised that Mr Peter Albert will join the Company as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 September 2016. Mr Albert's appointment...

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11:44 | GOR

Gold Road Resources Announces Gruyere Project Approvals Pathway Set

Gold Road Resources announced that the Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia (EPA) has published on 20 June 2016 its level of assessment decision on the Company's...

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11:25 | SGP

Stockland Announces Estimated Distribution and Distribution Reinvestment Plan

Stockland announced an estimated distribution for the six months to 30 June2016 of 12.3c per Ordinary Stapled Security. This equates to a full year distribution payment of 24.5c per...

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11:02 | GOZ

Growthpoint Properties Australia Announces Distribution of 10.3cps

Growthpoint Properties Australia announced a distribution of 10.3CSP for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 31 August 2016....

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11:00 | GOZ

Growthpoint Properties Australia Provides Correction to FY 2017 Distribution Guidance

Growthpoint Properties Australia provided correction to FY 2017 distribution guidance payment amounts. The announcement on 17 June 2017 stated that subject to current market...

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10:09 | APN

APN News and Media Provides NZME Demerger Update

APN News amp; Media announced that shareholders had overwhelmingly approved the demerger of NZME, its NZ business. Further to the announcement, we wish to advise that the Overseas...

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10:05 | GNC

GrainCorp Provides Investor Day Presentation Correction

GrainCorp advised of an inadvertent error in a chart on slide 25 of the investor presentation released to the market on 16 June 2016. The chart is on the right hand side of the...

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09:31 | BDR

Beadell Resources Announces New Drilling Results from the Tap AB1 Trough Lode

Beadell Resources announced the receipt of new drilling results from the Tap AB1 Trough Lode at its Tucano mine in Brazil. Results from 25 new holes have been received from RC...

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09:30 | DXS

Dexus Property Group Announces Distribution of 20.46Cents for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

Dexus Property Group announced 12.6237 % franked distribution of 20.46cps for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 31 August...

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08:56 | RSG

Resolute Mining Announces Repayment of US$50m Secured Debt Facility

Resolute Mining confirmed it has fully repaid the outstanding balance of the Company's US$50m Senior Secured Cash Advance Facility. Repayment of the Facility, provided jointly by...

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08:53 | SYR

Syrah Resources Announces Successful Completion of A$194m Capital Raising

Syrah Resources announced that it has successfully completed an institutional placement to professional and sophisticated investors of 32m new FPO shares to raise A$194m of...

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08:50 | EPW

Erm Power Affirms FY16 Guidance and Provides FY17 Outlook

ERM Power affirmed previously stated EBITDAF guidance in the range of A$81m to A$85m for FY 2016. Oakey Power Station, operating as a merchant plant, was forecast to achieve $16M...

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08:28 | SYD

Sydney Airport Provides Traffic Performance May 2016 Update

Sydney Airport announced that traffic continued to perform strongly during May 2016, growing 7.8% compared to the prior corresponding period. This result was driven by a 12.1%...

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08:22 | MTS

Metcash Reports NPAT of $216.5m for the Year to 30 April 2016

Metcash reported NPAT of $216.5m for the year ended 30 April 2016. Revenue from ordinary activities were $13,679.7m, down 0.58% from last year. Basic and Diluted EPS were 23.3 cents...

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08:20 | ASB

Austal Announce New Contracts of A$30m

Austal announced two new contracts for three commercial passenger ferries with a total value of A$30m. The Company has been awarded a contract for the construction of a...

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17 Jun 2016

17:33 | IOF

Investa Office Fund Announces Dividend of $0.098 for the Period Ending 30 June 2016

Investa Office Fund announced unfranked dividend of $0.098 for the period of six months ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016, Ex date of 29 June 2016 and a...

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16:58 | APN

APN News and Media Advises on Demerger Within the S&P/ASX 200 Index

APN News and Media announced that Samp;P Dow Jones Indices advised on 17 June 2016 that it will make the following changes in the Samp;P/ASX 200 Index, subject to the scheme of...

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16:01 | CHC

Charter Hall Group Announces Dividend of $0.136 for the Period Ending 30 June 2016

Charter Hall Group announced unfranked dividend of $0.136 for the period of six months ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016, Ex date of 29 June 2016 and a payment...

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15:53 | AJA

Astro Japan Property Group Announces Dividend of $0.18 for the Period Ending 30 June 2016

Astro Japan Property Group announced unfranked dividend of $0.18 for the period of six months ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016, Ex date of 29 June 2016 and a...

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15:29 | ASB

Austal Announces Austal USA LCS Contract Modification Shock Trials

Austal announced that the U.S. Navy has modified the Company's USA's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contract to enable the procurement of a spare "Sea Giraffe" radar for the...

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15:02 | TIX

360 Capital Industrial Fund Announces Dividend of $0.05425 for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

360 Capital Industrial Fund announced unfranked dividend of $0.05425 for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016, Ex date of 29 June 2016 and a payment...

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12:06 | TCL

Transurban Group Partners with Brisbane City Council on ICB Proposal

Transurban Group has welcomed an announcement from the Brisbane City Council today that it has entered discussions with Transurban Queensland to assist with its Inner City Bypass...

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11:46 | GOZ

Growthpoint Properties Australia Announces Distribution for Half Year Ending 30 June 2016

Growthpoint Properties Australia announced a trust distribution of 10.3c per stapled security for the half year ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment...

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09:54 | GDI

GDI Property Group Announces Dividend of A$0.03875000 for the Quarter Ended 30 June 2016

GDI Property Group announced dividend of A$0.03875000 per share for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 31 August 2016.

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09:33 | DUE

DUET Group Notes EDL Acquires Cullerin Range Wind Farm

DUET Group announced that Energy Developments (EDL) has executed a share sale agreement with Origin Energy Limited (Origin) to acquire the 30MW Cullerin Range wind farm for $72m...

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09:33 | ORG

Origin Energy Announces Sale of Cullerin Range Wind Farm

Origin Energy announced it had entered into a Share Sale Agreement with Energy Developments, a wholly owned subsidiary of DUET Group, for the sale of Cullerin Range Wind Farm for a...

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09:28 | ELD

Elders Announces $102.4m Equity Raising and Hybrid Offer

Elders announced Successful completion of placement of 7.35m new shares at $3.40 per share raising $25m. It also announced of a fully underwritten 1 for 4 non-renounceable...

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09:01 | DUE

DUET Group Announces Dividend of 9c for the Quarter Ended 31 December 2013.

DUET Group announced dividend of 9cps for the quarter ending 30 June 2016, with a record date of 30 June 2016 and a payment date of 18 August 2016.

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08:23 | IMF

IMF Bentham Advises on New USA Funding Agreement

IMF Bentham announced that it has agreed to fund a further matter in the US by its wholly owned subsidiary, Bentham Capital. This new matter number US40 involves funding a law firm...

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