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Those earning under $35,000 are the only group of Australians that say their income is negatively affecting their personal wellbeing.
The number of Australians with a job is forecast to have risen by 5,000 in September, when jobs figures are released on Thursday.
As investors feel the pinch of tighter loan regulations, home loans to owner-occupiers are on the rise.

Glencore to shed jobs in Australia

The commodities giant Glencore will cut production at three zinc mines in Australia, as part of its global reduction in zinc output by a third.
Volkswagen and Audi have announced a recall plan for almost 100,000 local cars affected in its global emissions-rigging scam.
Current chairman Elizabeth Bryan will step down in December and will be replaced by Greig Gailey.
Broadband prices may soon fall after the ACCC ordered Telstra cut the price it charges other telcos to access its network by 9.4 per cent.
Many property investors are looking to Brisbane as Sydney - Australia's most expensive capital city housing market - loses its lustre.
Telstra's new chief executive has announced new heads for retail, marketing and international businesses.

NBN needs to talk the talk, TIO

The number of complaints about the NBN has risen, the telecommunications ombudsman says.
Asciano is investing $100 million on a new intermodal freight terminal in western Sydney, to move freight from road to rail.
The Turnbull government will throw policymaking over to the public to gain ideas on how to help startups and innovation flourish in Australia.
Genex Power has released a feasibility study for a large-scale solar farm it plans to build next to a Queensland gold mine it will turn into a hydro plant.
A survey of the nation's housing investors, developers and contractors has revealed a decline in property sector confidence in the December quarter.
Macquarie Group has struck a huge deal with ANZ to almost double its car financing assets and boosted its half year profit forecast beyond $1 billion.

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