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Nestoria launches Australian site

Nestoria launches Australian site

Real estate search engine and aggregator Nestoria has launched an Australian site, signing the country's second largest property listings site, Domain.com.au, as a partner.

UK-based Nestoria already has four active Web search engines operating in the British, German, Spanish and Italian markets but , nestoria.com.au is the company's first foray outside of Europe.

In addition to



Australia: social media epicenter

CareerOne finalizes transition to Monster platform

CareerOne.com.au has relaunched its Web site to complete its integration with Monster's global platform.

Michael Harvey, CareerOne CEO, says the new site will deliver users a "world class" experience, "with improved functionality and a raft of enhancements to deliver a far more personalised job-hunting experience".

New features include a personalised homepage for each user,


TMP closes its doors Down Under

TMP closes its doors Down Under

The Australian office of recruitment advertising agency TMP has gone into voluntary administration.

TMP was once the largest advertising agency in Australia and was previously owned by Monster Inc. Its current proprietor, Alex Walker, bought the operation for a reported A$10 million (US$9.2 million) from Monster when it exited the Australian market in



Google Maps testing targeted ads in Australia

Google Maps has started showing corporate logos on its Australian maps in an effort to generate a new stream of revenue.

The relatively centralised and English-speaking Australian market has become Google’s market of choice when testing many of its more innovative ideas.



Newspaper sites not cannibalizing print, says Oz survey

An Australian study has found that newspaper Web sites are not cannibalizing their print-based parents and that consumers see the two forms as complementary. 

The study, Newspapers Today Part 2: Print & Online, aimed to explore how consumers related to newspapers in their printed and online forms. It was carried out by Newspaper


NineMSN to launch auto site

NineMSN to launch auto site

NineMSN is launching a new motoring site which brings together content from its seven motoring publications as well as auto classifieds.

NineMSN says the web site, which is set to be launched next month, will pool editorial and information from each of its motoring brands and will draw heavily on graphics and video.

“With mor


Google Australia denies hiring rumours

Google Australia denies hiring rumours

Google Australia has denied rumours it’s looking to expand its real estate search business by hiring new sales people.

“As you’ll see from [our jobs site] we’re hiring in many areas right now, across sales and engineering, a Google Australia spokespe


Oz job ads surge while jobless rate stays put

Oz job ads surge while jobless rate stays put

ANZ Bank says the number of Australian job listings surged by almost 20 per cent over February at the same time as the country’s unemployment rate remained steady at 5.3 per cent.

The ANZ job ads series, which measures the total number of employment classifieds, both in print and online, recorded a 19.1 per cent jump in listings to an average of


View from DownUnder: What a lovely recession…

View from DownUnder: What a lovely recession…

Because Australia is a medium-sized export-driven economy the first thing I learned in my college economics classes back in the 1990s was that where the global economy went, so went Australia's. But a lot has changed since then - not least because the economic rise of China has been fuelled by Australian mineral exports (a whole lot of Aussie coal has gone into the steel of those Shanghai skysc



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