Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - November, 2014
A West Australian business lobby says the economy can move away from construction and mining, despite rising unemployment.
Pro-coal local climate stands against IPCC's call
The Federal Government has admonished the Opposition for some strong comments on the future of the coal industry.
Vic vote shift paper placed on State desk
The Victorian Local Governance Association has lodged its submission to the Victorian Local Government Electoral Review, seeking word on the state of some much-needed reforms.
Age the forgotten page in discrimination law
Experts warn that many job advertisements may actually be in breach of human rights law.
Long study to plot locals' fire fight
Monash University has undertaken a twenty-year running investigation into the health effects of the Hazelwood mine fire.
More top places being taken by men
A new survey says the number of female top-level executives has dropped.
Boss says builders bring housing problem
The chief executive of a major Australian developer has gone against common thinking, saying local housing issues are caused by a lack of supply, not foreign investors.
Corruption claims fly as union probe launched
A Federal Government taskforce set up to look at dodgy union links in Victoria has been labelled a “stunt”.
Crash won't knock back private space age
The future of private space travel has taken a blow, with the death of a test pilot after Virgin’s Galactic SpaceShipTwo went down during a test flight.
FIFO risk soars while response still grounded
Queensland local governments say they have heard no response from the Federal Government about a damning fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) mine workforce report, and something must be done.
Visa and green tape cuts in BCA's power plan
Australia’s place as the future home of cheap energy is at risk, according to reports, from the rise of North American, Brazilian and East African resource projects.