Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - March, 2016
Reports say INPEX is trying to renege on an agreement for $30 million worth of environmental projects.
Pay talks stuck on size of rise
Unions want an increase of $30 per week in the minimum wage, but that is three times more than the retail industry says it can afford.
Transport re-jig could boost city fringes
An interesting idea has been lost in the furore over income tax reform.
WA jails fail to lock down leaks
There are claims this week that the WA prison system is haemorrhaging money.
Missing probe leaves JAXA scratching head
Japan's space agency has lost a newly-launched astronomy satellite.
Morrison unleashes clearing competition
The Federal Government says it is promoting competition by stripping the ASX of its legislated monopoly on share clearing.
Gear review gives good marks
A new report claims miners’ satisfaction levels with their suppliers are on the rise.
Glencore mine fine doubled
The fine on Glencore’s Bulga coal mine for breaching work safety conditions has been doubled.
QLD Gov responds to new black lung claims
The Queensland CFMEU says two more workers have black lung, marking the eighth confirmed case of coal miners’ pneumoconiosis since December last year.
Gas slump sees Browse off for now
Energy giant Woodside has shelved its gigantic Browse floating LNG project off Western Australia, and the Federal Government feels aggrieved.
Nimble made to repay
Payday lender Nimble Australia has been order to pay back $1.5 million to over 7,000 customers after not meeting its lending obligations.
Students caught in ACN's decline
Australian Careers Network (ACN) has slid into voluntary administration, leaving its 15,000 students with no classes.
Nuclear plan's economics slammed
South Australia’s enthusiasm to build a nuclear waste storage facility may be tempered by a new Australia Institute report.
Tax stats show ongoing grift
The latest corporate tax transparency figures show almost a third of companies earning over $200 million paid no tax.
Call to protect outback engine
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) wants a north-west economic zone to be created to protect important mining areas from economic ebb and flow.
CAT stats show size of slump
The depth of the slump in global mining is evident in machinery giant Caterpillar’s latest figures.
Union wants Government view on abuse concerns
The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the Federal Government over new deals with Qatar Airways.
Carmichael clambering over last hurdles
Adani has reached some key agreements on its $AU16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project.
Experts circling advanced Adelaide
Researchers want to make Adelaide an ‘integrated smart city’ to demonstrate the mod-cons of tomorrow.