Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - June, 2016
Media investigations have raised claims of rorting and double-dipping in the government's Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
Rio relocating offshore funds
Rio Tinto says it is moving its money away from tax-dodging offshore havens.
Super switch benefits questioned
Workplace Super Specialists Australia (WSSA) is questioning the benefits of MySuper, given its enormous cost.
Harassment power play reversing
Research suggests lower-ranked public servants can use sexual harassment to take their bosses down a notch.
Tax revelations ruining whistleblower
An ATO whistleblower says revealing the truth has destroyed his health and finances.
Waste dump plans unpicked
A scientific review has found that the economic benefits of South Australia's nuclear waste storage proposal are based on shaky assumptions and may be unethical.
Delays cost big as opponents dig in
Economic analysts say delays to major projects will cost Queensland $3.9 billion over the next decade.
GM rejection can be reversed
Decisions made decades ago could explain why many consumers still reject genetically modified foods.
Lacking skills lead to public lag
A leading economist claims there is a massive skills deficit in the public sector.
Coal cuts life short for millions
The International Energy Agency (IEA) says coal power leads to about 6.5 million premature deaths per year.
Big bill volleyed at Volkswagen
Insiders say the Volkswagen Group will pay more than $US10 billion ($13.3 billion) over its emissions scandal.
Telstra taking hold of mine automation
Telstra is looking to acquire the minesite network firm CBO Telecommunications.
Quigley hits out at NBN distortion
The former chief of NBN has harsh words about the project as it stands today.
Coral's lost value counted
Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef could soon start to cost massive amounts of lost tourist money.
Voices missed as Feds storm North
The Federal Government is rushing to develop northern Australia, but ignoring...
Key mine firms face credit hits
Analysts say Australia's mining contractors are facing credit downgrades by several ratings agencies.
Skills switch could leave labour lagging
ANZ has warned that Australia’s shift to a services economy could create a skilled labour shortage by 2030.
ACS wants NBN and cyber security boost
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) says a faster National Broadband Network needs to be delivered.
All sectors to see robo-disruption
The Productivity Commission has again warned of the rise of the machines.
Fight sparked on gas giant
One of Australia’s biggest resource projects is being marred by workplace disputes.
Medibank to account for cover-up
Medibank is facing legal action in the Federal Court over “misleading and unconscionable conduct”.