Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - July, 2016
The Climate Council has responded to criticism of South Australia’s renewable energy network.
Inactivity bill running high
Research shows that in 2013, physical inactivity cost the world about $75.6 billion in healthcare expenditure and lost productivity.
IMF's bailout thinking checked
An independent probe has found the IMF bent its own rules to deliver European bailouts.
Mining money makes friendly links
A new report uses six key mining projects to show the cosy and secretive relationships between political parties and the mining industry.
Sims slams wonky privatisations
ACCC chief Rod Sims has unleashed on the damaging effects of privatisation and deregulation.
Friendlier fracking on the way
Industrial researchers at CRCMining say they have come up with a safer alternative than gas fracking.
Musk's trucks to mark new age
The future could run on electric autonomous trucks, according to Elon Musk.
Small business switches assessed
Labor’s shadow ministry is keeping small businees as a high priority.
Big data to guide lives on welfare
The Federal Government wants to use high-tech data analysis to cut the number of people on welfare.
Telstra wants to keep universal deal
Every Australian should be guaranteed access to a phone, Telstra says.
Unions rail on coal workers' cut
Unions say a scary precedent has been set by a FWC ruling involving Collie's Griffin Coal Mine workers.
Little remains from gas implosion
Governments have almost nothing to show from $200 billion worth of gas investment...
Hard hit from ship emissions
Air pollution from shipping emissions in East Asia alone leads to to tens of thousands of premature deaths a year.
Rio digs into iron glut
Rio Tinto is increasing production to take full advantage of a small bounce back in iron ore prices.
Big building plan could expand
A $1.7 billion Indigenous housing program has just wrapped up, and could now be repeated.
Innovation expected in renewed era
Some of Australia’s top minds want the new Turnbull cabinet to maintain its focus.
Obeid's legal worries deepen
Former Labor MP Eddie Obeid will soon defend a new criminal case over ...
Barnett backing up on power sale
WA’s Premier is inching away from power privatisation, but the Treasurer is not...
Border Force fails on asbestos arrival
Asbestos is still being used in building products on Australian sites, and experts want a serious response.
Coal still reigns in local power game
ABS stats show coal continues to supply around two-thirds of Australia's electricity generation.
Leading lab gets VP's praise
US Vice President Joe Biden has toured one of Australia’s top cancer centres.