Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - August, 2016
Raft of charges for ex-union figure
Kathy Jackson has been hit with 70 charges of theft and deception-related offences.
Brazil spill pinned on design
Investigators say a string of construction and design flaws led to last year’s fatal Samarco mine disaster in Brazil.
Chimps prefer working together
Researchers say chimpanzees are five times more likely to cooperate than compete.
GAB gives billions
Experts estimate the Great Artesian Basin contributes over $12 billion to the Australian economy each year.
Gas ban goes deeper
Victoria will ban exploration and development of unconventional gas, including coal seam gas and fracking.
ICAC details dodgy donations
A string of former NSW Liberal figures have been named in a corruption inquiry report.
McAleese entering administration
Embattled transport firm McAleese is entering voluntary administration.
Billing figures used to bag Labor
New bulk billing figures prove the ‘Mediscare’ campaign had no basis...
BOC blamed in gas review
NSW Health has issued its report on disturbing gas mix ups at a Sydney hospital.
Locals lined up for Indian uranium deal
Reports say the first shipment of Australian uranium will arrive in India next year.
Macdonald named in mining trial
Former NSW mining minister Ian Macdonald has failed to keep criminal charges against him secret.
Post proposes blockchain votes
Australia Post may be employed to build a blockchain-based e-voting system for Victoria.
QLD to probe coal conditions
The Queensland Government will launch a parliamentary review into the resurgence of black lung, or coal worker’s pneumoconiosis (CWP).
Vic reveals ride-sharing regulation
The Victorian Government plans to legalise Uber by imposing a $2 levy on all taxi and ride-sharing trips.
Bank probe back-and-forth continues
The Prime Minister wants Bill Shorten to help him fix the banking sector.
Gender pay gap dips, still growing
New figures show even the finance sector is not immune to the gender pay gap.
VET cap in the works
The Federal Education Minister has indicated he might cap loans to vocational education students.
ASIC sale stirs strong concern
Tens of thousands of people are trying to stop the Turnbull government from trying to privatise ASIC’s corporate registry.
Greyhound play hitting other states
The greyhound industry is scrambling to respond to the ban in NSW