Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - September, 2016
The Government has been criticised for plans to cut taxes for the wealthy while slashing welfare payments.
Activists' Alpha appeal fails
Gina Rinehart’s proposed 30-million-tonne Alpha coal mine is storming ahead after clearing its latest legal hurdle.
Innovators want research revamp
The Federal Government is being pushed to adjust its ‘innovation agenda’.
NBN takes up HFC 'Plan B'
The National Broadband Network is giving up on plans to use Optus cables to deliver high-speed broadband.
Over-funding figures revealed
Pricey private schools are receiving several times more taxpayer funding than they are entitled to ...
Funds to forward Tassie plans
Tasmanian councils will soon get access to interest-free loans in a $100 million stimulus package.
Water Corp's coffers criticised
WA’s Water Corporation has poured $362 million into the cash-strapped Barnett Government’s coffers.
Endorsement ordered for science success
Research has shown that endorsement of scientific research is strongly related to support for scientific policies.
BHP's spill could cost $79 bil
Over 23,000 legal claims seeking a total $79 billion in damages have been lodged against BHP Billiton and Vale's Samarco joint venture.
SAI backs big bid
Finance standards and compliance firm SAI Global has agreed to a $1 billion takeover bid from Baring Private Equity Asia.
Australian diets dip in value
The vast majority of Australian eating habits are below par, according to the CSIRO.
Expert dismayed at powerful change
Energy reformers say the regulator has missed a great opportunity ...
New bid revives Ausgrid option
Local bidders have made an unsolicited offer for a 99-year lease on Ausgrid.
Trump told Paris matters
Nearly 400 scientists have signed an open letter telling Donald Trump about the climate.
Australians rise in uni ranks
Six Australian universities are among the top 100 in the world, according to the latest Times rankings.
Psychic help questioned in BBY case
The chairman of failed stockbroker BBY has defended consulting with a psychic ...
RBA boss explains banks' rate behaviour
The RBA governor says banks were right not to pass on rate cuts.
QLD developer donation questioned
Queensland’s Local Government department is reviewing a big donation from an unregistered company to a Brisbane mayor.
Button battery plan backed
Big retailers are getting behind the ACCC’s plans for button battery safety.
Minister clarifying foreign feelings
The Federal Government may change its foreign investment guidelines to appease angry investors.