Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - January, 2017
More than 100 Natural World Heritage Sites are being destroyed by encroaching human activities.
Adelaide shapes up for ship visits
Adelaide is preparing to host international shipbuilders ahead of a major defence construction to start from 2018.
Pizza Hut under-delivers for drivers
The Fair Work Ombudsman says most Pizza Hut outlets are failing to comply with workplace laws.
Union accuses asbestos tsars
The CFMEU says the Russian mafia has been pushing asbestos products into Australia.
Abbott attacks RET again
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has repeated his call for Australia’s renewable energy target to be scrapped.
German move may not be easy
A new report says Germany’s attempt to switch its electricity supply from nuclear to wind and solar will not be simple.
Kiefel becomes first female Chief Justice
Australia's first female Chief Justice of the High Court has been sworn in.
Corruption climb halts
Australia has kept its place on a key global corruption index for the first time in four years.
QLD holds back gas
A small parcel of CSG-rich Queensland has been set aside to produce gas for Australia only.
Super grift detailed
Australian workers on the verge of retirement risk being short-changed on their employer superannuation entitlements.
Ultranet waste detailed
Victoria’s corruption watchdog has detailed the mind-bending waste of money that was the ‘Ultranet’ online education portal.
Labor papers shine harsh light on PCH
WA Labor says there are 16 possible causes for lead contamination among the 3000 defects at the trouble-plagued Perth Children's Hospital.
Trump stumps up on coal claims
President Donald Trump has allowed controversial oil pipelines to move ahead, while gagging EPA workers.
New action on Brazil spill
A Brazilian bank has filed a class action suit against BHP Billiton and Vale.
Samsung sparks Note response
Samsung Electronics says internal short circuiting in Galaxy Note 7 batteries caused the phones to catch fire – twice.
DIBP seeks new tech tools
The Government is seeking tenders for technology to check fingerprints and scan faces at airports.
Drug money aids results
Financial ties between researchers and drug companies are linked with positive results.
Hazelwood costs explode
The decommissioning, remediation and rehabilitation of the Hazelwood power station site will cost at least $743 million.
Lavabit back, with DIME this time
Encrypted email provider Lavabit is coming back, with improved protection and security.
New Hope seals old coal deal
New Hope Group has secured federal approval for its $900 million New Acland coal mine expansion.
Patient groups told to come clean
Health experts are calling for greater independence and transparency from industry-sponsored patient advocacy groups.