Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - February, 2017
The national pesticides authority is currently operating out of a rural fast food restaurant.
Big shift slammed
The Immigration Department has been criticised for a $255 million plan to move public servants ten minutes away.
Unions to restore WorkChoices war
Unions and business leaders have responded to last week’s penalty rate cuts.
WHO sounds antibiotic alarm
The World Health Organisation says new antibiotics are needed to combat 12 families of dangerous bacteria.
Anger over Adani appointment
The Queensland Government has been slammed for appointing an Adani director to oversee the Abbot Point coal port.
Bush phones at risk in USO review
There is concern this week about multi-billion-dollar payments for Telstra to provide phone services to the bush.
Calls to stage Hazelwood closure
There are calls this week for a staged closure of the Hazelwood power station to avoid damaging rural economies.
Criminal response making ice worse
Experts say treating the ice 'epidemic' as a criminal problem rather than a health issue has made it worse.
Taxi fight sees traffic drag
Taxi drivers are slowing traffic across Melbourne to protest industry reforms.
Aboriginal corp enters administration
One of Australia's largest Indigenous corporations is under special administration after a string of alleged failures.
Fahour furore has one day left
The resignation of maligned Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour yesterday is not the end of the story.
Poor punished by penalty change
The Fair Work Commission has cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality, retail and fast food workers.
CSIRO spools next-gen fibres
Australian scientists have come up with a new way to spin carbon fibre.
NT mining money missing
The Northern Territory Government has been accused of redirecting money meant for cleaning up old mines.