Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - February, 2017
Sydney tech boss Andrew Sigalla has been sentenced to ten years in jail.
Political twists cloud energy fix
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has refined his line of attack on renewable energy.
Protest risk cited in FOI silence
The Federal Government agency looking at Adani’s $1 billion loan request will not have to give details to the public.
Hunt signs insurance hike
The cost of private health insurance for Australian families is on the rise.
Money lost in savings measure
1.5 million Australians will see a reduction in Family Tax Benefit (FTB) supplements after changes proposed this week.
Racist views seen rising
A new survey shows an increasing number of people think Australia is a racist country.
DHS micro-strikes lined up
There could be some interruption to government services next week, as one of the biggest federal departments takes strike action.
Infrastructure waste detailed
A new report says around ten per cent of Australian infrastructure spending is entirely wasted.
WA case could spark change
A new interpretation of native title law could have far-reaching implications.
Vic looks at gas bans
The Victorian Government has gained opposition support for a permanent ban on fracking.
Open cut black lung in NSW
A NSW coal mine worker has been diagnosed with the state’s first case of black lung since...
Anti-tax ads slammed
BHP Billiton has been criticised for displaying anti-mining tax advertisements on employee computers.
Evocca lands big deals
Lucrative AFP and Defence training contracts have been awarded to a private college group with an interesting history.
Money matters in survival stakes
Experts say socioeconomic status is a health risk factor just like physical inactivity, smoking and obesity.
PM plugs clean coal dream
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has plugged ‘clean’ coal power stations as a key part of the country’s future.
Solar demographic widens
People with higher incomes and better education no longer dominate demand for the domestic solar market.
Work risks rise at 39hrs
People who work more than 39 hours a week are putting their health at risk, new research says.
AI bluffs the best
An artificially intelligent system has trounced the world’s top poker players for the first time.
Assets suggestion returns
There are calls again for the family home to be included in the assets test for the aged pension.