Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - May, 2017
A leading Aboriginal public service figure says the APS should make Indigenous employment “core business”.
Adani reaches deal with QLD
Adani will soon make a final financing decision for the Carmichael coal mine after reaching a royalties deal ...
CEFC could expand into CCS
The Turnbull government wants the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to invest in carbon capture and storage.
Hydro drives green power rise
New figures show renewable sources provided 17 per cent of Australia’s electricity in 2016 – a 3 per cent increase on the year before.
Samarco overcoming dam spill
BHP Billiton's Brazilian iron ore joint venture could resume operations this year.
Tinkler taking forced break
Nathan Tinkler has been banned from managing companies for over three years, after failing to uphold his duties as director.
Australia could lead nuclear tech
An energy policy expert says Australia can help make nuclear power safer.
Big health re-jig considered
Top government officials are looking at public hospital funding reforms that could see consumers pay more.
Coal commitment shrinking in QLD
The Queensland Government will not give away royalties for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.
Study plugs UK's genetic insurance rules
As genetic testing becomes a cheaper and more powerful medical tool, experts are concerned about how the insurance industry treats it.
ABA says banks caught short
The Australian Bankers' Association says the Federal Government is silencing debate on the newly-announced bank tax.
Ansell sold to China
Ansell – a figurehead of Australian manufacturing – has been sold to Chinese interests.
Careers Australia collapsing
A major vocational education provider has gone into voluntary administration.
Credit cut goes down poorly
Banks are speaking out against Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the credit ratings of 23 small Australian lenders.
Oil cuts continue
The OPEC oil cartel has extended its self-imposed production cuts, but the market has not responded as intended.
Analysis urges Defence acceleration
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has warned the world is “going to hell”, and the Defence Department is not ready.
SA and NT join for rural boost
The Northern Territory and South Australia are joining forces to bid collectively for new services.
Shared services breaking down
The Federal Government appears to have abandoned its “Shared Services Centre”, after sinking $210 million into the idea.
Adani steps back amid bickering
Adani has indefinitely delayed a meeting that was set to decide the future of the Carmichael coal mine.
CSIRO tech map for heavy innovation
CSIRO has released a technology roadmap to guide Australia’s $90 billion mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.