Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - August, 2017
The ACCC has launched court action against ticket re-selling site Viagogo for alleged breaches of consumer law.
CBA preps for APRA probe
Commonwealth Bank is preparing its defence for APRA’s inquiry into the bank’s culture and reporting frameworks.
New stats hint at shift from mining
Economists say the long-awaited transition away from a mining-based economy may actually be happening.
Business backs SA Labor talks
Business SA wants the Weatherill Government to “hold the line” against threats of industrial action by the public sector union.
Probe launched on IT fraud
A fraud probe is reportedly investigating over 50 sub-contractors hired by the federal government.
Tassie seeks shorter planning path
Tasmania’s new planning laws could invite corruption and political interference.
WA councils under AG's lens
Western Australia’s local governments are now under the oversight of the state’s Auditor General.
Adani insists on India's needs
Adani says India still needs imported coal, even though the Government is pushing for self-sufficiency.
Boat boss details bleaching effect
Senators have faced a dive boat operator whose business is being harmed by ...
ATO outlines $17b super grift
The ATO says employers have robbed Australian workers of about $17 billion in superannuation since 2009.
CDP pushing people to the brink
An NT MP has described how a work-for-the-dole scheme is driving people to desperation.
PM denies new coal
Malcolm Turnbull says his Government will not build new coal-fired power stations ...
Adani to fight spill fine
Adani is contesting a $12,000 fine from the Queensland Government over a sediment stormwater spill at the Abbot Point coal terminal.
Renewable rise reviewed
Australia’s first Renewable Energy Index report has been released, showing the growing role of clean power...
Big bank case brewing
Lawyers are launching Australia's largest shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank.
Experts review what Exxon knew
Harvard University researchers say Exxon Mobil has intentionally misrepresented climate science.
Uni sector growing through struggle
UNSW’s deputy vice-chancellor has reflected on the growing pains of Australian universities.
Banks to take tax to court
The big banks are threatening High Court action over SA’s proposed bank tax.
WA Labor accused of selling access
WA Labor has been accused of selling access to cabinet ministers for up to $6,000 per head.
ASU wants to stop desk-swaps
A major union is fighting the growing trend of ‘hot-desking’ in government offices.