Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - September, 2017
AGL is still not on board with the Federal Government’s push to keep the Liddell power station open beyond its scheduled closure in 2022.
Consumers warned about easy repayments
Consumer advocates say a new ‘modern day lay-by’ could leave people with debts they cannot handle.
Private options opening
Commonwealth departments will soon be able to use the private sector to manage compensation claims.
Feds claim gas win
The Federal Government has secured an agreement with major firms on gas export controls.
Major childcare merger scrapped
A merger that would have seen a quarter of after-school care centres run by a single company has been called off.
Ships and subs bring international eyes
Big firms are circling as the Government gets ready to drop billions on boats.
Suncorp seeking digital edge
The CEO of Suncorp says the bank must change along with a shifting market.
Tassie tech spend ruffles feathers
Questions have been asked after the Tasmanian Government awarded almost $1 million to a ‘relatively unknown company’.
ICAC wants SA office overhauled
South Australia's corruption watchdog has called for an overhaul of the state's Public Trustee office.
Scientists plan path to stars
Australian scientists have laid out their vision for the new national space agency.
Banks baulk at short BEAR window
The banking lobby is outraged at being given just one week to respond to draft accountability reforms.
Jail time for transport corruption
A former public transport official who received over a million dollars in kickbacks has been jailed for eight years and nine months.
Paris goal still possible
Experts say the world should still be able to reach the goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C ...
Big banks predict rate rise
ANZ and NAB are both predicting the Reserve Bank will raise rates twice next year.
Big groups link for long outlook
NAB and CSIRO are joining forces for a project to explore ways for Australia to grow its most globally competitive industries.
CBA sells insurance arm
The Commonwealth Bank has sold its insurance business CommInsure Life for $3.8 billion.
Big bill for WA cuts
The sacking of public servants in WA has cost the state $30 million in just six months.