Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - January, 2018
The City of Melbourne is considering making an official move against a planned Apple store at Federation Square.
Union backs integrity pledge
The public sector appears to support the latest push for a federal corruption court.
Indigenous groups allege title rort
Indigenous groups are fighting to stop Adani from extinguishing their native title over part of the proposed Carmichael mine site.
Lobby warns of strike decline
The Australia Institute has warned that the right to strike is “nearly extinct”.
NDIS mental health gaps studied
A new report has identified serious gaps in the NDIS for people living with mental illness.
ASIC launches rate-rigging case
ASIC has launched legal action against the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) over rate rigging.
Big new bid for AWE
A bidding war for oil and gas producer AWE is heating up, with Australian, Japanese and Chinese interests all at play.
Car-makers in animal test scandal
The German government has slammed tests that involve humans and monkeys being made to inhale diesel exhaust fumes.
EBAs slide alongside wages
The Australia Institute says declining wages could be linked to a large drop in private sector EBAs.
Mine fraud case continues
Rio Tinto and two former company leaders will continue facing fraud charges in the US.
New CBA chief comes from within
The Commonwealth Bank has replaced its CEO with the former leader of its most scandal-plagued division.
New funds for weapon exports
The Federal Government wants Australia to become one of the world’s largest arms exporters.
Health cover costs to rise
Health minister Greg Hunt has allowed private health insurers to lift their premiums.
Oaky lock-out continues
Six months into their lockout blockade, a group of Queensland coal miners say they will wait six more if they must.
Regulator questions Sky sale
British regulators say Rupert Murdoch’s planned takeover of Sky is not in the public interest ...
Consumer group makes credit call
A consumer finance advocacy group says the upcoming inquiry should focus on ...
Council dumped over car park fail
NT’s Palmerston Council has been dismissed over poor governance and a bungled $13.4 million carpark project.
Fears raised on foreign reforms
Various groups have raised concerns about the Government’s planned foreign influence laws.
New trade deal looms
Trade Minister Steve Ciobo says the revised Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal should be signed later this year.
Radio Rentals to make repayments
Radio Rentals will refund nearly $20 million to customers tied up in leases they cannot afford to pay.