Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - August, 2018
Transurban to take WestConnex
Transurban has been announced as the successful bidder to buy Sydney’s WestConnex for $9.26 billion.
Cormann takes on PS role
The Morrison Government has combined the public service and finance portfolios and given them to Mathias Cormann ...
CSIRO maps dam areas
Scientists say giant dams could turn north QLD, WA and the NT into even greater agricultural food bowls.
Famous face for PFAS case
American legal activist Erin Brockovich has arrived in Australia for a lawsuit against the Department of Defence.
Farm bosses face big fraud claim
Two Cotton farm executives have been arrested over an alleged $20 million fraud involving water-saving funds.
APA boss says probe not needed
The ACCC’s immense powers make a royal commission into the energy sector unnecessary, an industry leader says.
CSIRO plan to tap hydro rise
CSIRO has laid out a plan for Australia to maximise its role in the growing hydrogen industry.
Heinz fined for health claims
Heinz has received a $2.25 million fine for claiming high-sugar snacks were healthy.
Morrison makes powerful moves
The new PM has appointed an anti-wind energy minister, and a coal lobbyist as chief of staff.
Musks ditches private move
Tesla will remain a public company after Elon Musk announced he has given up plans to take it private.
ASIC aims at payment apps
Digital payment app Afterpay has been accused of causing “financial stress” for vulnerable consumers.
Federal plan to help money skills
The Federal Government has launched its 2018 National Financial Capability Strategy.
SA copper centre launched
A new research centre has been set up to bring an academic edge to the copper industry.
Single APS statement mooted
An ongoing review could call for the creation of a single mission statement for the whole public service.