Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - September, 2018
Experts say legislation to expand surveillance into telecommunication devices could create “systemic weakness or vulnerability”.
Carnegie chief leaves
Carnegie Clean Energy has lost its long-standing chief executive and managing director Michael Ottaviano.
Heavy warnings in bank report
An interim report from the banking royal commission carries some strong criticism of the financial services sector and government regulators.
NDIS underspend questioned
A key economist says NDIS underspending could hit $5 billion by the end of the financial year.
Musk hit with fraud claim
US regulators want to oust Elon Musk as chief executive of Tesla on allegations of securities fraud.
Royal report looms
The banking royal commission's interim report will soon be released to the public.
Research risked by corporate distortion
Experts say industry influence on research agendas must be addressed.
STEM study shows gender split
Patterns have been observed in academic grades of 1.6 million students, showing that girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM.
Agencies want new push for balance
Advocates say progress toward gender equality in Australia has stalled.
CSIRO has eyes on space
Australia’s national science agency wants to get involved in NASA’s plan to build a Moon base.
ABC leader sacked
ABC executives have sacked managing director Michelle Guthrie halfway through her term.
ASIC urges climate details
ASIC says Australian companies should do more to disclose risks posed by climate change.
Drugs firms found stashing cash
Oxfam says pharmaceutical companies avoided paying about $215 million in taxes in Australia each year for the last three years.
Labor backs TPP-11 trade deal
Federal Labor has given up its opposition the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Launderers lean on tech options
Authorities say cryptocurrencies are are among new methods of money laundering by sophisticated criminals.
Law Council warns of weakness
The Law Council says Australia’s decryption laws could make it the weakest link in the ‘Five Eyes’ network.
Lithium shipments lining up
An Australian producer is preparing to ship high-tech lithium-iron internationally.
Schott fires at PM's plans
Energy Security Board chair Kerry Schott has warned the Morrison government against threats to energy companies.
Insurance inquiries closing
Senior counsel assisting the royal commission Rowena Orr is summing up the insurance hearings of the banking royal commission.