Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - May, 2019
The ATO is expected to send hundreds of thousands of “please explain” letters this year ...
Experts report on NEM decades
Australia's National Electricity Market (NEM) and power generators are being hobbled by policy and pricing limitations, a major study of the sector says.
Academy adds new fellows
Ground-breaking Australian scientists have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
Budget slaps public service
Public servants will do some heavy lifting for the Victorian Government to meet its budget goals.
Call for city fund shut-down
There are calls this week for the Brisbane City Council’s investment arm to be shut down over “substantial” risks to ratepayer money.
Stats show huge solar demand
Official figures suggest the first phase of the Victorian Government's rooftop solar rebate program would never have satisfied demand.
Gender split in temperature tests
New research suggests women perform better on maths and verbal tests at higher room temperatures than men.
Safety concerns at NT mine
A major union has accused Rio Tinto of “putting production over safety” at a Northern Territory mine.
Adani approval shunted along
The Queensland Premier says Adani’s Carmichael coal mine should be approved within 3 weeks.
AMA warns of US drift
The president of the AMA says Australia’s health system is becoming concerningly similar to the United States'.
Fine for phone sale mistake
1st Energy has been fined for wrongly signing up a dementia sufferer, billing her thousands and then sending debt collectors.
Joyce pushes new coal
Barnaby Joyce says building a new coal-fired power station is a moral imperative.
Service Australia to bring tech boost
The Federal Government is setting up a new agency called Service Australia.
Telcos to fight for merger
TPG and Vodafone have filed a legal case over the ACCC’s move to block their $15 billion merger.
Howard minister to head MCA
A former government minister has been appointed chair of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).
PM sits down with PS heads
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has put the hard word on federal department secretaries.
Tas. budget hits PS
Tasmania’s Liberal government has put together a budget that leaves the public sector with a lot of heavy lifting.