Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - September, 2019
An Australian Government report outlines new opportunities to sell resources to China.
Press permission questioned
Australia's peak legal body has criticised the Morrison government's attempt to improve press freedom.
Australia second on weapons imports
Despite a government policy to make Australia a major weapons exporter, it has instead become the world’s second largest arms importer.
Hazelwood trial starts
A Victorian court has heard Hazelwood Power Corporation should have foreseen a fire in an open-cut coal mine that burned for weeks.
Robo-debt run continues
Centrelink says it will run about 500,000 robo-debt reviews each year, despite calls to scrap the program.
Synergy posts big loss
WA state-owned power retailer Synergy has posted a financial loss of $656 million.
Waste dump poll approved
Some SA residents will soon be polled about their views on a nuclear waste dump.
ATO going for details
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) says it is going over every tax return lodged, looking for incorrect and fraudulent claims.
Green costs off-putting
Most people appear to believe that environmental sustainability will hamper quality of life.
Influence additions urged
Hundreds of Australia’s biggest companies have been asked to join the Foreign Influence Transparency Register.
Remediation money questioned
The NSW Government has accused Mascot Towers residents of forcing its hand on remediation payments.
ADF sees climate risks
An increase in natural disasters caused by climate change will stretch the capability of the Australian Defence Force (ADF), according to Defence Force Chief Angus Campbell.
Lobby jobs harm health
Experts say the revolving door between politics and big lobbies can be bad for our health.
Morrison dodges awkward talks
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has boldly avoided a global climate summit, spending time with the McDonald’s burger menu instead.
Robot dog ready for market
Leading robotics firm Boston Dynamics has released its first commercial product – Spot.
UN issues warming warning
There is a glaring and growing gap between global warming targets and reality.
ASX insider trading 'rife'
A new report has slammed company directors for insider trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Boeing announces payout
Boeing Co will pay $US144,500 ($213,242) each to the families of 346 people killed in two 737 MAX crashes.