Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - January, 2020
Two big firms have abandoned their controversial use of supply chain financing.
Bligh backs bank changes
Australian Banking Association chief executive Anna Bligh has reflected on the changes since the end of the banking royal commission.
Drought funds flow to LNP seats
It has been revealed that the Federal Government ignored its own criteria in awarding millions worth of drought grants.
PM faces colour-coded questions
The Prime Minister has dodged questions about the ongoing ‘sports rorts’ scandal, as new details deepen the dodginess.
Tate emerges almost unscathed
A corruption probe has investigated the alleged interference in council decisions on the Gold Coast.
Tunnel crews want out
West Gate Tunnel builders are seeking to terminate their contract with the Victorian Government.
ARENA needs lifeline
Experts want the Morrison government to save the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
Blame spread for funding delays
Farmers have slammed the year-long delays in getting drought funding applications assessed.
Climate costs loom
Economists say Australian living standards will slip due to the cost of a changing climate.
Open letter demands action
Eighty of Australia's top academics have declared an “urgent need for deep cuts” to Australia's greenhouse gas emissions.
Dreamworld payouts could top $20m
The owners of Queensland theme park Dreamworld have paid out millions in compensation, but are expected to pay several times more.
New site tallies tailings
The world’s first public database of mine tailings dams has been launched to prevent deadly disasters.
Canavan consults on gas plan
The federal resources minister is looking at a new gas reservation policy.
CEFC buys into batteries
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has increased its investment in new battery storage technology.
Court set for oil plans
Conservationists have launched a legal challenge against plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
Wyatt green-lights uranium plan
Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt has approved further uranium exploration in the NT.
Big bank grift trial continues
More charges could be on the way for a former Commonwealth Bank clerk accused of illegally moving $2.4 million out of a customer's account.