Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - March, 2020
An expert group is calling for the planet to come together and develop a strategy for human survival.
Low score for local efforts
A massive scientific scorecard has rated the health of Australia’s environment less than 1 out of 10.
NSW approves risky operation
New South Wales has allowed a coal mining extension under Sydney's Woronora water reservoir.
Big wage subsidy coming
The Federal Government’s new $130 billion JobKeeper wage subsidy plan has been fairly well received.
AEMO issues VPP report
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has released a report on its Virtual Power Plant (VPP) Demonstration.
ASIC allows tele-AGMs
The finance regulator has questioned the legal status of AGMs conducted via teleconferencing.
FIRB preps for big sweep
The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) is preparing for Chinese companies to buy up distressed Australian assets.
Green power risks studied
A new study looks at renewable energy facilities in areas of environmental significance, which could threaten natural habitats.
New pumped hydro coming
Approval has been granted for what could be Australia’s first pumped hydro project in 40 years.
Robodebt repayments tallied
The Federal Government will be forced to pay back around $550 million after its botched ‘robodebt’ scheme.
WA Huawei deal in doubt
Western Australia's Public Transport Authority (PTA) has scrapped a deal with Chinese technology giant Huawei.
RBA buying big
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is buying billions in sovereign government bonds.
TAL cutting COVID coverage
One of Australia's biggest life insurers is trying to avoid payouts to customers who die from COVID-19, including frontline doctors.
Cashless card scheme paused
New welfare recipients will not be forced onto controversial cashless debit cards.
CCS checked for QLD
A new study suggests carbon capture and storage (CCS) could be a real option for Queensland.
WMO wants green goals retained
Experts say the global COVID-19 shutdown should not be an excuse to stop climate action.
Airlines in bailout stoush
Virgin Australia wants the ACCC to investigate claims by Qantas about potential bailouts.
Danger pay demanded
Supermarket workers want danger money and increased protection from abusive, panicked customers.
Firm slammed for underpayment
WA’s largest disability service provider has been sanctioned after it underpaid 1,700 disabled workers.
Firm spruiks big gold find
A West Australian gold mining company says it may have made the Pilbara’s largest discovery ever.
Virus measures sail through
The Federal Government has passed $83.6 billion worth of stimulus measures ...