Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - June, 2021
Politicians have proposed penalties for a lack of improvement in public sector workplace culture.
Forrest offloads on Santos plans
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has slammed plans to develop a new gas field in the Timor Sea.
IGR forecasts ageing issues
The latest government intergenerational report predicts smaller population growth.
NT turf grant slammed
A corruption watchdog has found the NT approved a $12 million grant that did not follow proper processes.
Support grows for mine site inquiry
An inquiry could be held into widespread sexual harassment on mine sites.
AER eyes consumer needs
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) says consumers will be a major priority in the coming year.
Big green hub knocked back
The federal environment minister has ruled that a giant renewable energy hub in WA is “clearly unacceptable”.
CEFC backs green builds
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is backing some of the most energy-efficient houses ever built in Australia.
Defence denies UFO-watch
The US has released a report on Pentagon-documented UFOs, while Australia says it is not looking for aliens.
Holgate questions Fletcher
The communications minister has been accused of being unusually involved with Australia Post.
Space trips launching soon
Virgin Galactic has gained US government approval to launch customers into space.
Academic freedom case heard
Marine physicist Peter Ridd has had his day in the High Court against James Cook University.
ASX chief gives data details
ASX CEO Dominic Stevens says the exchange is working on the world's richest blockchain.
Buffett leaves Gates post
Warren Buffett has announced he is resigning from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, but will donate another US$4.1 billion.
Big names call for federal ICAC
Dozens of eminent Australians have called on the Prime Minister to create a national anti-corruption body “with teeth”.
Debt collectors set on COVID bills
Queensland Health is bringing in private debt collectors to recoup millions of dollars in unpaid hotel quarantine bills.
DFAT chief reflects on China
Australia's top diplomat says China must grapple with its own “insecurity”.
Coal boss bails on uni post
Former Nationals leader Mark Vaile has been pushed out of the University of Newcastle over his links to the coal sector.
Feds pushed for egg plan
The Federal Government has been forced to reveal its plans for phasing out caged eggs.