Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - August, 2021
The Productivity Commission says reporting of foreign ownership of Australian water is sufficient.
Assault inquiry set aside
An inquiry into who in the Prime Minister's Office knew about Brittany Higgins’ allegations of rape has been suspended.
ATO details remote rort
The ATO has provided new details on an outback tax scam that cost it millions.
Big rail review launched
A review of Australia’s interstate rail network regulations has been launched.
Lendlease backs zero by 2050
Australian building giant Lendlease says the Federal Government must commit to cutting carbon emissions to zero by 2050.
BHP slashes Hunter value
BHP has slashed millions from the value of its NSW Hunter Valley thermal coal mine.
China firing new thorium
China is preparing to test a molten salt nuclear reactor that uses thorium instead of uranium.
COVIDSafe failure detailed
A damning COVIDSafe report shows the Federal Government ignored important input.
Double win for dual-use roof
A new study has shown the advantages of combining green roofs with solar setups.
Many support ciggie ban
Over half of Australians in a recent survey support getting rid of retail cigarette sales within the decade.
Pay gaps show sabotage
New research suggests large gender pay gaps are directly associated with lower performance by big companies.
Total donations rise
The latest generosity data shows total donations are up, but people are giving proportionately less.
Young people out-earning parents
New stats show over two thirds of millennials earn more than their parents did at the same age.
Rail hub "honeypot" revealed
The NSW Government has paid external consultants over $2 million for rail strategies in the last few years.
Farm visa outlined
The Federal Government has announced a new type of agricultural visa for foreigners to work on Australian farms.