Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - February, 2022
Climate scientists warn that climate change is now a threat to human wellbeing.
Gas asset risk detailed
Experts warn that Australia is locking in its fossil fuel dependency, and could be left with billions of dollars in stranded assets.
Report reveals professional abuse
A new report from Australia’s Office of eSafety shows one-third of professional women have been abused online.
Sims speaks on competition shift
ACCC boss Rod Sims says weak market regulations could push people toward populist solutions.
Green play by tech billionaire
Tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has invested a further $200 million into renewables.
Hackers punish Putin
Some of the response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has not come from governments ...
Mine boss backs independence
Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest says global conflict shows Australia must push to become “energy independent”.
Probuild issue pauses big works
Major builder Probuild has entered into voluntary liquidation, leaving billions of dollars in projects in limbo.
SWIFT action suggested
The world’s main international payments network could be weaponised against Russia.
Big firms blocking green drive
Analysts have accused major corporate ‘influencers’ of blocking action against global warming.
Blame flung in train fight
There was politics at peak hour in NSW this week as an industrial relations stoush led to cancelled train services.
Funding to fight for Antarctic stake
The Federal Government has put up over $800 million for new Antarctic activities, but the funds are not a matter of pure research.
ACCC sees gas constraint
Regulators have forecast a gas supply shortfall emerges for Australia’s southern states.
ARENA funds fleet shift
Over $100 million in government finds is being offered to fleets to shift to zero emissions vehicles.
Big AGL bid rejected
Investors have been knocked back after trying to take over AGL Energy and shut down its coal power plants earlier ...
CEFC backs cleantech fund
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has launched a specialist cleantech fund manager.
Ex-advisor slams gas influence
A former Woodside lobbyist and engineer has accused the gas industry of misleading the public.
Five Eyes focus on trade cartels
The nations of the Five Eyes alliance have agreed to focus on collusion in international trade.
QLD testing pharmacy boost
Queensland is running a trial in which pharmacists will be allowed to diagnose and prescribe medication.
TPG to share Telstra network
TPG has signed a 10-year deal with Telstra to share mobile network and spectrum.