Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - May, 2022
Eden Brew - a company making milk in a lab - is raising millions in new capital.
Tobacco harms tallied
The WHO has published new stats on the damage tobacco causes to both the environment and human health.
Experts call for gig reform
Labour law experts say a recent case shows the need for gig worker law reform.
Frigate firm wants yard changed
Shipbuilder BAE Systems is setting up a test for the new Federal Government over a $45 billion frigate project.
Skills shift coming
Victoria’s skills minister says her state’s system should be replicated on a national scale.
ACCC opens NBN talks
The ACCC’s response to NBN Co’s broadband pricing model could open the door to broad reform.
Broadcom seeks big cloud deal
Computer chipmaker Broadcom is looking to buy cloud computing company VMware in a US$61 billion deal.
Carbon concern quiets
Woodside’s CEO says people care less about carbon when security issues are at play.
EV Metals buys battery firm
A Perth company is lining up to become one of the first outside of China to control its entire battery supply chain.
Green shift suggested
Local green banks say they need new rules to help finance an energy transition.
Health tech spend for Tas.
Tasmania has announced a major investment in digital health, aimed at improving patient care.
High tech car site backed
The NSW Government has announced $9.5 million worth of funding to build the largest government-run autonomous vehicle testing site in the southern hemisphere.
Insider swindles DHA files
Details have emerged about a serious data breach by a federal government contractor.
State stands cyber team
The WA Government has created a strike team to help departments and agencies to improve their cybersecurity posture.
CSIRO regrets CCS silence
One of Australia's leading science bodies says it should have been more vocal in its support for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Pay disparities targeted
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese wants to stop businesses paying labour hire workers less than direct employees for the same work.
Pfizer to provide cheap treatments
Pfizer says it will begin providing treatments at not-for-profit prices in some of the world’s poorest countries.
Unis seek funding shift
University leaders are urging the new Labor government to prioritise funding issues.
Pilbara legal case looms
Traditional owners are preparing a legal battle with mining giant Fortescue Metals Group over royalty payments in WA.