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Browse back on Shell’s agenda

The head of Royal Dutch Shell in Australia has thrown her support behind plans to finally develop the massive Browse gasfields off Western Australia through the North West Shelf, easing fears that the sale of Shell’s stake in Woodside could complicate Browse’s development. The Aus

MinRes waits on Dawson call

WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson will decide this week whether Mineral Resources can appeal against a ruling by the State’s environment watchdog that banned the company from building iron ore mines in the Helena Aurora Range, north of Southern Cross. The West

Battery Minerals powered by $20m raising

Former Atlas Iron chief David Flanagan has raised $20 million for his graphite venture Battery Minerals. The Aus

Myer, Lew head towards AGM showdown

Billionaire retailer Solomon Lew is expected to demand an extraordinary general meeting of Myer within weeks if shareholders reject his call to vote against the election of three new directors. The Fin

Tax cuts ‘will unleash investment’

Chief executives from Australia’s biggest companies have pledged to unleash a fresh wave of investment and hire more workers if the corporate tax rate is cut, building pressure on a recalcitrant Parliament to pass the Turnbull government’s enterprise tax plan. The Fin

Finkel report backs Labor’s renewables target

Chief Scientist Alan Finkel has contradicted the government’s claims that Labor’s 50 per cent renewables target by 2030 is irresponsible, issuing a major report that says it could be met easily without jeopardising reliability and without the need for significant investment in energy storage. The Aus

Homes lost as mortgage pain mounts

Banks are stepping up home seizures as thousands of West Australians fall behind in their mortgage payments, with most pain felt in outer suburbs and the south-west coastal corridor. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Page 1: Chief executives from Australia’s biggest companies have pledged to unleash a fresh wave of investment and hire more workers if the corporate tax rate is cut, building pressure on a recalcitrant Parliament to pass the Turnbull government’s enterprise tax plan.

Page 6: Small and medium business clients aren’t just looking to their accountant for help with the financial figures, they also want advice on the types of technology they should use.

Page 13: The Foreign Investment Review Board process is looming as a big hurdle for US investor Harbour Energy as it positions for a renewed tilt at Santos, with the South Australian Treasurer arguing energy security must be the top priority as Australia grapples with a gas crisis.

Page 15: Billionaire retailer Solomon Lew is expected to demand an extraordinary general meeting of Myer within weeks if shareholders reject his call to vote against the election of three new directors.

The chief executive of the John Wylie-backed Click Frenzy says the arrival of Amazon in Australia will give the business a boost, as more shoppers move online and retailers hunt for ways around the US giant.

Page 18: Cabcharge boss Andrew Skelton gets fired up if you suggest the traditional taxi industry is operating on a more level playing field with Uber than it was a year ago.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: Chief Scientist Alan Finkel has contradicted the government’s claims that Labor’s 50 per cent renewables target by 2030 is irresponsible, issuing a major report that says it could be met easily without jeopardising reliability and without the need for significant investment in energy storage.

Page 5: A push to incorporate UN religious protections into the same-sex marriage bill appear doomed following opposition from Labor, the Greens and Liberal moderates.

Page 17: The head of Royal Dutch Shell in Australia has thrown her support behind plans to finally develop the massive Browse gasfields off Western Australia through the North West Shelf, easing fears that the sale of Shell’s stake in Woodside could complicate Browse’s development.

Page 19: Not since the once-in-a-lifetime China boom was in full swing has the appetite for speculative plays of almost any size, colour or shape been as strong as it is right now.

Former Atlas Iron chief David Flanagan has raised $20 million for his graphite venture Battery Minerals.

Page 22: Tesla chief executive Elon Musk is taking on the commercial truck market with an approach that defies conventional expectations: an all-electric vehicle capable of travelling for hundreds of miles on a single charge.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 3: Banks are stepping up home seizures as thousands of West Australians fall behind in their mortgage payments, with most pain felt in outer suburbs and the south-west coastal corridor.

Page 18: Plans for floating “party vessels” in the middle of the Swan River have angered a group of South Perth residents who say the vessels will result in hundreds of drunk people spilling out on to the streets.

Page 24: The new owners of one of Perth’s most exclusive hotels hope to have their first long-term residents move in by July under a plan to convert the five star property to aged-care accommodation.

Page 47: Australia’s chief scientist has backed WA’s lithium mining boom as a key means of ending blackout problems on the east coast.

Business: WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson will decide this week whether Mineral Resources can appeal against a ruling by the State’s environment watchdog that banned the company from building iron ore mines in the Helena Aurora Range, north of Southern Cross.

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