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10/06/2019 - 06:35

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Albo attacks defence bids

Australian-owned companies should be getting a bigger share of naval shipbuilding projects to support local business, according to Federal Labor. Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese — who is on a three day visit to Perth — said companies such as Austal, which is Australian-owned and based, should reap the benefits of defence projects.

Sterling First homes fear

Senior battlers caught in the collapse of the Sterling First lifetime lease scheme face losing most of their investment even if the sale of rental properly management rights goes to plan. The West

Iron ore supply outlook still tight

A crop of new and resurrected iron ore mines inspired by the recent surge in prices is unlikely to reverse the favourable supply and demand dynamics boosting the coffers of Australian miners and governments. The Aus

Excessive airfares a blight on regions

Airfares to regional Australia are among the highest in the world, and airlines and airports should be compelled to open their books to prove passengers are not being ripped off, a report has found. The Aus

Home buyers back in the hunt

Australia’s top residential developers of housing estates and luxury apartments have welcomed the recovery in inquiries from home buyers in the wake of the federal election but say that increasing access to credit remains critical. The Aus

Ex-spy boss fears China Cold War

Former Defence secretary Dennis Richardson has warned of a “technological Cold War” between China and the West marked by the emergence of rival communication networks for 5G and beyond. The Aus

World-first could delay diabetes

In an international breakthrough, doctors have found a way to delay or even prevent children developing type 1 diabetes by treating them with a powerful medication long before they suffer the disease. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Due to the Eastern States Queen’s Birthday holiday, this publication was unavailable.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: The ABC is set to mount a court challenge after last week’s raids by the Australian Federal Police on its Sydney headquarters, in a case that could test the Constitution’s implied right of political communication.

Former Defence secretary Dennis Richardson has warned of a “technological Cold War” between China and the West marked by the emergence of rival communication networks for 5G and beyond.

Julie Bishop knocked back an advocacy role at the Australian Republic Movement before the May 18 election, with senior backers of a republic now considering embracing a model that would see an Australian head of state elected by voters rather than politicians.

Page 2: The Department of Health has been criticised for forking out millions in taxpayer dollars to pay the nation’s pharmaceutical professional body to update its own guidelines.

Page 5: Airfares to regional Australia are among the highest in the world, and airlines and airports should be compelled to open their books to prove passengers are not being ripped off, a report has found.

The peak lawyers’ body has attacked the corporate regulator after its deputy chairman threatened to punish clients who used “time-wasting legal tactics” to avoid scrutiny.

Page 17: Australia’s top residential developers of housing estates and luxury apartments have welcomed the recovery in inquiries from home buyers in the wake of the federal election but say that increasing access to credit remains critical.

An in-depth study of tailings dams owned by mining giant Glencore has identified several Australian facilities that present a “high” risk to people and the environment.

Page 18: Takeover talks between Vocus Group and EQT Infrastructure are understood to have collapsed because the private equity firm wanted to lower the price from the $3.3 billion it initially offered for the listed telco.

Page 20: A crop of new and resurrected iron ore mines inspired by the recent surge in prices is unlikely to reverse the favourable supply and demand dynamics boosting the coffers of Australian miners and governments.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 4: In an international breakthrough, doctors have found a way to delay or even prevent children developing type 1 diabetes by treating them with a powerful medication long before they suffer the disease.

Health Minister Roger Cook says there is plenty of flu vaccine available after nongovernment stocks started to run low amid an unprecedented season in which 15 people have died.

Page 7: A Perth high school is leading a push to cut the number of compulsory assessments for students in Years 11 and 12 to help reduce teenagers’ anxiety levels.

Page 11: The crisis surrounding the treatment of WA’s unwanted children has deepened with revelations authorities are using the State’s only juvenile jail to hold them because they cannot find a place for them to stay.

Page 16: Australian-owned companies should be getting a bigger share of naval shipbuilding projects to support local business, according to Federal Labor. Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese — who is on a three day visit to Perth — said companies such as Austal, which is Australian-owned and based, should reap the benefits of defence projects.

Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies wrapped up a meeting in Japan yesterday with a pledge to use all the policies they can to protect global growth.

Page 18: A record percentage of women were recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, with the likes of Ita Buttrose and WA’s Diane Smith-Gander and Nicola Forrest awarded one of Australia’s highest tributes — but most still went to men.

Business: Senior battlers caught in the collapse of the Sterling First lifetime lease scheme face losing most of their investment even if the sale of rental properly management rights goes to plan.

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