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WA Labor fights against tax relief

WA Labor MPs have claimed the Federal Government’s $160 billion tax-cuts package is “unfair” and “problematic”, arguing a “wafer-thin” election victory did not give Scott Morrison a mandate for tax relief. The West

Boost for stranded LNG project

Transborders Energy, an unlisted Perth-based firm led by former Tokyo Gas and Chevron Australia executive Daein Cha, will today announce it has struck a deal that will see Kyushu join it in progressing studies for a new $1.6 billion FLNG development. The Aus

Emeco, Maca in the crosshairs

Only two years after coming back from the brink of collapse, some mining services companies are tipped to be in the crosshairs of private equity suitors, particularly Maca and Emeco. The Aus

Market misses big miners’ volume boom

Investors can still get volume growth out of diversified mining companies, says BlackRock’s Evy Hambro, even if big miners’ export growth is slowing and most of their expansion projects are incremental. The Fin

Schools fail poorer kids on uni, work

Falling school maths and reading scores have undercut the demand-driven policy to expand university access despite tens of billions of dollars of extra taxpayer funding. The Fin

Treasurer mulls fresh tax incentives for tech sector

The Morrison government will consider new tax breaks for tech companies to help them reap higher profits from their intellectual property, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has pledged. The Fin

NAB’s call to action on growth fund

National Australia Bank executive Anthony Healy has thrown down the gauntlet, saying he wants the federal government’s $1 billion business growth fund set up and funded, largely by industry, by the end of 2019. The Aus

Parents put kids at flu risk

Young WA children are the least likely in Australia to be immunised against the flu, with four out of five families failing to get their kids protected. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Page 1: Falling school maths and reading scores have undercut the demand-driven policy to expand university access despite tens of billions of dollars of extra taxpayer funding.

Page 2: The Morrison government will consider new tax breaks for tech companies to help them reap higher profits from their intellectual property, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has pledged.

Page 5: Labor is digging in to fight the Coalition’s income tax bill in Parliament, demanding it release the costs of cuts to the highest-earning Australians.

Page 11: India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 US products including almonds, apples and walnuts, following Washington’s withdrawal of key trade privileges for New Delhi.

Page 13: Investors can still get volume growth out of diversified mining companies, says BlackRock’s Evy Hambro, even if big miners’ export growth is slowing and most of their expansion projects are incremental.

Page 18: Rio Tinto Group has published thousands of pages of contracts it signed with governments to explore for minerals and build mines, in the latest sign of the industry’s push for transparency.

Page 21: Dalian iron ore futures surged to a record on Friday and posted their biggest weekly gain since February, buoyed by expectations of sustained tightness in supply and brisk demand amid China’s renewed drive to support its slowing economy.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: Doctors could be prevented from prescribing repeats of antibiotics as authorities consider radical plans to contain the dangerous spread of superbugs through hospitals, aged-care homes and the wider community.

Page 2: The unglamorous and sometimes neglected job of maintaining infrastructure properly is a short term stimulus that contributes to economic growth, business leader Tony Shepherd says.

Page 3: Universities will lose reputation and talented students if they fail to defend free speech against an activist campus culture bent on shutting down debate, warns researcher Matthew Lesh.

Page 17: National Australia Bank executive Anthony Healy has thrown down the gauntlet, saying he wants the federal government’s $1 billion business growth fund set up and funded, largely by industry, by the end of 2019.

Page 18: Only two years after coming back from the brink of collapse, some mining services companies are tipped to be in the crosshairs of private equity suitors, particularly Maca and Emeco.

After room price, online guest ratings have a stronger influence on consumers’ choice of hotels than the hotel brand itself, according to Expedia Group’s latest research.

Page 19: The nation’s farmers are headed for a tough winter with crop planting hindered by low autumn rainfall, a new survey warns, but recent wet weather in Western and South Australia could provide a boost for some producers.

Transborders Energy, an unlisted Perth-based firm led by former Tokyo Gas and Chevron Australia executive Daein Cha, will today announce it has struck a deal that will see Kyushu join it in progressing studies for a new $1.6 billion FLNG development.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 1: WA Labor MPs have claimed the Federal Government’s $160 billion tax-cuts package is “unfair” and “problematic”, arguing a “wafer-thin” election victory did not give Scott Morrison a mandate for tax relief.

Page 4: Young WA children are the least likely in Australia to be immunised against the flu, with four out of five families failing to get their kids protected.

Page 8: Artificial intelligence will be a creator of jobs over the next five years, not a destroyer, Industry, Science and Technology Minister Karen Andrews says.

The US is unlikely to resettle the maximum 1250 asylum seekers covered under the Obama-Turnbull transfer deal, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says.

Page 10: Millions of Australians with chronic pain will get access to 20 Medicare-funded medical and group services to help them manage their condition under a new strategy.

Page 11: A former mining boss who tried to develop crisis accommodation for homeless people says red tape halted attempts to address the growing problem.

Page 14: New Opposition Leader Liza Harvey has stomped on former leader Mike Nahan’s deregulated shopping hours plan, saying she does not believe Perth needs any more retail trading hours.

Page 18: A group of senior Perth doctors have told of the extreme pressure being placed on specialists to keep the dying alive, pointing to cases in WA where nurses threatened to call police when doctors sought to increase the morphine dose to a terminally ill patient.

Business: The company behind burns expert Fiona Wood’s spray-onskin technology is on track to take out end-of-financial-year honours as the country’s biggest stockmarket winner.

A Swan Valley shuttle bus service that promised to supercharge tourism and the local economy has shut within months of launching, after attracting less than half the expected passengers.

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