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08/06/2020 - 06:45

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States at risk of LNG shortage

The developer of a major LNG import terminal, backed by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest, has warned that NSW and Victoria risk running out of gas by 2022, with the industry paralysed by regulatory uncertainty and low oil prices delaying urgent investments needed to cover a supply shortfall. The Aus

Miners push ahead with projects despite caves blast

Australia's biggest miners are pushing ahead with their latest approvals and applications under Western Australia’s contentious Section 18 regime, despite the controversy around Rio Tinto’s decision to use the mechanism to destroy 46,000-year-old Aboriginal heritage sites. The Aus

Five Eyes focus on economic pact

The Five Eyes intelligence network of Australia, the US, Britain, Canada and New Zealand has agreed to discussions about a coordinated strategic economic response to the COVID-19 crisis in a broadening of purpose for the world’s largest security alliance. The Aus

‘Stonewalled’ Jackson brays over Lenton management, access

The path-setting Margaret River regional winery Lenton Brae is in the hands of administrators amid a row between the founding Tomlinson family and their long-time backers. The West

Locked up and at a loss, Aussies fed up after rally hypocrisy: let us loose now

Premiers are facing a growing backlash over COVID-19 social distancing restrictions after allowing tens of thousands of protesters to defy health warnings and attend Black Lives Matter rallies in major cities at the weekend. The Aus

Morrison approval defies the bad news

Scott Morrison has locked in record high approval ratings while boosting his authority as Prime Minister in the face of an aggressive campaign by Labor to discredit his handling of the coronavirus crisis and economic recovery. The Aus

Iron ore prices surge as Brazil’s coronavirus crisis disrupts global supplies

Brazil’s deadly coronavirus outbreak has disrupted global supplies of iron ore just as demand from China is revving up, pushing the price of the steel ingredient to a seven-month high. The Aus

Getting the nation back in business

Australian businessman Ryan Stokes is calling on the Federal Government to speed up the relaxation of regulatory measures used to manage the spread of COVID-19 as it looks to fast-track economic recovery. The West

Oil nations agree to output cuts

The expanded global oil cartel OPEC+ has agreed to a one month extension of its record output cuts and adopted a stricter approach to ensuring members don’t break their production pledges. The West

Horseshoe needing luck

Battling Balcatta-based explorer Horseshoe Minerals has had its voluntary sharemarket suspension extended until the end of the month while it deals with financial health queries from the Australian Securities Exchange. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review is unavailable due to the Queen’s Birthday public holiday (Eastern States)

 

The Australian

Page 1: The Five Eyes intelligence network of Australia, the US, Britain, Canada and New Zealand has agreed to discussions about a coordinated strategic economic response to the COVID-19 crisis in a broadening of purpose for the world’s largest security alliance.

Australians have overwhelmingly slammed the handling of the coronavirus pandemic by Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, and backed Scott Morrison’s spearheading of a global independent inquiry into the origins of COVID-19, as China ramped up its intimidation campaign against Canberra.

Premiers are facing a growing backlash over COVID-19 social distancing restrictions after allowing tens of thousands of protesters to defy health warnings and attend Black Lives Matter rallies in major cities at the weekend.

Page 2: Australia's biggest miners are pushing ahead with their latest approvals and applications under Western Australia’s contentious Section 18 regime, despite the controversy around Rio Tinto’s decision to use the mechanism to destroy 46,000-year-old Aboriginal heritage sites.

Page 4: An audit of Australia’s involvement in multilateral institutions has urged Scott Morrison to strengthen engagement with the UN and other international bodies to counter China’s efforts to dominate the global agenda.

Scott Morrison has locked in record high approval ratings while boosting his authority as Prime Minister in the face of an aggressive campaign by Labor to discredit his handling of the coronavirus crisis and economic recovery.

Page 5: States and territories are now moving to deliver additional stimulus for the building industry following the Morrison government’s unveiling of its $688m uncapped program, with Western Australia announcing its own generous housing assistance scheme on Sunday.

Page 8: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered ministers to lift the lockdown quickly to avoid the possible loss of three million jobs and wants to reduce social distancing from 2m to 1m.

Page 13: The developer of a major LNG import terminal, backed by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest, has warned that NSW and Victoria risk running out of gas by 2022, with the industry paralysed by regulatory uncertainty and low oil prices delaying urgent investments needed to cover a supply shortfall.

Page 15: The federal government has extended its financial assistance to the aviation industry for up to six months in a move that will help keep Virgin Australia in the air until a sale is finalised.

Page 17: Brazil’s deadly coronavirus outbreak has disrupted global supplies of iron ore just as demand from China is revving up, pushing the price of the steel ingredient to a seven-month high.

Page 19: The AFL is embarking on one of the most important weeks in the history of the televised game, as broadcasters go to air with audio and visual effects in place of crowds, remote commentary teams and a billion-dollar television deal about to be signed off.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 8: The former prime minister has been awarded the top gong, the Companion of the Order of Australia, alongside businesswoman and philanthropist Belinda Hutchinson and Naomi Milgrom, a business entrepreneur and philanthropist who is one of Australia’s richest women.

Page 11: Australian businessman Ryan Stokes is calling on the Federal Government to speed up the relaxation of regulatory measures used to manage the spread of COVID-19 as it looks to fast-track economic recovery.

Page 14: Global cases of coronavirus are nearing seven million as those who have the disease soar in Brazil and India.

Page 15: Parents with students at WA public schools will be able to enter classrooms for drop-offs and pick-ups from today but the same cannot be said for Catholic-run institutions.

Business: The path-setting Margaret River regional winery Lenton Brae is in the hands of administrators amid a row between the founding Tomlinson family and their long-time backers.

Notable WA mining figure Ron Manners has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his service to the sector over a 65-year career.

The expanded global oil cartel OPEC+ has agreed to a one month extension of its record output cuts and adopted a stricter approach to ensuring members don’t break their production pledges.

Battling Balcatta-based explorer Horseshoe Minerals has had its voluntary sharemarket suspension extended until the end of the month while it deals with financial health queries from the Australian Securities Exchange.

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