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Pull China into line, WTO urged

The Morrison government is rallying international support over its trade disputes with China, formally raising with the global trade umpire Beijing’s stonewalling of efforts to resolve issues and urging an end to discrimination against Australian exporters. The Fin

Canberra approves $520m airport plan

WA’s economic future is assured after the Federal Government approved the building of a $520 million parallel runway at Perth Airport to support the resource industry and its $129 billion development pipeline. The West

Pilbara on track for growth

Business investment and confidence in the resources rich Pilbara region has reached levels not seen since the 2012-13 mining boom, spurring many to believe big growth is on the horizon. The West

Opposition kicks off race to run the State

Zak Kirkup today fires the starter’s pistol on the State election campaign an extraordinary 103 days before WA votes, declaring his “energy” will be a “very obvious contrast” with the Premier. The West

Speedier recovery drops demand for JobKeeper

The JobKeeper wage subsidy is being paid to 700,000 fewer people than forecast in the October 6 budget, which the federal government says shows the economy is recovering faster than anticipated. The Fin

Growing cyber risk an opportunity

The increasing threat posed by cyber criminals and state-based hackers represents a major opportunity for Australia to develop a thriving export market for security products and services, a new report finds. The Fin

Bordering on an early Christmas present

Mark McGowan looks set to announce that quarantine-free travel from Victoria and NSW will be allowed from the same date ahead of Christmas. The West

Wine giant to face 30pc drop from China hit

Penfolds owner Treasury Wine Estates faces a wipeout of more than 30 per cent of its annual profits from the heavy tariff impost by the Chinese government, with the only minor salvation being that high-end products such as Penfolds Grange have enough clout to be diverted to other countries. The Fin

Nine paid too much for rugby: Seven boss

Nine Entertainment dropped the ball with its $100m investment in rugby, according to Seven boss James Warburton, who says not only did the network pay too much for the three-year deal, but they “picked the wrong sport”. The Aus

Moo for Coles

Coles has recruited 10 WA dairy farmers to supply its home branded fresh white milk under a minimum farmgate price arrangement lasting until 2023. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Page 1: The Morrison government is rallying international support over its trade disputes with China, formally raising with the global trade umpire Beijing’s stonewalling of efforts to resolve issues and urging an end to discrimination against Australian exporters.

The JobKeeper wage subsidy is being paid to 700,000 fewer people than forecast in the October 6 budget, which the federal government says shows the economy is recovering faster than anticipated.

Page 4: South Australia is on high alert for a virus outbreak after a man in his 30s breached home quarantine and went on a shopping spree through Big W, Foodland and Kmart on a busy Sunday last week.

Page 6: The Morrison government’s COVIDSafe app is to be overhauled to capture 100 per cent of close contacts of infected people who have the app.

The increasing threat posed by cyber criminals and state-based hackers represents a major opportunity for Australia to develop a thriving export market for security products and services, a new report finds.

Page 11: Britain is poised to become the first Western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with the independent regulator set to grant approval within days.

Page 14: Penfolds owner Treasury Wine Estates faces a wipeout of more than 30 per cent of its annual profits from the heavy tariff impost by the Chinese government, with the only minor salvation being that high-end products such as Penfolds Grange have enough clout to be diverted to other countries.

Page 16: Former federal defence minister Christopher Pyne is taking up his first board seat on an ASX-listed company, becoming a director of XTEK, a maker of ballistic shields, armour, helmets and drones.

Page 17: Australia’s newest iron ore producer is about to start making a mountain of cash from a relatively small hole in the ground.

Page 19: The Australian Workers’ Union will tell government ministers and opposition MPs today that urgent action is needed to avoid the obliteration of the ailing domestic refining industry, leaving Australia totally reliant on imported petrol and diesel to meet its needs.

Page 20: Australian businesses want the federal government to implement stronger climate policies and commit to net zero by 2050, a new survey finds, in a sign of growing impatience over climate policy deadlock in Canberra.

Page 30: Google has ramped up efforts to sign a key Australian media company as a content partner ahead of legislation that would force it to pay for the value of journalism on its platform.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: Chief of the Defence Force Angus Campbell is working through a list of dozens of senior officers who led special forces soldiers at the centre of war crimes allegations to determine which commanders should be held accountable and how they will be punished.

Page 2: Australia’s carbon emissions fell 3 per cent in the 12 months to the end of June on the back of a spike in renewable energy generation and a decline of economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Page 13: The $800bn retail payments market is set for a watershed 2021 as three key bodies mull a merger, and separate reviews are conducted by Treasury and the central bank across infrastructure, policy and technology.

Page 15: Scientists have developed a laser detection system that can tell whether a whisky is old, rare and worth thousands of dollars or a knock-off worth next to nothing.

Page 19: Nine Entertainment dropped the ball with its $100m investment in rugby, according to Seven boss James Warburton, who says not only did the network pay too much for the three-year deal, but they “picked the wrong sport”.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 6: Zak Kirkup today fires the starter’s pistol on the State election campaign an extraordinary 103 days before WA votes, declaring his “energy” will be a “very obvious contrast” with the Premier.

Page 7: Mark McGowan looks set to announce that quarantine-free travel from Victoria and NSW will be allowed from the same date ahead of Christmas.

Page 11: Playgroups do not only benefit kids but yield massive advantages for their parents, research shows.

Page 16: WA’s economic future is assured after the Federal Government approved the building of a $520 million parallel runway at Perth Airport to support the resource industry and its $129 billion development pipeline.

Page 20: A 42-year-old man who allegedly made a Saturday night visit to a Northbridge venue while he was supposed to be in self-quarantine after travelling to WA from South Australia will spend his second night in police custody.

Ageing baby boomers are expected to refuse to enter suburban aged-care homes as their parents did, instead choosing to live in upscale facilities with gourmet food and exercise classes — if they move in at all.

Business: Business investment and confidence in the resources rich Pilbara region has reached levels not seen since the 2012-13 mining boom, spurring many to believe big growth is on the horizon.

Australian gold output for this year could beat the 326 tonne record set in 2019 despite production weakening and the price peaking in the September quarter.

Coles has recruited 10 WA dairy farmers to supply its home branded fresh white milk under a minimum farmgate price arrangement lasting until 2023.

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