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Mining’s women outpace men up corporate ladder

Women are being appointed to managerial roles in the mining industry almost a decade earlier than men, and experts believe the ability to spend more of their careers in leadership roles could offset the traditional gender pay gap. The Fin

BHP calls for incentives to boost investment in remote areas

BHP wants the federal government to offer incentives for big capital spending projects in remote parts of Australia and to deliver a nationally consistent approach to state borders. The Fin

RBA watches housing as it holds rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia has hinted it is “carefully” watching lending risks in the housing market after prices hit their fastest growth in 32 years. The Fin

Ex-Post chief claims watch gift scandal a litany of lies

Former Australia Post boss Christine Holgate has taken aim at the company’s chair Lucio Di Bartolomeo, accusing him of lying to Parliament about the Cartier watches saga. The West

Job market recovers as ads hit a 12-year high

The number of jobs advertised in Australia has hit a 12-year peak and is now 23 per cent greater than before COVID-19 struck, highlighting expectations that the labour market will improve further over the coming months despite the end of JobKeeper. The Fin

Cleanaway signs $2.5b Suez deal

ASX-listed Cleanaway has agreed to buy the Australian assets of French waste group Suez for $2.52 billion but the deal has conditions attached that depend on the outcome of a broader takeover battle playing out in France between Veolia and Suez. The Fin

Mass jab facilities ‘must be used now’

Health experts have called for the establishment of a wide network of mass immunisation centres in Australia to provide an immediate boost to the nation’s flagging COVID-19 vaccine program. The Aus

Growth to exceed forecasts

Australia and much of the globe is recovering from COVID-19 quicker than expected but poorer countries, lower-income households, women and school students face lasting damage. The West

Community-conscious companies find a common voice to the State Government

Fuelled by a shift in corporate attitudes, WA business owners have formed a council to boost the representation of social enterprises. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Page 1: Sanjeev Gupta’s Whyalla Steelworks could be sold off or forced to seek a government bailout to avoid closure if new court action instigated by Switzerland’s Credit Suisse to wind up the 56-year old South Australian manufacturing plant is successful.

Page 3: Australians could have to wait until the middle of the year for the sluggish COVID-19 vaccine rollout to be expanded into mass hubs and suburban pharmacies, with Scott Morrison promising new transparency on the rates of injections in coming days.

Page 4: The Reserve Bank of Australia has hinted it is “carefully” watching lending risks in the housing market after prices hit their fastest growth in 32 years.

BHP wants the federal government to offer incentives for big capital spending projects in remote parts of Australia and to deliver a nationally consistent approach to state borders.

Page 5: The number of jobs advertised in Australia has hit a 12-year peak and is now 23 per cent greater than before COVID-19 struck, highlighting expectations that the labour market will improve further over the coming months despite the end of JobKeeper.

Page 7: Prices for Australian carbon credits have leapt more than 10 per cent since January and could more than double by the end of the decade as companies leave the federal government in their wake and implement net zero emissions targets.

Page 8: Women are being appointed to managerial roles in the mining industry almost a decade earlier than men, and experts believe the ability to spend more of their careers in leadership roles could offset the traditional gender pay gap.

Page 11: ASX-listed Cleanaway has agreed to buy the Australian assets of French waste group Suez for $2.52 billion but the deal has conditions attached that depend on the outcome of a broader takeover battle playing out in France between Veolia and Suez.

Page 15: An iron ore price reversion to about $US100 per tonne over the next year will make the cost of transport solutions a decisive factor in efforts to bring a large, dormant iron ore project in the West Pilbara to life, analysts say.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: Australians are rushing to fly into New Zealand for a holiday after the nations opened their borders for a two-way travel bubble, a result of their remarkable dual achievement in conquering COVID-19 outbreaks.

Page 2: A US-style free-for-all giving immunity to social media platforms for anything they publish – the law former president Donald Trump angrily threatened to repeal – is among options on the table for Australian defamation law reform in a discussion paper released on Wednesday.

Page 3: The national higher education regulator has found that a quarter of universities have a “potential risk of noncompliance” with English language standards required for overseas students.

Page 4: The Morrison government has ruled out any changes to the paid parental leave scheme in next month’s budget, which will be used as an economic blueprint to take to the federal election, saying Labor’s more ambitious plan will “put a brake on the economy”.

Page 5: Health experts have called for the establishment of a wide network of mass immunisation centres in Australia to provide an immediate boost to the nation’s flagging COVID-19 vaccine program.

Page 7: More than 70 projects worth a combined $243m are vying for a slice of the federal government’s unused $4bn Emergency Response Fund, but only $50m will be paid out this year for natural disaster mitigation works.

The maltreatment of children and the trauma it causes them is the untreated menace in Australia’s juvenile detention centres, the nation’s first Indigenous doctor Helen Milroy has told health authorities.

Page 13: Westpac expects to determine the future of its remaining non-core businesses by the end of this year, as group executive Jason Yetton negotiates more partnerships for its new digital banking platform ahead of a planned July launch.

Page 17: Commonwealth Bank has been hit with a $7m penalty in the Federal Court for slugging business customers with incorrect interest rates on overdrafts more than 12,000 times.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 3: WA Liberal State director Sam Calabrese has quit in the wake of his party’s devastating election loss.

Page 7: The P&C at a primary school in the heart of the affluent western suburbs will have to fold within weeks if no one volunteers for the role of president.

Page 8: Quality testing of CSL’s COVID-19 vaccine has emerged as a key roadblock in the vaccine rollout which is millions of doses behind schedule.

Page 10: Complaints about higher education courses increased last year as disgruntled students struggled with online learning, a report by the national watchdog has found.

Page 11: Former Australia Post boss Christine Holgate has taken aim at the company’s chair Lucio Di Bartolomeo, accusing him of lying to Parliament about the Cartier watches saga.

Serpentine GP Brian Walker has secured the Legalise Cannabis party’s second seat in WA’s Upper House.

Business: Australia and much of the globe is recovering from COVID-19 quicker than expected but poorer countries, lower-income households, women and school students face lasting damage.

Australia’s first Aboriginal farmers group has acquired a tree nursery at Northam and will sell a million seedlings this year as part of its charter to become a self-sustaining, commercially viable operation.

A Perth-based family business that started in 1985 as a one-man footpath contracting operation is expanding its footprint with two significant acquisitions, including its first international purchase.

Fuelled by a shift in corporate attitudes, WA business owners have formed a council to boost the representation of social enterprises.

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