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BHP takeover target blasts Forrest camp

The tug-of-war between BHP and Andrew Forrest for control of nickel-rich mining projects in Canada has taken another twist with their takeover target – Noront Resources – blasting the Forrest camp. The Fin

Vic soft lockdown option

A top epidemiologist says Victoria may need to go into a “soft lockdown” because of the rising mental health and economic costs of prolonged strict measures, even if that pushes daily infections into the hundreds. The Fin

Qantas plots flight map beyond delta

Qantas boss Alan Joyce will lay out plans to fly the airline through the surging delta variant of COVID-19 to restart domestic and international travel this week as companies update investors on how they will live with the virus during the final big week of 2021’s earnings season. The Fin

Peak tourism body to slam door on unvaccinated visitors from interstate

WA’s peak tourism body is calling for unvaccinated interstate travellers to be banned from entering the State from December. The West

Strike threat to parcel deliveries

Parcel and grocery deliveries across the country face disruption, with the Transport Workers Union threatening a 24-hour national strike on Friday unless transport giant Toll backs down on proposals to cut overtime and use more cheap contractors. The Aus

ASX200 companies in rush to pledge to net zero target

The number of major companies to put in place a target of reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions has more than trebled in the past year as corporates fight to retain access to capital and demonstrate they are environmentally sustainable. The Fin

Uber Eats to deliver for Woolies

Woolworths has responded to the push by many shoppers for faster online deliveries, striking a deal with Uber Eats for groceries and fresh fruit and vegetables to be delivered from some of its Woolworths Metro outlets within an hour. The Fin

Wander WA a RAC windfall

A wary RAC is taking a pandemic-triggered rush on its holiday parks in its stride as the group nears the green light for its biggest-ever tourism project. The West

Migrant farm workers to get pathway to residency

Australia’s long-awaited agriculture visa will offer temporary foreign workers in the sector a pathway to permanent residency for the first time, in a significant shake-up of the nation’s migration program. The Aus

RFDS stations vax plan

WA pastoralists are eyeing the Royal Flying Doctor Service to help deliver the COVID vaccine to its remote workforce. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Page 1: A top epidemiologist says Victoria may need to go into a “soft lockdown” because of the rising mental health and economic costs of prolonged strict measures, even if that pushes daily infections into the hundreds.

Page 3: The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is an ‘‘important anchor for stability’’ in the Indo-Pacific region, South Korea’s ambassador to Australia says, opening the door to co-operating with the four members to ensure regional stability and prosperity.

Page 9: The number of major companies to put in place a target of reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions has more than trebled in the past year as corporates fight to retain access to capital and demonstrate they are environmentally sustainable.

Page 13: Qantas boss Alan Joyce will lay out plans to fly the airline through the surging delta variant of COVID-19 to restart domestic and international travel this week as companies update investors on how they will live with the virus during the final big week of 2021’s earnings season.

Page 15: The tug-of-war between BHP and Andrew Forrest for control of nickel-rich mining projects in Canada has taken another twist with their takeover target – Noront Resources – blasting the Forrest camp.

Woolworths has responded to the push by many shoppers for faster online deliveries, striking a deal with Uber Eats for groceries and fresh fruit and vegetables to be delivered from some of its Woolworths Metro outlets within an hour.

Page 17: The financial intelligence regulator has begun planning an overhaul of its clunky reporting system and will respond to industry feedback asking for a better-designed reporting process for suspicious matters.

Page 18: Former Cleanaway Waste Management chief executive Vik Bansal received a $1.5 million golden handshake when he left the business after an independent probe confirmed his ‘‘overly assertive behaviour’’ following allegations of bullying and harassment.

Page 19: Smash repair giant AMA Group’s ousted chief executive, accused of rorting company expenses, is claiming he is actually owed more than $5 million including underpayments and lost bonuses.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: Parcel and grocery deliveries across the country face disruption, with the Transport Workers Union threatening a 24-hour national strike on Friday unless transport giant Toll backs down on proposals to cut overtime and use more cheap contractors.

Page 6: Australia’s long-awaited agriculture visa will offer temporary foreign workers in the sector a pathway to permanent residency for the first time, in a significant shake-up of the nation’s migration program.

Page 15: Corporate Australia has stepped up momentum on workplace vaccinations, with some chief executives declaring nothing is off the table when it comes to compulsory jabs for front line workers.

Page 16: A fierce battle is expected to emerge for Huon Aquaculture if the Foreign Investment Review Board knocks back an agreed deal by Brazilian meat processing firm JBS to buy the Tasmanian salmon producer.

Page 18: Commonwealth Bank is intensifying its assault on National Australia Bank’s business lending book, declaring it now lends to more than one in four small and medium enterprises in Australia.

The path to net zero emissions is changing the way central banks and governments around the world think about independence and neutrality.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 4: WA’s peak tourism body is calling for unvaccinated interstate travellers to be banned from entering the State from December.

Page 5: Premier Mark McGowan says lockdown will remain a measure that can, and will, be used to deal with COVID-19 outbreaks in WA even when 70 or 80 per cent of the eligible Australian population is vaccinated.

Page 6: COVID vaccine booster shots and jabs for children as young as 12 are needed to do away with hard lockdowns, according to modelling by scientists at the University of WA.

Page 8: Bankrupt betting whiz kid Chris Brown has vowed to pay $57 million to disgruntled investors who backed his high-risk investment schemes.

Page 9: The cost of building a home is set to rise, with the Housing Industry Association’s chief economist expecting the squeeze on Australia’s construction industry to last well into next year.

Business: A wary RAC is taking a pandemic-triggered rush on its holiday parks in its stride as the group nears the green light for its biggest-ever tourism project.

WA pastoralists are eyeing the Royal Flying Doctor Service to help deliver the COVID vaccine to its remote workforce.

US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is expected to hint at prospects for an eventual reduction of monetary stimulus when he gives a long-awaited speech for the Jackson Hole symposium on Friday.

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