23/11/2021 - 06:43

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23/11/2021 - 06:43

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Demands for those who won’t get a jab

A renegade group of Coalition members who voted with One Nation on vaccine mandates will send Scott Morrison a list of demands on vaccine freedoms or continue their threat to vote against the Government on key legislation. The West

Too few staff for new aged residents

A shortfall of more than 20,000 aged-care staff is preventing many nursing homes from admitting new residents and inhome care providers from taking on new clients at a time of fastgrowing demand. The Aus

Skills shortages set to bite for another year

Recruiters say reopening Australia’s borders to visa holders will do little to alleviate skills shortages which will continue for at least another year. The Fin

Open to world or be shunned, states told

States which remain behind closed borders risk being shunned by international students and skilled workers and left behind as the rest of the nation opens up, key business groups have warned. The Fin

IBM, Lendlease lag on workforce disability targets

Large private sector employers, including IBM, Kmart and Woolworths, employ ‘‘disturbingly low’’ numbers of people with a disability, with the workers making up less than 1 per cent of their workforce. The Fin

Nimy makes solid debut

WA nickel hopeful Nimy Resources has enjoyed a solid debut on the ASX on Monday after raising $6 million in an initial public offering. The West

Shell deal turns up the heat on power retailers

Shell has further jacked up the competitive threat to traditional electricity suppliers such as AGL Energy, snapping up the 185,000 customers of online green retailer Powershop in what is the energy giant’s entry into the mass market for power on the east coast. The Fin

Housing boom enters ‘twilight’

A rise in interest rates driven by increases in jobs and wages will push residential property prices down 10 per cent in 2023, analysts say. The Aus

Pressure is on to build scale in the buy now, pay later market

The BNPL sector is back in the spotlight when it comes to M&A activity, with Sezzle and Zip among those in focus. The Aus

Hydrogen jobs at BP

BP has kicked off a hiring campaign to fill jobs in its fledgling hydrogen business. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Page S1: Wealth managers and the corporate regulator have warned that overregulation has blocked ordinary Australians from getting advice about how to manage record superannuation and household wealth balances.

Page 1: States which remain behind closed borders risk being shunned by international students and skilled workers and left behind as the rest of the nation opens up, key business groups have warned.

Page 3: Spending on petrol hit a record high in November, with the average monthly hip pocket hit exploding to $237 per household, while the daily price at the bowser in Brisbane hit a record high $1.83 a litre yesterday.

Page 4: Recruiters say reopening Australia’s borders to visa holders will do little to alleviate skills shortages which will continue for at least another year.

Page 10: Large private sector employers, including IBM, Kmart and Woolworths, employ ‘‘disturbingly low’’ numbers of people with a disability, with the workers making up less than 1 per cent of their workforce.

Page 14: Shell has further jacked up the competitive threat to traditional electricity suppliers such as AGL Energy, snapping up the 185,000 customers of online green retailer Powershop in what is the energy giant’s entry into the mass market for power on the east coast.

Investor Mark Carnegie believes cardiovascular medical device company EBR Systems, which hits the big board tomorrow, will be the next Cochlear and change lives around the world.

Page 16: Data centre provider NextDC will buy almost 20 per cent of ASX-listed sovereign cloud supplier AUCloud for $17 million, joining the Icon Care founders in the cloud computing company’s new $35 million placement.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: A shortfall of more than 20,000 aged-care staff is preventing many nursing homes from admitting new residents and in-home care providers from taking on new clients at a time of fast-growing demand.

Page 3: A rise in interest rates driven by increases in jobs and wages will push residential property prices down 10 per cent in 2023, analysts say.

Page 4: Scott Morrison has warned China it has little hope of gaining entry into one of the world’s biggest free trade agreements following its campaign of economic coercion against Australia.

Page 13: Andrew Forrest raised the need to phase out the diesel fuel rebate with Australian corporate heavyweights at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, amid a frenzied lobbying effort to win support for stronger moves to reduce Australia’s carbon emissions.

Page 14: The BNPL sector is back in the spotlight when it comes to M&A activity, with Sezzle and Zip among those in focus.

Page 16: Officials from the NSW regulator met with Crown Resorts on Monday as the James Packer-backed casino operator pushes to re-open its shuttered Sydney gaming floor.

Page 17: An independent advisory committee has recommended that AMP’s soon-to-be-spun-off private markets unit retain control of the real estate unit’s flagship $7bn office fund after making last-minute concessions to investors.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 4: A Port Hedland miner who allegedly attempted to bribe a nurse in exchange for a fraudulent vaccine record will have his position at BHP reviewed.

Page 5: A renegade group of Coalition members who voted with One Nation on vaccine mandates will send Scott Morrison a list of demands on vaccine freedoms or continue their threat to vote against the Government on key legislation.

Page 11: Shadow foreign minister Penny Wong says Peter Dutton is using the possibility of war to win votes, over his comments that it would be “inconceivable” for Australia not to stand against China’s move to reunify Taiwan.

Page 16: Vaping could increase the risk of broken bones from minor falls, a study suggests.

Page 18: Australians have lost about $12.9 million to online shopping scams this year, prompting a warning to watch out for dodgy deals leading up to Christmas.

A grassroots push to have a jetty installed in Geraldton has attracted Federal Government interest, with early estimates putting the cost of the new infrastructure at $10 million.

Business: BP has kicked off a hiring campaign to fill jobs in its fledgling hydrogen business.

Broking group Argonaut has vowed to push ahead with bankrupting company promoter Russell Moran unless he pays in full his ballooning $60 million-plus debt.

WA nickel hopeful Nimy Resources has enjoyed a solid debut on the ASX on Monday after raising $6 million in an initial public offering.

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