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Former Forge bosses forced to face disclosure, deception suit

Former Forge Group bosses Peter Hutchinson and David Simpson have been dragged into a shareholder class action against the collapsed engineering company. The West

Cameco moves on U-project

Canadian uranium major Cameco says it is taking a "prudent" approach to the development of BHP Billiton's one-time flagship Australian uranium project. The West

More pain for mining services firms

Businesses that rely on construction work in Western Australia’s mining sector are preparing for a further collapse in revenue, as the Roy Hill iron ore project nears completion. The Fin

Australia hit hardest by China investment crunch

Australia will be the worst-hit advanced economy from slowing Chinese investment growth, secretive International Monetary Fund research considered too politically sensitive for full publication shows. The Fin

Turnbull soars as better PM

Malcolm Turnbull is the most popular prime minister in more than five years and his rise to the Liberal leadership has delivered the Coalition government a five point leap in support to put it in front of Labor for the first time since before its first horror budget. The Aus

Miners draw up wishlist for Frydenberg

The resources sector had called on its new minister Josh Frydenberg to drive change on industrial relations and the nation’s complex approvals process, now that the industry once again has top billing for a cabinet minister. The Aus

Nickel slump threatens to shut down Kambalda

Mincor Resources will suspend production at its Kambalda nickel operations by the end of the year unless there is a price recovery. The West

 

 

The Australian Financial Review

Page 1: Malcolm Turnbull has put all options for tax reform back on the table and South Australian Labor Premier Jay Weatherill says the federal Labor Party should adopt the same attitude, including supporting an increased GST.

Page 5: Joe Hockey’s impending resignation from politics will trigger the second federal by-election this year and present the first real match-up between Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten.

Page 6: Australia will be the worst-hit advanced economy from slowing Chinese investment growth, secretive International Monetary Fund research considered too politically sensitive for full publication shows.

Page 7: Business has urged Malcolm Turnbull and his new Employment Minister, Michaelia Cash, to aggressively advocate for workplace relations policy changes in the lead up to the next election, accusing the Tony Abbott-led Coalition of being too timid in pushing for industrial relations reform.

Page 10: Businesses that rely on construction work in Western Australia’s mining sector are preparing for a further collapse in revenue, as the Roy Hill iron ore project nears completion.

The ABC has set an ambitious target to increase the proportion of Australian content screened in prime time on its primary channel from 43 per cent to 60 per cent within five years.

Page 23: Singtel-Optus has launched a major push to win broadband customers in the bush from Telstra before the national broadband network is completed.

Page 30: A legal pledge by Ten Network Holdings and Foxtel might be the price the two have to pay to get the competition watchdog over the line on their proposed tie-up, experts say.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: Malcolm Turnbull is the most popular prime minister in more than five years and his rise to the Liberal leadership has delivered the Coalition government a five point leap in support to put it in front of Labor for the first time since before its first horror budget.

Page 2: Trade Minister Andrew Robb will push for more Indonesian investment in the Top End’s pastoral industry as one of the means of stabilising the live cattle trade.

Page 4: Malcolm Turnbull has warned against industrial reforms that “wage war with unions” as he set out his hopes to boost economic confidence through changes that could improve the flexibility of Australian workplaces.

Page 6: A senior Western Australian government employee has spoken out about internal manoeuvring in the administration that is pre-emptively favouring the full rollout of the state’s disability system in preference to the $22 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Page 19: The resources sector had called on its new minister Josh Frydenberg to drive change on industrial relations and the nation’s complex approvals process, now that the industry once again has top billing for a cabinet minister.

Page 20: Former federal resources minister and now BG Group board member Martin Ferguson says the gas shortages causing anxiety in eastern Australia could be solved if governments “got out of the way” of the onshore gas industry.

Page 30: A heavyweight consortium of offshore listed investors that boast a combined market capitalisation of more than $3 billion has made a belated $230 million takeover play for the Australian Industrial REIT.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 4: Newly minted WA Cabinet minister Christian Porter says he is very confident WA will be a big beneficiary of Defence shipbuilding contracts that Tony Abbott had cast doubt on.

Page 14: Inattention was linked to almost 12 per cent of fatal and serious crashes last year and using mobile phones behind the wheel can be a dangerous distraction, authorities warn.

Page 16: Universities have welcomed Labor’s commitment to guarantee a base amount of funding for students, saying it would provide certainty for the sector.

Business: Former Forge Group bosses Peter Hutchinson and David Simpson have been dragged into a shareholder class action against the collapsed engineering company.

Canadian uranium major Cameco says it is taking a "prudent" approach to the development of BHP Billiton's one-time flagship Australian uranium project.

Grain traders across Australia are reeling from losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars as the dust settles on the 2014-15 crop season.

Mincor Resources will suspend production at its Kambalda nickel operations by the end of the year unless there is a price recovery.

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