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Chevron claimed Gorgon would pay for tax cuts

US energy giant Chevron claimed in 2005 filings that its Gorgon LNG project would pay so much tax that the government could cut personal income tax rates for all Australians. The Fin

CBH wages grain price war

CBH is offering a select group of growers a premium price for their grain in the face of competition from one of the world’s biggest commodity traders. The West

Dividend policies could save iron ore: Power

The major miners’ contentious progressive dividend policies could prove to be the saviour of iron ore prices, Fortescue Metals chief executive Nev Power says. The Aus

Pyne flags business tax breaks

The federal government’s innovation statement, due in December, will contain a significant overhaul of the way bankruptcy and tax losses are treated to build a less risk-averse nation. The Fin

Regulate sport bets ‘or risk billions’

Failure to effectively regulate Australia’s fast-growing sports betting market will result in 60c of every dollar punted flowing to offshore, illegal bookmakers by the end of the decade, a federal government review into online gambling has been warned. The Aus

Uranium prospect pins hopes on rising demand

Vimy Resources has become the second uranium hopeful in a week to paint an upbeat picture of its project amid hopes the nuclear fuel will play a role in curbing global carbon emissions. The West

The Australian Financial Review

Page 1: The United States and Australia have rejected calls for sending in large numbers of ground troops to defeat Islamic State as the global military and political response to the Paris terror attacks dominated discussions between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and United States President Barack Obama.

Page 3: The stripping of infant formula from Australian supermarket shelves for resale in China is set to become more difficult under a draft law proposed by Beijing, which aims to tighten regulations on imported food sold online.

Page 5: Deloitte has called for the government to scrap annual limits on how much money workers can tip into their superannuation at the reduced tax rate of 15 per cent in favour of a lifetime concessional contributions cap of $580,000.

Page 6: Australia and Indonesia will restart negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement early next year ending a freeze of more than a year due to bilateral tensions and the initial lack of interest from the new Indonesian government under President Joko Widodo.

The federal government’s innovation statement, due in December, will contain a significant overhaul of the way bankruptcy and tax losses are treated to build a less risk-averse nation.

Page 8: US energy giant Chevron claimed in 2005 filings that its Gorgon LNG project would pay so much tax that the government could cut personal income tax rates for all Australians.

Page 10: Underemployment of young Australians is costing the economy up to $21 billion and up to 70 per cent of university and TAFE students are accumulating HECS debts for jobs that won’t exist in 10 years, research has found.

Page 15: Commonwealth Bank hopes its trusted brand and strong ethics will be a key advantage in a more competitive lending environment.

Page 17: Struggling mining and steel group Arrium received a first strike against its remuneration report as shareholders attacked the company for its history of destroying shareholder value.

Page 29: The national broadband network’s last remaining Labor-appointed director is set to leave after three years with the company as it prepares to raise up to $26.5 billion from the private sector to finish the project.

 

 

The Australian

Page 1: The Australian Federal Police commissioner has issued a warning to business, declaring it is on the frontline of the fight against international terrorism and must monitor and analyse customers’ behaviour.

Page 2: Australia will reveal at the Paris climate change conference that it has met its 2020 emissions reduction target and it is open to reviewing its 2030 commitment in five years in the event of an agreement for deeper global emissions cuts.

Page 3: Chinese and Singaporean owned company Jemena has been selected to build the North East Gas Interconnector pipeline, a vital link joining the Northern Territory to the national gas grid that is tipped to unleash a bonanza of exploration and other opportunities.

Failure to effectively regulate Australia’s fast-growing sports betting market will result in 60c of every dollar punted flowing to offshore, illegal bookmakers by the end of the decade, a federal government review into online gambling has been warned.

Page 5: Energy giant Chevron and ridesharing company Uber will use appearances at the Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance today to take a shot at recent decisions by the Federal Court and Australian Taxation Office.

Page 20: The major miners’ contentious progressive dividend policies could prove to be the saviour of iron ore prices, Fortescue Metals chief executive Nev Power says.

Page 21: The a2 Milk Company plans to double supplies of its flagship Platinum infant formula product to Australian supermarkets over the next three months after booming sales of the product underpinned a significant profit upgrade.

 

 

The West Australian

Page 3: A poll of 10 State seats shows most people want transport service Uber legalised in WA.

Page 13: A former senior army officer has been appointed to review controversial plans to redevelop homes for Special Air Service Regiment families.

Page 16: Knowledge gleaned from the islands of Tasmania will underpin construction of a $7.3 million solar farm on Rottnest Island.

Page 18: Street lights controlled by motion sensors and drones that gave traffic reports would be commonplace on roads of the near future, a Perth forum was told yesterday.

Page 24: Treasurer Scott Morrison has signalled a boost to superannuation aimed at helping women save enough to enjoy a reasonable retirement.

Page 26: Doctors have warned they are seeing “winter-like” demand at hospitals because not enough beds are available.

Business: CBH is offering a select group of growers a premium price for their grain in the face of competition from one of the world’s biggest commodity traders.

Oil giant BP will be forced to rework its plan to drill in the Great Australian Bight after falling short of environmental standards.

Vimy Resources has become the second uranium hopeful in a week to paint an upbeat picture of its project amid hopes the nuclear fuel will play a role in curbing global carbon emissions.

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