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24/10/2007 - 07:08

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Futuris to sell 43 per cent of its AAC stake; Uranium contracts puts BHP on the spot; Atomic authority says nuclear energy industry planning has to start next year; PM releases $4b concession package; Gage Roads main shareholder sells most of its stake.

Today's newspaper headlines

Futuris Corporation has announced plans to sell its 43 per cent stake in Australia's biggest cattle owner, Australian Agricultural Company. The West

Production shortcomings at Olympic Dam ahead of its $15 billion expansion mean BHP Billiton continues to incur losses from having to meet its uranium supply contracts through spot market purchases of the radio active material. The West

Planning for a nuclear energy industry needs to begin next year to deliver deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, the atomic authority head says. The Australian

John Howard has released a $4 million package of concessions for pensioners and carers aimed at appeasing growing voters anger over the pressure on household budgets. The Fin Review

One of Gage Roads Brewing's biggest shareholder has offloaded most of its 8.65 per cent stake less than a year after it jumped aboard the company's $4 million float. The West

 

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
Page 1: Prime Minister John Howard has offered age pensioners an annual $500 bonus as part of a $4 billion package to win the grey vote; The appointment of WA's first Children's Commissioner was plunged into controversy yesterday as the Opposition claimed the position was open to influence from Attorney-General Jim McGinty.

Page 3: Perth commuters face the prospect of squeezing on to overcrowded trains to get to work when the new Mandurah rail line comes into use because some trains bought for the new service are already been used on other lines.

Page 4: Delegates of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union were elected in WA local government elections in the Peel and Pilbara regions, in a move that has been criticised as politicising councils. WA growers have lost tens of millions of dollars from the creation of AWB as a stockmarket listed company, a report has found.

Business: Futuris Corporation has announced plans to sell its 43 per cent stake in Australia's biggest cattle owner, Australian Agricultural Company.

Production shortcomings at Olympic Dam ahead of its $15 billion expansion mean BHP Billiton continues to incur losses from having to meet its uranium supply contracts through spot market purchases of the radio active material.

One of Gage Roads Brewing's biggest shareholder has offloaded most of its 8.65 per cent stake less than a year after it jumped aboard the company's $4 million float.

Prominent burns expert Professor Fiona Wood will oversee the human trials of a drug treatment being developed by local company Phylogica.

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