The Reserve Bank governor is optimistic Australia’s economy is on the path to a new post-mining growth phase, despite the challenges of weak wages growth, rising debt, and looming interest rate increases.
Statistics reveal Melbourne, Brisbane and the Sydney Roosters are dominating the NRL like Canterbury, Canberra and Manly did in the 1980s and 1990s.
Farmers in southern Queensland say the decision to build the Melbourne-to-Brisbane route through a floodplain could be “catastrophic” and the consultation process lacked transparency.
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The statement marks McConnell’s most concrete commitment yet to moving ahead with the bill from Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.).
Guy and Kim Abrahams say case does not need to proceed after changes in bank’s 2017 annual report
Commonwealth Bank shareholders Guy and Kim Abrahams have dropped their world-first court proceedings against the bank for failing to disclose climate change risks in annual reports.
They say CBA’s 2017 annual report, which was published last month, included an acknowledgement for the first time from CBA directors that climate change posed a significant risk to the bank’s operations, with a promise to undertake climate change scenario analysis on its business in the upcoming year to assess the risk.
A day after Tony Abbott’s call for coal to be prioritised, the prime minister says the debate has seen too much ideology and ‘not enough competence’
Malcolm Turnbull has rejected efforts to “dumb down” the energy debate into renewables versus coal, and says the government’s new investment framework will encourage “all of the above”.
A day after a significant incursion by Tony Abbott into the energy debate – with the former prime minister arguing the government should not support renewables and should instead prioritise coal-fired energy for grid security – Turnbull said the energy debate had seen too much ideology and “not enough competence”.
Rob Vertessy, who retired as the BOM’s director in 2016, has hit back at ‘time wasters’ and ‘amateurs’ who are given a forum by the Australian
For Rob Vertessy, the attacks on his government agency became tedious and time-consuming and no less irritating because they were coming from a motivated group of “amateurs”.
Vertessy spent a decade at Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology. He retired in April 2016 after five years as the agency’s director.