Melbourne Chinatown Precinct Association arranged a glamorous fundraising dinner along with the Children’s Bioethics development Board of the Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital. The dazzling night was graced by Tran Siu, Peter Collina and Miss Nyssa Large best known for accompanying Justin Bieber to Melbourne on his recent visit. Thanks to the compassion and munificence of […]
A SOLUTION to the global issue of nuclear waste disposal is a step closer following the release of Royal Commission findings in South Australia.The Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission has released its initial findings in Adelaide, which show a nuclear waste disposal facility in the South Australian outback would be viable and highly profitable. The […]
Picketers caused serious disruptions at both the Sydney and Brisbane port terminals on 10 August. The protesters claim that their former employer, HPH, has relieved them of their duties in order to take on a higher level of automation. The workers are also angry that decisions regarding the most recent wave of layoffs were a […]
Kelvin Thomson MP, the Federal Member of the Australian House of Representatives for Wills, has commented on the Migration Council report, calling the report “predictable self-interested rubbish from the big end of town.” The Migration Council sees only growth, apparently ignoring the capacity of Australia to support more people. Besides more growth, the Council sees […]
Don’t spend another day away from your kids without understanding what that really means. That is the message from Jacqui Brauman, the author of a guide book that every parent should read. Brauman’s book is about living the best life you can, leaving the world a better place and setting the foundation for success for […]
Canaccord’s Luke Smith says not all mining companies are attracting investors. Gold miners that have low costs, increasing cash flows and improved net cash positions are the ones that attract investors. They can get solid contracts with end-users and strong institutional support.
The University of Sydney Business School has been asked by the United Nations to make its expertise in poverty alleviation available to the high level World Investment Forum to be held in Geneva in October. The biennial Forum, sponsored by the United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), traditionally attracts heads of government, senior […]
WOODSIDE Petroleum discovers more natural gas in its Toro-1 exploratory well, off the coast of Western Australia, potentially expanding its Pluto project.
Now that he is the leader of the Labor Party opposition, Bill Shorten likes to blame everything on Tony Abbott. Shorten says Abbott killed the car industry, but the beginning of the death of Australia’s local car industry was engineered by the Labor Party’s John Button, Bob Hawke and Paul Keating. Keating and Button knew […]
Last week, Woolworths announced financial year 2014 first half sales increased 6.0% on the previous year. Sales for Q2 were $16.2 billion, a 5.9% increase over Q2 2013. Grant O’Brien, Woolworths CEO, said the sales result reflected their “four Strategic Priorities that have shaped our focus over the last two years.” The success of Woolworths’ […]