News archive from 23 November 2013

Indonesia's threat to end live cattle trade with Australia takes spying fallout to new level

Indonesia's threat to end live cattle trade with Australia takes spying fallout to new level

The latest threat from Indonesia to freeze Australia's live cattle trade takes the fallout from the spying scandal to a disturbing new level. Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce yesterday postponed a trip to Indonesia amid reports a state-owned...

ABC News, 11:10 in Business
 
ASIC chief's overseas trips draw criticism

ASIC chief's overseas trips draw criticism

Paris, New York, London and St Petersburg are among cities visited by Australia's top corporate regulator, Greg Medcraft, during extensive taxpayer-funded travel that has caused him to miss crucial parliamentary hearings into the Australian Securities...

 
ASIC chief's overseas trips draw criticism

ASIC chief's overseas trips draw criticism

Paris, New York, London and St Petersburg are among cities visited by Australia's top corporate regulator, Greg Medcraft, during extensive taxpayer-funded travel that has caused him to miss crucial parliamentary hearings into the Australian Securities...

 
ASIC chief's overseas trips draw criticism

ASIC chief's overseas trips draw criticism

Paris, New York, London and St Petersburg are among cities visited by Australia's top corporate regulator, Greg Medcraft, during extensive taxpayer-funded travel that has caused him to miss crucial parliamentary hearings into the Australian Securities...

 
Corporate big hitters Gail Kelly and David Peever recruited to Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council

Corporate big hitters Gail Kelly and David Peever recruited to Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council

Prominent business figures have been recruited to Tony Abbott's Indigenous Advisory Council as part of the Prime Minister's aim of creating a "new engagement" with Aboriginal people.Westpac's chief executive Gail Kelly and Rio Tinto boss...

ABC News, 12:42 in Business
 
ABC wages leaked to media by Family First MP Robert Brokenshire staffer

ABC wages leaked to media by Family First MP Robert Brokenshire staffer

Thousands of ABC employee salaries details were leaked to a national newspaper by an employee in the office of South Australian Family First MP Robert Brokenshire, he has confirmed.News Limited papers this week extensively reported the salaries of...

ABC News, 13:35 in Business
 

Site of former Age building to house Melbourne's tallest skyscraper

At that height the proposed building would be three metres taller than the 92-level Eureka building in Southbank but about 50 metres shorter than Australia's tallest residential structure - Q1, on the Gold Coast. Far East's 300-metre tower would also...

 

Site of former Age building to house Melbourne's tallest skyscraper

At that height the proposed building would be three metres taller than the 92-level Eureka building in Southbank but about 50 metres shorter than Australia's tallest residential structure - Q1, on the Gold Coast. Far East's 300-metre tower would also...

 

Site of former Age building to house Melbourne's tallest skyscraper

At that height the proposed building would be three metres taller than the 92-level Eureka building in Southbank but about 50 metres shorter than Australia's tallest residential structure - Q1, on the Gold Coast. Far East's 300-metre tower would also...

 
China creates air defence zone over disputed islands, ramping up pressure on Japan

China creates air defence zone over disputed islands, ramping up pressure on Japan

Beijing has announced it is setting up an "air defence identification zone" over an area that includes islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China, in a move that could inflame the bitter territorial row. The defence ministry has...

ABC News, 18:13 in Business
 
New Pacific trade agreement threatens AIDS treatments in Asia, claim health groups

New Pacific trade agreement threatens AIDS treatments in Asia, claim health groups

Public health groups are warning that AIDS programs in Asia are under threat due to US demands in major trade talks.Twelve countries, including Australia, are discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, a massive new free trade deal in the...

ABC News, 20:14 in Business
 

McDonald's advises hard-up staff to eat stale bread and return gifts

McDONALD'S has told its staff to return any seasonal gifts and eat stale bread and bruised apples if they are having difficulty to live on their wage. McDonald's employee budget guide, published by the "McResource" team also advised staff to...

 
Indian taxi drivers to outnumber Australian-born: ABS

Indian taxi drivers to outnumber Australian-born: ABS

INDIAN-born taxi drivers will soon outnumber Australian-born cabbies. This multicultural milestone will be the first time that Australian-born workers in a major occupation have been outnumbered by workers from a single overseas country since the...

 
Latvian president says supermarket cave-in must be 'treated as murder'

Latvian president says supermarket cave-in must be 'treated as murder'

Latvian president Andris Berzins says the supermarket cave-in that killed 52 people should be treated by police as a murder case.Part of the roof at a two-year-old Maxima supermarket collapsed during peak shopping hours in the Zolitude district of the...

ABC News, 09:43 in Business
 

Australian Defence official sacked over email porn awarded hefty payout

Fair Work Australia ordered the payout after finding the department was right to sack the South Australia-based public servant, dubbed Mr X to protect his identity, but the bungled process was "harsh and unjust". Mr X told the tribunal about...

 
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