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02/27/2017
QBE fends off claims and counterclaims - The Australian


The Australian

QBE fends off claims and counterclaims
The Australian
What with Sydneysider John Neal as his taciturn chief executive, US-based QBE chairman Marty Becker sure has his hands full keeping across the insurance behemoth. On yesterday's media call we tried, over and over, to get Neal to clear up a matter that ...
QBE sets new standard over office romances with CEO's $550000 pay cutThe Australian Financial Review
QBE chief John Neal docked $550000 for relationshipHerald Sun
'Recent decisions were inconsistent with board's expectations': QBE cut CEO's bonus by half a million dollarsdailytelegraph.com.au
Telegraph.co.uk -Business News -The Sydney Morning Herald -NEWS.com.au
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02/27/2017
How technology is going to drive the renewable agenda in 2017 - The Australian

ABC Online

How technology is going to drive the renewable agenda in 2017
The Australian
Technology has transformed many industries, with the likes of Uber, Airbnb and Tesla each leaving their mark on our economy and way of life. But the time has now come for a technology-led renaissance across the energy industry. Formalising its ...
Power prices 'put jobs at risk': AiGroupSBS
100 per cent renewable energy network affordable, secure and 'off the shelf': studyABC Online
Renewables cheaper than fossil fuels, ANU study findsEchonetdaily
CNBC -RenewEconomy -The Advertiser -International Business Times AU
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02/27/2017
Westpac promises customers compensation for financial loss after system outage - ABC Online

ABC Online

Westpac promises customers compensation for financial loss after system outage
ABC Online
Westpac says it will compensate customers "who have experienced a financial loss as a direct result of the branch system issue" due to a major outage that disrupted transactions at a majority of its branches around the nation today. The bank said it ...
Westpac branches hit by computer glitchNEWS.com.au
Westpac outage downs branchesiT News
Westpac in-branch transaction issues over after eight hoursiTWire
Computerworld Australia -ZDNet
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02/27/2017
CFMEU to attack Malcolm Turnbull over penalty rates - The Australian

The Australian

CFMEU to attack Malcolm Turnbull over penalty rates
The Australian
The militant construction union will lead a “Work Choices” style campaign against Malcolm Turnbull, accusing the Prime Minister of waging a new “war on the fair go” after the federal government backed the industrial umpire's decision to cut penalty rates.
Penalty rates: Real sting is the routine underpayment of staffThe Age
Australia needs to 'move on' from penalty rates, but people should be compensatedNEWS.com.au
Politically, the government seems on a hiding to nothing in the penalty rates battleThe Conversation AU
The Australian Financial Review -The Advertiser -The Sydney Morning Herald -The New Daily
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02/27/2017
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urged to secure natural gas for Australia as exports threaten jobs - ABC Online

ABC Online

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urged to secure natural gas for Australia as exports threaten jobs
ABC Online
Multinationals should be forced to renegotiate lucrative contracts that allow unrestricted gas exports in a bid to avert an energy security crisis, according to one of Australia's most powerful trade unions.
AWU calls on Malcolm Turnbull to renegotiate contracts with gas exportersThe Sydney Morning Herald
What's Behind the First ASEAN-Australia Special Summit?The Diplomat
We fact-checked PM Turnbull's *controversial* statements about South Australia's renewable energyTechly

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02/27/2017
Queensland cane farmers are looking at a sweet future, Queensland Business Monthly - Courier Mail

Courier Mail

Queensland cane farmers are looking at a sweet future, Queensland Business Monthly
Courier Mail
More than a decade ago the sugar industry eulogies were written, as the ageing Queensland cane farmer was led gently out of his ancient shed littered with the remnants of the half-rebuilt Massey Ferguson and that rust-stained kerosene fridge with a few ...
MPs move to settle Queensland sugar disputeThe Australian
Explainer: Queensland's sugar marketing dispute and why it is giving the National Party a headacheABC Local
Crunch time for Wilmar sugar dispute as Joyce threatens interventionThe Australian Financial Review

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02/27/2017
Bellamy's chairman to go ahead of showdown - The Australian

The Australian

Bellamy's chairman to go ahead of showdown
The Australian
Besieged Bellamy's chairman Rob Woolley is expected to resign this morning at a showdown between the board of the infant milk formula group and dissident shareholders led by Jan Cameron, ending his short-lived chairmanship of the publicly listed ...
Bellamy's Australia chair Rob Woolley tipped to resignThe Australian Financial Review
Jan Cameron push to control Bellamy's hits potholeArmidale Express
Bellamy's showdown could claim chairmanThe Advocate

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02/27/2017
Mining profits set to reach hip pockets - The Australian

The Australian

Mining profits set to reach hip pockets
The Australian
Booming commodity prices have sent company profits soaring and promise to ease the government's budget woes, although the profit bonanza is yet to flow through to wages. Business racked up a record $63.9 billion pre-tax profit in the final three months ...
Company profits surge to record highs as worker wages go backwardsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Company profits are soaring, but wages fallThe New Daily
Business profits shatter expectations, inventories hold groundThe Australian Financial Review
ABC Online -Business Insider Australia -ninemsn -SBS
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02/27/2017
Slater & Gordon shares 'nearly worthless', analyst says - The Australian

The Australian

Slater & Gordon shares 'nearly worthless', analyst says
The Australian
Investors flooded the exits at troubled law firm Slater & Gordon yesterday amid rising expectations a recapitalisation plan will leave shareholders on the outer and make the stock “nearly worthless”. The company needs to strike a deal with its lenders ...
Shareholder equity in Slater and Gordon wiped out with latest lossThe Sydney Morning Herald
Slater & Gordon posts $425.1m loss as nightmare continuesThe Australian Financial Review
Investors barking mad at Slater and Gordon's British dogHerald Sun
ABC Online -Motley Fool Australia -Perth Now -SBS
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02/27/2017
CBDs central to business boosting employment - The Australian

The Australian

CBDs central to business boosting employment
The Australian
Central business districts have never been so important, generating more than half of all employment growth over the past decade, putting pressure on the regions and the city fringes. In the two biggest state economies, NSW and Victoria, the share of ...
The Sydney and Melbourne housing markets are red hot, and there are signs that strength is spreadingBusiness Insider Australia
Less-than-ideally located Melbourne properties attract spirited competition at auctionDomain News

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