News and interviews on Bob Brown including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
The ALP's decision to place a tax on carbon makes its attack on the Greens a futile one, particularly when you consider attitudes have shifted so much it's now being forced to re-justify the need to reduce carbon.
Monday, 22 February 2010
The insulation industry has been thrown into chaos after the Government announced over the weekend it had scrapped the $1,200 insulation rebate.
Monday, 21 December 2009
Delegates at the summit reached a “political accord” to limit global warming to just two degrees this century, but without any binding agreement as to how the goal would be implemented.
Tuesday, 05 May 2009
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's decision to delay the introduction of an emissions trading scheme from 2010 to 2011 has met with cautious approval from business groups.
Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Federal Workplace Relations Minister Julia Gillard is set to change a number of aspects of the Government's new Fair Work IR regime as the Government attempts to steer the legislation through the Senate.
Monday, 09 March 2009
Julia Gillard will hold meetings with key senators to ensure that the Government's Fair Work bill gets through the Senate.
Thursday, 12 February 2009
The Federal Government will accept some changes to its $42 billion stimulus package so it can pass the legislation through the Senate, Superannuation Minister Nick Sherry said today.
Wednesday, 11 February 2009
The Senate is preparing to vote on the Rudd Government’s $42 billion stimulus package on Thursday night, but debate still rages over the details of the legislation.
Thursday, 05 February 2009
The Rudd Government’s $42 billion stimulus package has moved one stop closer to being made law after 15 hours of debate and an early morning vote saw the package pass the House of Representatives.
Friday, 25 July 2008
How Austal’s executive chairman John Rothwell saved his business from the twin terrors of the oil price and the dollar. By TIM TREADGOLD
Friday, 16 May 2008
Retailers Association slams plastic bag levy legislation
Monday, 05 February 2007
Carbon trading coming?... Retail up ... Rates likely to hold ... Vista speedhump ... Beating big business bullies ...