ASX proposes tougher governance guidelines

ASX proposes tougher governance guidelines

Posted May 02, 2018 13:43:46 The fallout from the financial services royal commission and scandalous bank behaviour has prompted a warning to Australia’s biggest companies to dramatically improve their culture. The ASX Corporate Governance Council has re-drafted some core principles urging company boards to heed calls to enforce a better …

Girls with autism flying under the radar but new guidelines could help doctors with diagnosis

Girls with autism flying under the radar but new guidelines could help doctors with diagnosis

Updated April 24, 2018 07:22:55 Photo: Emma Taylor was diagnosed with autism months after her daughter Felicity received her own diagnosis. (ABC News: Barbara Miller ) Emma Taylor spent her whole life believing that something was wrong with her. “I’ve always been called weird or a little bit strange. One …

Live export of 63,000 sheep may be blocked if Emanuel Export does not meet animal welfare guidelines

Live export of 63,000 sheep may be blocked if Emanuel Export does not meet animal welfare guidelines

Updated April 06, 2018 15:52:29 The Federal Agriculture Department has threatened to block a shipment of almost 64,000 sheep from leaving Fremantle, as the company responsible for the shipment deals with allegations of animal welfare abuses. Key points: Footage that shows sheep dying on live export ships was passed on …

Rockmelon industry ramps up food safety guidelines to restore consumer confidence following listeria outbreak – ABC Rural

Rockmelon industry ramps up food safety guidelines to restore consumer confidence following listeria outbreak – ABC Rural

Food safety guidelines will be ramped up to try to win back consumer confidence following the outbreak of listeria in rockmelons, the Australian Melon Association says. Six people have died as a result of the outbreak identified in February, and despite authorities assuring consumers that rockmelons now on sale are …