Budget 2018: Aged-care sector gets $1.6b to assist older Australians with services in their own homes

Budget 2018: Aged-care sector gets $1.6b to assist older Australians with services in their own homes

Updated May 08, 2018 22:02:18 Related Story: It’s a carrot and stick budget for business Related Story: Morrison woos voters with modest tax cuts and the promise of more to come More aged care places have been promised to provide older Australians with services at home. The budget provides $1.6 …

Show us the money, says disability sector as Scott Morrison scraps Medicare tax hike

Show us the money, says disability sector as Scott Morrison scraps Medicare tax hike

Updated April 26, 2018 06:27:49 Photo: Treasurer Scott Morrison says the NDIS can be funded without the Medicare levy increase. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Disability advocates are cautiously welcoming news the Federal Government has found a different way to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Australians were set to pay …

Australian Government should be ashamed of past performance on banking sector

Australian Government should be ashamed of past performance on banking sector

Updated April 20, 2018 08:42:04 Photo: The Government needs the issue squared away before the election. (Flickr: CC By-SA) Related Story: Westpac ‘money men’ shattered nurse’s retirement dream, commission hears Related Story: CBA customer dead for a decade but still charged fees, commission hears If you are a politician, what …

If robot chefs take off, Australia’s red meat sector wants a spot on the menu – ABC Rural

If robot chefs take off, Australia’s red meat sector wants a spot on the menu – ABC Rural

Robotic chefs could soon be coming to a kitchen near you. London-based company Moley Robotics expects to start selling its robotic kitchen technology this year, promising it can download a recipe and “reproduce it exactly as the MasterChef would have cooked it”. The technology might sound a bit sci-fi, but …

Finance sector has ‘large carrots’ and ‘brittle sticks’, encouraging risky behaviour: APRA

Finance sector has ‘large carrots’ and ‘brittle sticks’, encouraging risky behaviour: APRA

Posted April 04, 2018 11:56:48 The banking, insurance and superannuation regulator has reviewed how financial sector executives and staff are paid, and the results are not good. Key points: Wayne Byres: “Not only are rewards generous, but there are seemingly few repercussions for poor outcomes Risk management was given an …

France strikes: Public sector workers march against Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms

France strikes: Public sector workers march against Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms

Updated March 23, 2018 08:17:03 Video: Thousands protest Macron reforms in Bastille (ABC News) Tens of thousands of nurses, teachers and other public sector workers have joined forces to march against French President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms, causing widespread travel disruption and bringing brief clashes with police in some cities. Key …

Conventional onshore gas exploration on rise in Central Australia, while mineral sector slowly recovering – ABC Rural

Conventional onshore gas exploration on rise in Central Australia, while mineral sector slowly recovering – ABC Rural

Despite a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing of onshore unconventional reservoirs in the Northern Territory, onshore conventional gas exploration is ramping up in Central Australia. While industry and residents wait for the NT Government to make a policy announcement on hydraulic fracturing, expected at the end of this month, onshore exploration …