Archived News for Industry Professionals - June, 2013
The key construction industry body, Master Builders of Australia, have welcomed the removal of Julia Gillard and reintroduction of Kevin Rudd from the Prime Ministerial seat, but say that whoever holds the top job has a lot to answer for from the building industry.
The Chairman of the Australian Trucking Association has urged the new Prime Minister to revisit investigations into the carbon tax’s impact on the price of diesel for freight.
Western Australia has placed its domestic energy policy ahead of industry information, with the State’s Premier meeting top energy executives at a forum over the weekend.
Australia’s new Prime Minister Kevin Rudd may be keeping his enemies close, retaining Gary Gray as Resource Minister despite Mr Gray criticising his courage and strength.
Despite global protests with millions turning out, Western Australian farmers have bought record amounts of genetically-modified canola from breeder-under-fire Monsanto.
Western Australia’s Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls believes the cost of Tony Abbot’s proposed ‘food bowl’ plan will run into the billions.