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Sunday, December 17, 2017
Like it or not, you're getting the NBN, so what are your rights when buying internet services? Jeannie Marie Paterson, University of Melbourne Complaints about the national broadband network (NBN), involving connection delays, unusable internet or landlines and slow internet speed...
Will the National Energy Guarantee hit pause on renewables? Frank Jotzo, Australian National University and Salim Mazouz, Australian National University The federal government’s new National Energy Guarantee (NEG) proposal looks likely to put the brakes on renewable energy investment in Australia....
Adani gives itself the green light, but that doesn't change the economics of coal Is it nearly the end of the road for coal? Samantha Hepburn, Deakin University Indian mining firm Adani yesterday announced that its board had approved plans to proceed...
Why are we still pursuing the Adani Carmichael mine? Michael West, University of Sydney Why, if Adani’s gigantic Carmichael coal project is so on-the-nose for the banks and so environmentally destructive, are the federal and Queensland governments so avid in their...
Adani’s financing for its proposed Carmichael coalmine could face a further hurdle, with Westpac appearing to indicate it will not refinance its existing loan to Adani’s coal terminal at Abbot Point. A recent report by the Institute for Energy Economics...
Transparency International Australia says particular corruption risk in regard to infrastructure approvals in Qld and WA A new report shines a critical light on the links between mining companies, lobbyists and politicians, pointing to the Indian mining giant Adani as...
Hewlett-Packard unveiled a new 2-in-1 convertible today at Adobe MAX in Las Vegas. The ZBook x2 has been designed to give digital artists, designers and other professionals the power they need to make full use of the Adobe Creative Cloud...
In the next few weeks there will be an announcement that a large, gas-intensive Australian manufacturer is to lay off about 1000 workers. The ripple effects this will have on society will be devastating and most certainly could have...
The List of Australian Companies that PAID NO TAX in 2013 -2014 How to generate revenues of A$452,784,661,933 and PAY NO TAX Lifters or Learners?   In a future article we will investigate if there are political donors in this list - even though...
Vital Signs: the spooky mortgage risk signs our bankers are ignoring There are signs our frothy housing market, combined with rising interest rates, could have serious consequences for our economy. Nick Vidal-Hall/Flickr, CC BY-SA Richard Holden, UNSW Vital Signs is a weekly economic...