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Carbon vote looms →  October 11, 2011

But business groups have made an 11th-hour appeal to the Government to re-think its legislation, with representative body for the nation’s top CEOs saying the starting carbon price was far ahead of the current effective world price. “The legislation imposes a hard start on Australian industries that cannot be offset by action to reduce emissions […]

Government scales back child worker vetting scheme →  October 9, 2011

Plans to vet millions of people working with children and vulnerable adults are to be scaled back to “common sense” levels, the Government announced today Theresa May, the Home Secretary, said existing proposals risked alienating volunteers working with the young and elderly and would be put on hold while a review is carried out. The […]