The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman will release a report shortly on the Australian Taxation Office’s enforcement of R&D Tax Incentive claims.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its seventh Gas Inquiry report on Thursday morning, finding that a supply shortfall on the east coast market next year is unlikely, but supply remains tight.
Brent Balinski speaks to Samantha Read, Chemistry Australia’s CEO, about the new Chemical Sector Economic Contribution Analysis report, the effects of high gas prices, and the importance of economic complexity.
Research released on Tuesday by Chemistry Australia estimates the chemical sector’s annual economic contribution to Australia as $37.7 billion and 212,000 full-time jobs, and found that each petajoule it uses creates 33 times more value than the LNG industry and 68 times more value than if that gas was used to create power.
The Northern Territory has passed a bill this week that could see the territory establish an industrial hemp industry.
Last year Australia sold more than 7,000 tonnes of uranium, at a value of nearly A$600 million. This uranium produced nearly as much energy as Australia uses in a year, but with less than 10% of the carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations.
Supertuft, a Melbourne manufacturer of woolen carpets, has called for banning nylon and PET plastic pile carpet in Australia and New Zealand, citing the health impacts of flame retardants used in these.
Furniture industry body the Australasian Furnishing Association has upped its campaign for greater regulation of unsafe furniture following the release of new data from the ACCC. The regulatory body estimates the annual cost of injury and death caused by unsafe consumer products, including furnishings, is at least $5 billion. There are around 780 deaths and…
NASA and space tourists might be in our future but first we need to decide who can launch from Australia
In a sign the Australian Space Agency is already opening up new doors for Australian industry, NASA says it will be launching rockets from Arnhem Space Centre, in Nhulunbuy in the Northern Territory, in 2020.
In movies about ships, a crew feverishly changing their vessel’s name and flag to avoid detection is a common tactic. Nothing so simple could work in reality, right?