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Interest rate hikes are working: Bullock

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2023
... is the path to decarbonisation that's not only important to the environment but from many countries' national security standpoint. "[They] don't want to be reliant on importing oil from the Middle East or other countries that requires a whole ...

Future Fund exposed to dangerous Chinese investments: Opposition

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 7 NOV 2023
The Future Fund holds stakes in over 50 Chinese companies with links to human rights abuses and national security threats, associated with the People's Liberation Army, involved in the oppression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, and invested in sanctioned ...

Supercharging Australia's climate investment action

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2023
... new capital, and in the process future-proof Australia's energy system. The policy will also address the national security risks implicit in Australia's current reliance on imported oil, indirectly addressed by Australia's recently announced ...

The sophistication of cyber threats is increasing: O'Neil

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAR 2023
... might be owned by industry super funds," O'Neil said. "Those assets are nationally important assets for our national security, and hence the Australian government has taken on a really important role of regulating the security of those assets." Financial ...

Inflation remains high priority in 2023: Treasurer

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 6 FEB 2023
... list. "By that, I mean strengthening Medicare, better pay and higher standards of aged care, bolstering our national security, combatting entrenched disadvantage, taking some of the sting out of electricity bills and creating better chances for more ...

Ken Henry resigns from ASX board

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUN 2022
... director with Smiths calibre. "She brings to our board considerable expertise in public policy, innovation, national security and economic reform. These are areas of great relevance to ASX as we enter a new and exciting phase in our development, re-energised ...

Investors sweat over inflation, interest rates: Survey

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
... their biggest concerns are, inflation ranked third among investors. The stability of the global economy and national security remain their biggest concerns. The prospect of rising interest rates is also of increasing concern, Guimatsia said. Note, this ...

Biden signs executive order on digital assets

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 MAR 2022
... outlines the first whole-of-government strategy aimed at protecting consumers, ensuring financial stability and national security, and addressing associated climate risks. The order lays out a national policy for digital assets across six key priorities. ...

FIRB reappoints Irvine as chair

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 14 DEC 2021
... first appointed to the FIRB as a member in 2015 and subsequently appointed chair in 2017. Irvine has significant national security expertise as a former Director-General of both the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation and the Australian Secret ...

AUSTRAC to face scrutiny

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... commitments, failed to keep up with our international peers and failed to protect Australia from this significant national security risk."
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