The Australian Workers’ Union has welcomed the decision to lift the Northern Territory’s ban on fracking, but has urged the NT Government to guarantee any onshore shale gas extracted will stay in the country to support Australian jobs and households.
The Australian Industry Group welcomes the decision by the Northern Territory Government to lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for onshore gas.
NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner announced the Northern Territory Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of the independent fracking inquiry.
In its 2018-19 pre-budget submission, the Property Council has called on the State Government to let the property industry grow WA with nine key initiatives to create jobs and build strong communities.
Small and medium businesses’ (SMBs) confidence in the manufacturing industry rose 20 points in the previous quarter, to a net score of +55 – the highest confidence level recorded since 2008. This is according to the latest Sensis Business Index (SBI) survey.
Santos welcomes the Northern Territory Government’s decision to implement the prerequisite conditions for recommencement of onshore gas exploration by the end of 2018.
Jemena has welcomed the Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, following an extensive, independent, and robust 18-month inquiry which found the risks associated with unconventional gas development can be mitigated to acceptable levels or removed entirely.
April 2018 is proving to be one of the busiest months ever for immersive wine tours due to additional funding through the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package, with Wine Australia hosting more than 30 international wine professionals.
CIMIC Group Executive Chairman Marcelino Fernández Verdes said that CIMIC was in a strong position to continue to deliver growth and sustainable returns, after an outstanding performance in 2017.
“Investors have been the target of a number of regulatory interventions and we are now seeing this impact on residential building activity,” said HIA Senior Economist, Geordan Murray.