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Telstra chair calls for simpler pay model after execs lose $750k in bonuses

“This is a discussion for another day but it would greatly simplify the whole executive remuneration debate.” Mr Mullen said key executives had missed out on their incentive outcomes for underlying earnings because of reduced revenues, decisions to defer redundancies and the introduction of packages to assist customers who were …

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‘Miraculous’: Cats president proud of rebuild on the run

Geelong have managed to rebuild on the run since their 2011 premiership win, so it is a point of pride that they now find themselves in their fifth preliminary final since that flag, club president Colin Carter says. Carter said the criticism of the club for their finals and home-and-away …

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‘An uninhabitable hell’: UN says climate change ‘doubled the rate’ of disasters

The report found that there were 7348 major recorded disaster events between 2000 and 2019, compared with 4212 between 1980 and 1999. Climate-related disasters explained the bulk of the rise, increasing from 3656 to 6681. Floods and storms were the most common events. The incidence of flooding more than doubled, …

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Australia Post hired $3000-a-day reputation manager as it wound back deliveries

It followed an announcement that Labor and the Greens would seek to overturn temporary regulatory powers granted to Australia Post by the Morrison government to allow letters to be delivered in metropolitan areas every second day, rather than every day, remove the priority mail product and extend delivery time for …

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Be on ‘high alert’, McManus tells workers as government readies industrial reform

Loading “Australian workers should be on high alert, the government is going to make a decision now about whether it is going to listen to those extreme employers – and they are [extreme], they don’t have any other interest but their own self-interest,” Ms McManus said. The five groups considered …

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Super funds, Labor warn of ‘catastrophic’ risk of benchmarking funds

“It would be really damaging for the returns of the members of superannuation funds if there was anything that meant funds were less likely to invest in private market investments,” he said. Loading “So if you have a three-year bull market in equities, there’s a really good chance private markets …

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Ready to serve: riverside restaurant craves a date to reopen

“I think it’s unlikely this weekend there will be a big shift,” he said. However, management of the two Arbory precinct venues – the Arbory Bar and Eatery and the Arbory Afloat pontoon – are resolutely optimistic. The venues usually have a combined capacity of 1500 people and table service …

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Labor on track to oppose $130 billion in higher income tax cuts – again

“I think it’s very hard to argue, in the current circumstance, for high-end tax cuts,” Mr Albanese said. “That’s my view.” He suggested the money could go towards paying down Australia’s debt or funding other spending to help the economy recover from the coronavirus because $80 billion of the cut …

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Treloar ‘not interested’ in move to Suns

The Gold Coast Suns have contacted Collingwood star Adam Treloar’s management about a possible move north after the midfielder’s partner signed a contract to play netball in Queensland next year. The Suns sounded out manager Tim Hazell about Treloar’s possible interest in following his partner Kim Ravaillion, and their baby, …

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