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Daily Archives: September 23, 2021

Carmakers look to Australia to hedge against China’s rare earth dominance

“To have future safety of supply, you need to create your own,” said Joanne Jia, a vice president at China’s Hangzhou Permanent Magnet Group, which has developed magnets that can switch between two types of rare earths depending on price. “The material is critical but very small in quantity.” Loading …

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Experts reveal Australia’s security challenge

De Caires believes security companies deserve more credit for the role they play in keeping Australia safe. “Providing recognition of the hidden workforce that plays a critical frontline role in protecting people, places and property is long overdue,” de Caires says. However, he also acknowledges that the industry must evolve. …

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As it happened: ASX closes 0.4% lower as miners drag on the bourse

And that wraps it up for another week. Thanks for your company and comments today. Emma Koehn and Colin Kruger will be back Monday with all the latest market action. Get our wrap of the day on the markets, breaking business news and expert opinion delivered to your inbox each …

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Scams, forgeries rise as vaccine passport mandates loom

Check Point even found a bot on Telegram that offered free doctored certificates, and all customers had to do was input their personal information to customise the forgery. Of course, their information was passed back to the scammers for use. Loading The federal government’s lead agency for cybersecurity, the Australian …

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Blues greats pay tribute to John Elliott, who defined Carlton

“In my time at the club, he was terrific.″⁣ Collins, indeed, provided the bookends to Elliott’s time as president. “Collo” and ex-team mate and club powerbroker, the late Wes Lofts recruited Elliott to be president (replacing Ian Rice), in 1983, when Elliott was taking flight as a corporate high-flyer and …

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An appalling protest on these hallowed steps

A sacred place where our ancestors are honoured My uncle, Ed Hannan, was blown to smithereens on the battle field of Fromelle. He has no children or grandchildren to speak for him. My grandfather fought at Gallipoli and later received a military medal. My father fought in New Guinea and …

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People-pleasers take note: saying no is good for your mental health

“All of us have a set of values that we live by and the more we are authentic about these values, the more self-esteem we will have. Caring too much about what people think can bring you a lot of anger, frustration, anxiety and stress. “The best way to shift …

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‘Markets are moving’: Frydenberg says Australia cannot be left behind on net zero by 2050

Loading “It’s a long-term shift, not a short-term shock. “The world signalled its ambition when more than 190 parties committed at Paris to keep the rise in average global temperatures to below two degrees. “This has been followed by 129 countries committing to reaching net zero emissions by 2050. “As …

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Financial markets are preparing for climate change and so must we

Australia’s interest lies in our markets functioning effectively so the financial system remains stable, investors are able to make informed and timely decisions, and capital can be accessed at the lowest possible cost. Historically, Australia has relied heavily on imported capital to fund our economy. Whether it’s in the form …

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Who the heck is Stephen Mullan, the voice of Love Island?

When I was on building sites – I started my working life on building sites as an apprentice carpenter – Australia was the dream. Everybody dreamed of going to Australia. It was the dream place to be for so many young Irish people. The cast of Love Island. Have you …

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