The Bureau of Meteorology suddenly demanded last week we stop calling it the BOM. What was that all about? asks Robert MacDonald.
Financial regulator APRA declared last week RACQ had “an immature risk culture” and demanded it fix things up. Robert MacDonald looks at the background.
Energy Minister Chris Bowen recently played Opposition attempts to get nuclear power back on agenda for laughs. But a leading Queensland academic argues we should be exploring all the options, writes Robert MacDonald.
Queensland Treasury Corporation had to pump more than $1.8 billion into Queensland’s power companies – Stanwell, CS Energy and CleanCo – to keep the lights on last financial year.
The past week saw grand hydro power plans, hospital and DNA failings, delivery of a damning report into Star Entertainment and a failed land tax plan. What the State Government does next could settle its fate at the next election, writes Robert MacDonald.
A new golden age of lame excuses seems to be dawning, with companies and government alike hiding behind hyperbole to avoid their responsibilities, writes Robert MacDonald.
The NSW inquiry into casino operator Star shows a board out of touch with its management. Robert MacDonald says it raises the question of what do public company directors actually do to earn their keep?