The Bill represents the latest commitment by the Government to address Australia’s obligations under the OECD Foreign Bribery Convention, and make it easier for Australian prosecutors to prosecute foreign bribery.
The Consumer Data Right Bill was introduced into parliament this morning by the Treasurer. This should see current timelines observed for approval/implementation of Open Banking. Ian Pollari, Head of Banking…
Bioenergy and bioproducts have the potential to be a significant growth sector for the Australian economy, in conjunction with growing the agricultural sector and regional communities. As with any emerging sector, government support can play an important role in removing barriers and accelerating the development of new projects.
The Modern Slavery Bill is important because it marks one further step towards the introduction of legislation which will require companies to annually report on how they are addressing the risk of modern slavery in their operations and supply chain.
In an era where government and politicians act on a hair trigger, and localised issues can jump from the twitter sphere to the PM’s office, what lessons can business learn to engage with government, politicians and the political process?