Contract won to build massive waste to energy plant

The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to build one of Australia‚Äôs biggest waste to energy facilities has been awarded, creating more than 300 construction jobs. ACCIONA will deliver the project in partnership with Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI), which will provide the technology and equipment for the facility. Located in East Rockingham, around 40 kilometres […]

Kevin Rudd offers to team up with Tony Abbott on Indigenous recognition in constitution

The former Labor prime minister has urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to conscript him into a campaign to enshrine an Indigenous voice in the constitution. And Mr Rudd has gone further, suggesting that Mr Morrison also bring a potent posse of former PMs to the cause. Read the full story here

$3 billion pledge to give Indigenous suppliers a bigger slice of business

A new Business Council of Australia program, pledging to buy $3 billion in supplies from Indigenous companies. To be launched on Monday by Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt, the Business Council’s Raising the Bar initiative is so far backed by 16 of its members. They include BP Australia, Rio Tinto, Qantas, Commonwealth Bank and […]