Monday 24th Sep, 2018
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Barnaby “not up to the job”, says Albo

INFRASTRUCTURE minister Barnaby Joyce has come under fire for his handling of the infrastructure portfolio. Labor infrastructure spokesman Anthony Albanese,…
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FWC upholds wharfie’s sacking for sending porn to co-workers

A WHARFIE who distributed porn among 19 of his co-workers has had his appeal dismisse by the Fair Work Commission (FWC)….
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Search of container reveals thousands of litres of illicit drug

POLICE seized about 2000 litres of the drug gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) after it was smuggled into Sydney in a shipping container….
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ACCC to seek stevedore price hike explanation

PATRICK is set to receive a “please explain” note from the competition regulator following the stevedore’s latest infrastructure fee hike….
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Government action urged following infrastructure fee hikes

AN INFRASTRUCTURE fee hike by stevedore Patrick has prompted calls for government agencies to take action. The Container Transport Alliance…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Modelling the TPP: not should we, but can we?

Article by Heath Baker* NOW the eleven countries in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (or TPP11)…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Newcastle port – some progress in undoing a privatisation fiasco

Article by John Austen* PRESSURE is mounting to overcome the ridiculous anti-competitive constraints on Newcastle port. As set out in Pearls…
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Deckhand death prompts charges

NT WorkSafe has charged Darwin shipping company Conlon Murphy Pty Ltd (Barge Express) and one of its workers following the…
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