Feds look to ‘beef up’ Beef Australia

BEEF Australia 2021 planning is well under way and Federal Government representatives met with the board yesterday to discuss how a $3.9 million funding injection could be best leveraged to support farmers. Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie, flanked by Capricornia MP Michelle Landry, Beef Australia vice chairman Grant Cassidy and Beef Australia chief executive Ian […]

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Immigration minister cites Microsoft experience in Australia’s tech Visa overhaul

An ambitious bid to overhaul Australia’s skilled migration program to maximise local job by preventing outsourcers from sneaking in cheap labour was partly inspired by visiting Microsoft executives in a former job, Australia’s Immigration Minister David Coleman has revealed. In a major policy speech delivered to free market thinktank the Sydney Institute this week, Coleman […]

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Australia has too few home-grown experts on the Chinese Communist Party. That’s a problem

Concerns are growing about Chinese influence on Australian universities. Some universities are reviewing research partnerships with Chinese state-owned companies after the ABC’s Four Corners revealed links to technology being used by the Chinese Government to carry out mass human rights abuses against the Uyghur ethnic minorities in Xinjiang. There are also reports the attorney-general’s department […]

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