Article by Madura McCormack courtesy of the Northern Territory News
Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro will today reveal the party plans a ‘can do’ approvals fast-track taskforce as a matter of priority to advise the Government how it can halve approval waiting times and streamline processes.
A WHIP-CRACKING taskforce will be created to cut red and green tape in the NT and halve approval time frames for business and industries if the CLP takes government at [...]
Article by Rosie Lewis.
Industry and Science Minister Karen Andrews has issued a call to arms to the states and territories to cut red tape and encourage project approvals or upgrades to help Australia recover from the coronavirus crisis. In an address to the National Press Club on Wednesday, Ms Andrews will also reject any push to nationalise industries or create government-owned entities, saying that history has proven “the folly of that approach” . [...]
Article by Dean Nalder – WA Shadow Treasurer
Now more than ever, WA needs to undertake significant economic reform to create jobs quickly and stimulate a fragile economy. It’s worth remembering that before COVID-19 , our domestic economy was fragile at best. Recent events have done even more economic damage making it now imperative to: › Cut energy costs for businesses and households; › Reform inefficient taxes and charges like stamp duty; › Increase spending [...]
Excerpt article by Alan Jones courtesy of the Daily Telegraph
Gina Rinehart had to get over 4000 regulatory approvals — permits, licenses, you name it, over 4000. How can we seriously talk about productivity? Yet the opportunities are out there, waiting for us. We just lack the vision, I hate the word, and the will to grab these opportunities by the throat. Central to our future must be water Every impediment is placed in the [...]
Hancock Prospecting Executive Chairman Gina Rinehart says she would like to see Australia “welcome US investment” to improve the “sustainability, safety, productivity and competitiveness” of Australian businesses. Ms Rinehart said she initially needed “to borrow more than US seven billion [...]